Destination guide

The friendly area of Downingtown awaits your stay

The forests and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Downingtown. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the hiking, fishing and boating. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Downingtown

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Downingtown a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stargazers Vineyard (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • QVC Studio Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Brandywine Picnic Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Tee It Up Golf Center (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Play-A-Round Golf (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Historic Sugartown (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downingtown

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Downingtown is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Longwood Gardens (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Marsh Creek State Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Anson B. Nixon Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • French Creek State Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Money Rocks County Park (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Ridley Creek State Park (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Downingtown

The nearest airport is in Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), located 25.3 mi (40.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), which is 27.4 mi (44.1 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Downingtown Station.

Where to stay around Downingtown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 47 vacation rentals near Downingtown. From 19 Houses to 10 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downingtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Downingtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downingtown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Marsh Creek State Park: 118 vacation rentals
  • Victory Brewing Company: 109 vacation rentals
  • Downingtown Station: 113 vacation rentals
  • Longwood Gardens: 87 vacation rentals
  • Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library: 74 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downingtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downingtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 19 Houses in Downingtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downingtown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Downingtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Downingtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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