The Crowne Plaza Reading is proud to recommend our locally owned businesses. The West Reading Business District is home to locally owned shops, boutiques, bakeries, café’s, bars, breweries, restaurants and more. With a quaint Main Street vibe, West Reading offers a unique shopping and dining experience outside the standard chains and outlets. Treat yourself to hand made all natural body wash at Muddy Creek Soap. Uncover a hidden gem at Curious. Find that next great conversation piece at Earth Rhythms or Celtic Myth and Moonlight. Enjoy a local beer and great food at Chatty Monks Brewery or Barley Mow. Add some sweetness to your day at Secrets Bakery, Sweet Surprises or unwind at Café Bold. End your day with a fromage and charcuterie board at Say Cheese and a night cap at Winedown/The Whiskey Room Distillery.
Traveling with a group? Ask our sales team about special discounts to all that West Reading has to offer!
To learn more visit: www.lovewestreading.org
Take your family for a day of fun at the Works Wyomissing. Spend the day playing video games, simulators, racking up tickets and prizes in the largest game room in the area. The kids can run and play in Ballocity while the adults head to Slick Willy’s for some racetrack fun.
To learn more visit: workswyomissing.com
Head out to First Energy Stadium to watch the Reading Fightin Phils in action. While the Stadium is the oldest in the Eastern League is has undergone extensive renovations to become one of the most highly praised ballparks in the minor leagues.
To learn more visit: www.milb.com
Whether you have some down time during your trip or you want to make a retail shopping getaway, the Crowne Plaza Reading is your ideal location for some retail therapy. With the VF Outlet Center less than 2 miles away, the Philadelphia Premium outlets to the east and the Tanger and Rockvale Outlets to the west in Lancaster – the Crowne Plaza Reading is the perfect hub and spoke location to all your shopping desires.
VF outlet has been a long time bargain hunter’s favorite since it’s very first sale in 1970. Home to brands like Lee, Wrangler, Nautica, Carter’s, Bass, Dooney and Bourke, Bass and more it is a one stop shop for everyone in the family.
A quick 25 mile drive east takes you to the Philadelphia Premium Outlets. Shoppers have access to upscale brands like Coach, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, J. Crew, Banana Republic, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and more.
To learn more visit: www.premiumoutlets.com
Hop on route 222 from the Crowne Plaza Reading to get quick and easy access to all the outlet shopping Lancaster has to offer. Located less than 2 miles from each other the Rockvale and Tanger Outlet shopping centers keep you busy with more brands and stores than you can count at prices you can’t beat.
Make your way through the Berks County Wine Trail. To learn more visit: www.berkscountywinetrail.com
Visit the latest exhibits at the Reading Museum and Planetarium. To learn more visit: www.readingpublicmuseum.org
Bike and Hike your way through Berks County. To learn more visit: www.gogreaterreading.com/mountain-biking/
The Crowne Plaza Reading is conveniently located along 222 and a quick 30 mi drive away from the beautiful and diverse Lancaster County. Enjoy one of a kind shows at Sight & Sound, American Music, Fulton, and Dutch Apple Theatres. Explore the Amish countryside in a buggy ride or spend the day sampling all the authentic PA Dutch cooking you can eat. Head to downtown Lancaster to experience a vibrant night life and see why Lancaster has something to offer for every traveler.