Duration: Two days and two nights
If experience truly is the best teacher, then get ready for a lesson unlike any other you’ve ever received. This two-day road trip will expose you to the idealistic men and women who helped carve our nation and give you the opportunity to walk in their footsteps and stand in the very room where our Declaration of Independence was written. You’ll also get a lesson in economics as we take you on a shopping excursion to some of the area’s finest stores and shops.
A quirky Mexican restaurant with a contemporary twist, El Vez serves up delicious dishes and maybe the best margaritas in Philly.Read More >
Located in an early 19th century building that has been used as a fertilzer plant, a hardware store, a paint store, a tractor repair shop and an inn, the Kennett Steak & Mushroom now serves up some of the finest dishes in Kennett Square.Read More >
Nestled on a hillside in the heart of the Brandywine Valley, the Brandywine River Hotel offers distinctive European style lodging for both leisure and business travelers, capturing the unique charm and tranquility of the Brandywine in a stylish, colonial setting.Read More >
African American Museum
Located one block west of Independence Mall, this museum preserves and presents the heritage of the African American culture through its galleries and exhibits. Take a couple of hours here to see the stories of great African American men and women brought to life.
Walnut Street Theatre
If theatre (or theater) is your thing, then you will definitely want to visit the Walnut Street Theater on, well, Walnut Street. Founded in 1809, this is America’s oldest theater and still presents a wide range of plays and musicals every year.
Grab your picnic basket (or pick up one at any of the various shopping locations you visit), pack a nice lunch and head out to Chaddsford Winery, located roughly halfway between Philadelphia and Wilmington. If you’re a fan of wine, you will definitely enjoy the award-winning varieties offered here.
Valley Forge National Park
This area earned its place in Revolutionary lore as being the winter encampment site for General Washington’s troops in late 1777. Luckily, you won’t have it nearly as rough when you walk the beautifully landscaped gardens and trails of this lush national park.