Villanova is a city in the United States Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It straddles Lower Merion Township of Montgomery County and Radnor Township of Delaware County. It is located at the center of the Pennsylvania Main Line, a series of highly affluent Philadelphia suburban towns located along the original east-west railroad tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Villanova is served by the SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line regional rail train and Norristown High Speed Line.
From New York and New England: Take the New Jersey Turnpike (95) to Exit 6 (Pennsylvania Turnpike (276) Exit). Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (276) Westbound to Exit 20 (Mid-County Interchange) I-476 South/Chester. Follow I-476 South to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids). At the bottom of ramp turn right onto Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue. Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) for just over a one-half mile.
From the West: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike (76) to Exit 326 - Valley Forge (formerly Exit 24). Take I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) to Exit 331A(I-476 South/Chester) to Exit 13 (US 30 St. Davids/Villanova) to Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue. Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) for just over a one-half mile.
From the South: Take I-95 North to Exit 7 (I-476 (Blue Route) North-Plymouth Meeting). Take I-476 (Blue Route) North to Exit 13 (Villanova/St. Davids) Lancaster Avenue) to Route 30 East, also known as Lancaster Avenue. Proceed east on Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue) for just over a one-half mile.
Via Regional Rail: Take AMTRAK to 30th Street Station in Center City Philadelphia. Take SEPTA's Regional Rail Line, the Paoli/Thorndale line (Paoli Local) to Villanova Station.
Via Suburban Rail: SEPTA's Route 100 Line travels between Norristown and 69th Street Terminal. You may get on or off the Route 100 trolley at the Villanova Stop.
Via Airplane: Arrange to fly into Philadelphia International Airport, which is located 25 minutes from the Villanova.
Villanova is served by many five-star taxicab services, listed below:
Main Line Taxi Freedom Taxi Tinicum Taxis All Threes Taxi Cabs For more taxi services, visit [http://www.yellowpages.com/radnor-pa/
One of the best things to do in Villanova is have a picnic at the Willows Mansion Estate. The lovely estate of 47 acres was purchased by Radnor Township in 1973 which added a new dimension to the Township's Recreation facilities. The "Willows" is a magnificent park setting with a picnic area/grills along with a pond for fishing. Parking is available. Dogs are not permitted.
Villanova is situated about 10 minutes from the King of Prussia Mall. The King of Prussia Mall is the largest shopping mall in the United States of America in terms of leasable retail space.
The top ten restaurants in Villanova are:
1. Nova Mediterranean Grill (Mediterranean) 2. Azie on Main (Japanese) 3. Campus Corner (Pizza) 4. DIneIn2Nite (American) 5. Zoës Kitchen (Vegitarian) 6. Teresa’s Next Door (Belgian) 7. Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches (Custom Sandwiches and Hoagies) 8. El Limon (Mexican) 9. Sola (American) 10. Winger’s (Chicken Wings)