Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, is home to the best shopping in the US. Home to world-class shopping malls, one-of-a-kind downtowns and premium outlets, if you're not here, you're missing out.
As Pokémon Go sweeps through the Philadelphia area, the Valley Forge team has been searching Montgomery County (and beyond!), and we've got the inside scoop on where to catch 'em all.
Introducing Crave, your guide to the best eats in Montgomery County. See our top picks, read in-depth interviews with chefs and restaurateurs, and find all the can't-miss foodie events in Montco.
The Elmwood Park Zoo is one of Montgomery County's favorite family-friendly destinations. Get up-close with a bison or take flight on a zipline. Click to find out more.
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Explore Your Freedom

Since no one knows better than you how to define a good time, Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, provides the freedom to do exactly that. Come and explore our attractions, events, adventures, arts scene, history, nightlife and shopping, and when you're tuckered out from experiencing all we have to offer, nestle into one of our stellar accommodations.

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valley forge / king of prussia

With world-class shopping, casino gaming, fine dining, family fun and the Valley Forge National Historical Park, Montgomery County allows you to explore your freedom and discover something new. MoreMore Valley Forge / King of Prussia


The arts in all their varieties seem to flourish here, from one of the area’s premier rock and roll concert venues to galleries where emerging painters and sculptors test their talents. MoreMore Jenkintown

green lane

This corner of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, is aptly named. Numerous mom-and-pop storefronts fill its quiet lanes. And the geography is always lush and inviting. MoreMore Green Lane


The open-air Suburban Square shopping district is one of Ardmore’s big draws, especially in summers when it’s augmented with a farmers market. MoreMore Ardmore


While in Lansdale and its surrounding neighborhoods enjoying the culture and history, take advantage of its homemade specialties, from chocolates to ice cream to wine. MoreMore Lansdale


Sidewalks are alive with foot traffic, either purchasing unique gifts, peering at tempting menus or just window-shopping. The most compelling reason to visit is its hometown feel. MoreMore Skippack

willow grove

It is virtually impossible to visit Willow Grove and not experience the story of the industrialist Pitcairn family, which left an indelible imprint. Come and witness their multifaceted legacy. MoreMore Willow Grove


One of Ambler’s strongest assets is its connectivity. Regional rail lines make it extremely accessible. Best of all, the town offers numerous treasures once you conveniently get there. MoreMore Ambler

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There is no actual fort in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, anymore. Today, the area is best known for wide, open landscapes that support some of the best golfing and gardens in the county. MoreMore Fort Washington


This place moves! Whether you’re leaping over the hills of its BMX bike park or dancing in its 1940s-style retro ballroom, Pottstown has a pulse. MoreMore Pottstown


The borough of Conshohocken long ago shed its mill-town roots and now, thanks to a thriving tech industry, has become known as "Silicon Valley Forge." MoreMore Conshohocken


The county seat may be located in Norristown, but when you’re visiting, you’ll do anything but sit. History, family fun, theater, and niche restaurants are all at your doorstep. MoreMore Norristown

  • Valley Forge / King of Prussia
  • Jenkintown
  • Green Lane
  • Ardmore
  • Lansdale
  • Skippack
  • Willow Grove
  • Ambler
  • Fort Washington
  • Pottstown
  • Conshohocken
  • Norristown

featured events

Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar
Sep 29, 2016
Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center: Grand Opening Ribbon-Cutting Fundraiser. Includes live entertainment and a generous spread of Paladar's Latin American-inspired food and...
Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar
Sep 29, 2016
Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar and Mission Kids together invite you to join Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center for a grand opening ribbon-cutting fundraiser. Join the...
Downtown Ambler
Oct 1, 2016
Don't miss the 25th annual Oktoberfest on Saturday October 3rd from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Ambler restaurants and businesses will have special offerings all day. With more...
Fingers Wings & Other Things
Oct 1, 2016
FWOT is kicking off the new year with Chuckles Traveling Comedy Show every Saturday night. Come enjoy Great Food, Tasty Suds and Hilarious Comedy! Doors open at 8:30...
William F. Maule Park at Windlestrae
Oct 1, 2016
A family fun event with fireworks, ziplining, vendors, pumpkin decorating, scarecrow making, a petting zoo, K9 demos, DJ, amusement rides, food and more! @MontTwp...
Narberth Park
Oct 1, 2016
The eighth annual Narberth Oktoberfest is Saturday October 1, 2016, from 5 to 9 p.m. More information will be added closer to the event.

Visitors Guide

2016 Official Visitors Guide
Visitors Guide 2016
Our official Valley Forge Visitors Guide puts a Montgomery County getaway at your fingertips. Discover our attractions, browse the best restaurants and find your ideal hotel. Available for FREE in print and digital versions.

the pursuit

September 27, 2016
Freedom from Hunger
September 27, 2016
The Valley Forge Tourism is in the midst of an ambitious charitable outreach and needs your help. Read today’s edition to find out what we need and why.   more
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