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Valentine’s Day in the Classic Towns

Whether you’re a seasoned Valentine’s Day pro or celebrating your first Valentine’s Day with that special someone, the Classic Towns have a variety of fabulous activities that tailor to everyone’s holiday taste. From affordable to family-friendly, check…

Holiday 2016 Road Trip

For our holiday edition of the Classic Town’s Road Trip series, we headed out to some of the best seasonal attractions the area has to offer. Ride along as we visit Ambler, Cheltenham, and New Hope…

Manayunk Bike Race Photo Credit: The Manayunk Bike Race brings thousands of professional bicyclists, spirited fans and alfresco block parties to Philadelphia. [Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia]

Bike Races in the Classic Towns

by Spencer Gober The Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia have cycling in their blood. In fact, the highest rated, one-day cycling event in the entire United States takes place annually in the Classic Town of Manayunk.…

Photo Credit: Cory Popp

Holiday Events in the Classic Towns

“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style. Children laughing, people passing, meeting smile after smile.” The holiday spirit is alive and well in the Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia, so don’t be a Grinch this…

Photo Credit: R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia. Strolling through Ambler in Montgomery County, residents and visitors enjoy a “real town” atmosphere as they discover owner-operated boutiques, independent eateries and art-house movies.

Guest Post: Why I love living in Ambler

By Hailey Stern, DVRPC Intern This summer, I was lucky enough to live in Ambler while interning in Philadelphia.  Although I thought I would miss the amenities of a big city, Ambler provides a perfect balance…

Photo Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia. Coryell’s Historic Sightseeing Boat Rides in New Hope, Pennsylvania, offer tours of the Delaware River aboard a 65-foot Mississippi-style river boat.

7 Classic Towns selected as “Towns of the Philadelphia Countryside” by VisitPhilly.Com

VisitPhilly.com, the official visitor and travel website for Philadelphia, recently profiled a number of surrounding towns characterized by their charm and natural beauty.  New Hope, Manayunk, Ambler, Phoenixville, Kennett Square, Media and West Chester were chosen…