Visitors Guide

Nestled in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Brandywine Valley, West Chester is a picturesque and historic community that offers small-town charm with cosmopolitan flair. The Philadelphia Inquirer called it “one of the world’s most perfect small towns.” And West Chester has received a multitude of awards and recognitions.

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Here are some great things to do in West Chester and the surrounding area …


  • Helicopter Museum
  • Chester County History Center
  • Brandywine Battle Museum
  • Brandywine River Art Museum
  • Valley Forge National Park
  • Brandywine Battlefield

Hiking and Outdoor Adventures

  • Stroud Preserve
  • ChesLen Preserve
  • Ridley Creek State Park
  • Marsh Creek State Park
  • French Creek State Park
  • Hibernia Park
  • Northbrook Canoe
  • Chester Valley Trail


  • Broad Run
  • Downingtown Country Club
  • Glen Mills
  • Pickering Valley

Performance Art

  • Brandywine Ballet
  • Uptown! Performing Arts


  • West Chester Railroad
  • Treehouse World
  • Valley Forge Casino
  • Titled Axes
  • Stumpy’s Hatchet House
  • Bowling Palace
  • Urban Trampoline Park
  • Regal Cinema
  • AMC Theatre


  • Longwood Gardens
  • Jenkins Arboretum and Garden
  • Tyler Arboretum

Wineries and Breweries

  • Victory Brewing
  • Levante
  • Iron Hill
  • Sterling Pig
  • Wrong Crowd
  • Chaddsford Winery
  • Penns Woods Winery
  • Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery

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