Experience / Nearby

We've gathered a list our favorite local attractions, events, and restaurants below. We are happy to book reservations or make transportation arrangements for you in advance of your stay with us — just let Lori know!

Alexandra Whitney Photography

Alexandra Whitney Photography


Longwood Gardens

Longwood is one of the great gardens of the world, inspiring people through horticulture and the arts. Visit site →


Home and garden store — full of inspiration and treasures. Shopping, workshops, and a caffé and restaurant. Visit site →


The premier museum of American decorative arts, reflecting both early America and the du Pont family’s life here. Its 60-acre naturalistic garden is among the country’s best. Visit site →


Harvest Dinner Series

Faunbrook hosts an series of intimate al fresco dinners put together by local small business artisans. Each dinner highlights a specific ingredient, like peaches, cucumbers, blackberries, or apples. Visit page →

Mushroom Festival

The Mushroom Festival in Kennett is always the weekend after Labor Day. It stretches a mile and features culinary events, growing exhibits, children’s entertainment, and 200 vendors with attendance calculated at up to 100,000 guests. Visit site →

Old Fashioned Christmas

USA Today called West Chester's Old-Fashioned Christmas celebration "one of the top ten places to experience the arrival of Santa Claus during the holiday season." The weekend is alive with scores of events throughout the town. Visit site →



A family-owned Italian restaurant specializing in southern Italian cuisine. Visit site →

Roots Café 

Locavore eatery serving inventive, organic American fare in a chipper space with live music. Visit site 

High Street & VUDU LOUNGE

Best recognized for its Cajun and Creole cuisine. With a funky-eclectic atmosphere, the High Street Caffé has been a favorite of Chester County for 20 years. Visit site →