In the heart of Chester County lies Marsh Creek State Park, complete with biking trails, public pool, hiking trails, horse back riding, electric and sail boating plus fishing. Outdoor enthusiasts can also visit Valley Forge National Park, for an American history lesson as well as riding trails, kite flying, hiking, biking, roller blading, and picnics.
Other sites of interest in the Chester County area include:
Residents and visitors to Chester County are only 45 minutes from historic downtown Philadelphia, which offers a wide range of museums, shopping, entertainment or site seeing, including the oldest Zoological Garden in the country, Fairmount Park, Veterans Stadium - Home of the Eagles and Phillies, and the Core States Center and Spectrum - Home of the 76ers and Flyers.
Philadelphia is also known for it's health care facilities and teaching hospitals which include Wills Eye Hospital, Children's Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, and Temple University hospitals.
Other Metropolitan areas located within one days travel are:
Chester County residents also enjoy close proximity to The Poconos, where one can indulge in skiing in the wintertime, or lake and stream fishing, camping, whitewater rafting and golfing in the spring and summer.
Fun for the young at heart is just around the corner, too. Spend a day at Six Flags Great Adventure and drive through Safari Park, or visit the "Chocolate Capital", Hershey Amusement Park and Chocolate Factory, or Dorney Park and Wild Water Kingdom in Allentown.
Always something to do for fun, education or relaxation.