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5 Things to Do This Summer In Chester County

Chester County is bursting with things to do! To make your trip planning a breeze, we’ve put together a list of 5 things to do this summer in Chester County. Grab your sense of adventure and let’s dive into all the fun Chester County has waiting for us!


Take a Picnic

If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, why not pack a picnic lunch and explore one of our beautiful State Parks (Chester State Park or Landsford Canal State Park) or the Woods Ferry Recreation Area? These natural havens offer a variety of landscapes, from rolling hills and lush forests to serene lakes and rivers, providing the perfect backdrop for a relaxing day outdoors.

Chester State Park has walking, fishing, floating, and frisbee golf.

Chester State Park


Visit the Ag + Art Tour

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable rural adventure! Circle June 29-30 on your calendar for the annual Ag + Art Tour, where we celebrate the rich tapestry of our region’s agricultural heritage and vibrant artistic community. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors of the countryside, exploring picturesque farms and quaint artisanal workshops. At each farm site, indulge in free activities such as guided tours, hayrides through scenic landscapes, and live music performances that capture the essence of rural life. Join us as we come together to appreciate the beauty of agriculture and the creativity of art in our community. Learn more

The Powell Farm


Take a Swing

Are you in search of the perfect place to practice your swing? Look no further than one of Chester County’s golf courses (The Republic Golf and Chester Golf Club). Spend a leisurely day amidst lush greens, soaking in the stunning natural scenery that our county has to offer. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or just starting out, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on our courses. Treat yourself to a round of golf and experience the tranquility and beauty of Chester County firsthand.

Chester Golf Course is a great place to tee off.

Chester Golf Club


Enjoy Nature

Seeking a tranquil getaway? Look no further than Lake Oliphant, where you can unwind with a day of fishing in serene surroundings. Cast your line into the crystal-clear waters, letting the rhythmic motion of the waves calm your soul. While you’re there, take the opportunity to explore the scenic trail surrounding the lake, immersing yourself in the beauty of nature. Lake Oliphant offers the perfect retreat for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Lake Oliphant


Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Be sure to grab a bite to eat during your visit. Treat yourself to a decadent cupcake at Cake Lady Café, where the sweet aromas and delightful flavors will satisfy your sweet tooth. If you’re in the mood for something lighter, enjoy a salad or sandwich at Hillside Restaurant and Bar, where the ambiance is perfect for a relaxing meal. For those craving something heartier, savor a mouthwatering BBQ plate at Buttermilk’s BBQ, where the smoky, tender meats and savory sides will leave you thoroughly satisfied. Whether you’re in the mood for sweet, fresh, or savory, there’s something for every palate to enjoy.

Enjoy a cupcake at Cake Lady Cafe!

Cake Lady Cafe


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