3 Ways Normandy Farm Will Make You Say “Stay”—with Bonus Area Attraction Guide
With summer quickly winding down, isn’t it time to squeeze in one more staycation before the cooler weather begins to take hold? Let Normandy Farm be your home away from home for a romantic getaway, a family trip, a girl’s weekend, or a solitary zen-like experience to refresh the soul – and we’re right in your own backyard.
Only minutes from Philadelphia and nestled within beautiful Montgomery County, our sprawling resort with historic buildings, landscaped grounds and exuberant staff will make sure you have everything you desire to create a most memorable experience. The boutique property features amenities to fully rejuvenate and relax, but also to socialize and have fun! Amenities include a recently renovated fitness center, quiet study rooms, expansive gardens, Sunday Burn & Brunch sessions (in August), outdoor bar and restaurant, live music Thursdays and DJ on Saturday night, indoor pool and jacuzzi, and more.
Stay: Book a weekend (or longer) at our hotel in one of the uniquely designed and impeccably maintained king- or queen-sized rooms, or book “The Farmhouse Experience” for your whole group to stay in one of our cottages and receive the Cottage Comfort Station. Let us pamper you as you relax and rejuvenate or decide to tour the area.
Play: Have a larger group and enjoy experiential activities? Our team will help you plan a murder mystery dinner, mixology session, axe throwing in the garden, culinary class with our chefs, escape room challenge, wine and paint night – all on site! In the literal sense of play, hit the links and take advantage of stunning views, challenging holes and social interaction at our award-winning 18-hole Arnold Palmer golf course at Blue Bell Country Club located within our campus.
Coordinate your stay with our renowned Craft & ‘Que Clam Bake on August 22nd. Mingle while you experience a delicious All-You-Can-Eat & Drink menu and ride the elevator home. Book one of our hotel and dining packages and wake up to Montco’s Best Sunday Brunch. Join us on Thursday nights for our well-known Sip & Share Happy Hour with live music. Be sure to save room for dessert. The Executive Pastry Chef, Sam Nahhas, was recently awarded the 2019 Best of the Main Line award for his pastry creations.
No matter how you plan to unwind at Normandy Farm, you’ll go on your way with memories for years to come and eagerness to take on all that fall has in store.
BONUS AREA ATTRACTION GUIDE:
While staying with us, why not visit these popular attractions in Montgomery County and Philadelphia that locals and tourists alike have been singing the praises of for years?
Karamoor Estate Winery Karamoor Estate grows their own grapes in an expansive vineyard right here in Montgomery County. Every bottle of wine is made solely with the fruit harvested on the plantation. Tour the vineyard, property, and tasting room and witness firsthand how incredible wine is produced in the Philly suburbs.
Known for the brutal winter encampment of General George Washington in 1777–78 that helped turn the tide during the Revolutionary War, the 3,800 acres of stunning forests and fields of Valley Forge are yours to explore—with a visitor center and museum featuring original artifacts.
King of Prussia Mall The largest mall in the country boasts both upscale and casual shopping with anchor stores like Nordstrom, Macy’s, Lord & Taylor and Bloomingdales. Shop ‘til you drop with plenty of dining options, entertainment and loads of parking. Elmwood Park Zoo Perfect for a date or family jaunt, this 16-acre sanctuary was founded in 1924. Stroll among naturalistic exhibits of North and South American animals while learning about wildlife conservation and habitats. Admission rates apply.
Philadelphia Professional Sporting Events
If you’re taking a tour of Center City, join in on the renowned Philly phan camaraderie and attend one of our four professional sporting events at the Sports Complex including the 76ers, Flyers, Eagles, and Phillies. Taste the best of Philly brews, stadium bites, and root for the home team.
"The Liberty Bell shines as one of the world’s most recognizable symbols of freedom.
At the Liberty Bell Center, visitors get an up-close-and-personal experience, where they can see a 360-degree view of the iconic relic.
In quiet alcoves, a short History Channel film, available in nine languages, traces how abolitionists, suffragists and other groups adopted the bell as its symbol of freedom." - VisitPhiladelphia
Bring your appetite to Center City’s iconic railway terminal and the nation’s oldest continuously run farmer’s market. It first opened in 1893 and since then has satisfied countless Philadelphians and tourists with rich and authentic cuisine including locally grown and sourced produce and meats as well as exquisite seafood, cheeses, baked goods, and confections.
Philadelphia is home to one of the nation’s largest art museums located at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Peruse the vast collections of Renaissance, American and impressionist art. Stroll the one acre garden of sculptures. There’s a surprise around every corner.
Want More? Montgomery County is host to award-winning wineries, funky craft breweries, several informative tours and a few hidden gems as well.
Located just 25 minutes from Center City Philadelphia and situated in the heart of Blue Bell, Pa., Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center is more than a meticulously restored American landmark—it's a fully wired, high-tech hospitality venue. Relax on our grand terrace, sip a cocktail in America's oldest silo, play a challenging game of golf on our championship course, plan an event with us or dine on our delectable farm-to-table cuisine. It all adds up to One Historic Experience.