3 Hidden Gems near Montgomery County, PA

Take advantage of the historical and natural scene in Montgomery County, PA, near Joseph Ambler Inn. Our hotel near Philadelphia is in a suburb that makes up one of three historic populations in the North Penn Valley, so there’s always a fascinating area to visit. Plus, we’re far enough away from a metropolitan area that there’s plenty of nearby nature areas to explore. Regardless of your interests, you’re sure to find a lovely hidden gem in Montgomery County, PA, that piques your interest. 

1. Fonthill Castle

If you love early 20th-century architecture, Fonthill Castle is a must-see. Henry Chapman Mercer built this castle as his home to feature his collection of prints and tiles. While they offer one-hour guided tours, guests should know that the castle isn’t very accessible due to its historic nature, so be prepared for steep, uneven stairs. Fonthill Castle is an artistic gem near North Wales, PA, that you won’t want to miss. 

2. Graeme Park

Treat yourself to a tranquil respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life at Graeme Park. Like some Mongomery County parks, Graeme features a National Historic Landmark—The Keith House. Constructed in 1722, the Keith House is a tangible relic of life in the 16th century and the fascinating lives of its inhabitants through the centuries. Nature lovers will appreciate the open areas, waterways, and idyllic Mongomery, PA, trails in the park. 

3. Tabora Farms

Taste the delicious, homemade goodies from Tabora Farms. They make their deli and bakery items with only the freshest, gourmet ingredients. Take home some of their delectable jams and nut butter. If you pass through during harvest season, feel free to pick your own peaches, blueberries, currants, peaches, plums, gooseberries, cherries, and apples to enjoy at home. While Tabora Farms isn’t technically in Montgomery County, PA, it’s only a 20-minute drive from our luxury Pennsylvania hotel.  

Reserve Your Ideal Montgomery County, PA, Getaway

Our boutique hotel near Philadelphia is the ideal place to stay for your Pennsylvania getaway. Enjoy the plethora of historical attractions near North Wales, take a stroll through our gardens, and treat yourself to a scrumptious meal at our on-site restaurant. Check out the details on our new Boutique Retreat Packages, which feature comfortable and private “farmhouse style” housing. These bucolic farmhouses are perfect for family reunions, company retreats, or a getaway with your loved ones. For more information on things to do in Montgomery, PA, please give us a call at 1 215-362-7500. Our resourceful staff will point you in the right direction.


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