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Tinicum Township is in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Understand[edit]

Tinicum Township is located in the southeastern part of Delaware County southwest of the city of Philadelphia. The township is made up of the communities of Essington and Lester. The Philadelphia International Airport is located in the eastern part of the township on the border with Philadelphia. Tinicum Township is home to hotels and off-site airport parking facilities.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Interstate 95 passes through Tinicum Township and leads north to Philadelphia and south to Chester and Wilmington. Exit 9 of Interstate 95 with Pennsylvania Route 420 provides access to the township. Pennsylvania Route 291 runs east-west through Tinicum Township along Industrial Highway and Governor Printz Boulevard, leading north to Philadelphia and south to Chester. Pennsylvania Route 420 heads north-south through the township on Wanamaker Avenue and leads north to Prospect Park and Springfield.

By plane[edit]

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL IATA) is located on the eastern border of Tincum Township and offers a large selection of flights.

By bus[edit]

  • SEPTA Route 37, +1 215 580-7800. SEPTA provides bus service to Tinicum Township along Route 37, which operates through the township along Industrial Highway and Governor Printz Boulevard and heads north to the Philadelphia International Airport and Broad Street and Snyder Avenue in South Philadelphia and south to the Chester Transportation Center in Chester. The Route 37 bus offers connections to the Broad Street Line subway at Snyder Avenue, SEPTA Regional Rail's Airport Line at the airport, and SEPTA Regional Rail's Wilmington/Newark Line at the Chester Transportation Center, all three of which provide service to Center City Philadelphia. $2.50 cash, $2.00 SEPTA Key Travel Wallet.

Get around[edit]

The best way to get around Tinicum Township is by car, with SEPTA's Route 37 bus providing service along Industrial Highway and Governor Printz Boulevard.

See[edit]

  • 1 John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum, 8601 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, +1 215 365-3118. Trails: Dawn-Dusk daily. Cusano Environmental Education Center: 8:30AM-4PM daily. Located on the border of Tinicum Township and Philadelphia, the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum is the first urban National Wildlife Refuge in the United States and preserves the Tinicum Marsh along the Darby Creek, which is the largest freshwater tidal marsh remaining in Pennsylvania. The refuge is a stop for birds along the Atlantic Flyway and is home for a variety of wildlife including deer, fox, raccoons, butterflies, fish, ducks, geese, osprey, and eagles. The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum features a 10-mile network of trails that allow for viewing of wildlife. You can also fish in the Darby Creek of travel through the marsh in a canoe. Also located at the refuge is the Cusano Environmental Education Center. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum (Q6238545) on Wikidata John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum on Wikipedia

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Eat[edit]

  • Big Joe's Sandwich Shop, 416 Wanamaker Ave, Essington, +1 610 521-2444. M-W, Sa 9:30AM-7:30PM, Th-F 9:30AM-8:30PM. Sandwich shop that serves Philly cheesesteaks.
  • Mel's Diner, 118 W Powhattan Ave, Essington, +1 610 521-2500. 6AM-9PM daily. Diner featuring booths and and counter that serves American food for breakfast, lunch, and diner.
  • Philly Diner, 51 Industrial Hwy, Essington, +1 610 521-1525. Su-W 6AM-midnight, 24 hours Th-Sa. Diner with an old-school feel.
  • Romano's Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant, 246 Wanamaker Ave, Essington, +1 610 521-9010. 10AM-10PM daily. Italian restaurant that claims to be the birthplace of the stromboli. Among the menu items are Philly-style sandwiches.

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Sleep[edit]

  • Clarion Hotel Philadelphia International Airport, 76 Industrial Hwy, Essington, +1 610 521-9600, fax: +1 610 521-9388. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: noon. Smoke-free hotel near the Philadelphia International Airport. Hotel amenities include free Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, restaurant and bar, fitness center, meeting space, and free airport shuttle. $120.
  • Econo Lodge Philadelphia Airport, 600 S Governor Printz Blvd, Lester, +1 610 521-3900, fax: +1 610 521-1704. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Hotel situated near the Philadelphia International Airport. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, restaurant, fitness center, laundry facilities, and 24-hour airport shuttle. Pets allowed. $69.
  • Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia Airport, 101 Taylor Ave, Essington, +1 610 521-1200. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: noon. Hotel located 3 miles from Philadelphia International Airport. Amenities include free 24-hour airport shuttle, free breakfast, fitness center, and Wi-Fi. $125.
  • Motel 6 Philadelphia Airport - Essington, 43 Industrial Hwy, Essington, +1 610 521-6650, fax: +1 610 521-1704. Motel located 4 miles from Philadelphia International Airport. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, free morning coffee, free local calls, free expanded cable, and coin laundry. Kids and pets stay free. $63.99.
  • Quality Inn Philadelphia Airport, 600 S Governor Printz Blvd, Lester, +1 610 521-3909, fax: +1 610 521-1704. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Hotel situated near the Philadelphia International Airport. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, free continental breakfast, restaurant, fitness center, laundry facilities, and airport shuttle. Pets allowed. $68.
  • Red Roof PLUS+ Philadelphia Airport, 49 Industrial Hwy, Essington, +1 610 521-5090. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: noon. Smoke-free budget hotel situated near the Philadelphia International Airport. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, outdoor picnic area, and free coffee. $65.
  • Renaissance Philadelphia Airport Hotel, 500 Stevens Dr, Philadelphia, +1 610 521-5900, fax: +1 610 521-8954. Check-in: 4PM, check-out: 11AM. Hotel located 1 mile from Philadelphia International Airport containing both standard rooms and suites. Room features include marble bathrooms, work desks, and high-speed Wi-Fi. Guests may enjoy breakfast in bed with room service. The hotel features two restaurants, The Sanctuary and Dorsey's, along with meeting space. Other amenities include pool, fitness center, and airport shuttle. $149.
  • Wyndham Garden Philadelphia Airport, 45 Industrial Hwy, Essington, +1 610 521-2400. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: noon. Hotel located 3 miles from Philadelphia International Airport. Amenities include Wi-Fi, free airport shuttle, outdoor pool, fitness center, laundry facilities, and restaurant. Hotel is pet-friendly.

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