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Stately Homes, Beautiful Parks Define Philly's Chestnut Hill

Earth Bread & Brewery (©G. Widman/Visit Philadelphia)


Wood-fired flatbread pizzas make Earth Bread & Brewery a great place for friends and family. For a special night, head to Jansen, set in a restored 1700s cottage. Don’t miss the world-famous Schmitter at family-owned McNally’s.

 Earth Bread & Brewery 7136 Germantown Ave., 215.242.6666, www. earthbreadbrewery.com  Jansen 7402 Germantown Ave., 267.335.5041, www. jansenmtairy.com  McNally’s Tavern 8634 Germantown Ave., 215.247.9736, www.mcnallys.com

Gravers Lane (©Bruce Hoffman)


Find just-right gifts and designer clothes at Artisans on the Avenue. Play with well-crafted toys at Oxford Circus. Admire inventive art from emerging and established artists at Gravers Lane.

 Artisans on the Avenue 8440 Germantown Ave., 215.381.0582, www. artisansontheavenue.com  Gravers Lane Gallery 8405 Germantown Ave., 215.247.1603, www.gravers lanegallery.com  Oxford Circus Toys 8127 Germantown Ave., 215.242.1600, www.oxford circustoys.com

Chestnut Hill Brewing Co. 


Try craft beers at Chestnut Hill Brewing Co. and then belly up to the 100-year old bar at English-inspired Campbell’s Place. Sip a classic cocktail at 1930s-style Paris Bistro & Jazz Café.

 Campbell’s Place 8337 Germantown Ave., 215.242.1818, www.campbells place.com  Chestnut Hill Brewing Co. 8221 Germantown Ave., 215.247.0300, www.chest nuthillbrewingcompany.com  Paris Bistro & Jazz Café 8229 Germantown Ave., 215.242.6200, www. parisbistro.net

WOODMERE MUSEUM (©Fusco/Visit Philadelphia)


Bike or hike through lush Wissahickon Valley Park and snap photographs of the  Thomas Mill Covered Bridge. Explore new and classic art and sculpture collections, plus kids’ areas, at Woodmere Museum ( free admission on Sundays), housed inside a stone mansion.

 Wissahickon Valley Park 120 W. Northwestern Ave., 215.247.0417, www. fow.org  Woodmere Museum 9201 Germantown Ave., 215.247.0476, www.woodmere artmuseum.org