The city of Exton is located in Chester County, Southeastern Pennsylvania, west of Philadelphia, along Route 30 Highway. Exton is part of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-New Jersey metropolitan area.

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The Exton Square Mall

A quaint mall with plenty of stores for the family. The mall has two floors and creates a square shape.<p>Main Floor stores: Macys's, Boscovs, JCPenney, MasterCuts, Nail Boutique, Customer Service Center, RadioShack, Lens Crafters, The Shoe Department, Deb Shop, Game Stop, As Seen on TV, Life Uniform, Select Comfort, Exton Place, Carlton Cards, Chester County Art Association, Jos. A. Bank, MW Tux, Littman Jewelers, Kitchen Kapers, Christopher and Banks, Lane Bryant, Deck the Walls, Mother Maternity, Payless, New York & Company, Foot Locker, Habitat, Penn Premier Dental, Hair Dzyns, The Creative Hand, Healthy Way, Claire's, Home Town China, Starting Forever, Perfume Island, The Deerskin Leather Shop.<p>Level 2 stores: Sears, Pro Nails, The Children's Place, Champs, Express, Gap Kids, GAP Body, Leasing Opportunity, Suncoast Motion Picture Co., Harry's Hotdogs, Sarku Japan, Saladworks Cafe, Montesini Pizza, Liberty Travel, Hollister, The Picture People, Norman's Hallmark, Pearle Vision Express, Shenk and Tittle, Spencers Gifts, AT&T, Finish Line, Forever 21, Boscov's, Abercrombie and Fitch, aerie, Banana Republic, H&M, Gymboree, Bath& Body Works, Ann Taylor Loft, Victoria's Secret, Zumiez, Journey's, JCPenney, Charloette Russe, Areopastel, American Eagle Outfitters, Borders Express, Limited Too, Pac Sun, Dairy Queen, Taco Bell/Subway, Chik-fel-a, China House, McDonald's, Macy's, Lids, Trade Secret, Stride Rite, Pagoda, General Nutrition Center, T-Mobile, Zales, Wireless Zone, BC Sports Collectibles, Game Stop, Things Remembered, Best Buy Mobile, Icing, Gertude Hawk, Kay Jewelers, Nestle Toll House Cafe, Freedom Wireless, Vitamin World, Auntie Ann's Pretzels, The Body Shop, Sunglass Hut, Village Silver, Sprint, Bandalino, Origins, Pinwheels, 5-7-9, Aveda, Gordon's Jewelers, Yankee Candle COmpany, Aldo.

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American Helicopter Museum

Explore the dream and reality of helicopter flight at the American Helicopter Museum, where some three dozen examples of helicopters antique and modern are held on display. In fact, the first rotary wing American craft to ever fly took off just some 41 miles away from the museum, in the town of Bryn Athyn. See a Bell 47B, the first helicopter to be commercially certified in the country, and the Bell AH-1F Cobra, used by the army in the 1960s as well as odd devices like the Princeton GEM X-2 Air Scooter. The museum is situated at the Brandywine Airport close to West Goshen Community Park, and most of the helicopters displayed are located inside, making this a great museum to visit no matter the time of year.

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Chester County Historical Society

The largest museum dedicated to exploring the past of this southeastern region, the collections contained within the Chester County Historical Society museum are vast and illuminating. A large holding of 18th and 19th century decorative arts pieces compliments the more traditional holdings of documents and antique items. Make sure to visit the Introductory Gallery, where the lives of early county residents are shared, as well as the galleries that hold rotating themed exhibits. The downtown museum is a highlight of West Chester, with many great shops and restaurants located within walking distance.

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French Creek State Park

Covering 7,475 acres of land in rural Pennsylvania, French Creek State Park offers the space and facilities for outdoor recreational activities of every type. Over 35 miles of hiking trails criss-cross the park, as well as eight miles of horse trails and 6,000 acres of land for hunters. There are campgrounds, yurts, boats for rent, fishing lakes, a summer swimming pool and more to enjoy. The park sits about 12 miles southeast of Reading and around 35 miles northwest of Philadelphia a little off of Highway 422.

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Tyler Arboretum

Tyler Arboretum presents 650 acres of beautiful and exotic plants elegantly arranged in a natural setting. Open to the public for hiking and picnicking, highlights of the arboretum include the Meadow Maze with a four-ring labyrinth of grasses, Pink Hill's layout of serpentine stone and wildflowers, and a huge array of ornamentals ranging from flowering cherry to crabapple trees. The grounds lie about 15 miles east of downtown Philadelphia, beneath Ridley Creek State Park.

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Kerr Park

About a 10 minute drive into Downingtown. It has trails for walking, biking, and running. There are plenty of picinic tables and gazeboes for large or small outtings. The playground is accessible for both children with and without handicaps. If you visit on the fourth of July then you can see the many festivites and fireworks at the park.

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Whitford Country Club

Whitford Country Club is an 18-hole regulation length golf course in Exton, Pennsylvania. This medium-length layout features 4 sets of teeboxes for the enjoyment of golfers of all skill levels. Online tee times may be available at Whitford Country Club or at nearby golf courses, usually offered at a discount from the normal rate.

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Main Street at Exton

A retail mall with different architectural style buildings in a town center setting. Major tenants include Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bed Bath & Beyond, Old Navy and Pier 1 Imports. There are many large department stores and smaller shops.

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Marsh Creek State Park

The 1,705-acre Marsh Creek State Park contains a 535-acre lake offering wind surfing, boating, sailing, fishing, and waterfowl watching. Other park activities include camping, hiking, swimming, picnicking, and horseback riding.

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Downingtown Country Club

This 18-hole championship golf course features tree-lined fairways and firm, fast greens protected by deep bunkers and heavy roughs. A bar and grill in a well-appointed clubhouse is on the property.

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Holiday Inn Express

Free high-speed wireless access, complimentary fresh baked cookies in lobby- afternoons Mon-Fri, fitness center, walking distance to Cheeseburger in Paradise and Whiteland Towne Center.

Wyndham Garden Exton Valley Forge

Complimentary wireless internet access, voicemail, complimentary USA Today complimentary shuttle service(10 mile radius), room service-Arthur's Steak House.

Fairfield Inn (Marriott)

Smoke-free, complimentary hot breakfast, microwave and refrigerator in every room, near Uno Chicago Grill and Hoss's Steak and Sea House.

Comfort Suites

Free coffee, free high-speed wireless access, free continental breakfast, fitness center, 100% smoke-free, near Ron's Schoolhouse Grill.

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Hampton Inn

Complimentary hot breakfast, microwave and refrigerator in every room, near Uno Chicago Grill and Hoss's Steak and Sea House.

Brandywine Outfitters

Brandywine Outfitters is a full-service canoe and kayak rental business that is open April through September.

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Downingtown Bowling Alley

A 10 minute dirve and on the weekends there is late night bowling with drinks for the 21 and over crowd.

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SPCA of Chester County

The largest animal shelter in Chester County. It is about a 5-10 minute drive from the heart of Exton.

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Vertical Extremes

A 10 minute drive into the heart of Downingtown. It is a great indoor rock climbing arena.

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Albert C. Miller Memorial Park

A cute little park with small concerts and occasional festivals throughout the year.

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Regal Cinemas

Also a 10 minute drive and is located across the street from the bowling alley.

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Appetites On Main

Known to have some of the best Bacon Cheese Fries in the county.

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Frazer Lanes

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Cosi Sandwich Bar

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Eagle Tavern and Inn

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The Drafting Room

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Riverstone Cafe

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Appetites on Main

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Johnny's Bar

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Vicker's Tavern

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About Exton

*Exton is in Chester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area. *It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 312 feet. The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,267.

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