Surrounded by beauty, Chestnut Hill has something for everyone from cultural and recreational activities to restaurants and cafes. By living in the heart of it you will discover and experience all the neighborhood has to offer.
Parks and Green Spaces
Lovers of outdoors and city life alike will agree Chestnut Hill has it all. Fairmount Park boasts 57 miles of trails along the dazzling Wissahickon Creek. You can relax after a long walk or bike ride at Historic Valley Green Inn which is one of the last remaining roadhouses that still serves drinks and food. In northern Chestnut Hill many enjoy visits to Morris Arboretum, a 92- arce Victorian arboretum featuring gorgeous gardens and rare plant species you won’t find anywhere else. Get acquainted at beautiful Pastorius Park which is known as a great meet up spot for dog friendly folks as well as a terrific picnic spot.
Museums, Culture, and Events
Whether you are into the arts, the outdoors, shopping or cultural events Chestnut Hill has something for everyone. Visit Woodmere Art Museum offering more than 8,000 works of art, nine galleries and programs for adults and children. Enjoy the outdoors with many of the nearby parks and listen to great music at the Summer Concert Series at Pastorius Park. Attend one of the many festivals and events happening throughout the year like the Home and Garden Festival or Fall for the Arts. Get involved with the Chestnut Hill Branch of the Philadelphia Free Library which hosts many events, classes, and book discussions throughout the year. You will quickly discover there is so much do around Chestnut Hill!
Restaurants, Farmer’s Markets, and Shopping
Looking for a great place to shop or eat? It’s right outside your front door! You’ll find a plethora of farm to table markets as well as, The Fresh market, a European-styled, boutique grocery store. We are fortunate to have some of the top-rated restaurants in Philadelphia right in our area, with selections in almost every type of cuisine. Try along Germantown Ave where there are many independent, specialty stores to shop as well as splendid salons and spas fit for a day of pampering.