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Choose a holiday rental for your Glenside getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Glenside with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city is well-known for its restaurants and shopping. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Glenside

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Glenside a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Speed Raceway (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Happy Tymes Family Fun Center (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Five Ponds Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (9.9 mi / 16 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glenside

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Glenside is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort Washington State Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Morris Arboretum (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Reyburn Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Fairhill Square (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Graeme Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Fairmount Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Glenside

The nearest airport is in Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), which is 7.8 mi (12.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Philadelphia Glenside Station or Glenside Ardsley Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Glenside?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 391 holiday lettings near Glenside. From 119 Houses to 230 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Glenside for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Glenside?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Glenside:

  • Northern Liberties: 212 holiday homes
  • Norris Square: 57 holiday homes
  • Fishtown: 66 holiday homes
  • Olde Kensington: 67 holiday homes
  • Center City: 746 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Glenside?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Glenside. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Philadelphia Glenside Station: 1,159 holiday lettings
  • Wells Fargo Center: 1,144 holiday lettings
  • PPL Park: 1,157 holiday lettings
  • Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: 1,147 holiday lettings
  • Declaration House: 1,150 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Glenside listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Glenside?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 119 Houses in Glenside. Our other popular types of Glenside holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 230 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 222 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Glenside?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Glenside. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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