Destination guide

The riverside setting of Collegeville is ready to explore

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Collegeville. Renowned for its snowshoeing, university setting and bars, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 Collegeville

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Collegeville a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spring Mountain Ski Area (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Play-A-Round Golf (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Historic Sugartown (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • QVC Studio Park (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (16 mi / 25.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Collegeville

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Collegeville. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Valley Forge National Park Visitors Center (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Chanticleer Garden (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Green Lane Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Fort Washington State Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Morris Arboretum (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Marsh Creek State Park (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Collegeville

The nearest airport is in Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), located 11.1 mi (17.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), which is 23.9 mi (38.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Collegeville?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 24 vacation rentals near Collegeville. From 11 Houses to 8 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Collegeville for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Collegeville?

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 Collegeville:

  • Center City: 781 vacation rentals
  • North Philadelphia: 580 vacation rentals
  • South Philadelphia: 756 vacation rentals
  • West Philadelphia: 259 vacation rentals
  • University City: 175 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 Collegeville?

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

  • University of Pennsylvania: 1,105 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1,097 vacation rentals
  • King of Prussia Mall: 1,104 vacation rentals
  • Villanova University: 1,223 vacation rentals
  • Marsh Creek State Park: 128 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Collegeville 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 Collegeville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Houses in Collegeville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Collegeville include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Collegeville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Collegeville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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