Duration: Two days and two nights.
Enjoy a delightful sampling of Pennsylvania's Classic Towns with a tour of the Philadelphia countryside. You'll explore charming villages and main streets with stops in Bucks County and along Philadelphia's Main Line. It's the perfect tour for the small town lover. And when you get home, you'll be able to pronounce "Manayunk" with no problem.
Welcome to beautiful Bucks County, a gateway to Philadelphia's countryside. Stretch your legs on the cool, shady sidewalks of the quiet, friendly and historic town of Yardley, a quintessential Bucks County town. Stroll past cafes and beautiful homes. This is just the start of your charmy tour. Find Rt. 32 North (River Road). Hug the scenic Delaware River as you make your way north to historic Washington Crossing.Read More >
Among the fresh air and green surroundings, you can't help but sense the overwhelming feeling of history. This is, of course, where George Washington made his famous crossing of the Delaware River a few centuries ago. You'll have a far more relaxing visit than Washington did. Treat yourself to a self-guided walking tour of the park and get a closer look at the various sites along the way. Make your way over to Read More >
New Hope is a rivertown hub for boutique shopping, art appreciation and fine dining. Hop out of the car and go for a walk down Main Street, taking note of all the cool shops and interesting art you'll want to visit along the way. Get some fresh air with a hike along the Canal Towpath, the only remaining continuously intact canal of the great towpath era of the early 19th century. It's a great way to stretch your legs after spending the day in your car and take in the riverside scenery.... Read More >
Heading west now to central Bucks County finds you on a scenic trip through Lahaska/Peddlers Village and Bucks County's Antique Row. If you love shopping, you'll find it hard not to pull over. Your short drive now brings you to the sights, sounds and stops of your next destination. Put the car in park and say hello to the streets of Doylestown and its impressive... Read More >
After a long day of taking everything in, it's time to take in some delicious grub as well. Stop in Marsha Brown's to get a sampling of some Creole flavors right in the heart of New Hope. Like an extension of her own family dining room, Marsha Brown's offers the authentic taste and charm of New Orleans.Read More >
Sushi, sashimi and small plates are the name of the game at 86 West. Pull up a seat and indulge in a fine selection of creative and intriguing culinary creations. It's the perfect blend of music, taste and scenery.Read More >
The Pineapple Hill Inn Bed & Breakfast is so named because in the 1700s when this inn was built, it was customary to place a pineapple on your front porch to indicate to friends and neighbors that you’re welcoming guests. Once part of a hundred-acre farm, this inn has six guest rooms and three suites, all decorated and furnished with period antiques, artwork and more.Read More >
Wake up to the sound of birds chirping on Doylestown's State and Main Streets, pack your things, and grab a cup of coffee for the road. Another day of road tripping awaits. You'll be taking a drive south towards Philadelphia for a stop in one of its most popular destinations, Manayunk. Its Main Street is lined with boutiques, art galleries, and tasty restaurants and cafÃ©s. Start your walk around town with a tall cup of Joe at Read More >
You're now heading to the western countryside of Philadelphia as you travel the roads of Pennsylvania’s famous Main Line on your way to Phoenixville. First, make a pit stop at Ardmore and if you need more shopping, check out Suburban Square, which has an assortment of high-end stores and other boutiques. Check out the Ardmore Farmers Market for some farm-fresh snacks. They’re open... Read More >
Welcome to your final destination, Chester County's gateway community of Phoenixville. Once a site of great iron and steel mills, its Main Street is now a hub for food, drink, and entertainment. Make a stop at the Phoenixville Foundry, located just off Main Street. It gives a historic glimpse of 19th century life in Phoenixville and the Schuylkill River Valley. Stop for a show at the Colonial Theatre... Read More >
If you're a fan of great food and craft-brewed beer, this is a must-visit destination. The Iron Hill Brewery is a Phoenixville gem with a menu that boasts classic and contemporary recipes. And best of all, you can wash it all down with a unique brew.Read More >
This BYOB in Phoenixville is the perfect spot for a truly creative and enchanting meal. Walk through the French doors, sit under the gorgeous tin ceiling and taste the delectable award winning bistro crab cakes or duck gyoza dumplings. Looking over this extensive menu, you’ll have a difficult time deciding what to get. But don’t worry — anything you choose will be absolutely delicious.Read More >
In the midst of historical downtown Phoenixville's cultural scene, you'll find the Mainstay Inn. This is the perfect place to catch some Z's. Then, wake up refreshed in the morning, grab some coffee and hit the road.Read More >
There is much to admire and appreciate at the Great Valley House of Valley Forge, a gorgeous stone colonial farmhouse built before the Revolutionary War. With original fireplaces, random-width apple wood floors, hand-forged iron hinges and an old stone sink (said to be one of only two such sinks in the country pre-1700!), there a great amount of uniqueness at Great Valley House. Sleep in a queen canopy bed in the John Wilson Room, and admire the unique sink constructed from an antique Singer sewing Machine in the Frederick Houseman Room. No matter what, you’ll enjoy a comfortable and historical stay.Read More >
Philadelphia Premium Outlets
Find your favorite shops all in one place. The Philadelphia Premium Outlets are open 7 days a week, offering discounts on Adidas, Diesel, Calvin Klein and other world famous brands.
Calling all green thumbs. Get a close look at over 13,000 plants in this Chestnut Hill arboretum. It's a great way to get back to nature.
Please Touch Museum
Bring the kids and let them run free through this interactive museum. The Please Touch Museum is designed to encourage learning through play.
Enjoy more than 30 acres of sights, textures, flowers, and vegetables at Chanticleer Gardens. This "pleasure garden" was created to illustrate the beauty of the art of horticulture.