Planning a Visit to the University of Pennsylvania
Accommodation near the University of Pennsylvania locates you in the heart of Philadelphia. The city is home to the famous Liberty Bell, as well as numerous interesting museums, parks, and other sights. Whether you're interested in Amish culture, architecture, or Philly cheesesteak, accommodation near 'UPenn' has much to offer.
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Useful information for your visit to the University of Pennsylvania
Ben Franklin founded the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League institution, before the American Revolution. Both on and off campus, you'll find there's much local history to learn about. Philly is also well known for both its arts scene and its hometown sports teams. Here's what to check out while you're in town:
1. Getting to campus
The nearest airport is Philadelphia International Airport. Once you find yourself in the city, you can easily get to the University of Pennsylvania via rental car or by the SEPTA train. Take the Airport Line to the University City stop.
2. Rocky Statue
Take part in the sporting tradition of Pennsylvania by re-enacting the famous scene from the classic movie "Rocky," and running up the steps to his statue. It's one of the best places in Philadelphia to snap a photo for your social media.
3. Philadelphia Museum of Art
Note the stunning renovation by Frank Gehry as you wend your way through galleries holding masterpieces from Paul Cézanne, Marcel Duchamp, and more.
4. Independence Hall
Arguably the place where modern America began, this building was where the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were born. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is part of the Independence National Historical Park, and is well worth a visit.
5. Reading Terminal Market
Foodies will want to make a different kind of pilgrimage, to this mealtime mecca for roast pork sandwiches and Asian cuisine. Stock up on artisan cheese and sublime desserts and take a delicious piece of your vacation home with you.
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