PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Families vacationing in Philadelphia and The Countryside® this summer can easily add a round of miniature golf to their fun-packed itinerary. Courses at 30th Street Station, the King of Prussia Mall and Franklin Square mean people don't have to venture far to enjoy the classic game. Visitors of all ages can improve their short game or just putt around in Philadelphia this summer at these venues:
- The Porch at 30th Street Station hosts free miniature golf during the month of July. At the public space located just outside of the train station, the nine-hole course also offers golfers a chance to win a $500 gift card to Dick's Sporting Goods, just for filling out their scorecards. 30th & Market Streets, universitycity.org/the-porch
- Shoppers at the King of Prussia Mall can take a retail break at the indoor Glowgolf, the newest addition to the largest mall on the East Coast. The florescent putters, balls, obstacles and wall decorations glow in the black light, bringing a glow-in-the-dark look to the sport. The 18-hole fairway is located on the second floor of The Court section of the mall. Route 202 & Mall Boulevard, King of Prussia, (610) 265-5727, kingofprussiamall.com
- At Franklin Square in Historic Philadelphia, kids and adults take swings around their favorite Philadelphia icons (miniature versions, of course) such as the Love sculpture, Benjamin Franklin Bridge and Liberty Bell. After the game, loser buys a round of shakes at SquareBurger. 6th & Race Streets, (215) 629-4026, historicphiladelphia.org
The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) makes Philadelphia and The Countryside® a premier destination through marketing and image building that increases business and promotes the region's vitality.
For more information about travel to Philadelphia, visit visitphilly.com or uwishunu.com, where you can build itineraries; search event calendars; see photos and videos; view interactive maps; sign up for newsletters; listen to HearPhilly, an online radio station about what to see and do in the region; book hotel reservations and more. Or, call the Independence Visitor Center, located in Historic Philadelphia, at (800) 537-7676.
SOURCE Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation