Destination guide

The historical city of West Chester awaits you

Enjoy the area's history, live music and festivals with a rental holiday home in West Chester. This city's gardens, university setting and bars draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around West Chester

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West Chester a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tee It Up Golf Center (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • QVC Studio Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Brandywine Picnic Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Historic Sugartown (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Golf Course at Glen Mills (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Chaddsford Winery (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in West Chester

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, West Chester is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Longwood Gardens (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Ridley Creek State Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • John J. Tyler Arboretum (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Anson B. Nixon Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Marsh Creek State Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Brandywine Creek State Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around West Chester

The nearest airport is in Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), located 20.1 mi (32.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), which is 21.7 mi (34.9 km) away.

Where to stay near West Chester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 69 holiday rentals near West Chester. From 42 Houses to 11 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Chester for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Chester?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Chester:

  • Northwest Philadelphia: 42 holiday homes
  • Roxborough-Manayunk: 37 holiday homes
  • West Philadelphia: 197 holiday homes
  • Roxborough: 22 holiday homes
  • Southwest Philadelphia: 45 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to West Chester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in West Chester. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • American Helicopter Museum and Education Center: 136 holiday rentals
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania: 116 holiday rentals
  • Chester County Historical Society: 116 holiday rentals
  • Brandywine Picnic Park: 102 holiday rentals
  • QVC Studio Park: 133 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Chester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Chester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 42 Houses in West Chester. Our other popular types of West Chester holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 11 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 11 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West Chester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in West Chester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.