Comfort Inn Philadelphia Airport
53 Industrial Hwy.
Essington, PA 19029
Phone: (610) 521-9800
Fax: (610) 521-4847
The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum is the largest freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania. The mission of the refuge is to preserve the marsh, promote environmental education and provide visitors with an excellent opportunity to observe wildlife in its natural habitat. The Heinz refuge offers nature programs, environmental education workshops, field trip consultations and a resource library. All workshops, field trips and related services are offered free of charge. The Refuge is an excellent resource for birdwatchers, hikers and nature lovers.
Owned and operated by Marple Township, Paxon Hollow Country Club offers an award-winning, 18-hole public golf course, private, group and junior golf lessons, a fully-stocked pro shop, practice range and more.
Cobb's Creek Golf Course is actually located within Philadelphia city limits, just minutes away from downtown. This 18-hole championship set of links is a par 71 public course of 6130 yards. Opened in 1916, Cobb's Creek has watered fairways, putting greens, yardage markers and a driving range that has made this course a favorite among golfers. Opened year round, tee time reservations are required. Call for information about large or corporate outings.
Clark Park lies in the Spruce Hill area of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. Relax and make a picnic in their large open field or playground or enjoy a game of basketball. There are various events, movie screenings, storytelling sessions which are organized in this lovely park and you can also delve into gardening and learn about plants. Do check out the life-sized Charles Dickens statue placed here which is sculpted by Francis Edwin Elwell.
Built in 1971, this massive stadium has witnessed some great tournaments, unmatchable records and feats and also the rise and fall of various great players in the field of sports. With a seating capacity for 62,306 spectators and high-end sound systems and lighting equipments, the Veterans Stadium is the perfect venue for hosting sports events, concerts, cultural and social events. All in all, watching a live match amid the thrilling fans is truly an unforgettable experience.
Greens are fast, fairways are sparsely tree-lined, and only features water hazards on a couple of holes.
Hunter Station in the Allegheny River Valley offers two-bedroom condos, two-bedroom motel units, an 18-hole golf course, a pro shop, and the 19th Hole.
Smethport Country Club is a semi-private, nine-fairway course with alternate tees making it an 18-hole course.
Situated in the Susquehanna River Valley, the public 18-hole Cherokee Golf Course is known as "one of central Pennsylvania's finest manicured and easiest walking public courses."
Offers two ice-skating rinks with superior surfaces. Open to public for part of most days. The building also has an indoor field house.
The Wayfinder Experience runs many low-cost outdoor activities for children in the Philadelphia area, among them a weekly capture-the-flag game in Clark Park. Wayfinder seeks to introduce all children to the joys of theater, allowing them to explore various improvisational techniques in their play. Newcomers can play for free, and veteran capturers join the energetic frenzy.
The public Westwood Golf Club offers an 18-hole, par 71 golf course, two putting greens, a full-service bar, restaurant and snack bar overlooking the course, banquet facilities, and a pro shop.