Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming North Wales

Experience the unique character of North Wales with a stay in a vacation home rental. This romantic and relaxing city is known for its shopping, restaurants and baseball games. If you're looking for accommodations 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 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 cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center. 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.

Where to stay around North Wales?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 42 vacation rentals near North Wales. From 19 Houses to 2 Country houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near North Wales for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in North Wales:

  • Center City: 548 vacation rentals
  • Rittenhouse Square: 181 vacation rentals
  • Old City: 190 vacation rentals
  • South Philadelphia: 605 vacation rentals
  • Fishtown: 55 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to North Wales?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in North Wales. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • North Wales Station: 626 vacation rentals
  • Peddler's Village: 92 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: 936 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 938 vacation rentals
  • Boathouse Row: 941 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in North Wales?

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

  • Country houses: 2 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Studios: 16 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in North Wales?

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

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