Welcome to Wayne
This thriving Philadelphia suburb is renowned around the area for its shopping, dining, and arts.
Located right on the Main Line, Wayne is an unincorporated community in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Much of the charm of this affluent suburb is due to the strong presence of historic architecture, most notably in the business district. Wayne is definitely proud of its 19th and 20th-century buildings and style. You’ll delight in strolling around the community to appreciate the varying architecture styles ranging from Federal, Colonial, Shingle, Tudor, and Georgian, to country cottage. Many of the real estate properties in Wayne including single-family homes, townhouses, and condos have characteristics of these historic styles, but there are also more modern home options.
What to Love
People & Lifestyle
Locals love spending time outdoors amongst all the beautiful natural scenery and historic architecture that surrounds Wayne. This natural scenery is not only found in its stunning parks, but also embracing its houses, buildings, and streets. Wayne is also characterized as having a down-to-earth vibe.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The Eagle Village Shops
is the place for shopping at Wayne, with numerous boutiques and shops selling accessories, fashion, home goods, furniture, and much more. You can also sign up for a class at one of the several fitness studios or relax at the Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa
. Eagle Village also has several restaurants, perfect to sit down for a meal after shopping. You can’t miss tea time at A Taste of Britain
, a charming tea house and café serving British-style fare.
Lunch, brunch, or dine at local-favorite White Dog Cafe
for award-winning contemporary American cuisine. This cozy restaurant has whimsical dog decor and artwork all around, and features four distinct dining areas, each with their own charm and personality, in addition to the outdoor patio. The classy Autograph Brasserie
is stylishly decorated with vintage vinyl and a collage of celebrity photographs covering the walls, celebrating popular American culture. The restaurant has a diverse American menu with premium steaks, fresh seafood, and hand-made pasta, as well as artfully crafted cocktails and a curated wine list. If you’re looking for a more casual outing, stop by the easy-going Minella’s Diner
with an extensive menu of diner food, baked treats, and full bar. The best part? It’s open 24 hours!
Things to Do
Once you visit the Chanticleer
botanical garden, there’s no going back. It will likely become one of your favorite spots in Wayne. Self-described as a pleasure garden, this green paradise is an explosion of color and a place of relaxation and peace – perfect for reading, meditating, and conversing. It’s even been called the most romantic, imaginative, and exciting public garden in the country.
For more outdoor delight, Radnor Trail
is 2.4 miles long, and the go-to scenic spot to walk, run, or bike. There’s also the 30.8-acre Harford Park
with tall trees and several hills, perfect for dogs to run free. It’s also a great spot for picnics and includes a trail.
For all things art whether you’re looking to appreciate it or explore your own talent, visit the Wayne Art Center
. The center has a diverse schedule of monthly art exhibitions, and also provides instruction in the visual and performing arts with more than 500 classes and workshops for people of all ages. This includes a diverse range of adult art classes and a summer art camp for ages 5-17. The center also offers music education for everyone and has a larger music faculty than any other music school in the area. Art enthusiasts can’t miss their annual Plein Air Festival
The Lancaster County Farmers Market
is open on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. You’ll be thankful that it’s open three times a week, as you’ll adore this unique shopping experience. Navigate different vendors selling the best all-around fresh produce, prepared foods, meats, cheeses, desserts, gifts, flowers, and more in an indoor marketplace.
Wayne is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
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