24 Hours in Kennett Square: How to Spend a Day Trip in Town

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Start your explorations in the Main Line area destination with must-see greenery, then end with a gourmet dinner at a top restaurant.

With additional reporting by Olivia Stefano

Whether you spend a day in Kennett Square or stay the night, there is definitely enough to keep you busy. Between the beloved tourist attractions and a number of hidden gems, here’s a complete guide on how to spend your day in the picturesque Main Line area town.

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9 a.m. – Grab breakfast at Mary Pat’s Provisions

Located at The Market at Liberty Place, Mary Pat’s serves up fresh and delicious breakfast and brunch made from scratch. The options at this fan-favorite Kennett Square spot vary from freshly blended juices and avocado toast to Baba’s Brew kombucha and caprese salad. In other words, there’s something for every sort of craving.

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148 W State St, (484) 280-8297


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10:30 a.m. – Visit Longwood Gardens

This American botanical garden is a must when visiting Kennett Square. Longwood Gardens has over 1,077 acres of gardens, woodlands and meadows with different events happening frequently. This excursion typically takes around three hours, so be prepared to walk around and witness the beautiful greenery. Also, don’t forget to buy your tickets ahead of time and wear comfy shoes!

1001 Longwood Rd, (610) 388-1000

1:30 p.m. – Enjoy the artwork at Square Pear Gallery

Square Pear is a walk-in gallery featuring local art. The exhibits are curated on a monthly basis, so there is always something new to witness.

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200 E State St, (484) 883-5429

2 p.m. – Scout for unique finds in the Shopping District

Historic Kennett Square houses dozens of shops throughout the shopping district, including more galleries, book stores, clothing boutiques and flower shops than you can imagine. These unique storefronts will surely have something to spark your interest. Plus, you’ll be supporting local while you browse.

Down State St, (610) 444-8188

4 p.m. – Go for a wine tasting at Galer Estate Vineyard

Not only does this Main Line area winery boast delicious wine, but it also is home to unique buildings and scenery around the vineyard. Galer Estate provides local cheese and crackers, and it also allows guests to bring in their own food if preferred. There is indoor and outdoor seating as well as live music every Friday and Saturday from 5-7 p.m.

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700 Folly Hill Rd, (484) 899-8013

6 p.m. – Grab dinner at La Verona

If you want authentic Italian food, La Verona is the place to go for dinner. If you are feeling daring, try the escargot for an appetizer. The delicious menu will not disappoint, and don’t forget to order dessert!

114 E State St, (610) 444-2244


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8 p.m. – See a show at Kennett Flash

Kennett Flash is a café-style performance space that features a wide variety of shows, including professional national, regional and local music, comedy, children’s programs and more. There is even a rooftop series that features live music on the roof of Kennett Flash. You won’t want to skip out on a show here!

102 Sycamore Alley, (484) 732-8295

10 p.m. – Stay the night at Kennett House Bed & Breakfast

Just a few minutes from the attractions in Kennett Square, this bed and breakfast offers the cozy elegance you need after a long day of activities. Book a night in advance, then get ready to breathe a sigh of relief as your head hits the plush pillow.

503 W State St, (610)444-9592

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