Cited by Philadelphia Magazine as one of the Best Places to Live in the suburbs, Media is referred to as “Everybody’s Home Town”.
Located just 13 miles west of Philadelphia in Delaware County, Media was settled by Quakers in the 1700s and has a rich history as the County Seat. Centrally located between Valley Forge, Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware, Media’s eclectic and vibrant vibe has made it a very desirable and sought after area for anyone looking for walkability and suburban charm.
The town center offers extraordinary outings and events for the whole family. Every Wednesday night from May to October, locals Dine Under The Stars on State Street with all of the fabulous restaurants and cuisines. Rose Tree Park offers outdoor movie screenings in the summer, and is adorned with spectacular lights during the holiday season. Picturesque landscapes are coupled with convenience and accessibility. All of this and the award winning Rose Tree Media School District make Media an exceptional place to call home.
Media is full of a wide variety of other attractions…nature lovers can visit Linvilla Orchards, the Tyler Arboretum, and Ridley Creek State Park; shoppers will love the Deals Variety Store and Media Farmer’s Market; and kids of all ages will love Xscape The Room and the Delaware County Institute of Science.
The city is convenient to U.S. Route 1 which passes through the city, and is convenient to I-476, also known locally as the “Blue Route”. It is an 11-mile drive to the Philadelphia Airport. For public transit, it is served by the Media-Elwyn Line of SEPTA’s Regional Rail system, along with the Media-Sharon Hill Line of SEPTA’s trolley service.