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Recent Philadelphia & Its Countryside reviews

  • Home away from home

    "I can't recommend this high enough. From the beautiful and well equipped kitchen, to the tiny personal touches all around the house, you feel at home right away The location is great for walking, as well as public transportation. Having stores close bye to stock the fridge is a plus also Great restaurants, including Famous Deli just across the street. Anna and Cindy were so easy and sweet. They make you feel like you're staying at a friend's place. The only thing I would point out is if you have trouble walking stairs this isn't the place for you. Other than that I see no down side. I'm already planning my trip back to Philly next year. No doubt where I'm staying!"
    Guest: Phili Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 24, 2014
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  • Great location

    "We spent 6 weeks in West Chester cottage while we visited friends and family back East. It was an overall very good experience. We toured the Brandywine River Valley sites, went to Alexandria for business and the Eastern shore and visited friends in Phila( the trip can be mmindnumbing, two hours to old city.) The cottage is well stocked and spacious, we epically liked the outdoor space. The furniture has a lived in feeling the was very comfortable. A TV in the bedroom would have been nice but it forced us to read more. Once you learn the neighborhood you realize how conveniently located it is."
    Guest: Ted Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 19, 2014
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  • great stay in Philly

    "We stayed in this lovely condo while visiting Philadelphia for our son's wedding. There were 6 of us and the accommodations were perfect. The condo has great views of the city and the location worked well for us. When I called Steve to say that our coffee pot was broken and that we could use another blanket, he showed up that day with brand new replacements. Since we were busy, with the wedding, the whole time we were in Philly, we really didn't dine out much, but I can recommend two restaurants within walking distance of the condo: We had a wonderful dinner at the Italian Osteria and a great breakfast at Sabrina's Cafe. There are many other dining spots nearby. This is a great place to stay in Philly. Utilizing the available parking spot was very convenient. We would stay here again. Thank you Steven and Ann for being great hosts."
    Guest: Karen Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 16, 2014
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  • By far exceeded our Expecations!!

    "This Estate was perfect and exceeded every expectation we had. Spent a girls weekend at this beautiful home with 15 woman which accommodated all of us. We did not want to leave as we felt this home met all our needs. A movie room, a pool table, the most comfortable couch, a kitchen to die for and beautiful bedrooms. Rich was also a pleasure to work with as he was very easy to get in contact with and friendly. We all can't wait to come back next year."
    Guest: Jeanette Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 16, 2014
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Philadelphia & Its Countryside Travel Tips

Reaching the Heart of Philadelphia Could not be Easier

Reaching your Philadelphia area vacation rentals, around the area that gave birth to the American Revolution, could not be easier. Philadelphia has an international airport and is on three Interstate highways, I-95, I-76 and I-676, the Vine Street Expressway. As with all major cities, it has an excellent road system to make getting in and around the city straightforward. Choosing Philadelphia area condos puts visitors at the center of the original 13 colonies, in a city that was once the nation’s capital.

Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, is known for hot summers, mild falls and springs, and cold winters, with an average snowfall of 20.5 inches.

Philadelphia: One of America’s Most Historic Cities

Most visitors to "Philly" head to the Liberty Bell Center to see one of the main symbols of the American Revolution, the Liberty Bell. There is a wealth of history waiting to be discovered. Visit the site of the meetings of Congress and the Constitutional Convention at the City Tavern in the Old City as well as Carpenters Hall where delegates met in 1774 to speak out against the King. In Declaration House, visitors can see where Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence and Independence Hall where it was eventually signed. A huge variety of museums awaits visitors, covering everything such as natural sciences, African American history, science, archaeology and anthropology.

Children will enjoy a day at the "Please Touch" Museum. While here, explore Christ Church Burial Ground. Dating from 1695, the cemetery is the final resting place of Benjamin Franklin. Another fascinating tour can be taken at Eastern State Penitentiary to visit the cellblocks, solitary cells, Al Capone’s cell and Death Row. For a sightseeing tour with a difference, take a splash in the Delaware River and Ride the Ducks. There are also several wonderful gardens and arboretums to visit here. A visit to the Battleship USS New Jersey is worth a trip. Do not miss a trip to Valley Forge National Historic Park, site of the famous battle of 1777/78. Children will be enthralled with the "Once upon a Nation" tour to this historic area.

The city center is a great for shopping and includes grocery stores operated by Amish farmers selling fresh local produce. Visitors should not leave without having tasted the famed cheese steaks that originated here.

Incredible Sights and Adventures on Your Doorstep

Within a short drive of Philadelphia area resorts, visitors can tour several local wineries and vineyards. Children will also enjoy Sesame Place, a theme park based on the TV show with 14 acres of rides and attractions. In Delaware County, Linvilla Orchards features 300 acres of education and recreation. Longwood Gardens with its children’s programs, woodlands and gardens also makes for a wonderful day out. Families looking for outdoor adventures should head to Ridley Creek State park for biking, horseback riding and fishing. At Washington Crossing Historic Park, enjoy the surroundings and visit the site where George Washington led his exhausted soldiers across the icy Delaware River to attack the Hessians at Trenton. Enjoy a day at Tyler State park where the original farm has combined with beautiful woodland to create a wonderful recreation area.

Ideal Philadelphia Area Vacation Rentals in Beautiful Locations

Whether you are seeking Philadelphia area condos just steps away from the city's action, a rural retreat to get away from the rat race, a luxury apartment with a hot tub and indoor pool, or a mountain cabin with lake views, you will find it here. These properties are not just somewhere to base your vacation; they are homes with everything you need to make your vacation special.

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