THINGS TO DO IN FORT WASHINGTON
Top Shopping, Attractions and Dining

There is no actual fort in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, anymore. But there was once, built by General Washington. Today, the area is best known for a thriving pharmaceutical industry and wide, open landscapes that support some of the best golfing and gardens in the county.

FORT WASHINGTON STATE PARK

Fort Washington State Park

Fort Washington State Park holds just as much appeal for nature lovers as it does history buffs. An observation deck provides breathtaking views of the butterfly garden and each fall, migrating raptors.

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HIGHLANDS MANSION & GARDENS
7001 Sheaff Ln
Fort Washington

Highlands Mansion For more than 200 years, the Highlands Mansion has stood as one of Montgomery County's most beautiful homes. Tours of the home and gardens are offered every weekday, and the home is hope for special events throughout the year.

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MORRIS ARBORETUM OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia

Morris Arboretum

The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania conducts four major activities: education, research, outreach, and horticultural display. It is a whopping 92 acres of outdoor amazement.

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CLIFTON HOUSE
473 South Bethlehem Pike 
Fort Washington

Clifton House, formerly known as Sandy Tavern, housed some of Washington's key officers during the autumn of 1777. It has been updated to contain a library, museum and HQ of the Fort Washington Historical Society.

HOPE LODGE
553 S. Bethlehem Pike 
Fort Washington

Hope Lodge Skirmish

Hope Lodge brings The Whitemarsh Encampment of 1777 to life in a two-day event on the grounds of historic. Re-enactors, musket fire and skirmishes illustrate the struggle against the British.

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WILLIAM PENN INN
1017 DeKalb Pike 
Gwynedd, PA 19436

The William Penn Inn is the oldest continually operated country inn in Pennsylvania. The staff has been expertly attending to the needs of visitors and diners since the 1700s.

LULU SHRINERS ARENA
5140 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting

Lu Lu Shriners Liberty Pro Rodeo

The LuLu Shriners Arena offers some of the most unique family-centric entertainment in all of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania: a circus, a haunted house and a rootin' tootin' rodeo.

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BRITTINGHAM'S
640 Germantown Pike
Lafayette Hill

Brittingham's has been the site of raised tankards of ale since the days when the supporters of independence held victory celebrations there. It now sports an Irish-themed décor and menu, making it a St. Patrick's Day must-see.


CANTINA FELIZ
424 South Bethlehem Pike
Fort Washington

Cantina Feliz garnered the following comment from Philadelphia Inquirer food critic Craig Leban: "If I lived within 20 minutes... I'd be downing orders of carnitas tacos with a fresh-squeezed Santana reposado margarita on a regular basis."


ZAKES CAFE

444 S. Bethlehem Pike Ft.
Fort Washington

Zakes Café is all-encompassing, a small bistro with big talent, where you'll want to save room for dessert. The master chefs do magical things with chocolate, sugar and buttercream.

MAGERK'S PUB & GRILL
582 S Bethlehem Pike
Fort Washington

MaGerk’s Pub & Grill is a quintessential neighborhood watering hole, where a cold beer and a terrific menu (lap up the French onion soup!) are the perfect accompaniments to an evening of televised sports or organized trivia competitions.

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HOTELS NEAR FORT WASHINGTON, PA

HILTON GARDEN INN - FORT WASHINGTON PHILADELPHIA
Hilton Garden Fort Washington530 Pennsylvania Ave
Ft Washington, PA 19034
Distance: 1 Mile
215.646.4637

Fort Washington's newest hotel features an indoor pool and fitness center, and 24-hour business center. All rooms equipped with refrigerators, microwave ovens and coffee makers. 3,000 square-feet of meeting space available. 

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HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES- FORT WASHINGTON
Holiday-Inn-Express-Fort Washington432 Pennsylvania Ave
Fort Washington, PA 19034
Distance: 1 Mile
215.591.9000

The newest addition to the Fort Washington Business area is the brand new Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Fort Washington, with 168 spacious rooms including 77 suites. Conveniently located off the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) and across from The Fort Washington Business Park.

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DOUBLETREE SUITES BY HILTON - PHILADELPHIA WEST
DoubleTree Philadelphia West640 Fountain Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Distance: 4 Miles
610.834.8300

The 253 spacious suites feature a living room, separate master bedroom, wet bar, coffee maker and refrigerator. Amenities include a pool, sun deck, whirlpool, sauna and exercise room, and the Brandywine Hunt Club & Grille.

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COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT - PLYMOUTH MEETING
Courtyard - Plymouth Meeting651 Fountain Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Distance: 4 Miles
610.238.0695

The Courtyard Plymouth Meeting Hotel is ideally located near Center City Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, PHL Airport and the Crayola Factory. 

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NORMANDY FARM HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
Normandy Farm1401 Morris Rd
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Distance: 7 Miles
215.616.8500

Historic property features 141 luxurious hotel rooms and suites, 17 state-of-the-art meeting rooms, two ballrooms, casual restaurant, championship golf and other recreational facilities.

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HAMPTON INN - WILLOW GROVE
Hampton Inn Willow Grove1500 Easton Road
Willow Grove, PA 19464
Distance: 9 Miles
215.959.3535

Welcome to the Hampton Inn Philadelphia/Willow Grove hotel. Located just off the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 276), our hotel is adjacent to the Willow Grove-Horsham business parks. 

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DAYS INN - HORSHAM/PHILADELPHIA
Days Inn - Horsham245 Easton Road
Horsham, PA 194044
Distance: 5 Miles
215.674.2500

171 newly renovated guest rooms; in-room coffee; premium TV channels with Nintendo; microwave; fridge; irons and boards; hair dryers; free local calls; continental breakfast; free weekday newspaper; business center; meeting space; fitness center; pet friendly.

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HYATT HOUSE PHILADELPHIA/PLYMOUTH MEETING
Hyatt House Plymouth Meeting501 E Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
Distance: 7 Miles
610.313.9990

Conveniently located 2 miles from the Pennsylvania Turnpike the HYATT HouseTM offers hotel accommodations with a residential atmosphere in all of our 131 guest suites. Book your next reservation and enjoy complimentary breakfast & Wi-Fi. 

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HAMPTON INN - PHILADELPHIA/PLYMOUTH MEETING
Hampton Inn Plymouth Meeting2055 Chemical Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Distance: 6 Miles
610.567.0900

136 rooms. Features complimentary hot breakfast buffet, restaurant and fitness room on-site. Conveniently located, with additional dining and shopping within walking distance. Internet access, HBO, USA Today and local calls. Group rates and Hilton Honors Rewards. 

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PHILADELPHIA MARRIOTT WEST
Philadelphia Marriott West111 Crawford Ave
W. Conshohocken, PA 19428
Distance: 8 Miles
610.941.5600

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.

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