International Wines & Food Weekends at Mercersburg Inn

Julia Child once said, “Wine is meant to be with food – that’s the point of it.” At Mercersburg Inn, we couldn’t agree more! In fact, we’ve created our International Wines and Food Weekends to celebrate this idea! Relax and unwind at our beautiful mansion while enjoying delicious food and wine perfectly paired by our own Chef Read More …

Bon Appétit! Experience French Cooking Classes in Pennsylvania

Join Us For An Unforgettable Weekend Cooking School Experience Learn how to cook delicious French cuisine during a weekend away at Mercersburg Inn! Sign up for our Cooking Classes in Pennsylvania and get an enriching hands-on experience from a renowned chef. The weekend will include two classes in which you’ll not only learn how to make tasty dishes, Read More …

Memorable Quilting Getaways in Pennsylvania

Are you an avid quilter, a beginner, or just a fan of the Elm Creek Manor novels by Jennifer Chiaverini? Whatever your experience level, the Inn’s quilting getaways in Pennsylvania offer an unforgettable retreat! Set in a historic Georgian mansion bed and breakfast in Mercersburg, enjoy catching up with old friends, making new ones, and come home with Read More …

Knob Hall Winery: More Than Award-Winning Wines

Just a short 12 minute drive south from the Mercersburg Inn you will find the Knob Hall Winery, located in Clear Spring, Maryland, directly across the Pennsylvania border. A vineyard with a 200-year history and 43 acres of grapevines, there is much to be admired about this establishment. Award-Winning Wines Of course, a winery is hardly Read More …

French Cooking Class at the Mercersburg Inn

Sharpen Your Skills & Indulge Your Taste Buds   If you are looking for a fun weekend with great food, wine and want to learn a thing or two about French cooking, you have found the place.   The Mercersburg Inn has been partnering with the famed culinary school, L’Academie de Cuisine for 14 years Read More …

The Mercersburg Academy – Our Next Door Neighbor

                      Mercersburg Academy is a selective private, independent, coed college preparatory boarding school of 435 students in grades 9-12/postgraduate located directly across the road from the Inn.  The school, which was founded in 1893, is set on 300 acres and is accredited by the Middle States Read More …

Early End to Ski Season at Whitetail Ski Resort

Well, ski season for us ends this Sunday, March 13 when the Whitetail Ski resort closes their skiing operations. It was a shorter than usual season due to the warm weather in December and early January but we had lots of skiers who stayed with us and enjoyed the big discounts on Whitetail ski tickets. Now you Read More …

Sour Cream Waffles

4-6 Servings Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted 5 times 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 3 eggs, separated 2 cups sour cream 3 tablespoons butter, melted Directions: Spray waffle iron with vegetable cooking spray and heat on high. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and Read More …

French Bread Custard

Serves 8 Ingredients: One loaf French bread 4 ounces unsalted butter-melted 4 whole eggs 2 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 3 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Remove crust from the French bread and slice 1 1/2 inches thick Brush both sides of the bread with the Read More …