Serving the city of Philadelphia, the international airport is located less than 10 miles away and acts as one of the main gateways to the interesting State of Pennsylvania. Rent a car and travel around to explore this area fully.
Top Attractions in Philadelphia
Stop by at the Please Touch Museum for some hands-on learning. Take a tour of the Eastern State Penitentiary for a different look at history. There are some fantastic examples of Gothic architecture to see here.
Philadelphia is also home to a number of sites and attractions of historical significance to the American Revolution and War of Independence. Some examples of which are the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, the place where the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. Why not also make a trip to Congress Hall which served as the seat of the United States Congress from 1790 to 1800?
Have a look around the Reading Terminal Market, an enclosed public market located at South 12th and Arch Street. Found in the downtown area, it's home to over 100 merchants. Give some of the local food a try such as Philly cheesesteak, hoagie (submarine sandwich filled with a choice of fillings) and soft pretzel being some of the more well-known foods on offer in Philadelphia.
Another enjoyable day trip is made up of a visit to both Springton Reservoir and Ridley Creek State Park. Explore over 2,600 acres of woodland and meadows.
The city of New York is within easy reach and lies to the North East of Philadelphia. To the south west are the Cities of Baltimore and Washington. Each of the major cities are worth a visit and offer plenty to see and do.
Combine a visit to the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club for a few rounds of golf with an afternoon at Wissahickon Valley Park. You will be able to travel to both in no time.