THINGS TO DO IN WILLOW GROVE
Top Shopping, Attractions and Dining
Willow Grove sealed its name in the local consciousness as a destination amusement park. So renowned was its reputation that famed bandleader John Philip Sousa was a regular conductor, leading outdoor concerts that were swarmed with fans. Willow Grove still retains the spirit of something special, which is why CityDescribed.com named it one of its Top 16 Small Cities in Pennsylvania.
BRYN ATHYN HISTORIC DISTRICT
1001 Cathedral Rd
The Bryn Athyn Historic District is so rich in history that it's possible to spend a day here in its entirety. Learn the story of the tight-knit Pitcairn Family and the huge footprint its philanthropic members left behind.
859 County Line Road
Horsham, PA 19044
Graeme Park is a 42-acre historic tract that features the Keith House. The site keeps visitors in touch with history, nature trails, outdoor fun and picnic lunches.
WILLOW GROVE PARK MALL
2500 Moreland Rd
Willow Grove Park Mall and its 130 retail stores sit on the site as the former Victorian-era amusement park. Decorations evoke this adventurous past, including carousel horses suspended from the ceiling.
PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
6 N York Rd
The Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society preserves a time when gentlemen played baseball in wool uniforms using hand-sewn leather for gloves.
THE WINGS OF FREEDOM MUSEUM
1155 Easton Rd
The Wings of Freedom Museum was founded on the former airstrip used by Harold F. Pitcairn, pioneer of the autogyro engine that evolved into the helicopter we know today. Aircraft is on display both inside and out.
WILLOW MANOR PLAYERS
225 Hampshire Dr.
The Willow Manor Players had humble beginnings as a mere fundraising performance, but it has distinguished itself for excellence in community theater circles, tackling plays and musicals both past and present.
520 Tomlinson Rd
Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
Orchard Artworks has a simple mission statement: to provide a high-quality showcase, a marketplace, and a supportive and cooperative fellowship for artists and craftspeople.
UPPER MORELAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
117 Park Avenue
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Upper Moreland Historical Society offers information on walking tours of Willow Grove, which present the area in a whole new light.
HOTELS NEAR WILLOW GROVE, PA
HAMPTON INN - WILLOW GROVE
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.
SPRINGHILL SUITES - WILLOW GROVE
Welcome to the SpringHill Suites Philadelphia Willow Grove, positioned near Horsham and Glenside. Located off of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and just a short drive from PHL Airport, we offer spacious studio suites, free parking, wi-fi and breakfast daily.
HILTON GARDEN INN - FORT WASHINGTON PHILADELPHIA
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.
CHESTNUT HILL HOTEL
Located in the historic community of Chestnut Hill, well known for its many unique shops and restaurants. 36 rooms appointed with modern amenities. Bombay Room accommodates up to 50. Complimentary continental breakfast. Free parking.
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.
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.
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.
The Courtyard Plymouth Meeting Hotel is ideally located near Center City Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, PHL Airport and the Crayola Factory.
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.