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Phoenixville, Chester County

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A Ziptrip to Phoenixville

Boasts an artsy, low-key vibe that attracts visitors craving a relaxing day with a creative twist

At the intersection of the Schuylkill River and French Creek, Phoenixville blends historic charm with a modern mindset. Phoenixville’s name is derived from the renowned Phoenix Iron & Steele company. For nearly 200 years, the company helped forge a town as well as the nation. The Phoenix Company Foundry, built in 1882, is now home to the Schuylkill River Heritage Center. This Center is a historic gateway to northern Chester County and provides information about places of interest to visit throughout the region, including great restaurants, live music venues, eclectic art displays and historic buildings.

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Getting to Phoenixville

By car

Driving the 27 miles from Center City to Phoenixville takes roughly 40 minutes. If you don’t have access to a car, you may want to reserve a Zipcar, with more than 350 vehicles in 115 locations in the greater Philadelphia area and a considerable presence in Center City. Once you get to Phoenixville, metered street parking and municipal lots are available.
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Black Lab Bistro & Bakery

With so much creativity flowing, Phoenixville has quite the palette, including two BYOBs. Black Lab Bistro & Bakery is known for its crab-cake benedict and decadent butterscotch French toast on a menu that changes often, and Majolica specializes in seasonally inspired cuisine.

And even the pizza scene is an art. Vecchia Pizzeria imports ingredients from Naples, Italy, then wood-fires in an oven made of stone from Mount Vesuvius. The Regina Margherita is a must, its generous helping of sauce topped with mozzarella di bufala and fresh basil leaves.
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