Lansdale, Montgomeryville, North Wales Area Guide

Area Guide For Lansdale, Montgomeryville, North Wales, Gwynedd Valley and Harleysville

Montgomeryville Mall - WikipediaAs providers of comprehensive home, auto, life and other insurances, Spencer Insurance is proud to serve the communities of Lansdale, Montgomeryville, North Wales, Harleysville, and Gwynedd Valley. These small towns host some of Montgomery County’s most enjoyable entertainment, music events and dining in the Philadelphia suburban area.

Conveniently located adjacent to the Bethlehem Pike (Route 309) corridor, all these quaint suburbs have easy access to center city Philadelphia via the SEPTA Lansdale/Doylestown regional rail line.

Currently undergoing revitalization efforts, Lansdale offers a wide variety of dining experiences, quaint shops and scenic parks. A local hub of activity, there is always something interesting and entertaining to see and do here. Each year they host fun, family events including First Fridays, Festival of the Arts (http://pa-lansdaleborough.civicplus.com/176/Festival-of-the-Arts) and frequent plays, movies and concerts at White’s Road Park throughout the summer. (http://www.lansdale.org/192/Whites-Road-Park-Concert-Series). Just a short distance down the pike, you’ll find Montgomeryville, home to the area’s leading shopping district. The Montgomeryville Mall, Wegmans and the best selection of furniture stores in Pennsylvania are all right off of Route 309. Bring an appetite and discover fantastic restaurant offerings that include everything from Hibachi and sushi to Bonefish Grille, Chipotle and many more.

Quaint and historic North Wales was originally part of the William Penn land grant of 1702 and today features inviting cafes, unique 18th century era 309 202  signs - Wikipediaarchitecture and the beloved Kids Castle at Parkside Place Park. This popular playground has grown and expanded over the last 3 decades and provides families with hours of fun in its rustic, natural setting. Pack a picnic lunch and prepare to spend the afternoon with the kids building memories to last a lifetime. Wrap up the perfect day with a relaxing meal at the region’s leading Mexican restaurant, The Tex Mex Connection, which offers outdoor seating and live music on the weekends. Just a short trip down Sumneytown Pike you’ll find scenic Gwynedd Valley which is located in the heart of Lower Gwynedd Township and offers scenic parks and historic buildings, including the renowned Gwynedd Mercy University.

The village of Harleysville is rich with the history of the Mennonites who settled the area in the late 1600’s. You can learn more about these origins at the Mennonite Heritage Center, http://mhep.org/ a museum dedicated to preserving this fascinating culture. Harleysville is an ideal destination for amateur and pro golfers alike as it is home to the sprawling Lederach golf course. Additionally, Harleysville is home to the nationally recognized annual Philadelphia Folk Festival https://pfs.org/folk-festival in August. This weekend long event that is attended by thousands and showcases both new and celebrity talent.

Whether you’re looking for a day of active, outdoor fun or an evening of fine dining and fantastic entertainment, you’ll be sure to find it the heart of Montgomery County’s hidden gems of Harleysville, Gwynedd Valley, Lansdale, Montgomeryville and North Wales.

Useful Resources

SEPTA:

Lansdale Station: http://www.septa.org/stations/rail/lansdale.html

North Wales Station: http://www.septa.org/stations/rail/northwales.html

Gwynedd Valley Station: http://www.septa.org/stations/rail/gwyneddvalley.html

 

PennSuburban Chamber of Greater Montgomery County:

https://www.pennsuburban.org/about-the-chamber

Lansdale Borough Website:  http://www.lansdale.org

Borough of North Wales: http://northwalesborough.org

Lower Salford Township Website:  http://lowersalfordtownship.org

Lower Gwynedd Township website: http://www.lowergwynedd.org

Upper Gwynedd Township Website: http://www.uppergwynedd.org

Towamencin Township Website: http://www.towamencin.org/

Local Events:

Lansdale Cultural & Area Recreational Resources: https://pa-lansdaleborough.civicplus.com/424/Cultural-Area-Recreational-Resources

                Lansdale Events: http://www.lansdale.org/387/Events

                Lansdale Farmers’ Market: http://lansdalefarmersmarket.org

Parks and Open Space:

                Lower Salford Township: http://lowersalfordtownship.org/parks

                Lansdale: http://www.lansdale.org/145/Parks-Recreation

                North Wales:     http://northwalesborough.org/government/parks-recreation

Apartments in the Lansdale/North Wales Area:    http://www.apartmentguide.com/apartments/Pennsylvania/North-Wales

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