You’ll find plenty of fun things to do, fantastic places to stay, incredible food and drink,
and music and art—and you may even find a few surprises.
Exceptional Experiences
Festival Season in Delaware County, PA
Mark your calendars, grab your family and friends, and get ready for a fresh festival season full of live music, delicious food, and cultural celebrations.
Shop Local, Shop Small, Shop Delco
Discovering Delco’s Retail Treasures: 50+ Places to Shop Small, Shop Local
Delco might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of unique shopping destinations, but our charming county is a hidden gem for those seeking one-of-a-kind retail experiences that go far beyond the ordinary.
Delco Delights
Must-Try Foods in Delco, Round 3
Around every corner in Delco, there is phenomenal food waiting to be discovered. You can’t go more than a few steps, it seems, before encountering mouthwatering bites. We’re talking pizza, burgers, salads, sushi — and don’t even get us started on the cheesesteaks. Our towns, boroughs and communities are blessed with so much culinary talent!  […]

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Center of Everything

Delaware County, PA is home to endless art, entertainment, attractions, eclectic shopping, and some of the country’s most beloved historical sites. Centrally located between Philadelphia and the Brandywine Countryside, Delco — as the locals call us — is an extraordinary destination that satisfies every taste and style.

Delaware County, PA is centrally located between Philadelphia and the Brandywine Countryside.

Center of Everything

Delaware County, PA is centrally located between Philadelphia and the Brandywine Countryside.

King of Prussia
Iconic Shopping

Shop ‘til you drop at the third-largest mall in the country, located within 30 minutes of Delco.

Lancaster
Amish Country

Enjoy time-honored traditions and quiet country roads with just a short, scenic drive to Lancaster PA.

Liberty Bell
Philadelphia’s Neighbor

Walk the same streets Ben Franklin did in the City of Brotherly Love, thanks to easy access by car and public transport.

Longwood Gardens
America’s Garden County

Discover the beauty and wonder of over 30 public gardens, arboretums, and historic landscapes here in Delco.

Nature
+ Trails

Where getting lost is the fun part.

Delco boasts over 2,600 captivating acres of picturesque trails, stunning gardens, and calming waterfront just waiting to be discovered. Pick a route and ride the adrenaline rush or soak in the scenery, take a guided nature walk, or paddle down the Darby Creek in kayak or canoe. Pavilions, playgrounds, pick-up games — every outdoor lover can find their oasis here.

Family
Fun

The one getaway that brings
you even closer.

When was the last time you planned a trip that both you and the kids were excited about? From thrilling soccer games on the Chester waterfront to strawberry picking in the orchards, world-class cuisine to Philly’s famous pizza and cheesesteaks, celebrated museums, gorgeous parks, and more, Delaware County has something for everyone in the family.

History

You’ll never feel so free.

Transport back to the 1700’s to experience first-hand the American ingenuity and perseverance of a rural PA farmer, or grab your imaginary bayonet and charge across the fields and farms of the largest battle in the American Revolution. In Delco, we don’t just learn history, we live it — right on the hallowed ground that our country was founded on.

main line & main streets

Next weekend, explore our quaint downtown areas and let window shopping be your guide! Stumble upon a new favorite piece of art, or the perfect gift for that special someone while taking a stroll through one of our beautiful towns.

Wayne

A storybook setting with beautiful stone churches, boutique hotels, award-winning restaurants, and upscale shopping — all in a walkable main street setting.

Media

Winner of America’s best hometown (Great Places in PA), the quintessential main street has darling shops, eclectic dining, and a charming trolley running through the heart of town.

Villanova

Anchored by famed Villanova University, enjoy main line shopping, cuisine, sporting events and more, all framed by picturesque scenery and soaring stone architecture.

Upper Darby

A friendly suburb with an urban feel, where fun nightlife, delightful coffee shops, beautiful parks all come together in a vibrant downtown area.

Swarthmore

Home to Swarthmore College and its campus Arts Center, Scott Arboretum and 1920s Victorian architecture, Swarthmore has history, culture and gardens all in one spot.

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Glen Mills

From well-established wineries and historic Pennsylvania sites, to can’t miss spots to dine, Glen Mills provides an eclectic range of offerings to Delaware county.

ROADTRIPS TO MEET THE CHALLENGE

From exploring colleges to find a match for you, to visiting that special landmark from your favorite movie or series Delco has the trail you want. Delco has the trail you want.

Location
Our Rolls Run Deep

Bring your appetite and travel the Delco Cheesesteak trail and discover our delicious options, bite-by-bite to find your our favorite.

75 Colleges within 20 Miles

Looking to visit the best colleges and universities near Philadelphia? Delco is first in class with centrally located accommodations.