Berks County Information

 

The Berks County map is dotted with various cities and towns offering one-of-a-kind experiences to its residents and visitors. Whether you’re in Reading, Sinking Springs, Shillington, Topton, Lenhartsville, Wernersville, or Kutztown, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Berks County.

 

Featuring well-known universities, popular restaurants, hiking trails, museums and historical sites, Berks County is even home to the famous Pagoda Tower, a historical site overlooking the city of Reading. Regardless of how you spend your time, there is something for everyone!

 

With homes of every shape, size and price range, Berks County is conveniently located within commuting distance to many large metropolitan areas, such as Philadelphia, New York, and Pittsburgh. However, if big cities aren’t your thing, we’ve listed a few other places below that may pique your interest.

 

Historical Sites

Berks History Center

Conrad Weiser Homestead

Daniel Boone Homestead

Hay Creek Historical Association

The Pagoda

Reading Railroad Heritage Museum

Gruber Wagon Works

 

Parks & Recreational Area

French Creek State Park

Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center

Blue Marsh Recreation Area

Gring’s Mill Recreation Area

 

Universities

Albright University

Kutztown University

Penn State Berks

Alvernia University

 

Local Restaurants

Jimmie Kramer’s Peanut Bar

Taste of Crepes

TomCat Café

Go Fish!

Bistro 614

Mountain Springs Restaurant & Captain’s Cove

Austin’s Restaurant & Bar

 

Golf Courses

Arrowhead Golf Course

Willow Hollow Golf Course

Golden Oaks Golf Club

Flying Hills Golf Course

 

Professional Sports

Maple Grove Raceway

Reading Fightin’ Phillies Baseball

Reading Royals Ice Hockey

Bethlehem Steel FC

Lehigh Valley Steelhawks

 

Attractions

Crystal Cave Park

Bear Creek Ski & Recreation Area

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

Santander Arena

 

Local Markets

Leesport Farmer’s Market

Fairgrounds Farmers Market

PA Dutch Farmer’s Market of Wyomissing

Zerns Farmer’s Market

Plum Creek Farm Market

 

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

Berks County Wine Trail

Kog Hill Winery

Manatawny Creek Winery

Pinnacle Ridge Winery

Chatty Monks Brewing Company

Stoudts Brewing Company & Restaurant

 

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