Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Fort Washington

Experience the unique character of Fort Washington with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the soccer games, bird watching and shopping. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Fort Washington

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Fort Washington a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Speed Raceway (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Happy Tymes Family Fun Center (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Five Ponds Golf Course (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Fort Washington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Fort Washington. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Washington State Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Morris Arboretum (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Graeme Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Reyburn Park (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Fairmount Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Fairhill Square (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Fort Washington

The nearest airport is in Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), located 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), which is 11.2 mi (18 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Fort Washington Station.

Where to stay around Fort Washington?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 102 vacation rentals near Fort Washington. From 49 Houses to 38 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 Fort Washington for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Fort Washington?

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 Fort Washington:

  • Center City: 550 vacation rentals
  • Rittenhouse Square: 184 vacation rentals
  • Old City: 190 vacation rentals
  • South Philadelphia: 609 vacation rentals
  • Fishtown: 55 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 Fort Washington?

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

  • Fort Washington Station: 963 vacation rentals
  • Clifton House: 953 vacation rentals
  • Peddler's Village: 93 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 932 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: 943 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Fort Washington 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 Fort Washington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 49 Houses in Fort Washington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Fort Washington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 38 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 5 rentals available
  • Country houses: 2 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 Fort Washington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Fort Washington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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