Pottstown PA Area Guide

Fun Things To Do in Pottstown, Pennsylvania The Comfort Inn & Suites is located just minutes away from some of Valley Forge and Pottstown area's most popular visitor attractions and historic sites. Find great things to do with the whole family at local tourist attractions, activities, and kid's attractions, and enjoy the area's famous historic landmarks, museums, sports teams, national parks, live entertainment, dining, and more all just a few minutes away from our comfortable rooms in Pottstown, PA.


Sunnybrook Ballroom

SunnyBrook Ballroom is a historic, pre-World War II era dance hall, and one of the only dance halls of its kind that is still in operation. During its heyday, Sunnybrook hosted a wide range of top names, Tommy Dorsey and Glen Miller. Today the ballroom hosts a wide range of dance bands, concerts, and special events, including dance parties, weddings, gun shows, and more.

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Reading Phillies

Established in 1858 as the Reading Athletic Club, the Reading Phillies are a double-A, minor league baseball team and the double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Reading Phillies are an active, championship team, playing all of their home games at the historic First Energy Stadium, and winning league championships in 1968, 1973, 1995, and 2001.

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First Energy Baseball Stadium

Originally known as Reading Municipal Memorial Stadium, FirstEnergy Stadium was built in 1951 and is the oldest baseball park in the Eastern League. Home to the Reading Phillies baseball team, the park offers 9,000 seats, concessions, picnic areas, a clubhouse store, and the exciting Reading Eagle Pool Pavilion that featuring a heated pool, locker rooms, picnic-style seating with TVs on each table, and an all-you-can-eat buffet.

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Valley Forge National Park

The historic site of General Washington and the Continental Army's famous winter camp, Valley Forge National Park features historical and recreated buildings, a museum, interesting memorials, a visitors center, a chapel, and a 58-bell carillon representing the U.S. states and territories.

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Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center

Bear Creek Mountain Resort features skiing, snowboarding and other winter activities, plus hiking, biking, fishing and boating. The resort also hosts banquets, weddings, conferences and events with banquet halls, meeting facilities, a restaurant, and a full-service spa. The resort features 21 ski trails on 86 acres for skiers of every skill level to enjoy.

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Sovereign Center

Santander Arena. (formerly Sovereign Center) is a state-of-the-art sports arena located in Reading, PA. Sovereign Center is home to the Reading Royals hockey team, the Reading Express arena football team, and the Reading Railers basketball team, and hosts a variety of top concerts and entertainment, including the Beach Boys, Tool, Matchbox 20, WWF events, and more.

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King of Prussia Mall

King of Prussia Mall is a premier shopping mall, offering a wide selection of upscale department stores, fashionable shops and upscale dining with more than 400 stores and restaurants, including top designer names like Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co, Neiman Marcus, and many more.  King of Prussia Mall is open Mon-Sat, 10am-9:30pm; Sun, 11am-7pm.

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Philadelphia Premium Outlets

This upscale outlet center offers a distinctive shopping experience with top designer names, including Ann Taylor, BCBG Max Azria, Brooks Brothers, Coach, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Tommy Hilfiger and more. Open Mon-Sat, 10am-9pm; Sun, 10am-7pm.

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National Centre for Padre Pio

Established by Padre Pio devotee Vera Calandra in 1969, the National Centre for Padre Pio offers education, outreach and ministry, spreading and promoting the life, virtues and teachings of Padrte Pio to thousands of Catholics each year. Located in Berks County on 106 sprawling acres, the center features Our Lady of Grace Chapel, a spirituality center, a museum, a gift shop, and a cultural center. Open Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm.

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Trilogy Park

Located in Pottstown, PA , Trilogy Park is a BMX, inline skating, and skateboard park, featuring a NBL BMX race track. The serpentine track is mostly dirt and features two paved hairpin turns for challenging and exciting BMX fun. Trilogy Park hosts BMX races on Thursdays and Saturdays, April-November.

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French Creek State Park

This popular park offers a serene setting, with two lakes, picturesque forests, miles of hiking trails, fishing, horseback riding, picnicking, hunting, swimming, boating, camping, and more. The historic Hopewell Furnace is also located adjacent to the park.

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Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site is a 1830s, cold-blast furnace that has been fully restored offering a prime example of the history of iron making in early America. Visitors will enjoy hearing costumed decants act out the story of Hopewell's iron-making history. Open daily, 9am-5pm, except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

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Pottsgrove Manor

Built in 1752 for Pottstown founder and ironmaster, John Potts, the Pottsgrove Manor is a Georgian style manor house that was originally situated on a sprawling thousand-acre plantation. Today, Pottsgrove Manor offers architectural beauty and colonial charm, educational demonstrations, hands-on exhibits, period clad docents, and a gift shop.

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Vanity Fair Outlets.

Vanity Fair Outlets offers savings of up to 70% on top brand name jeans, intimates, sportswear, backpacks, swimwear, and children's clothing. Shop names like Vanity Fair, Wrangler, and JanSport at this outlet center in Reading, PA. Open Mon-Thur, 9am-7pm; Fri-Sat, 9am-9pm; Sun, 10am-6pm.

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Coventry Mall

This enclosed mall located in Pottstown, features a variety of clothing retailers, shops, restaurants, and a movie theatre. Stores at Coventry include Kohl's, Gap, Aeorpostale, and Pier 1 Imports, among others. Mon-Sat,10am-9:30pm; Sun,11am-6pm.

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US Hot Air Balloon

The US Hot Air Balloon Team is the premier hot air balloon team in Southeastern Pennsylvania, providing hot air balloon rides over the Philadelphia Countryside. Call today or reserve online your hot air balloon ride in Chester, Montgomery, Bucks or Lancaster County. 1-800-763-5987

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania Area Attractions

  • Valley Forge National Historic Park
  • Pine Forge Academy
  • Allegheny East Conference
  • The Hill School
  • Sunnybrook Ballroom
  • Reading Phillies Baseball
  • Spring Hollow Golf Course
  • Bear Creek
  • Daniel Boone Homestead
  • Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
  • Bears Stadium
  • Sovereign Center
  • King of Prussia Maill
  • Philadelphia Premium Outlets
  • National Centre for Padre Pio
  • Trilogy Park
  • French Creek State Park
  • Pottsgrove Manor
  • Vanity Fair Outlets - Reading
  • Coventry Mall
  • Sly Fox Brewery and Tasting Room
  • Manatawny Still Works
  • Boyertown Museum of Vehicles
  • Crystal Cave
  • Pottstown Municipal Airport (N47)
  • Maple Grove Raceway
  • Santander Arena (Reading, PA)
  • John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
  • Center Ice Arena
  • Competitive Edge Youth Sports
  • QVC Studio
  • Longwood Gardens
  • Historic Philadelphia

Pottstown Colleges and Universities

  • Montgomery County Community College
  • Ursinus College
  • West Chester University
  • The Hill School
  • Pine Forge Academy
  
 
 
Monday October 23, 2017