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Quaint historical village

Blink your eyes and you have missed it. Literally you have to leave the main routes to go there so... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Angie T
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harrisburg pa
Quaint

A place to truly relax with nature away from the bustle of the world. Beautiful lake and beach... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
MLCReading_PA
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Reading, PA
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"The last unspoiled resort". Lake, museum. Specialty shops, lodging, activities.
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Eagles Mere Avenue, Rt 42, Eagles Mere, PA 17731
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Eagles Mere is a place where I have fond memories as a teenager taking a ride down Lake Ave on the toboggan in the dead of winter. When my husband and I were first dating we walked around the Laurel Path and decided we would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Blink your eyes and you have missed it. Literally you have to leave the main routes to go there so the only traffic is the summer occupants. Nice to see another way of life.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Angie T
Reviewed 27 June 2018

A place to truly relax with nature away from the bustle of the world. Beautiful lake and beach, hiking trails. Very family oriented.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Nice used book store with a very knowledgeable owner. Nice museum. Few small stores that sell jewelry, plants, home goods etc. Small general store that makes great soups and subs. Of course the sweet shop selling hand dipped ice cream that reminds one of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank panster
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We drove through Eagles Mere and were inspired by the beautiful homes but the village "downtown" was less than impressive, expensive and people gave off a certain air that didn't feel comfortable. This was a drive through so we should probably give them more of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank srobby
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Wonderful little town. Visited Eagles Mere Museum, local bookstore , Car/Air museum & 2 local restaurants. A great B&B too....Eagle Mere Inn. .. A relaxing wonderful place.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank KathyW6629
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Eagles Mere is a great day trip or a lovely place to stay for a relaxing vacation or weekend. Know before you go, though, that this is a QUIET little town, very lovely but seems to embrace the lazy, hazy days of summer. Most places...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank maggie2460
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Eagles Mere was developed during an economic, resource based boom in the nearby communities-- in the late 19th Century!! The lake shore has been protected due to a prohibition against tree cutting near the shore. The community and its large summer homes has been listed...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Visited a farmer's market, book store, 3 very interesting museums, and 3 gift shops. Enjoyable day! Eagles Mere museum was full of exhibits, some of them with audible recordings. Cod spend an hour just in the museum. In the museum, miniatures were in one room...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Eric A
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Only 120 people in winter but 3000 in summer. Many summer homes in this very private resort area around a 114 acre private lake. Only one road passes through the hamlet (PA 42) and don't expect to get gas or find a large store of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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MonkeyWomanT
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Response from Eric A |
Hi, as a long time visitor to Eagles Mere I'd highly recommend spending two nights at either of the inns. Soak up the cute little town then head to the beach. Peak season is July to mid August, though the weather is really... More
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