THINGS TO DO IN ARDMORE
Top Shopping, Attractions and Dinin on the Main Line
Ardmore was named after its train stop on its Main Line commuter connection with Philadelphia. The main street is Lancaster Avenue; its specialty shops and quirky retailers may seem at odds with the area's perceived upper-crustiness, but in reality, the neighborhood has been skewing younger and hipper for several decades.
Anderson & Coulter Ave
Suburban Square, the oldest outdoor shopping center in the country, has distinguished itself for decades as an open-air shopping experience that is concurrently upscale and friendly.
TIRED HANDS BREWERY
16 Ardmore Ave
Tired Hands Brewery is a nationally recognized craft brewery right here in Montgomery County. Recognized by Yahoo! as one of its "10 Small-Batch Breweries Beer Lovers Need to Try," Tired Hands' Brew Cafe and Fermenteria are also serving up some of the best food in the Philadelphia suburbs.
ARDMORE MUSIC HALL
23 East Lancaster Ave
Ardmore Music Hall has been bringing in the top local and national touring acts since 1980 when it started life as 23 East Cabaret.
500 Harriton Rd
Harriton House in Bryn Mawr was the home of Charles Thomson, Secretary of the Continental Congress. It has been restored to reflect his life in the home and is open for tours year-round.
PHILADELPHIA SKATING CLUB
220 Holland Ave
The Philadelphia Skating Club has open-ice opportunities year round and can teach you the finer points of Theater on Ice, which blends skating with dance.
MERRITT GALLERY & RENAISSANCE FINE ARTS
385 Lancaster Ave
Merritt Gallery & Renaissance Fine Arts has a stunning array of prints for sale and a number of meet-the-artist events; it houses the largest collection of art in the Mid-Atlantic region.
BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE
824 Lancaster Ave
The Bryn Mawr Film Institute occupies the former Seville Theater, built in 1926. Today you can catch first-run showings of independent, international, repertory and alternative films. The institute also hosts film education sessions and filmmaking classes.
CHANTICLEER ESTATE AND GARDENSHEADING
786 Church Road
Chanticleer Estate and Gardens takes its name from the Middle English translation of the word rooster, an apt description because the meticulously tended gardens are clearly something to crow about.
HOTELS NEAR ARDMORE, PA
PHILADELPHIA MARRIOTT WEST
286 rooms. Located only a few miles from Philadelphia, Valley Forge, and Villanova; the Philadelphia Marriott West accommodates leisure travelers, business functions and social events. Enjoy contemporary style at this Marriott hotel.
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT - DEVON
Select service, moderately priced hotel with 149 recently renovated guest rooms and suites. Enjoy the indoor pool, fitness center, and complimentary Wifi throughout. The Bistro - Eat.Drink.Connect is open daily for breakfast, dinner, and cocktails.
CHUBB HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
Newly renovated, the Chubb Hotel & Conference Center is a distinctive, state-of-the-art facility situated on 300 acres of rolling hills and woodlands providing a secluded, yet highly accessible venue for any type of indoor/outdoor conference, business and/or social event.
BEST WESTERN PLUS - THE INN AT KING OF PRUSSIA
168 rooms. Complimentary hot breakfast buffet and WiFi. Seasonal heated outdoor pool and whirlpool. On-Site fitness center, media room and business center. Directly across from the King of Prussia Mall. Two miles from Valley Forge National Historical Park, 20 miles from Historic Olde City Philadelphia.
DOUBLETREE BY HILTON PHILADELPHIA/VALLEY FORGE
North of the King of Prussia Mall on US 202, DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia/Valley Forge features 327 newly renovated luxurious guest rooms, a health club, outdoor heated 3 season pool and gift shop.
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTELS & SUITES - KING OF PRUSSIA
Three Diamond AAA rating. Complimentary Express Start Breakfast, USA Today newspaper, HBO, CNN, ESPN, high speed internet access, and fitness room with whirlpool. New two-room suites. Discounts at local restaurants.
SHERATON VALLEY FORGE
Experience style, comfort and versatility at the new Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel featuring 180 stylish guest rooms, 58 spacious suites, 25,000 square feet of flexible event space, including a 10,000 square- foot ballroom.