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.
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.
Note the stunning renovation by Frank Gehry as you wend your way through galleries holding masterpieces from Paul Cézanne, Marcel Duchamp, and more.
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.
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.