Things to Do
The Best Things to Do in Montgomery County
No two vacations are alike because no two vacationers are alike. The appeal of spending free time in Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, is that there's so much to see and do, memorable moments are everywhere. It's the place to Let Freedom Reign.
Breathe deep and enjoy the great outdoors. Grab a set of skis and some poles and tackle the family-friendly Spring Mountain Adventures, the closest slopes to Philadelphia. Take a fall bike ride on one of our 60 miles of trails. Get your oar in the water in a canoe or kayak. Or hang on tight for a zoom through the trees on a ziplining adventure. Or slow the pace down and enjoy a stroll through a stunning garden.
Kids love the animals at our many farms and farmers markets. They can also get experience the history of Valley Forge National Historical Park firsthand by joining the Continental Army. We've got a zoo that's 90 years old but doesn't act its age; the calendar is a whirlwind of kid-friendly fun.
Maybe it's shopping that sets you free. The largest complex of retail space in the U.S., the King of Prussia Mall, is a huge draw. Philadelphia Premium Outlets offers name brands at steep discounts. And our main streets brim with one-of-a-kind boutiques.
Historic attractions bring the past alive in intriguing ways. Pennypacker Mills and Pottsgrove Manor invite you to participate hands-on style in the everyday events that formed us as a nation. The Bryn Athyn Historic District features the solemnity of a vibrant cathedral, balanced with the story of the warm family that built it.