A world of adventures rich in history awaits you in Valley Forge and Montgomery County, PA. Located 18 miles from downtown Philadelphia, Montgomery County is home to not only must-see historical sites, but also tons of family attractions, restaurants, a vibrant arts scene, 100 miles of trails, shopping malls, golf, outdoor activities, and so much more!
During your visit, check out Valley Forge National Historical Park, where George Washington and the Continental Army stayed during the winter of 1777. Today, the park extends over 3,500 acres and visitors can explore Washington’s Headquarters, renovated log huts, and other monuments. Valley Forge National Historical Park is also home to 20 miles of trails, perfect for hiking and biking.
There’s plenty of family fun to have in Montco! One of the area’s top-rated family-friendly attractions is the Elmwood Park Zoo, where visitors can hand-feed giraffes. Or check out Legoland Discovery Center and explore Miniland – a LEGO replica of Philadelphia made of 1.5 Million LEGO bricks!
There’s no shortage of retail adventures in Montgomery County! You’ll find luxury brands at the King of Prussia Mall (one of the largest malls in the country) and more budget-friendly options at the Philadelphia Premium outlets. Plus, Montco has dozens of quaint downtowns where you can find unique treasures.
ARTS AND CULTURE
In Montco, you’ll find a bustling arts and culture scene, with more than 200 music venues, theaters, museums, and galleries. Must-see attractions include The Centre Theater, the Berman Museum of Art, the Keswick Theater, and the award-winning Act II Playhouse, which hosts incredible performances as well as improv and comedy classes.
To start planning your visit and to learn about all there is to do and see in Valley Forge and Montgomery County, go to valleyforge.org.