8 Small Rural Towns Near Philadelphia That Are Downright Delightful

Philadelphia is a huge city that somehow retains its small town feel in the neighborhoods that we live in, but sometimes you really just want to get away from city life. Luckily, there are so many cute rural towns near Philadelphia that it’s easy to escape for a day trip, visit some farms, dine in a charming cafe, and stroll along quiet main streets. Check out these 8 towns below and plan your next autumn day trip.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Of course, sometimes you want to get away from the city and go on a real outdoor adventure. For those trips, you should check out 9 Amazing State Parks Around Philadelphia That Will Blow You Away and get your fall foliage hike in before the weather cools down!

Do you have any other favorite little towns to add to this list? Let us know where we should explore next in the comments!