Destination guide

Lively Bala-Cynwyd will entice you

Enjoy the area's architecture, monuments and live music with a rental holiday home in Bala-Cynwyd. Renowned for its waterfalls, cafes and gardens, this city welcomes all visitors. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Bala-Cynwyd

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Bala-Cynwyd a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Adventure Aquarium (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Camden Children's Garden (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Elmwood Park Zoo (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Merchantville Country Club (11 mi / 17.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bala-Cynwyd

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bala-Cynwyd is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fairmount Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Reyburn Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Fairmount Waterworks Drive (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Buckley Recreational Field (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Francisville Playground (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Fairhill Square (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Bala-Cynwyd

Fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), the closest airport, located 8.9 mi (14.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), which is 9 mi (14.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Philadelphia Cynwyd Station or Philadelphia Bala Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bala-Cynwyd?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,085 holiday lettings around Bala-Cynwyd. From 187 houses to 812 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bala-Cynwyd?

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 Bala-Cynwyd:

  • North Philadelphia: 645 holiday homes
  • Northern Liberties: 385 holiday homes
  • South Philadelphia: 767 holiday homes
  • Penn's Landing: 170 holiday homes
  • Society Hill: 255 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 Bala-Cynwyd? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bala-Cynwyd. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Philadelphia Cynwyd Station: 1,160 holiday lettings
  • University of Pennsylvania: 1,143 holiday lettings
  • Wells Fargo Center: 1,146 holiday lettings
  • North Wales Station: 908 holiday lettings
  • Subaru Park: 1,128 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bala-Cynwyd listed on 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 Bala-Cynwyd?

Yes, of course. offers 187 Houses in Bala-Cynwyd. Our other popular types of Bala-Cynwyd holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 812 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 798 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bala-Cynwyd?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 49 holiday homes with pool available in Bala-Cynwyd. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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