Quality Inn Philadelphia Airport
600 S Governor Printz Blvd.
Lester, PA 19029
Phone: (610) 521-3909
Fax: (610) 521-1704
600 S Governor Printz Blvd., Lester, PA, US, 19029
- Phone: (610) 521-3909
- Fax: (610) 521-1704
The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum is the largest freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania. The mission of the refuge is to preserve the marsh, promote environmental education and provide visitors with an excellent opportunity to observe wildlife in its natural habitat. The Heinz refuge offers nature programs, environmental education workshops, field trip consultations and a resource library. All workshops, field trips and related services are offered free of charge. The Refuge is an excellent resource for birdwatchers, hikers and nature lovers.
Built in 1971, this massive stadium has witnessed some great tournaments, unmatchable records and feats and also the rise and fall of various great players in the field of sports. With a seating capacity for 62,306 spectators and high-end sound systems and lighting equipments, the Veterans Stadium is the perfect venue for hosting sports events, concerts, cultural and social events. All in all, watching a live match amid the thrilling fans is truly an unforgettable experience.
Clark Park lies in the Spruce Hill area of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. Relax and make a picnic in their large open field or playground or enjoy a game of basketball. There are various events, movie screenings, storytelling sessions which are organized in this lovely park and you can also delve into gardening and learn about plants. Do check out the life-sized Charles Dickens statue placed here which is sculpted by Francis Edwin Elwell.
The Wayfinder Experience runs many low-cost outdoor activities for children in the Philadelphia area, among them a weekly capture-the-flag game in Clark Park. Wayfinder seeks to introduce all children to the joys of theater, allowing them to explore various improvisational techniques in their play. Newcomers can play for free, and veteran capturers join the energetic frenzy.
Cobb's Creek Golf Course is actually located within Philadelphia city limits, just minutes away from downtown. This 18-hole championship set of links is a par 71 public course of 6130 yards. Opened in 1916, Cobb's Creek has watered fairways, putting greens, yardage markers and a driving range that has made this course a favorite among golfers. Opened year round, tee time reservations are required. Call for information about large or corporate outings.
The public Westwood Golf Club offers an 18-hole, par 71 golf course, two putting greens, a full-service bar, restaurant and snack bar overlooking the course, banquet facilities, and a pro shop.
Opened in 1916, the Karakung Golf Club is an impressively maintained facility geared toward players of moderate skill levels. Even the most casual of links men should have little difficulty negotiating the relatively short 5700-yard, par 71 course. Located within the Fairmount Park section of Philadelphia, Karakung is only about three miles away from Center City. Reservations are required at this public 18-hole course. Lessons are available.
This historic field called Franklin Field, equipped with the country's first two-tiered stadium, was the location of the first televised football game and the first relay event in the United States. The sporting events and rallies draw huge crowds every year, especially in track and field, where diverse competitors travel to compete.
The Chew Recreation Center is a recreational complex with a public pool, basketball courts, and baseball fields. During the summer, Chew holds an affordable summer day camp for children and an evening softball league for adults. The pool is open only during the summer, but the lighted basketball courts are open year-round. Competition in the pick-up games is fierce. Located only blocks away from the business and shopping districts of Center City.
The public Hal Purdy-designed Pebble Creek Golf Club is challenging yet player friendly. Pebble Creek Golf Club features a clubhouse, pro shop and an outdoor covered patio.
University of Pennsylvania is considered to be one of the best educational institutions in US, but that doesn't hamper with this University's fun quotient. A perfect proof of that is Class of '23 Ice Rink. Hockey matches to spectacular performances—a venue that hosts spellbinding shows. Inter-University Ice Hockey Tournaments are the most awaited and usually has this place packed. While most of the activities held here are organized by the Campus Board of Activities and only University students are allowed, there are many shows that are open for public.
Greens are fast, fairways are sparsely tree-lined, and only features water hazards on a couple of holes.