The City of West Chester, PA
West Chester is a small town in the state of Pennsylvania. The largest nearby city to West Chester is Philadelphia, approximately 26 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near West Chester, including Cocco's Pizza, Domino's Pizza, Brickette Lounge, Dairy Queen and Mc Donald's. For a larger selection of West Chester restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby West Chester Golf Courses and/or Museums, including the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center, Downingtown Country Club, Mill at Anselma, Thomas Massey House and Tattersall Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of West Chester please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near West Chester:
- Coatesville Chester County G. O. Carlson Airport (CTH)
- Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL)
- Reading Regional Airport (RDG)
- Wilmington New Castle Airport (ILG)
West Chester, Pennsylvania Attractions
1Atwater-Kent Municipal Museum - Philadelphia,
The Atwater Kent Museum was founded in 1938 as Philadelphia's city history museum.
2Awbury Arboretum - Philadelphia,
Awbury Arboretum is a nonprofit arboretum and estate located at 1 Awbury Road in East Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Its grounds are open daily without charge.
3Back Creek Golf Club - Middletown,
The Back Creek Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in New Castle County Delaware. Built in 1997, this Middletown course designed by David E. Horne & Allen Liddicoat is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 302-378-6499. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda short required.
Address: 101 Back Creek Dr, Middletown, DE 19709
4Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia,
The Barnes Foundation is an educational art institution in Lower Merion Township, a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the US. It was founded in 1922 by Albert C. Barnes, who collected art after making a fortune by co-developing an early antimicrobial drug marketed as Argyrol.
5Bartram's Garden - Philadelphia,
Bartram's Garden is the oldest surviving botanic garden in North America, including an historic botanical garden and arboretum, that can be found on the west bank of the Schuylkill River, near the intersection of 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Located within Fairmount Park, the grounds are open daily except for holidays; admission is free, and guided tours are given for $10 adult, $8 senior, $8 members or free with Bartram Program Pass, children free.
6Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial - , Camden,
The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is a museum that can be found at 62 Battleship Place, Camden, New Jersey. This museum ship preserves and displays the USS New Jersey (BB-62), the most decorated battleship to have served in the U.S. Navy and one of the largest ever built.
7Bear Creek Mountain Resort - Macungie,
Bear Creek is a ski resort near Macungie, in the Berks County region of Pennsylvania, in the US. The resort opened in 1967. It was known as the Doe Mountain until 1999.
8Belmont Mansion - Philadelphia,
Belmont Mansion is a historic mansion located in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Built in the early eighteenth century, the mansion is one of the finest examples of Palladian architecture in the US.
9Betsy Ross House - Philadelphia,
The Betsy Ross House is generally recognized as the place where Betsy Ross lived when she may have made the first American Flag. Several of her surviving family members, including daughters, grandchildren and a niece, said that this was the site of the legendary event.
10Bishop White House - Philadelphia,
The Most Reverend William White was the first and fourth Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the US, the first Bishop of the Diocese of Pennsylvania, and the second United States Senate Chaplain. He also served as the first and fourth President of the House of Deputies for the General Convention of the Episcopal Church.
West Chester, Pennsylvania Hotels
6Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham West Chester
500 Willowbrook Ln
West Chester, PA 19382
7Sheraton Great Valley Hotel
707 Lancaster Ave
Frazer, PA 19355
8Hampton Inn Philadelphia/great Valley/malvern
635 Lancaster Aveune
Frazer, PA 19355
9Days Hotel West Chester - Brandywine Valley
943 S High Street
West Chester, PA 19382
West Chester, Pennsylvania Restaurants
This is a list of West Chester Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
West Chester Articles
Published January 21, 2013
Visit the National parks of Utah by car driving through scenic routes in Zion National Park and Escalante National Monument with unforgettable colorful rock formations such as the hoodoos and arches
Published November 21, 2012
Magnificent formations, easy to access short trails, lookout points, and grand vistas make Arches National Park an inspirational wonder for people of all ages.
Published November 20, 2011
Hotel review for Comfort Inn Philadelphia Airport Essington Pennsylvania. Paid $99+tax on business rate; arrived at 8 pm and left at...
Published November 4, 2011
See Fabulous Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, City Hall filled with Alexander Milne Calder’s statues including William Penn’s, and the Magic Gardens
Published October 30, 2011
Botanical Garden and outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy these lovely oases in and around Philadelphia Pennsylvania ideal for family strolls and picnics!
Published October 22, 2011
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is the third largest museum in the nation, with vast collections housing hundreds of thousands of artifacts spanning various periods
Published September 29, 2011
With so many historic places to visit in Philadelphia, we managed to pack in all the main attractions and still include less known locations that make Philly so unique.
Published September 28, 2011
From the Franklin Institute to the Ben Franklin Memorial to the recreation of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia is Ben Franklin's Town