Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Glenside getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Glenside with a stay in a private vacation home. This city is well-known for its restaurants and shopping. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Glenside

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Glenside a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Speed Raceway (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Happy Tymes Family Fun Center (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Five Ponds Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (9.9 mi / 16 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glenside

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Glenside is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Washington State Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Morris Arboretum (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Reyburn Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Fairhill Square (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Graeme Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Fairmount Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Glenside

The nearest airport is in Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), which is 7.8 mi (12.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Philadelphia Glenside Station or Glenside Ardsley Station to see more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Glenside?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 404 vacation rentals near Glenside. From 118 Houses to 243 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 Glenside for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Glenside:

  • Center City: 786 vacation rentals
  • North Philadelphia: 620 vacation rentals
  • South Philadelphia: 852 vacation rentals
  • Rittenhouse Square: 291 vacation rentals
  • West Philadelphia: 263 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 Glenside?

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

  • Philadelphia Glenside Station: 1,248 vacation rentals
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center: 1,234 vacation rentals
  • Sesame Place: 120 vacation rentals
  • Franklin Institute Science Museum: 1,235 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: 1,233 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 118 Houses in Glenside. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glenside include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 243 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 21 rentals available
  • Studios: 233 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Glenside?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Glenside. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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