To see the roads – and some of the landmarks – a printable map of the Chestnut Hill Historical Society Self-Guided Walking Tour is here.

Getting Around

Getting to Chestnut Hill is also a pleasant experience. Our community is easily accessible by all major roadways in the area:

By Car From Center City Philadelphia

Take I-676/Vine Street Expressway West to I-76West/ Schuylkill Expressway to Exit 340A (Lincoln Drive). Follow Lincoln Drive to dead-end at Allens Lane. Turn right onto Allens Lane and follow to dead-end at Germantown Ave. Turn left onto Germantown Avenue. Follow two lights into Chestnut Hill shopping district.

From PA Turnpike & I-476

Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 333 (Norristown) or I-476 Exit 19 to Germantown Pike East. Stay on Germantown Pike for approx. 5 miles into Chestnut Hill.

From NJ Turnpike

Take N.J. Turnpike to Pennsylvania Turnpike. Exit PA Turnpike at 339 (Ft. Washington). Follow signs for Rte. 309 South. Take 309 South to Paper Mill Road Exit. Turn right at exit ramp. Proceed to the 4th traffic light (Stenton Avenue). Turn left onto Stenton Avenue and then, almost immediately, veer right onto Bethlehem Pike and follow into Chestnut Hill.

From South Jersey

Take the Benjamin Franklin Bridge to 676 West / Schuylkill Expressway and follow directions above from Center City.

Via SEPTA Regional Rail

Use any Center City Rail Station (Market East, Suburban or 30th Street Station to board the SEPTA Chestnut Hill East or Chestnut Hill West train to the last stop on either rail. For the Chestnut Hill East make a left turn out of the station and walk two blocks up Bethlehem Pike to Germantown Avenue. For the Chestnut Hill West line, walk up the steps or the ramp directly onto Germantown Avenue. The train service is very regular. For motorcoach directions from other places, please call 215.247.6696.