Ambler, Pa., is one of Montgomery County's most walkable downtowns, and one of its busiest. Butler Ave and the surrounding streets are home to globally inspired restaurants and some of the area's top cultural attractions.
Ardmore was named after its train stop on its Main Line commuter connection with Philadelphia. The main street is Lancaster Avenue; its specialty shops and quirky retailers make it a shopping destination in the Philly suburbs with a fast-growing dining scene that features award-winning restaurants and breweries.
The borough of Bryn Athyn is best known for the the Bryn Athyn Historic District, a group of awe-inspiring buildings that include the Glencairn Museum, Cairnwood Estate and the towering Bryn Athyn Cathedral.
Conshohocken has earned a reputation as one of the best dining destinations in all of Philadelphia's suburbs, with unique, independent restaurants lining Fayette Street. The town also has a busy events calendar, highlighted by the July 4 Soap Box Derby and the annual Conshohocken Brewfest.
Before Valley Forge, there was Whitemarsh. It was here that George Washington set up camp for a month before the move to his more famous residence. Today, the area takes the name of its most famous resident while maintaining much of the area's rich history.
Green Lane has become a destination for outdoor adventure in Montgomery County. Its namesake park offers some of the best fishing, hiking and trails, as well stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking and boating. The nearby towns of East Greenville, Green Lane, Pennsburg and Red Hill are small-town America at its finest.
Made famous by ABC's the Goldbergs, Jenkintown is more than a setting for a TV show. The borough in eastern Montgomery County features excellent dining and in and around the town square. The neighboring communities of Glenside and Abington only add to Jenkintown's appeal.
Like many of Montgomery County's historic downtowns, Lansdale is a community on the rise. It's dining scene continues to grow with award-winning restaurants dotting its main street. First Fridays are a great time to discover this hidden gem near the center of Montco.
The county seat of Montgomery County, Norristown is home to one of the area's most beloved attractions, the Elmwood Park Zoo. When it comes to dining, Norristown is known for the Zep, a unique take on the traditional hoagie being made at the downtown sandwich spots.
Pottstown is one of Montco's fastest-growing tourism destinations. The southern end of the Colebrookdale Railroad features historic homes, kid-friendly attractions and one of the country's most storied ballrooms.
Skippack Village is a truly unique destination. It's a downtown of shopping and dining without a single chain restaurant or store to be found. When you're finished strolling through town, be sure to visit the nearby Evansburg State Park, an outdoor haven for hiking and horseback riding.
VALLEY FORGE / KING OF PRUSSIA
Anchored by Valley Forge National Historical Park and the King of Prussia Mall, the area known as King of Prussia is the ultimate shopping and dining destination. The mall is home to more than 450 stores and restaurants with so much more located along DeKalb Pike and in the King of Prussia Town Center.
Once the site of a grand amusement park, Willow Grove is now anchored by the Willow Grove Park Mall. The area was also named among CityDescribed.com's Top 16 Small Cities in Pennsylvania.
OUTSIDE MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Montgomery County has a lot to offer visitors, but so do its neighbors. Vibrant communities like Phoenixville, Boyertown and Wayne are nearby destinations while Chestnut Hill and Manayunk are Philadelphia neighborhoods that have the feel of our suburbs. Discover some nearby destinations that are worth the drive during your visit.