Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Jenkintown

Experience the unique character of Jenkintown with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the fishing, restaurants and spas. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Jenkintown

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Jenkintown a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Speed Raceway (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Five Ponds Golf Course (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Happy Tymes Family Fun Center (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Pennsauken Country Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jenkintown

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Jenkintown is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Morris Arboretum (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Fort Washington State Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Fairhill Square (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Reyburn Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Graeme Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Francisville Playground (9 mi / 14.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jenkintown

The nearest airport is in Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), which is 8.9 mi (14.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Jenkintown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 530 vacation rentals near Jenkintown. From 134 Houses to 351 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 Jenkintown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Jenkintown:

  • Center City: 716 vacation rentals
  • North Philadelphia: 596 vacation rentals
  • South Philadelphia: 757 vacation rentals
  • Rittenhouse Square: 270 vacation rentals
  • West Philadelphia: 251 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 Jenkintown?

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

  • Pennsylvania Convention Center: 1,135 vacation rentals
  • Sesame Place: 123 vacation rentals
  • Franklin Institute Science Museum: 1,138 vacation rentals
  • Sahara Sam's Indoor Water Fun Park: 997 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: 1,127 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 134 Houses in Jenkintown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jenkintown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 351 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 23 rentals available
  • Studios: 319 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 Jenkintown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Jenkintown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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