SpringHill Suites Philadelphia Valley Forge/King of Prussia
Travel Blogs from King of Prussia
Had a great day being tourists around the old city of Pennsylvania. Lots of history in this old Capitol. Learnt loads of history about the fore fathers of America and how it all started.
Really wanted a genuine Philly Cheese Steak sandwich but believe it or not we couldn't find one. We ate at a restaurant then turned a corner onto what can only be described as 'Philly Cheese Steak alley'.
Hindsight is a ***** !
... so maybe that is why we can't relate. Surely though there is a way of being proud of a significant event in the history of your country without unnecessarily deifying those involved???? Tonight we go to the City Tavern, a reconstruction of the inn frequented by Washington, Jefferson etc. The menu is supposed to be based on colonial recipes, but it is really suspect. Somehow, I don't think Caesar salad was that popular in the ...
... I thought Elizabeth/Seaport to be the same as Elizabeth but of course it wasn't ! This turned out to be a massive container port, going on for mile after mile, with not a direction sign to be had and 18 wheel monster trucks outnumbering stupid motorists in cars like me by at least 20 to 1. 1/9 was so grim that eventually I got worn down and gave up on 27. Forgive me Abe! I found myself on the NJ Turnpike. Surely this is Chris Rea's 'Road to Hell'? It makes the ...
... mac and cheese, cheese steak wontons, cake pops, duck tacos and other delicious treats before chatting, eating and drinking the night away.
What’s so interesting about a day of eating and drinking in semi-rural Pennsylvania?
But for me, that one single day ...
... going through a serving line, each group is brought in and seated at a table where they are waited on by a server. The server brings them their main course and dessert if they want it, as well as makes sure water and juice jugs are filled at the table and brings "take -out" bags if wanted. It's a pretty cool system. The tables rotate pretty quickly still, but there's also a bit of time to chat with people, if they feel like talking.
And we did ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility