Start Your Trip at the Visitor Center.
Make the Brandywine Valley Tourism Information Center your first stop when visiting the region. Built in 1855, this former Quaker Meetinghouse is on the Registry of Historic Places. Located at the gates of Longwood Gardens, the Brandywine Valley Tourism Information Center occupies the front of this historic building and houses a storyboard of the building’s history. Brochures, menus, maps and personal service are provided by friendly, knowledgeable staff.
Guests are welcomed daily from 9am to 5pm.
PLEASE NOTE THE CENTER IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED – HOWEVER ON THE FRONT PORCH FIND VISITOR GUIDES, POSTCARDS, AND COVERED BRIDGE BROCHURES BRANDYWINEVALLEY.COM IS ALWAYS OPEN!
GETTING TO CHESTER COUNTY, PA
Nestled in southeastern Pennsylvania, minutes from Philadelphia International Airport and just a short drive from New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is probably just around the corner.
The county’s Paoli and Coatesville stations are popular stops on the Keystone line, easily connecting at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station with the Acela and Northeast Corridor lines. Area hotels offer shuttle service between the stations and their properties, in addition to taxis and ride share programs.
Visitors flying into PHL can reach their hotels in Chester County by renting a car or taking a cab or service like UBER. The ride should take about 45 minutes depending on your destination. A SEPTA route connecting the airport with 30th Street Station is also available.
GET A GUIDE
Want an insider’s guide to some of the best finds in the Brandywine Valley? Our brochures and guides provide easy-to-follow itineraries and must-visit lists for some of the area’s most popular activities, making planning your visit as easy as get it and go.
Download a digital version, or request hard copies by mail.
The 2020 Brandywine Valley Visitors Guide
It’s everything you need to know to plan the ultimate trip to Chester County! Browse area attractions, accommodations, dining options, events, and more and begin crafting your visit.
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