Located in south central New Jersey, Mount Laurel is a historic Quaker community with roots in the pre-revolutionary period in the United States. Although very little of the original town remains, travelers can visit the Friends Meeting House, the Old Town Hall and Jacob's Chapel, which was a stop on the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. Mount Laurel is considered an outer suburb of Philadelphia, and as such offers visitors easy access to the attractions of the historic city including the Franklin Institute Science Museum, the Philadelphia Zoo, many art museums and historic sites.
Mount Laurel offers many accommodation options for both business travelers and families. Most major hotel chains have locations in and around the town, and there is even a hotel and conference center with an indoor water park. The town is accessible to all major forms of transportation, including car, bus and rail, and is located minutes off of two major highways. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is 19 miles away.
Mount Laurel features a temperate mid-Atlantic climate. It is cold and snowy in winter, pleasant in fall and spring, and warm and humid in the summer. The town offers numerous dining options, including national chains and independent restaurants featuring Italian, American, Mexican, Indian, Thai, Vietnamese and Japanese cuisines.