Things to Do in West Reading, PA

When you find your dream home in West Reading, PA, you’ll be surrounded by the Schuylkill River, beautiful green countryside, the vast history and culture of Berks County, and plenty of fun things to do!

Things to Do in West Reading, PA

Get in touch with The Matt Wolf Team at Berks Real Estate with RE/MAX

The Matt Wolf Team at Berks Real Estate with RE/MAX specializes in residential real estate in Berks County and the surrounding counties in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Whether you are looking for a quaint, small-town atmosphere in the midst of large, wooded hills or something luxurious and urban that’s near major commuting routes, The Matt Wolf Team can help you find something you love in West Reading and elsewhere in Berks County. We look forward to providing you with friendly, expert advice and assistance.

Relax & Enjoy West Reading

West Reading is the largest of Berks County’s 30 boroughs. It is home to the largest employer in the county, The Reading Hospital and Medical Center, and the largest novelty candy maker in the world, Palmer Candies.

Enjoy annual events in the Borough, such as Arts on the Avenue in June and Fall on the Avenue in September; discover fresh, locally grown products, featuring organic produce, beef and poultry, at the popular West Reading Farmer’s Market; or visit The Barley Mow to sample 750 varieties of craft beer from more than 100 American craft breweries.

The Pennsylvania Dutch history and culture of Berks County is on display nearby every year at the Kutztown Folk Festival, one of America’s most celebrated festivals, and the oldest continuing folklife event in the nation. Visitors enjoy authentic Pennsylvania Dutch quilts, folklore programs, continuous entertainment, music, a wide array of children’s activities, and the best Pennsylvania Dutch food around.

If you’re a history buff, there are dozens of interesting destinations in the immediate vicinity, including the 1730 Daniel Boone Homestead in nearby Birdsboro; Reading’s world-famous landmark, the Pagoda, and the Gruber Wagon Works, a National Historic Landmark; and the Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site in Elverson, the finest example of an iron plantation in America.

Just minutes across the Schuylkill River in downtown Reading, you’ll find more exciting activities and events that are sure to please everyone in the family. The city is designated a national Bike Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists and offers several scenic trail networks within 15 miles of city center. Visit the Neag Planetarium to see the universe in fantastic detail, color and movement. Take in a game at FirstEnergy Stadium to watch the Reading Fightin’ Phils play baseball.

The Matt Wolf Team can show you homes for sale in West Reading, PA and introduce you to many other things to do in the area. Give us a call at (610) 685-3189 to get started working with us.


Here is just a small selection of homes that are available in West Reading, PA.

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  1. 3 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,120 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,742 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Listing provided by Dana Riegel, RE/MAX Of Reading
  2. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Lot size: 2,613 sqft
    Year built: 1910
    Listing provided by Edwin Spayd, RE/MAX Of Reading
  3. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Lot size: 8,712 sqft
    Year built: 1900
    Listing provided by Gilbert Carbon, Century 21 Gold
  4. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,744 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,276 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Listing provided by Angela Tolosky, Weichert Realtors Neighborhood One
  5. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,663 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Listing provided by Tod Slabik, RE/MAX Of Reading

See all 19611 zip code.
(all data current as of 9/24/2018)

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