Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming North Wales

Learn about the unique charm of North Wales with a stay in a holiday home rental. This romantic and relaxing city is well known for its shopping, restaurants and baseball games. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in North Wales

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that North Wales has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Happy Tymes Family Fun Center (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Five Ponds Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Speed Raceway (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Spring Mountain Ski Area (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in North Wales

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, North Wales is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Graeme Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Fort Washington State Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Kids' Castle (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Peace Valley Park (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Morris Arboretum (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Valley Forge National Park Visitors Center (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around North Wales

Fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), the closest airport, located 6 mi (9.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), which is 15.9 mi (25.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to North Wales Station.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to North Wales?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in North Wales:

  • Center City: 512 holiday homes
  • Northern Liberties: 134 holiday homes
  • North Philadelphia: 432 holiday homes
  • Northwest Philadelphia: 37 holiday homes
  • West Philadelphia: 202 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to North Wales?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in North Wales. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • North Wales Station: 591 holiday rentals
  • Berwyn Daylesford Station: 873 holiday rentals
  • Philadelphia Ryers Station: 874 holiday rentals
  • Philadelphia Chestnut Hill East Station: 910 holiday rentals
  • Philadelphia Philmont Station: 889 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Wales listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in North Wales?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 19 Houses in North Wales. Our other popular types of North Wales holiday rentals include:

  • Country houses: 2 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 13 holiday houses
  • Studios: 14 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in North Wales?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in North Wales. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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