This Month's Features

Explore Chester County

The fastest growing county in Pennsylvania, Chester County has much to recommend it—a high standard of living, and plenty of preserved open space

Drive to Delaware

Although many of our readers live in or visit Delaware often, too others have not explored the First State. This neighboring destination is an easy drive.

Visit Lancaster County

After a few months at home, even a short road trip feels like an adventure. A great reason to take a day-trip or weekend excursion to nearby Lancaster County.

Main Line & Beyond

Many disagree about what towns are included in the 20 square miles of Philadelphia’s western suburbs known as the Main Line.

Head for Maryland

Maryland spans ocean beaches to the east and Appalachian Mountains to the west. Here we focus on the nearby Chesapeake Bay area.

More Great Places for Outings

Take a look at all the attractions our area has to offer, make your plans, and check websites to see what current conditions allow.

Theater Spotlight

It's no surprise that COVID-19's effects like performance cancellations have had a major impact on People’s Light, a vital center for community gathering.

Summer Dining Guide

Whether you choose to order takeout or dine outside, there are plenty of options in our area offering seasonal dining, summer specials and entertainment.

School Open Houses

Our Guide to Area Independent and Private School Open Houses in Chester County and Beyond. *Due to COVID-19, events have been postponed or cancelled. Please check the website.*

Reader's Favorites

Fall Guide to the Arts

While many performance venues and events are on hold, we want you to see all that’s available in our culturally-rich area.

Outdoor Concerts

Don a mask, grab a chair and a blanket then head out to enjoy the sounds of music this summer. Check websites before you go for updates and guidelines.

Outdoor Design 2020

Local experts share ideas on how to liven up your outdoor spaces so you can create a unique and beautiful designs this summer.

Shop Local Farm Markets!

There’s never been a better time to discover all your local farm markets and find out what they have to offer this summer!

Your Guide to Local Wine

As we head into the summer, embrace some of these local wineries that make up a unique part of the spirit of Chester County.

Food News / July 2020

Just a few pieces of food knowledg in the Chester County and beyond area we thought you would like to know this month.

Good to Know / July 2020

A few of the things happening here in Chester County and beyond that we thought you should know for this month.

July Picks 2020

Enjoy some fireworks outdoors this summer! *Due to COVID-19, events have been postponed or cancelled. Please check the website.*

Summer Camps 2020

Looking for a summer camp? We have put together a summer camp guide your kids are sure to love! *Due to COVID-19, events have been postponed or cancelled. Please check the website.*

Wedding Venues & Services 2020

So many options for a Brandywine Valley wedding. *Due to COVID, venue access may have been postponed or cancelled. Please check the website.*

Chester County in Bloom 2020 Semifinalists

Check out our Chester County in bloom photo contest semifinalists! See all of the gorgeous entries here; winner announced in July.

55+ and Retirement Communities

Our Guide to Chester County and Beyond Area 55+ & Retirement Communities.

In Between County Lines

Takeout, Delivery and Outdoor Dining Guide

Check out your options in Phoenixville, Kennett Square and West Chester. More towns coming soon!

Stay Home—Support Local Shops Online

Here are a few of our favorite local shops and businesses we hope you’ll support by shopping or buying gift cards. We’re all in this together.

The Bluebird Keeper

Read our article and listen to our podcast about Ken Leister, the bluebird keeper.

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Podcast: Is new craft beer worth the wait?

Crack open a drink and settle down for a new episode of The County Lines Podcast.

Stay at Home Bucket List

So here are some bucket list ideas to inspire you to pause your binge watching and explore new things during life in the time of COVID-19.

Stay-at-Home—and Support Local

There are so many ways to explore and support our community during these difficult times—we’ve gathered some of our favorites.

Stay Home (Still)—And Support Local (More)

We want to help you find ways to continue being connected and to support local businesses and nonprofits—so we have another list of ideas for you!

Local Heroes Newsletter

We're sharing some uplifting content and returning again to the stories of just a few who make our community what it is—#ChesterCountyStrong.