NORRISTOWN FARM PARK

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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.

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Norristown Farm Park - Peter Wentz

Side Trip: Peter Wentz Farmstead

Shearer Rd
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. 

Norristown Farm Park - Taphouse 23

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.

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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.
 

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DOUBLETREE BY HILTON PHILADELPHIA / VALLEY FORGE

301 W. DeKalb Pk
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Distance: 4 Miles
610.337.1200

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. 

Evansburg - Hyatt House Philadelphia / Plymouth Meeting

Hyatt House Philadelphia / Plymouth Meeting

501 E Germantown Pike
East Norriton, PA 19401
Distance: 8 Miles
610.313.9990

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. 

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BEST WESTERN PLUS - THE INN AT KING OF PRUSSIA

127 S. Gulph Rd
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Distance: 5 Miles
610.265.4500

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.

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Comfort Inn - Valley Forge

550 W. DeKalb Pk
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Distance: 4 Miles
610.962.0700

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. 

Fort Washington - Courtyard by Marriott - Plymouth Meeting

Courtyard by Marriott - Plymouth Meeting

651 Fountain Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Distance: 4 Miles
610.238.0695

The Courtyard Plymouth Meeting Hotel is ideally located near Center City Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, PHL Airport and the Crayola Factory.

Fort Washington - DoubleTree Suites by Hilton - Philadelphia West

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton - Philadelphia West

640 Fountain Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Distance: 4 Miles
610.834.8300

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.

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Hampton Inn - King of Prussia

530 W. DeKalb Pk
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Distance: 4 Miles
610.962.8111

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. 

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Hampton Inn - Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting

2055 Chemical Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Distance: 4 Miles
610.567.0900

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.