For a memorable vacation, check out these towns and villages in PA. Browse through our list of the best towns and villages in PA.
"The Last Unspoiled Resort!"
Perfect for shopping, this National Historic Site has many small shops and boutiques selling anything from unique handcrafted jewelry, to antiques. Visit the Eagles Mere Museum to learn about the residents of this quaint town from as far back as the 1700s!
For more active visitors there are several great hikes and woodland walks in the area as well as boating opportunities. Several inns, bed and breakfasts, and cottage rentals are in the area, making it convenient to spend several days in this historic town in PA!
Historic Town with Tons to Do!
With tons to see and do and lots of great dining and lodging, this is truly a fun gem among towns and villages in PA! With a rich history this town has a large variety of shops, eateries and attractions. Families will enjoy Cherry Crest Adventure Farm with its 5 acre corn maze and 50 other fun activities!
Miniature train enthusiasts can visit The National Toy Train Museum, or stop by the Choo Choo Barn and see their huge animated miniature railroad, complete with 22 operating trains! For those who prefer real sized trains, The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and the Strasburg Railroad are interesting visits - ride America's oldest short-line railroad, test your strength on the pump-car, buy train souvenirs, or stop for a snack.
Picturesque Settings and Relaxing Walks in New Hope!
Located along the banks of the Delaware River, this town is the picturesque setting for many fine restaurants, art galleries, bookstores, and boutiques. A wonderful choice if you'd like a day of shopping, browsing, or just a stroll along the river to enjoy the scenery and feed the ducks. Take a riverboat tour of the Delaware with the Delaware River Canal Boat Company, or for a romantic time, take a horse drawn carriage ride with Stockton Carriage Tours.
New Hope's artistic community is very active and it shows clearly in the amount of galleries and craft stores. Great dining, and bed and breakfasts also abound in the area, making it perfect for a weekend getaway.
Good Shopping, Great Dining, Relaxing Times!
Looking for a great day trip in PA? Visit Peddler's Village in Lahaska! Perfect for shopping whether you enjoy browsing antique stores or are looking for the perfect gift or a loved one - Peddler's Village is packed with boutiques, art galleries, gourmet shops, and specialty gift shops. If you have kids be sure to stop by Giggleberry Fair a magical play place for family entertainment, complete with a three story obstacle course and maze, arcade games, and a carousel!
When it's time for a break there's plenty of good dining. Try The Cock N'Bull Restaurant for traditional American dining, or Nancy's Village Cafe for a snack. If you find too much to keep you busy for just one day, stay in one of the many bed and breakfasts or inns nearby and continue exploring the next day. Truly one of the best towns & villages in PA for a getaway or family day trip!
Experience Authentic Amish Culture!
For a truly fascinating time, visit The Amish Village in Lancaster Pennsylvania. This town is among the most unique towns and villages in Pennsylvania! Learn about Amish culture and history during a 25 minute tour through an 1840s Amish farmhouse, meet an Amish schoolteacher in the one-room schoolhouse, explore the 12 acre village grounds, and visit the farm animals in the barn.
If you're at all interested in farming and Amish culture you will find this to be a great day trip. Stop in the Amish Village Store for some hand-made jams, crafts, and other souvenirs of your visit! Open 7 days a week March-December. Weekends only January-February.