West Chester

The seat of the county, steeped in a rich history.

West Chester, Pennsylvania, offers the perfect mix of historical charm and small-town allure with the buzz of city-worthy nightlife and dining. Look for buildings dating from 1789 next door to cutting edge boutiques and award-winning bars and restaurants. It’s a mix that has continually been drawing attention — more than 200 new businesses have decided to call West Chester home over the past two decades, and the borough has both been named the Best New Shopping District and won a Distinctive Destination award in 2006 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as well as winning the 2017 Great American Main Street Award from Main Street America.


Surrounding the borough’s historic courthouse, Downtown West Chester is made up of multiple blocks packed with endless bars, boutiques, and more that can take quite some time to…