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Delaware County

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Linvilla Orchards Photo by Devon Anne Photography

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Overview

Delaware County is one of the most popular day trips from Philadelphia with its renowned historic sites, world-famous gardens, wine trails, sports centers, and some of the best dining and theater in the region.

Visitors to “Delco” can see Lower Swedish Cabin, the only remaining log cabin of its kind; birdwatch and hike at the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge; follow in soldiers’ footsteps across Brandywine Battlefield; or witness the rigors of 18th-century life on a working colonial plantation at Ridley Creek State Park.

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Delaware County sits roughly 22 miles southwest of Philadelphia and was named after the Delaware River.

The region is home to popular attractions like Linvilla Orchards, Tyler Arboretum and the Brandywine River Museum of Art.

Getting There

Located approximately 22 miles southwest of Philadelphia, Delaware County is easily accessible by car and public transportation.

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