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About The Pennsylvania Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns

The PA Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns was initiated when a group of innkeepers gathered in State College in May 2011.  This group of Innkeepers met frequently for about 18 months to write Bylaws, review our mission, decide on operational standards, and plot a course for this new association.  Because PA stands second only to California in number of B&Bs in a state, PABBI’s volunteer Board of Directors saw the need and the potential strength of this group.


The mission of PABBI is to elevate and grow the bed and breakfast industry in Pennsylvania by providing support, guidance, and education to innkeepers; building strong relationships with key industry leaders; and lobbying for state laws and codes that fairly deal with the needs of innkeepers and guests.


To support Pennsylvania as a robust tourist destination by ensuring a strong, vibrant, top-quality bed and breakfast industry.


Pennsylvania Association of Bed and Breakfast Inns is dedicated to elevating the B&B industry in PA by providing:

  • Education for Innkeepers
  • Support of Innkeepers and the Tourism Industry
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Lobbying Efforts
  • Setting Industry Standards
  • Providing Public Awareness of B&Bs/Inns/Farm Stays

Quality Assured 

Quality AssuredThe Pennsylvania Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns (PABBI) Quality Certification assures that the bed and breakfast property has been inspected and meets all safety, cleanliness, and quality standards set forth by PABBI and the industry. Traveler reviews are checked by a quality review committee periodically and re-inspection occurs every three years.

PABBI Board of Directors:

Debra Miller, Chair (Kane Manor Inn, North Central)
Donell Ayers, Vice-Chair (Frosty Hollow Bed & Breakfast, North Central)
Joe Thomas, Treasurer (Innkeeper Emeritus, Boalsburg, North Central)
Tracy Purdy, Secretary (Three Daughters Inn, South East)
Carl Kosko (The Inn & Spa at Intercourse Village, South East)
Patricia Ernst (Innkeeper Emeritus, Gordonville, South East)
Tom Bishop (Chapel Valley Estate B&B, Ellwood City, North West)
Dawn Flower-Webb (Mooreland Garden Inn, Carlisle, South Central)
Christine Campbell (The Keystone Inn, Gettysburg, South Central)
Cathy Glenz (The Riverside Bed & Breakfast, Beaver, South West)

Educational Conference: Save the Date

Under PABBI's leadership, the Mid Atlantic Innkeepers Conference will be held on November 17-20, 2024 at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel, Lancaster, PA. This multi-state regional conference is an opportunity for innkeepers to attend an affordable conference that offers a high and engaging return on investment. Attendees will enjoy exceptional educational sessions, networking with fellow innkeepers and a host of trusted vendors to meet their every lodging need. Visit for more information.

Allied Partners:

PABBI appreciates the support of our Allied Partners that provide a variety of services and products to the Bed & Breakfast Industry. Please contact one of our Allied Partners if you are looking for bed and breakfast related services. If you are a vendor servicing the Bed & Breakfast industry, please complete the Allied Partners form to join PABBI. 


If you are interested in joining PABBI or have questions about PABBI's member benefits, please contact Kristen Karrfalt, PABBI Executive Director by calling 717-525-7799.