Upper Darby Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Upper Darby; our list of the best things to see, including Saint Joseph's Hawks, Farmer's market and Crossroads Music.
  • The best place in Upper Darby: Saint Joseph's Hawks

    Saint Joseph's Hawks

    Saint Joseph's University, like Villanova a Catholic institution, plays in the A10, and has no known plans to move to another conference. Basketball is the hot-button sport on campus—"Saint Joe's" has no football team. Basketball games are played on campus at Hagan Arena. While a part of the Big 5, it has an especially strong rivalry with Villanova, with their matchup locally called the "Holy War".
    Wynnefield food nearby
  • Held weekly.
  • Crossroads organizes world music concerts at various venues in West Philly.
    Cobbs Creek restaurants nearby
  • Clifton Deli

    Clifton Deli

    22 S Springfield Rd
    Collabs & Booking Inquires -BookAPmusic@gmail.com
  • Dock Street Brewery

    Dock Street Brewery

    701 S 50th St
    50th & Baltimore, West Philly, PA. Bar open Monday thru Thursday at 3pm, kitchen at 4pm. Friday and Saturday bar and kitchen open at noon!
    Cobbs Creek
  • Grange Field

    Cumberland Rd
  • Tower Theatre

    19 South 69th Street
    The Tower Theater is located just across from the last stop on the westbound Market-Frankford Line. Originally a Great Depression-era movie theater, the venue is now home to some of the biggest names in music and showbusiness each year.
    Haddington-Carroll Park food nearby
  • Chatham Glenn

    Heatherwood Rd
  • Belmont Park

    Belmont and Plumstead Aves
    9 acres with basketball courts, swings, slide, tot-lot toys and big toys.
    restaurants nearby
  • Powder Mill Valley Park

    Karakung Drive
    This park has a creek and nature area and is also equipped with playground equipment and basketball courts.
    food nearby
  • Hoffman Park

    Scottdale Road
    8 acres with baseball and soccer fields, basketball courts, four tennis courts, pavilion, swings bathrooms and picnic tables.
    eat nearby
  • Lawrence Cabin

    Karakung Drive
    A historic log cabin built sometime in the 1700s and is typical of the first homes early settlers built in this area. It is furnished appropriately in the period before 1750 and features “Colonial Living Experience” tours.
    restaurants nearby
  • Highland Farms Park

    Highland Ave
  • Pennock Woods

    Pennock Terrace
    5 acres of County open space with Lansdowne Bird Sanctuary.
    eat nearby
  • Nitre Hall

    Karakung Drive
    A historic home built in the 1800s, which was the home of the powder master and is the only building remaining from the industrial era of the valley. It is open to the public from May through October and is often part of school and group field trips.
    restaurants nearby
  • Sycamore Park

    LaCrosse and Wycombe Aves
    1 acre meditative setting with benches. Home of the symbol of Lansdowne, its 300 year old Sycamore tree.
    food nearby
  • Marlyn Park

    Willowbrook and Marlyn Aves
    3 acres, passive park.
    eat nearby
  • Shrigley Woods

    Scottdale and Hilldale Rds
    5 acres of undeveloped County open space.
    restaurants nearby
  • Reservoir Park

    Greenwood and Ardmore Avenue
    4 acres, undeveloped.
    food nearby
  • Hays Park

    Nyack and Sayers Avenues
    2 acres with basketball courts, tot-lot toys, swings, slide and picnic tables.
    eat nearby
  • Federal School

    Manoa Road
    A one room stone schoolhouse from 1797 named the Federal School as a sign of the townspeople’s pride in being part of the Federated United States. It is the oldest building in Delaware County erected specifically for education purposes. It is open to the public for tours and is also used as part of school and group field trips.
    restaurants nearby
  • Interboro Park

    Cedar and Walnut Aves
    3 acres with basketball courts, tot-lot toys, swings and slide.
    food nearby
  • Danger Danger Gallery

    Danger Danger Gallery

    5013 Baltimore Ave
    Cover charge $5-10. DIY concert venue in an old rowhouse. Contains two music rooms, one on the first floor and one in the basement. Concerts here have a house-show feel but can sometimes attract large crowds. All ages, BYOB.
    Cobbs Creek eat nearby
  • Wagner Free Institute of Science

    1700 W Montgomery Ave
    Admission to all education programs is free of charge. A donation of $8 is suggested for museum visitors. Guided tours are $15 for adults, $10 for members of the Institute and senior citizens, and $5 for children. Call for group rates.. The Wagner Institute’s nineteenth century exhibit hall – a soaring three-story space – houses an extraordinary collection of natural history specimens including mounted birds and mammals, fossils, rocks and minerals, insects, shells, dinosaur bones, and the first American saber-toothed tiger, discovered on a museum-sponsored expedition to Florida in 1886. Gathered largely by founder William Wagner and Institute curators and faculty during the nineteenth century, the collections are displayed in cherry-wood and glass cabinets dating from the 1880s and maintain their original “systematic” scheme, providing a rare view of a Victorian science museum. Highlights include William Wagner’s personal mineral collection – one of the oldest in the country – and his fossil collection, representing many important European and American localities and collecting sites of the nineteenth century. The mounted skeletons, skulls and skins represent species from around the globe, including many that are now endangered. The extensive regional entomology collection is notable for its arrangement, which includes the original handwritten curator’s labels. Originally assembled to teach science, the specimens are arranged for study. The exhibit is one of the largest systematically arranged collections on display in the country and remains in active use as a key educational tool of the Institute’s free science programs. It also serves as a resource for scholarly research.
    Morris Park restaurants nearby
  • Historic Grange Estate

    143 Myrtle Avenue
    A historic mansion built in the 1700s that was frequented by several Revolutionary War figures, such as, George Washington and General Lafayette. It now serves as a museum and offers tours, parties, programs, and shops.
    food nearby
  • Poppi's Pizza

    Poppi's Pizza

    50 E Wynnewood Rd
    Poppi’s Pizza specializes in the gourmet thin crust genre of pizza with a focus on quality ingredients. We are based in Wynnewood, PA.
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