Lansdale is one of many towns in Pennsylvania whose growth surged in the mid-19th century due to the construction of the railroad. Now it serves as a commuter town for Philadelphia, 26 miles to the south, although it has a vibrant community and several interesting attractions in its own right. A stay in one of the hotels in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, is ideal for those seeking a peaceful vacation while also being close to a tourist hot spot.
Lansdale is on one of the main SEPTA train lines, the Lansdale/Doylestown line, so it's easy to get there from Philadelphia International Airport, which is 34 miles to the south. You can get there quicker by hailing a taxi at Zone 5 at the airport or drive there yourself with a rental car that you can collect from Zone 2. If you take the train, don't miss the Kugel Ball sculpture next to the station. Wherever you stay in town, most Lansdale, Pennsylvania, hotels are within walking distance of the main attractions, such as the Jenkins Homestead that lies at the heart of the town and was the residence of the first settlers in the area. The Morgan Log House is another historic home in the area. There are also a few nice parks in town— one of the best is Stony Creek Park, which is built around a lake and features a labyrinth. You can rent a car in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, to get around, or use the SEPTA public transport service. Philadelphia, the "birthplace of America," is a short trip away, and the city is full of historic attractions, such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. There's a lot to see, and if you want to be closer to the action, there are plenty of hotels in Philadelphia next to where the main sights are located in the Old City.
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