Top 5 Spring Activities in Chester Springs, PA
April 5, 2022
Living in Chester Springs, PA is a dream come true if you love to get outside, have fun, and be active, especially in the spring! From rustic outdoor adventures to classy wine tastings, Chester Springs has it all, less than an hour’s drive from Philadelphia. Here are a few of our favorite things to do in the spring in this beautiful and popular area!
1) Hiking and Camping
There is no shortage of beautiful parks and trails in Chester Springs to hike, camp, bike, fish, and enjoy just about any type of outdoor recreation. Some of our favorites are Hibernia Park in Coatesville, Struble Trail in Downingtown, and Wolf’s Hollow Park in Atglen. You also can’t go wrong with Chester County’s two state parks. Marsh Creek State Park features a 535-acre lake with boating, and French Creek State Park has over 30 miles of recreational trails.
2) Historical Tours
Chester Springs is a history lover’s paradise. There are so many places to learn about the important role of Pennsylvania in American history. Valley Forge National Historical Park is a premier destination to learn about the American Revolutionary War. Other fascinating places to visit include the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, The Mill at Anselma, Chadds Ford Historical Society, and Brandywine Battlefield Park.
3) Fun with Grandkids
Chester Springs is the perfect place to enjoy some outdoor fun with the grandkids! There are a number of places to visit that will inspire awe and joy in family members of all ages. Bring them to Tyler Arboretum to play outside and learn about the wonders of trees. Elmwood Park Zoo is a must-do with its animal shows and attractions. And Linvilla Orchards comes alive in the spring with its playground, barnyard animals, and pick-your-own farms. Afterwards, take them for a sweet treat at La Michoacana Homemade Ice Cream or Chester Springs Creamery.
Spring is a beautiful time of year to stroll through the vineyards of Brandywine Valley, bask in the sunshine, and taste the region’s best wines. You can follow the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail to destinations like Chaddsford Winery, One Stone Cider, Paradocx Vineyard, and Kreutz Creek Vineyard.
5) Hot Air Balloon Ride
If you’re feeling adventurous, a hot air balloon ride with Air Ventures is an experience of a lifetime. Choose a sunrise or a sunset flight and bring the entire family along to experience Chester Springs like you’ve never seen it before.
If you’d love to have all these activities within reach every spring, and even more wonderful things to do in Chester Springs all year long, come visit the brand new villas at Preserve at Marsh Creek. This peaceful 55+ lifestyle community in Chester Springs offers an ideal location close to everything you love. Contact us to schedule a personal tour.