Welcome To Haddonfield
A hip town with an always-lively downtown, strong traditional values, and a vivid history
Nestled in the lush Delaware Valley, the borough of Haddonfield is a peaceful respite just 20 minutes southeast of Philadelphia. Full of history, this affluent community abounds in both friendliness and small-town appeal that has been embedded into its history since its incorporation in 1875.
Haddonfield is bordered by the communities of Cherry Hill and Haddonfield Township and boasts easy commutes due to its central location and position between I-295, US-30, and New Jersey 70. The town is also notable for its archaeological significance and houses a major paleontology site at which one of the first entire dinosaur skeletons in North America was unearthed.
A mix of multimillion-dollar contemporary estates and majestic historic homes, the architectural variety of residential real estate in Haddonfield knows no bounds. From mid-century Mediterranean villas and 1920s brick Colonials to contemporary abodes and quaint Dutch homes, Haddonfield keeps its impeccable streets effortlessly beautiful..
What To Love
- Less than 20 minutes from Philadelphia and an hour to the shore
- The energetic commercial atmosphere and tranquil neighborhoods
- Show-stopping architecture and stunning historic homes
- Fresh local produce and goods at the Haddonfield Farmers Market
On sunny afternoons, residents might head downtown to sip lattes or grab early dinner at sidewalk cafes with neighbors. Boutiques house friendly, familiar faces, and town events draw the entire community together to celebrate the local heritage. With boundless opportunities for shopping and a slew of nearby entertainment, the town melds an easy-going personality with a busier commercial lifestyle.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
Downtown Haddonfield is the borough’s main shopping district, and along its walkable, pristine streets lie over 200 local shops, galleries, and restaurants. Posh boutiques, niche specialty stores and adorable corner diners all help keep the area hopping with visitors and locals alike throughout the year.
The Bistro at Haddonfield is perhaps one of the most recognizable restaurants in the area. A cozy-chic ambiance establishes a one-of-a-kind feel that pairs perfectly with the bistro's menu of refined classics and delicious coffees. Breakfast is a particularly lively time at this beloved eatery, and its morning brunch selection includes drool-worthy options like the bacon maple waffles and customizable omelets. Top off your meal with a decadent dessert, like homemade cheesecakes and cannolis, caramel apple tarts, and Greek bougatsa.
Located within 20 minutes of Haddonfield, The Promenade remains one of the area’s hottest shopping spots. As a chic, open-air shopping center, The Promenade houses an array of luxury and upscale retailers such as Coach, lululemon, and Apple.
Things To Do
Exploring the art galleries downtown is a must for connoisseurs of all things beautiful, and locations like the Howard Heartsfield Studio & Gallery give shoppers the opportunity to find first-rate handmade local art and goods. The Anatolia Art Studio helps foster the skills of burgeoning creators and artists through its multitude of courses, which range from clay sculpting to knitting and crochet.
Bounded by the streets of Kings Highway and Brace Road, the 55 acres of Wallworth Park serve primarily as a vibrant green space for walking and biking. The park serves both Haddonfield and Cherry Hill and encompasses the Wallworth and Evans ponds — both tranquil backdrops for an afternoon stroll or picnic.
History is brought to life at the Indian King Tavern Museum, which sets up Revolutionary War reenactments and offers tour reservations throughout the year. At more than 200 years old, the Indian King Tavern Museum was not only critical to the establishment of democracy in the city but was also a place of staggering historical import for the entire state and the nation at large.
Haddonfield is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Haddonfield Memorial High School, 9-12, a highly rated public high school rated among the top 50 in the state
- Elizabeth Haddon Elementary School, PK & K-5, highly rated public elementary school