FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

All your questions about Valley Forge and Montgomery County answered.

Where is Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pa.?

  • Montgomery County is Philadelphia's western suburbs. Valley Forge National Historical Park is located in south central Montgomery County, just 18 miles from Center City Philadelphia. 

Can you send me a printed copy of the Official Visitors Guide for Montgomery County?

  • To request a complimentary copy of our visitors guide, please complete our online form here. 

How can I submit an event to be featured on your calendar?

  • To have an event featured on our calendar, please click here

I’m a first time visitor to the area. What should I see and do?

  • There's so much to see and do in Montco. Check out our favorite things to see and do here. 

Is Montgomery County pet-friendly?

  • Montgomery County has plenty of pet-friendly hotels, restaurants and attractions. Find out more here.

Who can assist me with planning a meeting or bringing a group to Montgomery County?

  • Our team would be happy to help you plan your meeting or event. Please contact a member of our team here. 

Do you have an accessibility guide?

  • Montgomery County is an accessible destination. You can find more information here

Where can I find a calendar of events?

  • You can find a calendar of events here

Do you offer any hotel packages?

  • Save on your hotel stay with the Make it Montco Experience. More information can found here

Who can assist me with planning a wedding?

  • Our team would be happy to help you find the right venue and vendors for you wedding. Fill out our contact form here

Where can I golf in Montco?

  • Montco is home to 50+ golf courses, both public and private. You can find more information here. 

What is the "Schuylkill Expressway"?

  • The Schuylkill Expressway, also known as I-76, is the main highway connecting Valley Forge and Philadelphia. It takes its name from the Schuylkill River that parallels the highway for most of its length. 

What is SEPTA?

  • The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, or SEPTA, is a public transportation organization serving Philadelphia and the suburbs. Its Regional Rail lines serve 43 Montgomery County communities, connecting them with Philadelphia and the suburbs. SEPTA also manages 54 bus routes in Montgomery County and several subway lines in the city of Philadelphia.

What is the "Main Line"?

  • Philadelphia's Main Line is a collection of suburbs that sit along what was once the main line of the Pennsylvania Railroad. Many of these towns and communities, like Ardmore, Bala Cynwyd, Narberth and Wynnewood, are located in Montgomery County. Today, the SEPTA Regional Rail's Paoli / Thorndale Line serves many of these communities.