Destination guide

Travel to lively Media

Enjoy the area's monuments, live music and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Media. This city is well-known for its restaurants and gardens. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Media

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Media a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Ice Works Skating Complex (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Golf Course at Glen Mills (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Historic Sugartown (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Bridgeport Speedway (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Tee It Up Golf Center (9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Media

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Media is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Longwood Gardens (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • John J. Tyler Arboretum (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Ridley Creek State Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Betchtel Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Chanticleer Garden (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Media

Fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), which is 16.8 mi (27.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Media Elwyn Station, Media Station and Media Moylan-Rose Valley Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Media?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 193 vacation rentals near Media. From 66 Houses to 105 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 Media for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Media:

  • Center City: 799 vacation rentals
  • North Philadelphia: 614 vacation rentals
  • South Philadelphia: 853 vacation rentals
  • Rittenhouse Square: 296 vacation rentals
  • West Philadelphia: 258 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 Media?

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

  • Cooper House: 1,238 vacation rentals
  • Pennsylvania Veteran's Museum: 1,238 vacation rentals
  • Media Elwyn Station: 1,235 vacation rentals
  • John J. Tyler Arboretum: 1,231 vacation rentals
  • Linvilla Orchards: 1,232 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 66 Houses in Media. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Media include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 105 rentals available
  • Cabins: 9 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 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 Media?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 47 vacation rentals with pool available in Media. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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