Elkins Park

Elkins Park is a city in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

20 things to do

All Places United States Pennsylvania



Lynnewood Hall

It is a 110 room mansion and is considered the largest surviving Gilded Age mansion in the Philadelphia area. Although entering the premises is prohibited, looking at the building is magnificent.

SEE   —  920 Spring Avenue

Richard C. Wall House Museum

The house was built by Richard Wall, a founding father of Cheltenham Township. It is four floors and displays what a house and life was like during the beginning of Cheltenham.

SEE   —  1 Wall Park Drive


Wall Park

A new playground was just built in 2004 adding on to the old playground. Also available are basketball courts, tennis courts, picnic tables, and a skateboard park.

DO   —  600 Church Road

Beth Sholom Synagogue

The only synagogue designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. It is listed in the National Register of Historic places.

SEE   —  8231 Old York Rd


McKinley Tavern

Another neighborhood tavern. A great place to watch sports games with the multiple flat screen TVs surrounding the whole bar.

DRINK   —  881 Township Line Road

New Look Thrift Shop

Dig through clothes and accessories while paying only half the price. Most items are even vintage and not sold else where!

BUY   —  8015 Old York Road


Color Me Mine

Unleash your creativity and make a souvenir for yourself or loved ones. A great activity for the family to enjoy.

DO   —  8120 Old York Rd

Sprinkles Ice Cream Parlor

Step back into the fifties and enjoy homemade ice cream or frozen yogurt in an "old school" ice cream parlor.



Edward Hicks Parry Bird Sanctuary

The 12.82 acres of open land is an amazing place for a woodsy hike, with the surrounding beauty of nature.


Drake Tavern

Under new management the food and drinks are incredible. Enjoy drinks inside or even on the patio.

DRINK   —  304 Old York Road

Han Ah Reum

A Korean mall. Holds a grocery store, restaurants, clothing stores, as well as doctors offices.

BUY   —  7320 Old York Road

Old York Road Skating Rink

An ice skating rink open to the public. Also offers ice skating and hockey lessons.

DO   —  8116 Church Road

Recovery Room

A locals hang out spot. You will definitely "recover" from a hard days work.

DRINK   —  411 Township Line Road

Szechuan Mandarin

Authentic Chinese food which will spice up anyones taste buds.

EAT   —  8080 Old York Road

Dessert Studio

The mouth watering treats will satisfy anyone's sweet tooth.


Max & Davids

Specializes in Eastern European and Mediterranean foods.

EAT   —  8120 Old York Road

High School Park

The 7 acres has walking trails and a wild flower garden.


Marco Polo

Enjoy Italian food as well as seafood.

EAT   —  8080 Old York Road

CJ Seafood and Sushi

Great selection of seafood and sushi.


Cheltenham Korean Noodle House

Features various Korean dishes.


About Elkins Park

Elkins Park is a great destination to get away from the hustle of the city but yet still surrounded by diversity downtown Philly has to offer. Only a thirty minute drive to Center City or fifteen minute train ride. Elkins Park has attractions to satisfy the thrill for people of all ages. Come visit where so much history has taken place and new history is being made. Elkins Park is where leaders are born or call home, such as, singer Pink, comedian Bill Cosby, NFL player Marvin Harrison, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, and many many more.


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