What to Do in Ardmore: Spend a Day in This Bustling Town

Shop ‘til you drop or grab a bite to eat in one of the Main Line’s most beautiful towns, which offers fun for locals and visitors alike.

With all there is to do in Ardmore, you may need more than one day. There are multiple restaurants to chose from and even more local stores to shop from morning to night. Here’s a guide to tackle some of the great things to do during a day trip to the picturesque Pennsylvania town.

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Keystone Marker for Ardmore, Pennsylvania, located at the border of Ardmore and Haverford, Pennsylvania. Wikimedia Commons / Monocletophat123

9 a.m. Grab breakfast at Ardmore Station Café

This cozy eatery has all you could imagine for breakfast. From fluffy peanut butter cup pancakes to breakfast burritos, you won’t be disappointed eating these comfort meals.

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6 Station Rd. Ardmore, (610) 642-3889


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10:30 a.m. Go shopping at Ardmore Farmer’s Market

This farmer’s market is a must during a day trip to the Main Line town. With 100-percent fresh and quality produce, this market will blow you away with its selection. Don’t forget to bring a reusable tote to store your farm-fresh goodies if you go.

120 Coulter Ave, Ardmore, (610) 896-7560

12 p.m. Play a round of golf

This indoor golf facility offers year-round fun for the entire family. Whether you are a golf pro or not, you are sure to enjoy your time with over 80 golf courses available.

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56 Greenfield Ave, Ardmore, (610) 228-2814


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2 p.m. Grab lunch at El Limon

This Mexican taqueria serves essentials like tostadas, tortas and flan in a relaxed and cheery setting. This authentic cuisine will definitely have you feeling full and satisfied on your day trip.

61 W Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, (484) 416-3211

3 p.m. Go shopping in Suburban Square

Suburban Square was one of America’s original outdoor shopping centers. With over 70 stores, the shoppable venue has such a vast selection that you might need more than one day to conquer the entire area. Pro tip: comfortable shoes are a must.

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49 St Georges Rd, Ardmore, (610) 896-7560

4 p.m. Grab a beer at Tired Hands Brewing Company

This brewery has a wide variety of cans, bottles and more. In this artistic setting, guests can sample unique brews while digging into classic comfort food with friends.

35 Cricket Terrace, Ardmore, (484) 413-2983

6:30 p.m. See a show at the Ardmore Music Hall

This intimate music hall premieres live shows from nationally touring acts. Recently renovated, it is the perfect spot to see a great band around the Main Line.

23 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, (610) 649-8389.

9 p.m. Stay the night at Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue

Just a few minutes from the Ardmore Music Hall, this contemporary hotel is ideal after a busy day. With multiple types of rooms, it ensures that every guest has a relaxing stay.

4200 City Ave, Philadelphia, (215) 879-4000

Related: Ardmore Music Hall Is Poised for a Post-Pandemic Comeback.

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