- TripBuzz found 209 things to do with kids in or near West Chester, Pennsylvania, including 194 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.
The site of the Revolutionary War's Battle of Brandywine, Brandywine Battlefield now offers guided tours (visitors provide their own cars), with stops at the Birmingham Friends Meetinghouse, Birmingham Hill, and Sandy Hill, and lunch at the Northbrook Marketplace. Self-guided exploration always available.
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Marlborough Valley Corn Maize features a corn maze, hay rides, hay bales to jump around on, a corn box and corn shooter. They also provide farm animals for petting and feeding and offer a haunted hay ride at night.
Founded in 1974, Peoples Light & Theater Co.,is one of the largest professional non-profit theater companies in Pennsylvania. The group is known for its eclectic mix of productions, and for the innovative programs they offer to students.
Owned by the skaters themselves, the Brandywine Roller Girls are the county's premiere all-female roller derby league. The league consists of skaters from age 18 through their 50s, and offers empowering entertainment.
A variety of guided tours introduce visitors to the history and horticulture of the Longwood Gardens. Spread over 1000 acres, the conservatory area alone houses 20 different gardens, including the Orchid House, Camellia House, and Italian Water Garden.
The Paoli Battlefield is the site of a Revolutionary War battle that George Washington dubbed the Paoli Massacre - a significant defeat for the colonial forces. The battlefield has been meticulously preserved, and the staff welcomes visitors.
Treat your family to a scenic, 34-mile excursion on Tioga Central Railroad and experience the charm and relaxation of a train ride. Featuring special events and themed-charters throughout the year plan your excursion today.