Welcome to Wayne
Experience the unique small-town charm of one of the most historic townships in the Greater Philadelphia Area
One of the most historic communities in the Greater Philadelphia Area is the Township of Wayne. This expansive community spreads over three counties and has a ritzy and inviting appeal.
This community has historical roots dating back to the Revolutionary War, when General Anthony “Mad” Wayne helped inspire the development of this town. Today, you'll find many of the original buildings still standing in Wayne. This includes the historic Wade Hotel, which was built in 1906.
The historic appeal of this community is complemented by modern housing developments and the bustling business district. The town itself was designed to be an efficient, pedestrian-friendly locale. You’ll find that many of the retailers here are conveniently located next to one another. This allows you the opportunity to take a stroll through the community and soak in the ambiance that it has to offer.
Once you venture to the neighborhoods tucked in Wayne, you'll come across a charming atmosphere with a unique feel. This area features stunning historic homes with beautiful architectural designs, which sit on spacious lots and offer ample privacy. Stroll through these idyllic neighborhoods, and you'll come across many charming Colonial and Victorian-style homes as well as lots of new construction.
What to Love
- Elegant homes
- Historic community
- Spacious and idyllic neighborhoods
Located in the Township of Radnor, Wayne is rather small, yet residents enjoy its quaint community charm thanks to its idyllic atmosphere. Wayne offers a much slower pace to life that brings a sense of peace and calm no matter where you go. Also, being conveniently located just outside of Philadelphia allows you quick and easy access to big city amenities, so you can experience the best of both worlds.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
As you stroll through Wayne’s business and commercial districts, you'll come across a number of charming boutiques and shops. A majority of these businesses are locally-owned, which emphasizes Wayne’s small-town appeal. Popular specialty shops you’ll come across include Valley Forge Flowers
, Velvet Shoestring
, Little House Shop
, MLW Showroom, and a number of antique shops.
Expect to find a number of upscale dining establishments as well throughout Wayne. Estia
is perfect for an elegant evening out with friends and loved ones.
Things to Do
You'll find a number of things to do throughout the community. One of the most popular destinations is the iconic and historic Wayne Hotel
. Newly renovated, this hotel is one of the oldest buildings in the community and is certainly worth a stay.
Explore one of the most magical gardens in the Greater Philadelphia Area by visiting Chanticleer Garden.
This expansive 48-acre botanical garden offers a beautiful and serene atmosphere that’s perfect for enjoying a lovely spring day. If you're looking to explore the outdoors, Encke Park
is a great place to venture. This park boasts a playground, fields, and other outdoor amenities.
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