Quality Inn & Suites
3671 Street Road
Bensalem, PA 19020
Phone: (215) 245-0111
Fax: (215) 244-4999
These nine holes have enticed many a golfer to take a long lunch from time to time. This public, par-27 course offers a quick escape from work or an ideal place to hold a meeting while on the links. Located within the city limits, Quarette is located in Northeast Philadelphia just minutes away from the business district. Don't worry about stopping to pick up your clubs rentals are available. Reservations are not required, greens fees are $9 on the weekdays and $10 on the weekend. Enjoy a cocktail afterward at the bar while you add up your score. The course is open April-November.
Named after the Neshaminy Creek, the Neshaminy State Park is located on the banks of the Delaware River. The park which spans across 339 acres (137 hectares) is lined with picnic spots and also contains an estuary. The Neshaminy State Park is frequented by many for its private swimming pools and motorboats rides which take place on the river. The main swimming pool is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day and the park is also home to a tiny spray pool. Nature lovers can explore the hiking and trekking trails offered by the park and the River Trail Inner Loop Trail is a must if trekking down the Neshaminy State Park as exotic plants and animals await your arrival here.
The kids will bug you to take them to the Philadelphia Insectarium, a fascinating museum that is designed to educate the public about the wonderful world of insects. The goal of the museum is to show the critical role that insects play in the balance of nature, the environment and our economy. There are two floors of live and mounted insects from around the globe, a tank inhabited by glow-in-the-dark scorpions, a working beehive and a live termite colony. The big hit with kids is a glass-enclosed kitchen crawling with thousands of cockroaches.
Scubadelphia sells specialty gear and conducts classes for the underwater activities of snorkeling and scuba diving. Melissa and Dave, two diving enthusiasts, run this store and act as teachers at the diving lessons. Their experience in other sports such as underwater welding, softball and aeroplane flying helps them in instructing their students. Two adorable puppies greet visitors at the entrance of this dog-friendly store. Customers can purchase equipment such as drysuits, wetsuits, backpacks, scuba tanks, fins, masks, dive lights, underwater cameras, dive computers and spearguns. This organization offers basic lessons for beginners as well as classes in specialist activities like wreck diving, deep diving and rescue diving.
Newtown Athletic Club offers one of the best recreational facilities. The place is equipped with a state-of-the-art gym, a spacious swimming pool as well as various courts where guests can play Basketball, Tennis, etc. Newtown Athletic Club has special classes targeted towards adults, teenagers as well as children these include swimming lessons, gymnastics, dance lessons and more. The club is perfect spot for a fun day out with family or can even become a part of your regular health regime.
Ashbourne Country Club is not only a challenging golf course, it is also a testament to the beauty of nature. Green dominates the landscape. Different breeds of grass are used on the meticulously maintained fairways and greens to ensure true play. This 18-hole, par 72 course is semi-private. There is a large banquet facility and an elegant bar and restaurant, reservations are required. So hurry up and become a member!
June Bug offers a variety of chartered fishing excursions that depart from Beach Haven.
As a part of the well-known La Salle University, the Tom Gola Arena hosts many sports' tournaments. It is named after Tom Gola, a player and coach who is in the Basketball Hall of Fame. With an expansive space of about 4000 square feet area, there are both basketball and volleyball courts nestled here. So there are many interesting matches among the local colleges to look forward to.
Skating fun for the entire family is offered at this fine ice rink that also offers hockey lessons, youth leagues, and more.
This facility is home to the Trenton Titans of the East Coast Hockey League and also plays host to the circus, concerts, graduations, and boxing matches, and other events; the Arena is a ten thousand seat facility.
The Johnson House, built in 1768, served as a stop for fugitive slaves who were making their way North on the underground railroad during the 19th Century. It is the only known structure of this type in Philadelphia that is currently open to the pubic. The Johnson House is presently owned and operated by the Germantown Historic Trust and offers interpretative programs in American history as well as supporting resources to the public.
This indoor playground chain has labyrinths of plastic tunnels, cargo nets, and ball ponds for children from their "terrible twos" to youngsters about 9 years of age. Each obstacle course and play set is tailored to the specific ages of the children. Sitters and safe play zones are available for infants. Snack bars and video game rooms are also on the premises. Group discounts apply for parties calling ahead. Birthday celebrations can also be arranged. Discovery Zone has five locations throughout the Philadelphia area.