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Abington Township named one the 100 best communities to live in America according to Money Magazine is a township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. Just outside Philadelphia Abington Township is one of Montgomery County’s oldest communities dating back to before 1700 and being incorporated in 1704. It is home to some of the county’s oldest transportation routes, industries and churches. Many of these older business and transportation centers were the forerunners of modern Abington. Today, Abington Township is a highly desirable residential area that contains a major shopping center, several small businesses, and a few of Montgomery County's largest employers. With easy access to Philadelphia and such destinations as King of Prussia Mall, Sesame Place, Philadelphia Premium outlets, Abington is a great place to visit.
Northeast regional rail is an easy way to access abington with many train stations through out the town.
You can reach Abington by car by route 611 or the Pennsylvania turnpike exiting at Willow Grove/Abington
Philadelphia International Airport
Just a thirty minute drive with trains to and from the airport to Abington.
Alverthorpe Manor Art Museum
This small non profit community art center is a contempory art musuem located in the heart of Abington.In its historic, 27-acre campus in suburban Philadelphia, Abington Art Center is dedicated to providing opportunities for its many audiences to experience, appreciate and participate in the arts at whatever level they choose. From preschool to lifelong learners, casual observers to art enthusiasts, AAC engages visitors, artists and students with its sculpture park and gallery exhibitions of today’s artists, studio art classes, and public programs.
Bryn Athen Cathedral
The episcopal seat of the General Church of the New Jerusalem, an international Swedenborgian Church. The cathedral is renowned for its stained glass collection and for its unusual architecture. It was built in the early 20th century, following the gothic revivilist emergence.
Keswick Theater Catch a show or concert at the Keswick theater.Nationally recognized by audiences and performing artists as the most comfortable, friendly, acoustically-perfect listening room in the Philadelphia area. It presents a broad range of internationally acclaimed performers geared to virtually every entertainment taste and interest housed right in Glenside.
Equiped with a golf course, mini golf course, childrens pool,playground and fishing lake, outdoor picnic areas and bike trails Alverthorpe is the perfect place to take your family for and outdoor day of fun.
Willow Grove Park Mall
The former location the the historic Willow Grove Park is the Willow Grove Park Mall. Located just 12 miles from Philadelphia in an established suburban setting, features over 130 upscale shops such as abercrombie, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Coach, Lucky Brand Jeans, Sephora, White House/Black Market along with Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Sears and The Cheesecake Factory!
The Kitchen Bar
Perfect for breakfast lunch and dinner is the definition of American comfort food. Located on 611
Ookaa Authenic Hibacci style authentic Japanese cooking. Fun for a group or the hole family. Be sure to ask for the flaming volcano.
Located in the Willow Grove Park Mall has great lunch and dinner specials for the whole family
Located on Huntingdon Pike this BYOB has authentic mouth watering Italian food. Worth every penny.
Located in Elkins park on Township line right on the edge of Abington. This mom and pop Ice cream parlor serves homemade ice cream to fill everyone's stomach.
Located in Horsham
245 Easton Road
Rt-276(PA Trnpk)& Rt-611N
Horsham, PA 19044 US
Distance from city center 2.0 miles
2350 Easton Road Route 611
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Distance from city center 2.8 miles