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Local Destinations

Swarthmore, PA

The Crum Woods and Wellness Walking trails at Swat — all over campus.
Hit the Wellness Trails on-campus, go for a hike through the Crum, meditate in the Amphitheatre.

Media, PA

Cruise downtown Media. Check out Trader Joes, the Attic Thrift Shop (42 E. State St), or The Paper Pad (12 W. State St).

Linvilla Orchards — 137 W. Knowlton Rd., Media PA
Linvilla Orchards is a 300-acre farm dedicated to agriculture, entertainment and education. They raise their own fresh fruits and vegetables. You can "pick-your-own" or purchase them in the Farm Market.

Ridley State Park — between PA 352 and PA 252 on Gradyville Road
The park offers many recreational activities, such as hiking, biking, fishing, picnicking, and paddling Ridley Creek which passes through the park. Highlights include a 5-mile paved multi-use trail, a formal garden designed by the Olmstead Brothers, and Colonial Plantations, which recreates daily life on a pre-revolutionary farm.