2022 summer bucket slider


The Main Line has so much to offer from it’s food scene, arts and culture to tons of outdoor fun. There’s a lot our community has to offer. That’s why we created the MAIN LINE…

The Main Line has so much to offer from it’s food scene, arts and culture to tons of outdoor fun. There’s a lot our community has to offer. That’s why we created the MAIN LINE NEIGHBORS SUMMER 2022 BUCKET LIST: 101 THINGS TO DO ON THE MAIN LINE.

We know there are many other things that didn’t make the list and we would love to hear from YOU on what we’ve missed. Please comment below! Print the list here, check them off one by one, and ENJOY! We’ll see you out there!

1. Ride in a Hot Air Balloon at The Philly Balloon & Music Festival
2. Learn about alpaca life at Trotter Hill Alpacas 
3. Explore the outdoors & more at Ollie Owl’s Nature Playground
4. Take a Philly soft pretzel tour
5. Wawa Welcome America Celebration
6. Stroll through Chanticleer a pleasure garden
7. Hike Mt Misery and Mt. Hope in Valley Forge Park
8. Pick your own fruit at Linvilla Orchards
9. View Art on Screen at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute
10.Visit Queen Anne’s Lace Pod at the Brandywine River Museum
11. Summer Concert Series @ Wilson Farm Park
12. Hike Creekside at Kenealy Nature Park
13. Help Your Neighbors
14. Feed Giraffes at the Elmwood Park Zoo
15. Play at Kids Castle
16. Get back to nature at Saunders Woods Preserve
17. Explore the all abilities Haverford Freedom Playground
18. Hunt for fairies at Merion Botanical Garden Fairy Houses
19. Take a field trip to Riverbend
20. Daytrip to Cherry Crest Farm and try The Straw Bale Racer
21. Enjoy Boat Drinks & Bay Breezes on these Tiki Cruises
22. Stroll Suburban Square
23. Go Stargazing at the top of the Cape May Lighthouse
24. Try mini pretzel dogs at the Lancaster County Farmers Market
25. Summer Sights & Sounds of the Fountains at Longwood Gardens
26. Stay the Night or rent a boat at Lake Nockamixon.
27. Narberth Concerts In The Park
28. Get the scoop on Chester County’s Ice Cream Trail 
29. Enjoy afternoon tea at Taste of Britain
30. Go a little wild at the The Brandywine Zoo 
31. Tour Historic Harriton House
32. Eat, Drink & Enjoy the landscape at the PHS Pop Up Garden at South Street or Manayunk
33. Visit the lavender fields at Mt. Airy Lavender
34. Night Tours and Full Moon Tours at Marsh Creek
35. Take the R5 to the famous Reading Terminal
36. Enjoy live local theater at People’s Light
37. Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts
38. Enjoy riverfront views at Parks On Tap- Water Works 
39. Roller Skate at the River
40. Grab a cup of coffee at GET Café, where ALL abilities are welcome
41. Enjoy magical children’s theater performances at Upper Darby Summer Stage
42. Enjoy Bluegrass Jam sessions at The Kelly Center 
43. Walk the Radnor Trail, or  Haverford College Trail
44. Reserve a Fire Pit at Trolley Barn Public Market 
45. Hunt for antiques at Brandywine View Antiques
46. Volunteer in the garden at Stoneleigh
47. Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival
48. Day trip down the shore
49. Spend a lazy afternoon at a local winery
50. 73rd Annual Goshen Country Fair
51. Stroll through the gardens at Jenkins Arboretum
52. Philadelphia Folk Festival
53. Bike the Schuykill River Trail into Philly
54. Visit and Feed the residents of Ryerss Farm
55. Experience a “Taste of Golf” at Play-A-Round Golf Ardmore/Malvern
56. Cool off at Bell Tavern Park’s kid & pet friendly Splashground
57. Bowl at Devon or Wynnewood Lanes
58. Haverford Music Festival
59. Spend the Weekend at Blobfest
60. Bike the Chester Valley Trail
61. Pair a pint with a hike & a picnic at Pints on the Preserve
62. Watch the Marple Newtown July 4th Parade
63. Take a creek walk or fish at Ridley Creek State Park
64. Visit the farm animals and the Creamery at Milky Way Farms
65. Bucks County Beach Days: Sand Sculptures in the Village
66. Go fishing at Sawmill Park
67. Day trip to Knoebels
68. Decorate and ride your bikes in the Garrett Hill-Rosemont 4th of July Parade
69. Explore the the pond and treehouses at Tyler Arboretum
70. Cool off on a hot day with Capri Water Ice
71. Go Thrifting
72. Summer unWINEd at Shady Brook Farm
73. Get Diggin’ on Public Archaeology Days at Newlin Grist Mill 
74. Shop the Gay Street Open-Air Market in West Chester
75. Visit America’s oldest brewery
76. Donate blood at a local blood drive
77. Dine Under The Stars in Media
78. Live music at King of Prussia Town Center
79. Get a pint of beer at McCloskey’s Tavern, oldest on the Main Line
80. Chill out on the Ice Cream Tour of Bucks County
81. Check out the local farmers markets all summer long.
82. Visit the Summer Pop-Up Biergarten at Historic Sugartown
83. Cool off at Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt  
84. Satisfy your coffee & sugar additction at The Head Nut
85. Bike or walk the Pennsy Trail
86. Hang out with your neighbors at National Night Out
87. Spectate at the Brandywine Polo Club
88. Tube down the Brandywine River
89. Day trip to the Crayola Factory
90. Check out a local summer camp at MainLineCamps.com
91. Rose Tree Summer Music Festival
92. Try the Turkey Hill Experience
93. Discover Chester County’s 15 covered bridges
94. Fireworks on July 4th at Wilson Farm Park
95. Play a round of gold at Top Golf 
96. Batter up! at the Wilmington Blue Rocks 
97. Ludwig’s Country Carnival
98. Day trip to Doylestown
99. Kimberton Community Fair 
100.Browse Historic Skippack Village for unique treasures
101. Get the weekly MainLine Neighbors’ email for more fun events!