Enjoy the Philadelphia tourist attractions and Philadelphia things to do in a southeastern county of Pennsylvania. If you haven’t been to this gorgeous area of PA, you’ll want to make sure you visit this year.
See plants and flowers as you stroll a garden, visit an historic park or a national memorial.
If you haven’t been to Longwood Gardens, make sure you schedule a visit there. Christmas time is even more stunning with all the lights they put up.
Bring your camera when you visit, as there’s lots of things to see that make for memorable photographs.
If you can’t get away for a week-long vacation, a weekend spent here affords you lots of great things to see and do. Or even a one day trip to Longwood Gardens is worth your while, anytime of the year.
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
2 Mark Bird Lane
Elverson PA 19520
Wed-Sun 9 AM-5 PM
Former iron plantation with 848 acres and historic buildings from the Industrial Revolution Era including a cold blast iron furnace.
Enjoy walking tours, living history programs and wildlife viewing.
If you like history, you’ll want to make this one of your stops when you visit.
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square PA 19348
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Open year round 9 AM. Check website as hours vary during the year
- 1050 acres, 11,000+ plants
- Events and performances throughout the year
- 20 indoor gardens in the Longwood Conservatory
- 20 outdoor gardens with trees and flowers, fountains
National Memorial Arch
Outerline Drive & Gulph Rd
Located at Valley Forge National Historic Park and erected for the arrival of General Washington and the Continental Army.
1200 Wilson Drive
West Chester PA
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Studio tours daily 10:30 AM, 12 PM, 2:30 PM, 4 PM
Valley Forge National Historic Park
1400 North Outer Line Drive
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- Revolutionary War and Continental Army
- Park trolley tours
- Automobile and cell phone tours
- Biking, hiking tours
- Living history programs weekends April through beginning of September
Washington Memorial Chapel
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Grounds open all year.
In Valley Forge National Historic Park
- Gothic Revival architecture
- Honors George Washington and troops from 1777-1778
Have fun sightseeing on a fun Pennsylvania getaway!