Cherry Hill is a family-friendly neighbourhood with easy access to downtown Philadelphia and the picturesque New Jersey countryside. Pick apples, berries and peaches at a local farm, explore the New Jersey Pinelands and cross the Delaware River to visit attractions like the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Liberty Bell.
Things to do in Cherry Hill
Discover the rich agricultural history of Cherry Hill at the Barclay Farmstead Museum. The museum occupies a historic Quaker farmhouse built in 1816 and is set in beautiful gardens. Guided tours take you into rooms filled with antiques and 19th-century farming tools. Enjoy lunch in the shady picnic area and explore the nature trails.
The Garden State Discovery Museum is geared towards kids and packed with hands-on exhibits. Marvel at model dinosaurs, score goals on the miniature ice hockey rink and get creative in the arts and crafts zone. Johnson's Corner Farm is another great family attraction where you can pick berries, ride the hay truck and get lost in the sunflower maze.
Cherry Hill is set on the fringe of the New Jersey Pinelands, a sprawling reserve that protects a landscape of forests, wetlands and farms. Wharton State Forest is laced with more than 80 kilometres of hiking trails and features a handsome historic mansion built in the 1800s. You’ll find plenty of outdoor activities in Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, including hiking, mountain biking and fishing.
Drive into downtown Philadelphia to admire masterpieces by Picasso at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Leafy Rittenhouse Square features tree-lined streets and boasts some of the best cafes and boutiques in the city.
Getting around Cherry Hill
Rental cars are a fast and easy way to get around Cherry Hill, as you’ll have the freedom to visit nearby attractions or drive into Downtown Philadelphia in 20 minutes. Local buses run between Cherry Hill and Downtown Philadelphia in 45 minutes. Philadelphia International Airport is a 30-minute drive away.