The City of Reading, PA
Reading is a popular city in the state of Pennsylvania with a total of 81,000 residents living there. Reading is ranked as the fifth most populated city in Pennsylvania and the 347th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Berks County. The largest nearby city to Reading is Allentown, approximately 27 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Reading, including Arner's Restaurants, China Fun Restaurant, Andali's Family Restaurant, Jimbo's Steak & Hoagies and Dairy Queen of Temple. For a larger selection of Reading restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Reading Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Perry Golf Course, Historical Society of Berks County Museum, Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, Reading Public Museum and Willow Hollow Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Reading please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Reading:
- Coatesville Chester County G. O. Carlson Airport (CTH)
- Lancaster Airport (LNS)
- Reading Regional Airport (RDG)
Reading, Pennsylvania Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Reading experiences an average high temperature of 37 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 21 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.72 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Reading with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 40 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Reading to receive an average of 3.27 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.01 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 -20 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Reading should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 64 degrees, and nighttime lows of 43.
Reading, Pennsylvania Attractions
1Allentown Art Museum - Allentown,
The Allentown Art Museum is an art museum that is situated in the city of Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the US. It was founded in 1934 by a group organized by noted Pennsylvania impressionist painter, Walter Emerson Baum. With its collection of over 13,000 works of art, the Allentown Art Museum is a major regional art institution. In addition, its library and archives of more than 16,000 titles and 40 current periodicals make it an important regional cultural resource.
2Allentown Municipal Golf Course - Allentown,
The Allentown Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Lehigh County Pennsylvania. Built in 1952, this Allentown course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 610-395-9926. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 3400 Tilghman St, Allentown, PA 18104
3Ambassador Course at Hickory Valley Golf Club - Gilbertsville,
The Ambassador Course at Hickory Valley Golf Club is a 36 hole public golf course in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Built in 1968, this Gilbertsville course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 610-754-9862. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 1921 Ludwig Rd, Gilbertsville, PA 19525
4America On Wheels - Allentown,
America On Wheels is an over-the-road transportation museum that is situated in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in the US.
5American Helicopter Museum & Education Center - West Chester,
The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center is a museum that can be found at 1220 American Boulevard, West Chester, Pennsylvania. The transport museum focuses on the history, science and technology of rotary wing aviation. The collection contains over 40 civilian and military autogyros, convertiplanes and helicopters, including some early generation models. The museum also contains an extensive research library.
6Asa Packer Mansion - Jim Thorpe,
The Asa Packer Mansion, in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, was the home of Asa Packer, coal and railroad magnate and founder of Lehigh University. It is one of the best preserved Italianate Villa homes in the US.
7Bear Creek Mountain Resort - Macungie,
Bear Creek is a ski resort near Macungie, in the Berks County region of Pennsylvania, in the US. The resort opened in 1967. It was known as the Doe Mountain until 1999.
8Blackwood Golf Course - Douglassville,
The Blackwood Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Berks County Pennsylvania. Built in 1970, this Douglassville course designed by David & Bill Gordon is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 610-385-6200. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 510 Red Corner Rd, Douglassville, PA 19518
9Blue Course at Arrowhead Golf Course - Douglassville,
The Blue Course at Arrowhead Golf Course is a 27 hole public golf course in Berks County Pennsylvania. Built in 1954, this Douglassville course designed by John McClean is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 610-582-4258. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 1539 Weavertown Rd, Douglassville, PA 19518
10Blue Course at Gilbertsville Golf Club - Gilbertsville,
The Blue Course at Gilbertsville Golf Club is a 27 hole public golf course in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Built in 1996, this Gilbertsville course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 610-323-3222. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2944 Lutheran Rd, Gilbertsville, PA 19525
Reading, Pennsylvania Hotels
Reading, Pennsylvania Restaurants
This is a list of Reading Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Sandwich Shops and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published January 26, 2012
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