20 miles northwest; full day
Explore the site of the Continental Army's winter encampment from December 19, 1777 to June 19, 1778, today a 5.5-sq-mile park of scenic beauty and open space.
25 miles southwest; full day
Enjoy this showcase of the Brandywine School of Art with works by Howard Pyle, Maxfield Parrish and the Wyeths (NC, Andrew and Jamie).
29 miles southwest; full day
The DuPont family crafted these 1083 acres into a display of horticultural magnificence featuring fountains, a maze, the world's largest greenhouses and over 100,000 plants.
63 miles west: full day
The main city in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, home to Amish, Mennonite and German Baptist (Brethren) communities. The city has a popular farmers market and a good museum.
57 miles west; full day
The main attractions in pleasant little Strasburg and nearby Ronks are old-fashioned, steam-driven trains. Since 1832 the Strasburg Railroad has run the same route (and speed) to Paradise and back that it does today.