Linwood is a great place to base yourself in Philadelphia as many of the city’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance. Among the most popular attractions here are the fabulous Booth's Corner Farmers Market and the remarkable Rockwood Park and Museum. Two more worthwhile attractions that are located within a short distance of Linwood are the Burton Brown Winchester Park and the Brandywine Creek State Park.
Philadelphia is known as home to Independence Hall. It is just less than 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the middle of the city.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a great vacation choice. Spend part of the day browsing the exhibits at the Kalmar Nyckel Museum and Shipyard in Wilmington. Go and see a live show at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington, the DuPont Theatre and the Delaware Theater Company. Enjoy the wonderful displays at the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington.
If you are travelling with kids, give them a chance to enjoy the family attractions nearby. Explore Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington, to experience some of the most interesting creatures in the world.
If the weather is good get into the great outdoors and appreciate the nearby green spaces. Admire the trees and flowers, take a few photos, or just relax in the shade at Christina Park in Wilmington, Rockford Park and the Alapocas Woods Park.
There are plenty of tourist sites to enjoy in Linwood. Make sure you allow plenty of time to see as many as possible during your visit. To get a little closer to Philadelphia’s heart and soul, spend a little time at the area’s most important religious sites, such as the Old Swedes Church in Wilmington.
See popular sporting heroes, the Philadelphia Union, do battle in the nearby PPL Park, Chester. On game days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of dark blue, light blue, white, black and red, as soccer fans gather to support their home-grown heroes.
To really get to know Linwood, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Wyndham Garden Philadelphia Airport, Essington, the Comfort Inn Philadelphia Airport, Essington and the Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown are among the many great places to stay around here.