Kennett Square trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Kennett Square

Trip Planner USA  /  Pennsylvania  /  Kennett Square
(4.5/5 based on 3,200+ reviews for 7 attractions)
Things to do: parks, museums, wineries
Kennett Square is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is known as the Mushroom Capital of the World because mushroom farming in the region produces over a million pounds of mushrooms a week. To celebrate this heritage, Kennett Square has an annual Mushroom Festival, where the town shuts down to have a parade, tour mushroom farms, and buy and sell food and other goods. It is also home to the corporate headquarters of Genesis HealthCare which administers elderly care facilities. The local high school is Kennett High School. Its population was 6,072 at the 2010 census.HistoryThe area to become known as Kennett Square was originally inhabited by the Lenape Native Americans. The town was originally called Kennet Square, with the name "Kennet", England, and "Square" coming from the original land grant from William Penn of one square mile. General Sir William Howe marched through Kennett to the Battle of Brandywine during the American Revolution. It was also known as an important part of the Underground Railroad that helped slaves escaping to the North for freedom. Many of its prominent citizens helped slaves escape on the Underground Railroad. In 1853, a group asked for Kennett Square to be incorporated, and by 1855 it held elections.
Plan your tour of Kennett Square and United States travel itinerary using our United States travel itinerary planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Kennett Square

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Kennett Square

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Kennett Square:
Museums, parks, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Shopping, parks, nature
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, shopping, nightlife
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Parks, historic sites, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Pennsylvania

5 days in Wayne BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM KAZAKHSTAN October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Bird in Hand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Pennsylvania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Pennsylvania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, kids, popular PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Hawley BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Allentown, Bellefonte & Altoona BY A USER FROM SWEDEN September, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Gettysburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Lancaster BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News