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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…

Multiple Classic Towns ranked on list of Walkable Urban Places

In June 2016, Smart Growth America released Foot Traffic Ahead 2016, which looks at walkable urban development in the nation’s largest metro areas. The report examined 619 regionally significant walkable urban places—or WalkUPs—in the country’s 30…

National Historic Preservation Month

May is National Historic Preservation Month in the Classic Towns! Join West Chester, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Pennsylvania Downtown Center in a celebration of the historic buildings and spaces which lend charm,…

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.…

Eclat Chocolate store in West Chester, PA Photo Credit: Michael Wallacavage

Holiday Spirit and Shopping in West Chester!

Many area shoppers hit the streets this past weekend in search of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals. Although the big post-Thanksgiving shopping rush is behind us, many of us still have plenty of holiday…

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: 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…