15 Small Towns Around Philadelphia Where Everyone Knows Your Name

There’s nothing wrong with loving the city life, but sometimes you want to get out to the small towns around Philadelphia to experience a slow-paced afternoon and enjoy boutiques, restaurants, and green space in a more relaxed, rural environment. Check out our picks for the 15 best small towns near Philly – each one is perfect for a 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/

For an even more awesome day trip to Lambertville and New Hope, take a ride on the New Hope and Ivyland Railroad – they even have a wine-themed train trip!

What’s your favorite small town near Philadelphia? Share your thoughts in the comments below. Happy travels!