Surrounded by farms and vineyards, and steeped in Revolutionary War artifacts, the Kennett Square region is adored by history buffs, nature lovers, and foodies alike. Within a short drive of your new home, you’ll find rural adventures, historic happenings, and plenty of activity. You’re close to shopping, dining, and entertainment, and just 25 minutes from Center City Philadelphia.
Kennett Square’s charming downtown, with its one-of-a-kind shops and cozy cafes, has been dubbed “Main Street America at its best.” Spend a lazy afternoon browsing the bookstores and strolling through the art galleries. Relax and rejuvenate with a spa service. Pet an adoptable cat at Treetops Kitty Café. See the collection of baseball memorabilia at Burton’s Barber Shop. There’s so much to do that you'll never tire of a stroll downtown.
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the region’s scenic parks and pastoral surroundings, perfectly suited for hiking, biking, horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, and more. History buffs will enjoy the region’s deep and broad connection to the American Revolution. The largest land battle is reenacted each year at Brandywine Battlefield State Park. Mushroom farming in the region has given Kennett Square the distinction of being the Mushroom Capital of the World; you’ll find tasty treats at area restaurants and shops. Mark your calendar for the Mushroom Festival, held the first weekend after Labor Day.
Parents will enjoy the area’s highly-rated schools and proximity to family recreation and activities. Commuters will like the ease with which they can get into the city. In addition to Philadelphia, Kennett Square also is convenient to Wilmington, Delaware, and West Chester, Pennsylvania.