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Bensalem is a city in Pennsylvania.
Bensalem, Pennsylvania is a residential suburb conveniently located next to the bustling metropolis of Philadelphia. It connects to the city at it's northeastern point of the city. However, just because it's residential, don't assume that it's only houses and fast food chains. There are a few interesting gems nearby without even entering Philadelphia.
Bensalem is also a perfect place to stay if you want to avoid the hustle, bustle and high prices of the inner city. Buses and trains are available nearby, as well as an accessible car rental service.
Getting around Bensalem and Northeast Philadelphia is a bit more difficult than Center City: there are no subways or local train systems throughout Bensalem.
However, there is a SEPTA trainstation located at 700 Station Avenue, Cornwells Heights, Pennsylvania 19020; which is nearby to Bristol Pike in the Bensalem Township area. Cornwell's Heights is one of the largest Park&Ride train facilities in the Philadelphia Area. The Trenton Line Regional Rail, the train which passes through Cornwell's Heights, takes you to all of the major stops in Philadelphia, within walking distance of many major attractions in the inner city. Taking the train is less stressful and cheaper than driving in the inner city.
However, if you choose to rent a car, there is more than one car rental facility in Bensalem. Budget Rent-A-Car 2054 Street Road Bensalem, PA 19020 (215) 244-1713
Enterprise Rent-A-Car 1328 Street Road Bensalem, PA 19020 (215) 638-8155
Parx Casino is the only licensed casino in Bensalem, PA. It is a very large facility jam packed with various entertainments such as horse racing, poker, slots, table games, and even an arcade. There are numerous bars that serve up everything from fancy cocktails to the casual beer; and if it's a real meal you want, choose from Cafe Parx, Parx Grill, and everyone's favorite, Chickie's & Pete's.
The address is: 2999 Street Road Bensalem, PA 19020