Side Trips from Philadelphia Travel Guide

Advertisement

Plan Your Side Trips from Philadelphia Vacation

It's easy to expand your view of the Philadelphia area by taking one or more day trips to destinations that are within an hour's drive of the city. Head southwest, and in 30 minutes you can be immersed in a whole new world—or make that "worlds."

Hotels

Side Trips from Philadelphia Hotels

Many of the region's accommodations may be considered bed-and-breakfasts because of their intimate atmosphere, but they're far from the typical B&B—which...read more

Fodor's Choice
Restaurants

Side Trips from Philadelphia Restaurants

It seems that most restaurants in the Brandywine Valley serve American cuisine, with creative contemporary touches at the better establishments. Most also...read more

Fodor's Choice
Things To Do

Things To Do in Side Trips from Philadelphia

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

Travel Deals in Philadelphia

View all travel deals
* Some taxes, fees additional
Hotels

Side Trips from Philadelphia Experiences

  • Kingdom of the du Ponts

    Although paintings of the Wyeth family distilled the region's mystery, it was the regal du Pont family that provided more than a bit of its magnificence... Read more

  • Wyeth Country

    Although Andrew Wyeth is the most famous local artist, the area's artistic tradition began long before, when artist-illustrator Howard Pyle started... Read more

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Brandywine River Museum: The work of iconic American painter Andrew Wyeth, as well as that of his illustrator father, N. C. Wyeth, and son, Jamie... Read more

Advertisement

View more trip reports

View more travel discussions