Vibrant in rich history, culture, and entertainment, Delaware County is far more than Philadelphia’s neighbor; we’re an experience all on our own. Get lost in 2,600 gorgeous acres of rolling hills and wooded trails, relive colonial America on a 300-year old plantation, laugh and cry to Broadway-caliber performances, pick your own fresh fruit and vegetables on a family farm, and ​shop along main streets before dining in the Borough.

In Delaware County, Pennsylvania, your adventure isn’t limited to just one or two stops. Leave the planning and transportation to us as you journey through this itinerary and create lifelong memories with your loved ones. Let us be your guide as you discover the magnetism of our small-town charm with big-time excitement here in Delco.

Media Theatre

Media Theatre in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Media Theatre, Media, Pa.
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Big-city excitement hits small-town State Street with a full lineup of both extravagant musical productions and intimate concerts at Delaware County’s only professional theater, Media Theatre. From the dazzling marquee and awe-inspiring talent to the exquisite sets and live orchestra, you’ll feel suddenly transported to NYC’s theater district without the big crowds and even bigger prices.

Colonial Plantation

Colonial Plantation at Ridley Creek State Park in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Colonial Plantation, Ridley Creek State Park, Delaware County, Pa.
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Travel back to the 1700s for an authentic experience in the life of a rural Pennsylvania farmer at Colonial Plantation. Not far from the city’s cobblestone streets and assembly halls, discover the resourcefulness and ingenuity of Colonial America from a new perspective. This working farm within the enchanting Ridley Creek State Park takes you inside a wagon barn, blacksmith forge, animal pasture and more to educate and inspire — discover the true meaning of farm-to-table.

Linvilla Orchards

Linvilla Orchards in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Linvilla Orchards, Delaware County, Pa.
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A breath of fresh air and a lifetime of memories await you on 300 acres of beautiful farmland at Linvilla Orchards. From fishing on Orchard Lake and hayrides through the fields, to petting friendly farm animals and picking fresh fruit and veggies, this family farm offers over a century of agriculture, entertainment and education for adults and kids alike. Collect bagfuls of delicious goodies and experience why everyone always leaves saying, “I love that place!”

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware County, Pa.
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Whether you’re an experienced hiker, a nature lover or you’re simply ready to explore, America’s first Urban Wildlife Refuge is right here in Delco at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. From sunrise to sunset, you can walk, run or cycle over 10 miles of scenic trails winding throughout forests and wetlands of the Delaware River. Along the way, you’ll spot everything from rare plants and endangered species to over 280 species of ducks, herons and other feathered friends.

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