Philadelphia

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Philly is the place to be.

Whether you’re seeking a quick city break or a leisurely fly-drive adventure, Philadelphia offers the perfect blend of urban excitement and countryside charm. For city breaks, immerse yourself in Philly’s rich history, vibrant culture, and world-class dining scene. Explore iconic landmarks, trendy neighborhoods, and top-notch museums. Looking to hit the road? Philadelphia serves as an ideal gateway to picturesque countryside escapes. Hit the gas to discover charming towns, scenic drives, and outdoor adventures just a short distance away.

Where Is Philly?

Philadelphia, affectionately known as Philly, is nestled in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It’s situated in southeastern Pennsylvania, along the picturesque banks of the Delaware River. Just a stone’s throw away from iconic East Coast cities, Philly boasts a rich history, vibrant culture, and an unmistakable charm that’s sure to win you over.

Explore the City

Eastern State Penitentiary

Designed to instill penitence and encourage reform through isolation and reflection, Eastern State Penitentiary housed some of America’s most notorious criminals, including Al Capone. The prison’s distinctive radial floor plan, with cell blocks radiating from a central hub, became a model for many other prisons around the world.

Philadelphia Historic District

Here, amidst cobblestone streets and colonial-era buildings, visitors are transported back in time to the birthplace of a nation. Marvel at the iconic Liberty Bell, a symbol of freedom and independence, and trace the footsteps of the founding fathers at Independence Hall and Congress Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were born. Wander along the quaint lanes of Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continuously inhabited residential street in America, and soak in the charm of its historic homes dating back to the 18th century.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Located at the western end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, it is housed in a monumental neoclassical building that features the famous “Rocky Steps,” made famous by the film “Rocky” starring Sylvester Stallone. The museum’s collection spans thousands of years and includes works from various cultures and regions around the world.

 

Reading Terminal Market

Tucked away in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, Reading Terminal Market warmly welcomes visitors to a culinary wonderland that’s as inviting as it is diverse. You’ll be immediately greeted by a lively atmosphere buzzing with the aromas of freshly baked bread, sizzling grills, and exotic spices. It’s a true feast for the senses. From local produce bursting with flavor to artisanal cheeses that melt in your mouth, this market is a treasure trove of gastronomic delights.

Countryside of Philadelphia:

Chaddsford Winery

Established in 1982, it is one of the oldest and most respected wineries in the region. The winery’s picturesque location amidst rolling hills and vineyards makes it a popular destination for wine lovers and tourists alike. Visitors to Chaddsford Winery can enjoy guided tours of the winemaking facilities, where they can learn about the winemaking process.

 

Longwood Gardens

Located an hour away from Philedelphia, this is one of the premier botanical gardens in the United States. Spanning over 1,100 acres, these gardens host an extraordinary collection of plants, flowers, and stunning landscapes. The Main Fountain Garden, with its grand Italianate fountain and illuminated performances set to music, is a highlight not to be missed.

Valley Forge National Historical Park

A site of immense historical significance in the United States, this park spans over 3,500 acres of rolling hills, woodlands, and meadows along the Schuylkill River. Visitors can explore various historic structures, including reconstructed log cabins that housed soldiers during the encampment period, as well as General George Washington’s headquarters.

 

Philadelphia Premium Outlets

With over 150 designer and brand-name outlet stores, including Coach, Michael Kors, Nike, Calvin Klein, and many more, Philadelphia Premium Outlets offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for fashion, accessories, footwear, or home goods, you’ll find it here at discounted prices. Ample parking is conveniently available on-site.

 

 

Philadelphia and The Countryside

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Philly Cheesesteak at Tony Luke's

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Suggested Accommodation in Philadelphia

The Sonesta
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The Sonesta

The The Sonesta Rittenhouse Square is located in the heart of Downtown Philadelphia and it is just steps away from over 200 restaurants, shops and museums.

Philadelphia Marriott
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Philadelphia Marriott

The Philadelphia Marriott Old City is located in Philadelphia’s most historic square mile and it a short four block walk from Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and steps away from world-class restaurants.

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Sofitel

The Sofitel Philadelphia is a four-star hotel that reflects contemporary French and American style, with an emphasis on comfort.

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