Pennsylvania April 03, 2017
The Small Town In Pennsylvania That’s One Of The Coolest In The U.S.
Everyone has their own views on what’s cool. Most people would likely agree, however, that Pennsylvania’s teeming with really cool villages and towns. Next time you’re searching for the perfect spot to visit for a day trip or a relaxing weekend getaway, consider this town in Pennsylvania that is one of the state’s coolest.
Boasting a population of just over 8,000, Doylestown sits in just about the perfect location - only 27 miles from Philadelphia and 80 miles from New York City.
But, once you stroll down the enchanting streets of downtown Doylestown, dotted with quaint shops and eclectic restaurants, you'll have little incentive to leave.
Spend a leisurely day or weekend exploring the postcard downtown dotted with unique shops, including Something Else, Lillies of the Field, and Nuts Plus Sweets & Treats.
Sit back and relax at one of the downtown restaurants. Enjoy wood-fired pizza at Sputino Wood Fired Pizzeria, homemade soup at Pennsylvania Soup & Seafood House, or BBQ at Hickory Kitchen.
Carve out time to visit the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle, the former home of archaeologist Henry Chapman Mercer. Explore the 55 rooms, boasting 40,000 objects, that take visitors through the lives of early Americans just before the Industrial Revolution.
Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle is located at 525 E Court Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.
Celebrations play a significant role in the Doylestown community, with residents gathering to honor local veterans during the annual Memorial Day Parade. Community events are held throughout the year, including...
The Annual Arts Festival draws residents and art lovers from the area to explore the work of juried artists and to enjoy live entertainment.
The 2017 Doylestown Arts Festival is slated for September 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Spend a Saturday morning - from 7 a.m. to noon - exploring the Doylestown Farmers Market, open from April through November each year.
October ushers in Pumpkinfest. The annual celebration is highlighted by artists who carve 100 to 300 pound pumpkins that are then lit along the historic Moravian Tile Works, the site of the daylong festival that also features food, live entertainment, and kids activities.
Santa's arrival marks the official start of the Christmas season in Doylestown. The annual town tree lighting ceremony and Christmas parade lights up Doylestown in late November each year.
Settle in for the night in one of the 11 guest rooms at the Historic Doylestown Inn, a town landmark since 1902. The charming hotel also features The Hattery Stove & Still, a restaurant serving delectable breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The Doylestown Inn is located at 18 W State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.
Doylestown, an amazing town in Pennsylvania, promises plenty to do and makes a perfect day trip. And, if you’re looking for another small town for a day trip,
visit the magical town of Lititz.