Valley Forge Family Day, the Liberty Pro Rodeo, the Jenkintown Festival of the Arts and Paoli Battlefield Heritage Day are just some of the big events to look forward to this month in Montco.
Valley Forge National Historical Park celebrates Family Day on September 25 with an afternoon of activities geared toward children and their parents. Click to learn more and pre-register your family.
Sixty miles of freedom awaits you in Montgomery County. Our ever-growing trail network is filled with unique rides and hikes that take you through urban centers and scenic countrysides. Learn more.
The Elmwood Park Zoo is one of Montgomery County's favorite family-friendly destinations. Get up-close with a giraffe or bison, or take flight on a zipline. Click to find out more.
Located just a short drive from Center City Philadelphia, Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA is a great place to stay over and explore during the World Meeting of Families 2015.

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

Valley Forge National Historical Park
Aug 28, 2015
The inspiring story of the Valley Forge Winter Encampment comes alive as you ride through the Park on our old-fashioned open air trolley! Our expert guides will lead you on a...
Village Wine Cellar Wine Bar and Bistro
Aug 28, 2015
Date/Time Date(s) - 08/28/2015 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Join Us from 6-10pm with Live Jazz with Hidden Treasure Hidden Treasure Specializes in: Latin, Jazz, Pop & R&B...
Pottsgrove Manor
Aug 30, 2015
Pottsgrove Manor's staff and living history volunteers will demonstrate 18th-century trades, crafts, and pastimes. You may even get to join in! Activities will vary from...
Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes
Sep 4, 2015
The fifth anniversary of First Fridays in Skippack Village is proud to debut a new and exciting entertainment venue for all to enjoy. The theme this year "Make It a...
Lulu Shriners
Sep 17, 2015
27th Annual Liberty Pro Rodeo Thursday, Friday & Saturday- 7:30PM Sunday- 2:00PM Gates open 1 1/2 hours before showtime
Pennypacker Mills
Sep 19, 2015
The Friends of Pennypacker Mills is holding its Fourth Annual Craft Marketplace on the grounds of the Mills located at 5 Haldeman Road in Schwenksville, PA, on Saturday,...


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August 26, 2015
Keswick Tavern
August 26, 2015
Got tickets to an upcoming show at the renowned Keswick Theater? Complete your evening out with a bite and a brew – pre-show or afterward – at one of Glenside’s most friendly watering holes, right across the street.   more
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