When was the last time you took some time to enjoy the present and take care of yourself? Too long you might think. That’s precisely why you need a relaxing getaway now, and what is more relaxing than a road trip along Pennsylvania’s most scenic wineries? Bella Terra Vineyards is one of the best in the area and should be on top of your list! Between the gorgeous 17-acre vineyard and lake, the exciting live music entertainment, and delicious wines, Bella Terra is a dream-come-true for wine aficionados. Read on to learn more about this great day trip attraction and start planning your visit today! Are you worried about having enough time to plan? Let us help you. Download our free Vacation Guide and get all the best local recommendations in an instant! No need to wonder where to find the top restaurants, museums, shops, outdoor adventures, events, and more—we’ve already figured it all out for you!
How To Make the Most Out of Your Experience at Bella Terra Vineyards
What is Bella Terra Vineyards?
Bella Terra Vineyards is not named in vain. This gorgeous property offers 17 acres of absolute natural beauty, with vineyards expanding into the horizon and a three-acre lake surrounded by hundred-year-old trees. Everything about the winery is idyllic, including the fine wines they produce. Their wine list is sure to satisfy everyone in your group! If you like a dry wine, the Bella Red with raspberry hints will enchant your palate. If you want something to pair a wine with your favorite cheese, then the Chardonnay is made for you. And, for dessert, Bella Terra’s sweet wines are the perfect addition to any meal. The Diamond Reo, for example, has an exquisite grape flavor with hints of pineapple!
From May to October, Bella Terra Vineyards offers a selection of live entertainment and events you don’t want to miss. No outside beverages are allowed, but you’re welcome to bring your own food! This can make for a romantic date if you’re on a getaway with a special someone.
Extend Your Day Trip at These Nearby Wineries
Why stop the fun road trip at Bella Terra Vineyards, especially if you can make a whole itinerary out of it! Hop back in your car and drive to other wonderful Pennsylvania wineries and continue learning about our state’s richest blends. Here are two of our favorites!
Stone Villa Winery
Less than 20 minutes away from your room at Oak Lodge, Stone Villa Winery is a must-stop when you visit the Laurel Highlands. Wine lovers will particularly enjoy this daytime activity as you tour the winery and learn about their wine-making process.After visiting the winery, you can relax on their beautiful property and enjoy one of their bottles of wine as you eat a delicious picnic. Stone Villa hosts several events during the year, such as sangria weekends, romantic extended hours, and musical performances.
Glades Pike Winery
The Glades Pike Winery in Somerset, PA, is one of the most spectacular wineries in Pennsylvania. You can visit the vineyards seven days a week and taste an assortment of pressed-to-perfection wines to sample. Grab a glass of red or white and walk through the stunning property and revel in the beautiful views. Guided tours are also available if you wish to learn about the winemaking processes!
If these two don’t quench your thirst for the best wine, check out more wineries in PA that can make your wine-themed day even better!
Treat Yourself to a Peaceful Getaway at Oak Lodge
With this itinerary, you’re sure to have a fun day discovering some of Pennsylvania’s best wineries, including Bella Terra Vineyards. As the sun sets on your adventures, it’s time to come home to your oasis of tranquility at Oak Lodge! Our stunning accommodations are perfect after such a long day especially if you wish to unwind and escape in the woods. You can breathe in the fresh air of the forest, listen to birds chirping right outside your window, and finally reconnect with nature the way you’ve always wanted!
For a unique lodging experience, we recommend booking one of our cabins, the best accommodations if you want privacy and relaxation. You can take a hot shower and snuggle by the fireplace with a hot cup of coffee (yes, you have your own coffeemaker, too!). After a delightful night’s sleep in the luxurious king bed, join us in the main inn where a fresh breakfast awaits. Don’t forget to try our maple syrup; we make it right here on the property!