Abington enjoys a rich and diverse historic and cultural heritage. Its regional village centers, with thriving local businesses, offer Abington residents a unique shopping experience without having to travel outside the city.
However, if metropolitan excitement is what you crave then the many thrilling recreational activities found only in Philadelphia can be found less than 12 miles away to the southwest. Abington's ideal location offers easy access to many amazing recreational activities such as a tour of the Abington Bird Sanctuary or a visit to Penbryn Park, a 20-acre play area filled with baseball diamonds, soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, a swimming pool and a lighted ice skating rink. Residents can also root and cheer in person for a variety of professional sports teams in some of sports newest arenas and stadiums. Basketball's 76ers, football's Eagles, Baseball's Phillies and Hockey's Flyers all play home games in Philadelphia with all sporting facilities located in a strategically designed downtown cultural center with first class shopping, dining, and alternative entertainment serving as an extension of the athletic sporting events one may attend.
If one feels at home on the water, then spending the afternoon fishing in one of Montgomery County's many rivers and waterways, or relaxing on a sailboat is an exhilarating experience. For those who prefer to keep their feet dry, a visit to one of many museums to learn about our nation's history or to an art gallery to view famous paintings, ceramics, and silver created by artists with Pennsylvania roots is a pleasurable substitute. No matter how people decide to spend their day, sooner or later they are bound to dine in one of several famous seafood houses, steakhouses or fine dining restaurants eating some of the most delicious meals the world has to offer, all in Pennsylvania.
Residents of Abington, Pennsylvania are introduced, first hand, to a tremendous portion of our nation's history, lending to an educational growth for people of all ages. This awakening has a profound impact on the city's school system and on the students it serves to educate. Providing quality instruction in a safe, clean learning environment is a priority to local lawmakers. Efforts to constantly improve their educational system is evident not only in public schools, but in the many independent and private institutions situated throughout the Abington.
Continuing education beyond high school is made easy for local residents who have access to more than thirty colleges and universities in nearby Pennsylvania communities and large cities. School's such as St. Joseph's University, Villanova and Ivy Leaguer University of Pennsylvania are all situated within one hour of Abington Township. These schools and the many others in addition to providing academic outlets also provide social events for community residents to attend that effectively compliment this region's already eclectic social calendar.
Abington, Pennsylvania is an outstanding place to live. Wedged between Philadelphia and Willow Grove, the residents of Abington are able to experience the many wonders of this beautiful area that combines stunning natural settings, historical significance and affordable housing all into one. So, if you are looking for a house, condo, apartment or any real estate in or near Philadelphia look no further than Abington and see for yourself why so many call this Township their home.
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