Nature's annual show of color is starting and there's no better place to glimpse the changing of the leaves than in Montgomery County. Check out our guide to the best places to view the fall foliage.
No need to travel to Germany for a true Oktoberfest experience. The brews are flowing in Montgomery County all October long. So raise a glass and enjoy one of these great brew fests.
October is an amazing time of year in Valley Forge and Montgomery County: it's never more beautiful or busy than it is right now. Get the full Montco experience at one of these October events.
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.
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.

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

Manatawyn Park
Oct 4, 2015
The Pottstown Brew Fest - with 1,500 tickets available - will be held on Sunday, October 4th and features unlimited sampling of 100+ beers and ciders from 50+ of the best...
DCP Theatre
Oct 4, 2015
Here is the spooky classic story by Washington Irving, presented
with all the thrills, chills and laughs that keep young audiences on
the edge of their seats. The storybook...
Montgomery County
Oct 8, 2015
The Best Kept Secrets Tour is returning to Montgomery County! The Fall tour runs October 8th to 24th, 2015, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm. For the Fall...
Spring Mountain Adventures, Inc.
Oct 9, 2015
Haunted Hay Ride Beware of the Quarrymen who still roam the mountain, waiting to exact revenge on the unknown strangers who destroyed them. IT'S NOT SAFE TO BE ON THE...
Lu Lu Shriners
Oct 10, 2015
All who enter must beware..... In 2015 new things will be seen. Uncle Louie has summoned all to come home, Now the spirits are restless and the zombies roam. For those...
Act II Playhouse
Oct 10, 2015
Stories, anecdotes and irreverent humour from 25 years of wining on TV and Radio and in Print in London & Philadelphia. Along with a surprise music guest.


Traveling Kiosk
Summer Tour
Kiosk Small
The #MakeItMontco kiosk is coming to a town near you. Stop by for your chance to win a $100 gift card, snag some #MakeItMontco swag and pick up the latest copy of the Montco Explorer.

the pursuit

September 29, 2015
Holy Harmonies
September 29, 2015
If you watched the Pope only on television – or from the crowds of thousands along the Ben Franklin Parkway – you may be interested in how the Papal Mass unfolded up close and personal. We’ve got the scoop.   more
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