- TripBuzz found 211 things to do with kids in or near West Chester, Pennsylvania, including 196 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Philadelphia, Wilmington, Newark and New Castle.
- From Northbrook Canoe to Kodabow, the West Chester area offers 106 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, National & State Parks, Horseback Riding and Mini Golf.
- West Chester, PA is home to the West Chester University of Pennsylvania and is located near many other attractions, including Valley Forge, the Marsh Creek State Park, and the Brandywine Battlefield and Museum. Other activities include bus trip excursions sponsored by the city, ski trips, a dozen parks for recreational use, and seasonal activities.
With three large fields and access to miles of trails, Buona Fortuna Farm offers english and western riding lessons, showing and coaching, training, and grooming services. Training services are individually personalized and unbroke/unbacked horses/ponies are accepted.
Explore the scenic beauty of the Chester Creek Valley when you take a nostalgic, 90-minute train trip aboard the West Chester Railroad. Choose from a variety of tour options and themed trips, then you and your family can sit back and enjoy the ride.
West Goshen Community park is a city park that offers a variety of recreational settings, from sand volleyball pits to tennis and basketball courts. Multiple areas with playground equipment for children and fitness trails are also offered.
Resting beside the Brandywine River, the Brandywine Picnic Park in West Chester, Pennsylvania is open from mid-May to mid-September. Featured activities include softball, paddle boating and tubing. Midway activities are featured as well.
A nine-screen movie theater, AMC Dine-in Theatres Painters Crossing 9 displays first-run movies using digital projection and RealD 3D. It offers a bar with adult beverages, in-theater dining, a Cinema Suites auditorium, reserved seating and reclining chairs.