A Ziptrip to Media
“Everybody’s hometown” has made a commitment to diversity and neighborliness
In Media, you’ll find an artful blend of new and traditional, eclectic and sophisticated, international and plain old down-home goodness. Steeped in the history of Delaware County, Media has become the life and heart of the region, drawing expanded growth from its unique mixture of authentic and contemporary attitudes. From street festivals to live music to performance theater to poetry readings, State Street is a constant entertainment venue for young and old. Walk the length of town in an evening, chat with new friends and leave your cares behind.
Getting to Media
Media is a quick 30-minute drive from Center City. If you opt to drive, renting a Zipcar is a good option, with more than 350 vehicles in 115 locations in the greater Philadelphia area and a considerable presence in Center City. Once you get to Media, downtown parking lots augment metered street parking.
There are a number of ways to get to Media via public transportation, most of which take about 60 minutes. The town is connected to SEPTA's Regional Rail route R3 line, the Media/Elwyn Line. Media also has light rail access via the SEPTA Suburban Trolley Line: Route 101, and two bus lines also service the Town.
The Media Theatre
Professional theater in the heart of Delaware County
If your plans to visit involve public transportation, arrive at the station with easy access to downtown to catch a matinee at The Media Theatre with a full season of Broadway musicals (both classics and new titles).
A 300-acre family farm dedicated to agriculture, entertainment and education
In town, take a trolley ride through downtown and check out the PA Veterans Museum to see hundreds of artifacts, uniforms and living history replicas from every U.S. war.
Shopping in Media
For the art scene, Turning Point Gallery carries museum-quality American art and decorative glass, while the knick-knack, old-school Deals has the art in its architecture as an old Woolworth’s that retains the original wood floor and tin roof.
Dining in Media
Grilled cheese, please! Will it be the Stack, made with double-crème Brie, white cheddar, caramelized onions and smoked bacon? Or maybe the Florentine, with Brie, fresh spinach and ripe tomato? Cool twists on a comfy standby encourage repeat visits to House. And over at Lotus Farm to Table, female chef Courtney Rozsas marries her expertise in biology with a passion for healthy food inspired by her travels in Southeast Asia. Aside from its conscientiously prepared dishes, the menu features nearly a dozen varieties of tea.