Where to Eat, Shop and Unwind in Collegeville
Whether looking to spend the day hiking or treating yourself to a hot stone massage, Collegeville has it all.
Ursinus College. Photo by Flickr/Michael Stokes.
8 a.m. – Stop for an early bite at Corner Café 29
This local chain started as a small luncheonette inside a pharmacy and has since established locations in King of Prussia and Royersford. The superior food and service make this a great stop for breakfast and lunch. Try one of the “down home” skillets or specialty pancakes to get your day started.
1850 S. Collegeville Road, Collegeville, (610) 489-4640.
9 a.m. – Stroll through Evansburg State Park
In an otherwise bustling town, Evansburg State Park offers a bit of solitude. Enjoy the lush greenery, hiking trails and babbling Skippack Creek while exploring this historic park. Evansburg also offers a golf course and picnic areas.
851 Mayhall Road, Collegeville, (610)-409-1150.
10:30 a.m. – Peruse The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art
Founded in 1987, this museum has become a staple for visual arts enthusiasts. The exhibitions are constantly changing. Even better, it’s free to the public Tuesday through Sunday.
601 E. Market St., Collegeville, (610) 409-3500.
12:30 p.m. – Grab lunch at Collegeville Italian Bakery and Pizzeria
With origins in the mountain region of Nusco, Italy and roots in Collegeville, this bakery has been making bread from scratch and serving up tons of tasty options since 1994. The small market offers tons of Philadelphia’s finest brands, too.
3846 W. Ridge Pike, Collegeville, (610) 489-3354.
2 p.m. – Shop at Piccolo Boutique
This inclusive women’s boutique features on trend pieces that are sure to turn heads.
528 W. Main St., Collegeville, (484) 961-8060.
3:30 p.m. – Relax at Eden Day Spa and Salon
Take a break from your jam-packed day to pamper yourself with a massage, manicure or facial.
378 W. Main St., Collegeville, (610) 489-0800.
5 p.m. – Find your zen at Flower Garden Yoga
This yoga studio recently opened, offering heated and non-heated yoga, plus prenatal, meditation and aerial classes. The owner, Sarah Reilly, works to make this studio about more than just the movements—she wants to create space to work on your mind and spirit, too.
222 E. Main St., Collegeville, (484) 354-5463.
7:30 p.m. – Cap the day with appetizers and drinks at DaVinci’s Pub
DaVinci’s has been a neighborhood favorite since 2007, offering its signature martini menu, specialty cocktails, fine wines and Italian fare. Stop by on a weekend to enjoy live music from area bands.
217 E. Main St., Collegeville, (610) 831 1955.