Destination guide

Lively Bala-Cynwyd will entice you

Enjoy the area's architecture, monuments and live music and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Bala-Cynwyd. Renowned for its waterfalls, cafés and gardens, this city welcomes all visitors. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Bala-Cynwyd

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bala-Cynwyd a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Adventure Aquarium (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Camden Children's Garden (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Merchantville Country Club (11 mi / 17.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bala-Cynwyd

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bala-Cynwyd is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fairmount Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Reyburn Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Fairmount Waterworks Drive (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Buckley Recreational Field (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Francisville Playground (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Fairhill Square (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bala-Cynwyd

Fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), the closest airport, located 8.9 mi (14.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), which is 9 mi (14.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Philadelphia Cynwyd Station or Philadelphia Bala Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Bala Cynwyd?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 902 vacation rentals near Bala Cynwyd. From 247 Houses to 583 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 Bala Cynwyd for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bala Cynwyd?

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 Bala Cynwyd:

  • Center City: 563 vacation rentals
  • North Philadelphia: 454 vacation rentals
  • South Philadelphia: 620 vacation rentals
  • Rittenhouse Square: 189 vacation rentals
  • West Philadelphia: 216 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 Bala Cynwyd?

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

  • Philadelphia Cynwyd Station: 955 vacation rentals
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center: 952 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 955 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: 952 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia University City Station: 955 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bala Cynwyd 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 Bala Cynwyd?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 247 Houses in Bala Cynwyd. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bala Cynwyd include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 583 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 50 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bala Cynwyd?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 34 vacation rentals with pool available in Bala Cynwyd. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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