NORRISTOWN FARM PARK
Historic Fall Foliage
Amid the urban activity of the county seat, Norristown Farm Park is a true oasis. The seven-plus miles of paths are paved, making them ideal for bikers, skaters or walkers with strollers. Its clusters of trees alight with fiery brilliance each autumn.
SIDE TRIP: PETER WENTZ FARMSTEAD
Worcester, PA 19490
Despite signs all over the mid-Atlantic claiming "George Washington slept here," General Washington really did spend time onsite, twice making it his temporary headquarters.
WHERE TO EAT: TAPHOUSE 23
266 E. 4th St
Bridgeport, PA 19405
Benefiting from a recent major remodel, this corner pub's name tells you all you need to know about its brew offerings: 23 of the very best beers in the U.S.
FAMILY FUN STOP: ELMWOOD PARK ZOO
1661 Harding Blvd
Norristown, PA 19401
All the fun of animals without the need to walk miles and miles. Pre-teen and teenaged adventurers will also appreciate the challenging ziplines.
WHERE TO STAY
Hotels Near Norristown
With more than 60 hotels spread throughout the county, you are never far from a good night's rest. The following hotels are just a short drive from Norristown and are ready to accommodate you.
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.
HYATT HOUSE PHILADELPHIA / PLYMOUTH MEETING
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.
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.
COMFORT INN - VALLEY FORGE
Complimentary Hot breakfast, newspaper, HBO, free high-speed wireless internet, fitness center, data ports, iron and board, coffeemaker, hairdryer. Refrigerators available. Adjacent to the King of Prussia Mall. AAA/AARP discounts. Silver Award winner.
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT - PLYMOUTH MEETING
The Courtyard Plymouth Meeting Hotel is ideally located near Center City Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, PHL Airport and the Crayola Factory.
DOUBLETREE SUITES BY HILTON - PHILADELPHIA WEST
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.
HAMPTON INN - KING OF PRUSSIA
With 147 guest rooms, this property offers multi-purpose rooms for meetings and functions as well as free business and fitness centers. King deluxe rooms with microwave and refrigerator also offered. Free deluxe breakfast bar. Group rates available.
HAMPTON INN - PHILADELPHIA / PLYMOUTH MEETING
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.