Philadelphia has a wide variety of accommodation available to those visiting the city. Whether you're looking for a romantic retreat, a five star luxury get-away, a bed and breakfast or a family friendly environment, Philadelphia has what you're looking for. If theatre and the arts are more your style and you'd rather your hotel room come with a pair of tickets than a pair of hiking boots, theatre and accommodation packages are readily available. Visit www.gophila.com for more information.
Where to Eat
Good restaurants are located all over the city and cater to every taste from seafood and wine to pizza and beer. Know for its famous cheese steak sandwiches and the soft pretzel, Philly has something sure to please every palate. Don't forget the wine! Philadelphia is quickly become the leader in BYOB restaurants with over 130 establishments that participate in this culinary adventure. Simply pick your favorite vintage and bring it with you. If you think Philly's dining experience is limited, think again. Four-star dining rooms mingle with delightful bistros and busy street carts to provide those visiting Philadelphia with a wide variety of culinary delights.
CenterCityPhiladelphia is a great place to take the kids while visiting Philadelphia. With art and animals, amusement parks and galleries, this area of Philadelphia is sure to entertain every member of the family. Take a tour of the city on a trolley, visit a zoo, go shopping or take in a ball game. Your days in Philly will be filled with fun and family adventure.
One of the best ways to enjoy Philadelphia is to take a tour and see the city with someone who knows this thriving metropolis with a small town feel inside out. The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia provides visitors with a close up look of the IndependenceNationalHistoricalPark area, which is the section of Philadelphia where events of the American Revolution occurred. There is even an MP3 player tour, which uses technology, patriotic music and engaging storytellers to guide visitors through this historical era.
If you're up for something unique and fun, try the Ride the Ducks tour, which takes visitors on a tour of the Historic District aboard a bus that turns into a boat. This amphibious sightseeing tour is a must for those looking to live it up and experience a unique offering of Philadelphia.
Like movies? Philadelphia offers a tour for film buffs, taking them across the city to over 70 sights of actual filming locations including those for popular movies such as Philadelphia, Rocky Balboa, National Treasure and more. The tour lets visitors in on unknown celebrity facts, behind the scene information and even offers a run up the popular Rocky steps. This tour is a must for the film buff in your family.
No trip to Philadelphia is complete without a trip to some of the well-known sights of the city. This includes the LibertyBellCenter, Reading Terminal Market and South Street. Learn about the history of the city at the Liberty Bell, stroll through the market and taste some of the treats Philly has to offer or take a jaunt up to South Street for a tour through the over 300 shops and 60 eateries, bars and cafes this area of the city has to offer.
No matter how you choose to see the city, visiting Philadelphia is sure to be an exciting and fun experience.