Destination guide

The artsy city of Norristown awaits you

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Norristown. Renowned for its zoo, shopping and cafés, this city welcomes all visitors. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Norristown

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Norristown a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Spring Mountain Ski Area (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Play-A-Round Golf (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Historic Sugartown (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Happy Tymes Family Fun Center (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Norristown

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Norristown is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Valley Forge National Park Visitors Center (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Chanticleer Garden (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Fort Washington State Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Morris Arboretum (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Fairmount Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Ridley Creek State Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Norristown

Fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.4 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 (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), which is 18.9 mi (30.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Norristown Main Street Station, Norristown Elm Street Station and Norristown Transportation Center are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Norristown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 81 vacation rentals near Norristown. From 43 Houses to 25 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 Norristown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Norristown:

  • Center City: 592 vacation rentals
  • North Philadelphia: 486 vacation rentals
  • South Philadelphia: 648 vacation rentals
  • Rittenhouse Square: 197 vacation rentals
  • West Philadelphia: 225 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 Norristown?

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

  • Elmwood Park Zoo: 999 vacation rentals
  • Norristown Transportation Center: 999 vacation rentals
  • Theatre Horizon: 999 vacation rentals
  • Norristown Elm Street Station: 1,000 vacation rentals
  • Norristown Main Street Station: 990 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Norristown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Norristown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 25 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 Norristown?

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

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