Tuesday, September 2, 2014

New Birding Guide for Lehigh Valley and Vicinity

Hey all you birders! We at The RoseMary Inn are happy to announce the newest addition to our library, Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity. First published in 2002, this guidebook is a 192-page overview of birds that live in or have visited the region. Peter Saenger, its lead author and primary designer, serves as curator for Muhlenberg College's Acopian Center for Ornithology, a museum that features over 3,000 taxidermy specimens of birds from around the globe. Saenger is also the president of the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society so he definitely knows his birds. We are only minutes away from the Lehigh area so come check out a red-tailed hawk or a ruby-throated hummingbird, maybe even an Iceland gull if you're lucky and enjoy a pleasant night's stay away from home.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Jazz Festival at Delaware Water Gap

Got jazz? We do!...The annual Celebration of the Arts (COTA) will be having its yearly outing in September. Located in scenic Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania, Friday the 5th kicks off the festival and it wraps up on Sunday the 7th. It's only about five minutes away from us here at The RoseMary Inn, just across the Delaware River. So come out and enjoy some great live music and relax with us in comfort after the show. Hope to see you then!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

NJ Clydesdale Trail Rides

Hey everybody! How about putting a little twist on horseback riding this summer. Check out Willow Grove Farm & Stables in Long Valley, NJ. Only a half hour away from us at The RoseMary Inn, there you will find the largest, yet most docile breed of horses. At this farm, one can travail nature's canvas on a most majestic of beasts. Travel along the Columbia Trail by horseback or ride carriage-side through the tree farm across the way.

Afterwards, if you're hungry, head over to Andrea's for some exquisite Italian cuisine or for something more casual check out The Long Valley Brew Pub which features an assortment of their own craft beers. If antique picking is your niche, several shops are nearby.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Shawnee Playhouse

Hi folks! Summer is coming on quickly and what a good time to get out and enjoy some performing arts. Plenty of artistic awareness surrounds us here at The RoseMary Inn so why not come and visit and soak up some of that culture. Just across the Delaware river is located the Shawnee Playhouse, which is only about ten minutes away, maybe less. There you will find a quaint rural playhouse with the soul of a big city. Upcoming performances include "Forever Plaid", whose theme is based around some great music classics such as Chain Gang and Shangri-La...definitely worth a visit

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

New Jersey's Best Hot Dogs

Howdy folks!  If you're like me then you love a good hot dog every now and then. Ketchup, mustard, relish, sauerkraut, and onions all piled high on top of a sizzling hot dog in a soft bun. Or just go plain if that's your style. However you top it, we can all agree that it tastes great and it's also a bit nostalgic. I'm guessing that certain nostalgia is from eating hot dogs when you were a kid and loving them back then and still remembering dad cooking them up on the grill like it was yesterday. Well whatever the occasion might be, you have to try out Hot Dog Johnny's - the best dang dogs in NJ. Located on route 46 in between Belvidere and Hackettstown, it's slightly out of the way but well worth the trip. Each dog is cooked in peanut oil so it comes out extra tasty. Homemade sauerkraut compliments it well. If you happen to be in Northern Jersey doing some adventuring, definitely make Hot Dog Johnny's a stop along the way. Having been in business since 1944, they are undoubtedly a historical landmark. We here at The RoseMary Inn are only about twenty minutes from Johnny's so if you need luxurious accommodations while on your sightseeing trip, make sure to keep us in mind.

P.S. Their birch beer is unrivaled...

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

NASCAR at Pocono Raceway

Hey all you NASCAR lovers out there, I know you're waiting for racing to be back in the northeast. Well ladies and gentlemen, fortunately that time of  year just pulled up so fasten your seatbelts.                 
Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania is kicking off the month of May with the Aaron's 499 Sprint Cup Series on Sunday May 4th, 2014. Also, if you like truck racing, the SFP 250 is on the following Sunday.
Join us right across the Delaware River in Columbia, NJ for luxurious accommodations at The RoseMary Inn afterwards. We are only about 35 minutes away from the superspeedway. Enjoy your day at the track!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Spring Weekend Getaway

Spring is officially here now, and May flowers are already in bloom. Plan a trip to The RoseMary Inn and come enjoy the beautiful local scenery.
  If you're a baseball fan, catch the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs in their opening month. If you're a nature enthusiast, there are a multitude of trails nearby. There also is a local winery not even a mile down the road. Any way you spin it, come enjoy the Delaware River region of northwestern New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania.