Summer Fun in Montco

A SHORE BET IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montco is the top spot to spend your summer if you want to trade in your usual Jersey Shore Vacay for a week of great food, family fun, thrilling adventures, and unforgettable experiences!

Valley Beach Cabana

VISIT A BEACH THAT'S EASY TO REACH

Valley Beach Club at Valley Forge Casino Resort

Why sit in hours of beach traffic when you can sit by the pool in a private cabana? Valley Beach exceeds shoreside living with an outdoor tiki bar, food truck, and live music on the weekends! Enjoy the luxurious pool and even get your toes sandy, all the from the comforts of Montco.

Attractions - Summer Shore - Seafood

Don’t Miss Out on Seafood

Just because you aren’t shoreside, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on fresh caught seafood. Eddie V’s in King of Prussia offers a variety of fresh fish from Chilean sea bass to the classic salmon or halibut. Start with oysters or just go right for the lobster, and add any mouth-watering side to make a meal that will keep you full for weeks.  Davio’s just nearby has their own menu stacked with seafood delights like scallops and tuna, so fresh you’d think the ocean was right outside!

Landis Creek Golf

Play 18 holes, or just play around

Raven’s Claw Golf Club hosts professionals each year, but is also open for the public to practice their swing or set a personal record. Sessano, the on-site restaurant, will play host after the competition has ended with comfort food and cold drinks. Turtle Creek Golf course is a great location for families, as it connects to the popular miniature golf course, Waltz’s Golf Farm. While the parents try their hand at the professional course, the kids are able to choose from a farm or castle course next door.

chocolates

INDULGE YOUR SWEET TOOTH

Montco is also a dessert lover’s fantasy, with delicious bakeries and ice cream parlors around every corner. Be Well Bakery and Café encourages the sweets fanatic to indulge in an array of decadent treats and specialty coffee in their welcoming and community-centered environment. Founding Farmers may be known for their fried chicken and donut meal, but their downstairs First Bake Café and Creamery offers fresh pastries and donuts to start your morning or as an afternoon pick-me-up. For the chocolate lovers, Bridge Street Chocolates specializes in artisan chocolate bark and homemade seasonal fudge.

Hot Air Balloon

Experience Montco from a New Perspective

Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience by basking in the beauty and scenery of Montgomery county in a hot air balloon! You can schedule a group tour or book a romantic couples balloon ride and create a long-lasting memory. See views of rolling hills and picturesque landscapes and fall in love with Montco.

Elmwood Zoo Giraffe

Feed the Giraffes at the Zoo

The Elmwood Park Zoo is known for its interactive experiences, including being face to face with some of the world’s most exotic creatures. Feed the giraffes, run with the jaguars or take in the beauty of the parrots. For Philly sports fans, the zoo is also home to Temple University’s mascot Stella the owl and the Philadelphia Eagle’s mascot Noah!

Valley Forge Park Nearby Attractions - Port Providence Paddle

No Paddleboat Left Behind

You don’t need to miss out on water sports when you take to the Schuylkill River. At Port Providence Paddle, you can rent canoes, paddleboats, and kayaks and race some friends down the river or float and take in the scenery. Afterwards, you can grab a sandwich and a cold beer with a waterfront view at the Fitz.

Cheers

Become a Montco Makers Expert

With over 30 breweries, wineries, and distilleries in the county, you can easily find your favorite local drink whether it’s an IPA or a glass of merlot! Enjoy outdoor seating and explore the tastin’ room at Sly Fox Brewing Co., or stop by Boardroom Spirits for a look into the distilling process, and good eats from food trucks! Chaddsford Winery offers events almost every summer weekend, with wine slushies and live music. Download the Montco Makers App to learn how your tour can turn into free prizes!

shore thing

Make Summer Fun a Shore Thing!

Woodside Lodge in Schwenksville is trading in their skis for cornhole boards at their summer long food trailer. Their patio will be decorated with outdoor seating, frozen drinks, live music and games! Come out every Thursday-Saturday to enjoy a beach themed menu and plenty of entertainment for a great summer night!

Valley Forge Park Nearby Attractions - Arnold's Family Fun

VISIT AN ARCADE

Boardwalks certainly have their appeal with the kids, who love the small rides, video games and skee-ball. Arnold’s Family Fun Center offers all these shore-fire hits, plus bowling, laser tag and go-karts. Dave & Busters - Plymouth Meeting also features popular arcade-style games, along with kid-friendly fries, dogs, burgers and ice cream. For classic pinball – bumpers and all – head to Malvern’s Pinball Gallery.

2019 Visitors Guide

Craving Dining Guide 2019