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Swarthmore overview

Swarthmore is a budget-friendly place distinct for its theaters and known for its casinos and college atmosphere. You'll find extensive coffee and bar options. Those seeking the perfect souvenir may want to head over to King of Prussia Mall and Reading Terminal Market to shop. Make plans to visit the popular Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall. Swarthmore is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Swarthmore

With a wide assortment of lodging choices to choose from, Swarthmore has options to suit everyone's style. There are 355 hotels in the Swarthmore area and you can shop as many as 76 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 35%.
  • • 81 2-star hotels with an average price of $55 per night
  • • 174 3-star hotels with an average price of $84 per night
  • • 78 4-star hotels with an average price of $109 per night
  • • 7 5-star hotels with an average price of $149 per night

How to get to Swarthmore

Fly in to Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from downtown Swarthmore. Swarthmore Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Swarthmore

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Ice Works Skating Complex
  • • Gloucester County Dream Park
  • • Chanticleer Garden
  • • Philadelphia Zoo
  • • Historic Sugartown
The area's theater and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Hedgerow Theatre
  • • Mann Center for the Performing Arts
  • • Mann Center for Performing Arts
  • • Academy of Music
  • • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Booth's Corner Farmers Market
  • • Italian Market
  • • Reading Terminal Market
  • • Brandywine Shopping Center
  • • King of Prussia Mall
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Swarthmore College
  • • Widener University
  • • Haverford College
  • • St. Joseph's University
  • • Bryn Mawr College
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Liberty Bell Center
  • • Independence Hall
  • • University of Pennsylvania
  • • Wells Fargo Center
  • • Citizens Bank Park

When to visit Swarthmore

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 58°F day, 25°F night
  • • April-June: 86°F day, 39°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 54°F night
  • • October-December: 72°F day, 27°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.4 inches
  • • April-June: 10.7 inches
  • • July-September: 11.6 inches
  • • October-December: 9.7 inches