Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Fort Washington

Learn about the unique charm of Fort Washington with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the football matches, bird watching and shopping. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Fort Washington

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Fort Washington a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Speed Raceway (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Happy Tymes Family Fun Center (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Five Ponds Golf Course (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Fort Washington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Fort Washington. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort Washington State Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Morris Arboretum (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Graeme Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Reyburn Park (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Fairmount Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Fairhill Square (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Fort Washington

The nearest airport is in Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), located 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), which is 11.2 mi (18 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Fort Washington Station.

Where to stay near Fort Washington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 100 holiday rentals near Fort Washington. From 49 Houses to 38 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Fort Washington is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Fort Washington?

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 Fort Washington:

  • Center City: 540 holiday homes
  • Northern Liberties: 144 holiday homes
  • North Philadelphia: 440 holiday homes
  • Northwest Philadelphia: 36 holiday homes
  • West Philadelphia: 216 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 Fort Washington?

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

  • Clifton House: 941 holiday rentals
  • Fort Washington Station: 945 holiday rentals
  • Berwyn Daylesford Station: 923 holiday rentals
  • Philadelphia Ryers Station: 924 holiday rentals
  • Philadelphia Chestnut Hill East Station: 935 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 49 Houses in Fort Washington. Our other popular types of Fort Washington holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 38 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses
  • Country houses: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fort Washington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Fort Washington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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