Welcome to Wayne
Lively suburb with vivid, spacious exteriors and a historic backdrop
Wayne is a spirited treasure of a town centered in the heart of Delaware County. This lively community is a vibrant place comprising a serene aesthetic of charming stretches of streets lined with beautiful towering trees, picturesque parks and trails, and vast natural beauty. Humbly in touch with its old railroad past, Wayne has several historic sites that draw visitors from far and wide. There’s always something extraordinary to see or experience, whether it's the local beauty of a neighborhood park, the drop-dead gorgeous historic homes, or the historic district, which includes a cinema, a library, restaurants, cafes, and more.
What to Love
- Spacious homes and parks
- Vibrant scenery and things to do
- Historic sites spotting the town
- Reputable academic institutions
People & Lifestyle
Situated right in the Main Line, Wayne is a central location that is ideal for the folks who like to commute and travel to surrounding areas but also like to get busy right in town. Many of the residents enjoy getting outside at the parks for a breath of fresh air with their loved ones or strolling through nature with their furry four-legged friends. When they’re not soaking up the sun, they’re downtown in the business or historic district shopping, dining at a trendy restaurant, or catching up with friends at a local watering hole. While the area is an affluent one, the people are grounded and neighborly. Wayne’s open, small-town spirit and love for the great outdoors makes for an ideal lifestyle for families and people of all ages.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
In Wayne, you’ll be more than excited to dine and shop your way through the fun and hospitable town. The Goat's Beard
is a fantastic New American eatery serving locally sourced fare — as well as an excellent wine, beer, and whiskey list — in a cozy, rustic-chic space. You’ll never be without the freshest and finest meats, cheeses, baked goods, flowers, and even gifts at the Farmers Market
. Downtown Wayne
has set a high standard with its trendy boutiques, quality stores, and restaurants set with beautiful tables. For a warm cup of joe, step into Gryphon Coffee Co.
or Teresa’s Next Door
for great food and an even greater Belgian beer.
Things to Do
There’s always something to do in Wayne — especially if you’re looking forward to surrounding yourself with the community and getting outside! Chanticleer
is an insanely gorgeous 48-acre botanical garden built on the grounds of the Rosengarten estate and located right on Philadelphia's historic Main Line. It’s the perfect spot for setting down a blanket and having a relaxing picnic or setting off on a sunny weekend stroll. All the art lovers in town love Wayne Art Center
, which offers adult and youth art and music classes. In May, the center sponsors the breathtaking Plein Air landscape-painting festival
, and in winter, they hold an international, juried contemporary craft show. Picture exciting streets filled with vendors, performers, carnival rides, and activities in September for the beloved Radnor Fall Festival
. During the holiday season, there’s an old-fashioned Christmas
event where horse-drawn carriages roam the streets, Santa Claus visits Wayne, and shops stay open later for families and guests.
Wayne has several highly-rated schools and educational facilities of note, located in:
- Easttown School District
- Radnor Township School District
- Tredyffrin-Easttown School District