Visit Guide

Planning a trip to campus? Be sure to check out the surrounding area while you’re here!

Although Bryn Mawr is beautiful, the student experience extends far beyond the bounds of campus. Students regularly pop into our quaint downtown area or catch the train into Philadelphia for food and fun.

If you have time during your visit, we recommend exploring Bryn Mawr town and/or Philadelphia to get a better feel for the area and to discover all the great opportunities that await our students!


On-Campus Dining

  • Until further notice, because of COVID-19 protocols, visitors are not permitted in dining halls on campus.

Bryn Mawr restaurants

  • Drive or walk to Bryn Mawr’s cute downtown area and grab a bite to eat at some of our favorite places:
    • (owned by a Bryn Mawr alum!)

Philadelphia restaurants

  • Drive to train into the city to check out some of our favorite Philadelphia restaurants. Please note that you must be fully-vaccinated to dine in Philadelphia.
  • And if you want to try a cheesesteak, check out


  • ϲʿ visitors who stay at receive 10% off by using the code BRYMWR at checkout.
  • ϲʿ visitors who stay at receive 10% off by using the code QTRICO at checkout.
  • Wyndham Alumnae House bed and breakfast is currently closed with very limited catering service.

Things to do

On campus

In the city

  • There is so much to experience in Philadelphia, but we’ll try to keep this list short. Here are some of the best ways to spend an afternoon in the city
    • Visit the
    • Go on a
    • Explore the
    • Dive into history at the
    • Take a selfie at the
    • Grab a coffee and hang out in