10 things to do in Montco this memorial day weekend

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VFTCB presents 10 things to do in Montco to make this Memorial Day one to remember. We’ve all been waiting for Memorial Day: a long weekend and the official start of summer. Book your weekend getaway in Montgomery County, PA and let us take care of planning your trip with our 10 best things to do over Memorial Day. Whether you are a nature enthusiast or are looking to relax at a brewery, there is something for everyone to enjoy this upcoming weekend!

Whether you’ve lived in Montco your entire life or have never visited the area, it can be the perfect destination for a fun-filled getaway to kick off the summer. Book a stay at one of our 75 hotels and you will receive a premium savings package for events and attractions all over the county, worth over $250! Don’t wait, book your stay at Montco for a trip that is sure to please EVERYONE!

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Get back to you roots – Valley Forge National Historical Park

There is no better way to honor the lives of our American soldiers than to learn about the history of our country at one of the most iconic landmarks in the nation. Whether you take a trolley tour, a bike tour, or a ranger-led walking tour, you are sure to discover something new about the historic monuments and cabins in our park. Step into the lives of former U.S. soldiers by standing on the grounds they once marched on and experiencing the homes they lived in, including President Washington’s quarters. A trip to the park will allow you to step back and remember why we honor those who have fought for our freedom!

Enjoy a delicious brunch – Founding Farmers King of Prussia

After trekking through the rolling hills and staring up at the giant monuments, you are sure to feel a grumbling in your stomach. Next stop on the Memorial Day weekend getaway is Founding Farmers, just across town in King of Prussia. With a brunch buffet that seems like a mile long, full of locally sourced farm-to-table food, everyone will find something they love. Treat yourself to some comfort food like southern fried chicken or opt for the sweeter side of the buffet and make your own ice cream Sundae.

Stroll down the river – Schuylkill River Trail

You might need to walk off that big brunch, good thing Montco has over 90 miles of connected Circuit trails to keep you moving all day. Head down the Schuylkill River trail to connect to Philadelphia, or just bike your way through the county! Whatever trail you take, you will likely stumble upon some hidden gems and picturesque views.

Feed the Giraffes – Elmwood Park Zoo

For more family fun, head to the Elmwood Park Zoo and see anything from zebras to jaguars to giraffes, oh my! Kids will love the interactive experience with the animals and can even learn about the conservation efforts the zoo has been a part of. And to honor our military this Memorial Day, the zoo offers discounted ticket rates to all military members and their families!

To read the complete list of 10 things to do in Montco for Memorial Day visit valleyforge.org.

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