The City of Bensalem, PA
Bensalem is a small town in the state of Pennsylvania. The largest nearby city to Bensalem is Philadelphia, approximately 11 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Bensalem, including Dairy Queen, Aldo's Pizzeria, Old Roman Pizza, International House of Pancakes and Bella Pizza. For a larger selection of Bensalem restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Bensalem Golf Courses, Casinos and/or Museums, including the Andalusia (Nicholas Biddle Estate), Bensalem Country Club, Somerton Springs Golf Course, Parx Racing and Casino#Casino and John F. Byrne Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Bensalem please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Bensalem:
- Mount Holly South Jersey Regional Airport (LLY)
- Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE)
- Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL)
- Princeton Airport (PCT)
- Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN)
Bensalem, Pennsylvania Climate and WeatherIn the month of July, Bensalem experiences an average high temperature of 87 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in July are usually about 63 degrees with an average rainfall of 5.35 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Bensalem with daytime temperatures averaging 84 degrees in the summer, and 43 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Bensalem to receive an average of 3.56 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 5.03 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -11 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Bensalem should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 66 degrees, and nighttime lows of 40.
Bensalem, Pennsylvania Attractions
1Abington Art Center - Jenkintown,
Abington Art Center, located in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia, PA is a non-collecting contemporary art museum with exhibition galleries and a sculpture park. Abington Art Center’s mission is to cultivate the power of the arts – inspiring individuals and strengthening community. The Art Center supports its mission through exhibitions, a studio school for visual arts & dance, community education programs and public events at its Jenkintown, Pennsylvania cultural campus.
2Academy of Natural Sciences - Philadelphia,
The Academy of Natural Sciences is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the New World. It was founded in 1812 by many of the leading naturalists of the young republic with its expressed mission of "the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences." For over nearly two centuries of continuous operations, the Academy has sponsored expeditions, conducted original environmental and systematics research, and amassed natural history collections containing more than 17 million specimens.
3Adventure Aquarium - , Camden,
The Adventure Aquarium, formerly the New Jersey State Aquarium, is a for-profit educational entertainment attraction operated in Camden, New Jersey on the Delaware River waterfront by the Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation. It originally debuted in 1992, and re-opened in its current form on May 25, 2005, featuring about eight thousand animals living in varied forms of semi-aquatic, freshwater, and marine habitats.
4African American Museum in Philadelphia - Philadelphia,
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5American Philosophical Society Museum - Philadelphia,
The American Philosophical Society is a discussion group founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin as an offshoot of his earlier club, the Junto. Through research grants, published journals, the upkeep of the American Philosophical Society Museum, an extensive library, and regular meetings, the society continues to advance careful study in a wide variety of disciplines in the humanities and the sciences. The museum is located immediately east of Independence Hall and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.
6American Swedish Historical Museum - Philadelphia,
The American Swedish Historical Museum is the oldest Swedish-American museum in the US. It is located in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on part of a historic 17th-century land grant originally provided by Queen Christina of Sweden to settlers of New Sweden.
7Andalusia (Nicholas Biddle Estate) - , Andalusia,
Andalusia, which is also referred to as the Nicholas Biddle Estate, is an historic mansion and surrounding estate that can be found on the Delaware River just north of Philadelphia in the village named Andalusia for it in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
8Athenaeum of Philadelphia - Philadelphia,
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a special collections library founded in 1814 to collect materials "connected with the history and antiquities of America, and the useful arts, and generally to disseminate useful knowledge" for public benefit. The Athenaeum's collections include architecture and interior design history, particularly for the period 1800 to 1945. The institution focuses on the history of American architecture and building technology, and houses architectural archives of 180,000 drawings, 350,000 photographs, and manuscript holdings of about 1,000 American architects.
9Atwater-Kent Municipal Museum - Philadelphia,
The Atwater Kent Museum was founded in 1938 as Philadelphia's city history museum.
Bensalem, Pennsylvania Hotels
2779 Route 1 North
Trevose, PA 19053
8Knights Inn Philadelphia Northeast
2707 Lincoln Hwy
Trevose, PA 19053
9Red Roof Inn Philadelphia - Trevose
3100 Lincoln Hwy
Trevose, PA 19053
10Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast
2400 Old Lincoln Hwy
Trevose, PA 19053
Bensalem, Pennsylvania Restaurants
This is a list of Bensalem Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Steak & Barbecue Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants and Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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