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Best things to do in Chester County

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Botanical Garden
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“One of our favorite places to visit, year round. You can't go wrong walking the beautiful gardens and going inside to the Conservatory. ”
84local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“The Mall at King of Prussia has world class shops, restaurants, Regal Movies, Shake Shack and more. 10 minutes away. ”
84local recommendations
Park
“Definitely a must for history buffs. Will need a car or be willing to take a long bus to go see, but definitely worth it if you are interested in the revolutionary war.”
58local recommendations
Buffet
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“Discover the experience of dining at Lancaster County's largest smorgasbord featuring 200 feet of deliciously authentic Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. Check out their website for daily dinner specials including steak, prime rib, seafood and more. ”
34local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“Kitchen Kettle Village is right in the town of Intercourse. They have 40 distinct merchants offering everything from locally-made Art Gallery, Pottery, Bakery, Wine shop, Lapp Valley Farm Ice cream, buggy rides, Jam & Relish Kitchen (lots of samples), Fudge and Sweets, Quilts, Pappy's Kettle Corn and SO many more. Plus, you have a bunch of other fun shops all around town within walking distance. (Check out my other recommendations)”
27local recommendations
Museum
“Plan to spend a few hours strolling through beautifully decorated Victorian Rooms, and Awesome gardens.”
23local recommendations
Museum
“Museum, library and gardens showcased in this educational institution. Over 235 acres along the Brandywine River.”
15local recommendations
Outlet Mall
“These stores are all top known brands, but as an outlet store! A 12 minute drive to all your famous brands such as Coach, Nike, Calvin Klein, Forever 21, and wayyy more!”
15local recommendations
Botanical Garden
“This is one of the premier botanical attractions in the country and is open all year long, containing stunning plantlife both indoors and outdoors. The conservatory also features workshops, tours, classes, and performances.”
16local recommendations
Art Museum
“Specializing in regional and American art, this museum showcases the works of Andrew Wyeth.”
28local recommendations
Bus Station
“Longwood Gardens offers stellar indoor and outdoor gardens, amazing architecture​, music, ​and a spectacular fountain show. It is a local, world-renowned​ gem! ”
13local recommendations
Food
“Corn Maze, tractor rides, bounce yards and SOOO much more! Spend the day!!”
10local recommendations
Ice Cream Shop
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“This is a Family owned farm where you can buy delicious homemade Ice cream, fresh milk, eggs and butter. They have animals all around the farm you can pet and if you visit during milking time you can watch the cows being milked. My family buys milk here almost every week. :) ”
14local recommendations
Park
“Quote: French Creek is one of my favorite places out there. Peaceful Beautiful and tons of family and outdoors things to do.... including the boats and camping. Great outdoorsy family thing to do”
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Food
“Their wraps are incredible! We come here for lunch quite often. They also sell bulk foods like meats, cheeses, snacks, etc.”
8local recommendations
Park
“Super close, has nice trails and music Wednesday nights during the warmer months. ”
9local recommendations