Econo Lodge Philadelphia Airport
600 S. Governor Printz Blvd
Lester, PA 19029
Phone: (610) 521-3900
Fax: (610) 521-1704
The Simeone Automotive Museum is neurosurgeon and avid car collector, Dr. Frederick Simeone's labor of love. Set in an old engine manufacturing factory near the Philadelphia International Airport, it is a must visit for all vintage car enthusiasts. Their collection of more than 60 limited racing cars ever made is a connoisseur's pride. These rare beauties are exhibited in dioramas reminiscent of race courses where these automobiles had contended. Their repertoire starts from 1909 and ends through the mid 1970s. These include the Porsche 917, 1938 Alfa Romeo, The American Underslung, 1916 Stutz Bearcat, Mercer Raceabout, 1963 Corvette Grand Sport, 1931 Bentley and Bugatti. Get a glimpse of how racing has evolved since its inception while walking through this fascination place. It is also touted to be the first of its kind in the continent. The museum even has spaces to rent for various events.
The Twentieth Century Club of Lansdowne, built in 1911, is a versatile venue for any type of event. It is a classic cream and brown rectangular structure made in brick and stone. The historic house will add an old-world charm to your occasion and make it worth remembering. It is ideal for a wedding as well as any corporate event and can accommodate from 50 to 175 people. Visit their website for more details.
Danger Danger Gallery is a unique gallery where you can catch an art exhibit or a musical extravaganza on a regular basis. A good place to explore with friends, it is famous for the numerous live acts it hosts the year round. A huge range of genres like pop, big beat, afro-beat, breakbeat, electro, indie, punk among others find expression here. Call for more details on current and upcoming events and exact show times.
The Hedgerow Theater is located in Rose Valley, about 20 miles (32.18 kilometers) from Philadelphia proper. The popular entertainment venue plays host to several interesting performances throughout the year. While Hedgerow takes pride in its small stature, it is much noted for being an intimate cultural hub where performers and patrons can share enriching experiences. The theater exclusively presents its in-house productions which have been critically acclaimed in the past. One of America's first repertory theaters, The Hedgerow Theater warrants a visit if you're a performing arts connoisseur.
Home ground to the Philadelphia Union soccer team, the PPL Park is one of the biggest landmarks in the city of Chester. Situated along the the banks of the Delaware River, the stadium is a sight to wonder at, as it was built for economic purposes for the city. There are national as well international matches held here and on special occasions there are cultural events held too. A must visit!
The Mitten House is a DIY venue that has created a niche amongst punk rock enthusiasts. Tucked away in the basement of a house, only those in the know are aware of its existence. Concerts schedules are mostly spread through word of mouth. Some of their previous listings are Rudimentary Peni, Cock Sparrer, Lemonheads and Avail.
Annual production of A Christmas Carol adapted by Nagle Jackson and performed at the Hedgerow Theatre. Held in December.
Wells Fargo Center (formerly known as Wachovia Center) has hosted some of the city's biggest events. From NHL to NBA championships with the Flyers and Sixers, to Dorothy Hamill's first appearance with the Ice Capades and Elvis Presley's last live performance, the building has hosted a very eclectic mix of events.
This cinema belongs to the Regal Entertainment Group. Its multiple screening halls offer a wide variety of movies to choose from. The venue is wheelchair accessible and listening devices are also available. An eatery and a game center are also on-site. Check the website for more information.
Beautiful acoustics and sometimes overzealous security make this an authentic rock concert hall. An old vaudeville theatre with 3,200 seats, it's a popular hall for big stars on acoustic tours: Neil Young, Bob Dylan, John Hiatt and others play here "unplugged" if they want to bypass larger venues like the First Union Center. It's also a good place for comedians like Eric Idle or Kids in the Hall.
Home to the Philadelphia Eagles, this state-of-the-art venue boasts of video screens, a seating capacity of 68,532 and ten permanent novelty locations. Watching a match at this grandiose venue is an unforgettable experience. Post renovation, the stadium has been offered better viewing facilities and special services for the handicapped. The stadium is viewed as one of the city's greatest economic resources.
Yesha Fellowship Hall, is pre-dominantly utilized to organize religious events, lectures and concerts. The Praise 4 Peace gospel concert was hosted at the hall. Each Sunday Lil Darell hosts the Sunday Night Live here. The focus is to bring together and unite the Christians, who are ardent music lovers. The 1st Annual Believers Ball Black Tie Affair was also held here.