The City of Springfield, PA
Springfield is a small town in the state of Pennsylvania. The largest nearby city to Springfield is Philadelphia, approximately 16 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Springfield, including Joys Deli & Grocery, Drexel Hill Junior Pizza, Duke's Tavern, Dragon Garden and Brookside Village Pizza. For a larger selection of Springfield restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Springfield Golf Courses, Museums and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Springfield Country Club, Museum of Mourning Art, Pennsylvania Veterans Museum, Thomas Leiper Estate and Swedish Log Cabin. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Springfield please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near Springfield:
- Mount Holly South Jersey Regional Airport (LLY)
- Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE)
- Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL)
- Wilmington New Castle Airport (ILG)
Springfield, 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,
39°57′10.07″N 75°9′5.65″W / 39.9527972°N 75.1515694°W / 39.9527972; -75.1515694
5Ambassador 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
6American 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.
7American 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.
8American 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.
9Amstel House - New Castle,
Amstel House, which is also referred to as Dr. Finney House, is a preserved building in New Castle, Delaware in the US. 19th century New Castle's decline meant that many owners of homes could no longer afford to make changes to them, which is why so many buildings were preserved. That changed, however, when New Castle was "rediscovered" during the Colonial Revival phase of the 1920s and 1930s and old buildings began to be torn down and replaced by new construction.
10Andalusia (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.
Springfield, Pennsylvania Hotels
7Springhill Suites Philadelphia Airport Ridley Park
201 Industrial Hwy
Ridley Park, PA 19078
Springfield, Pennsylvania Restaurants
This is a list of Springfield Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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