The city has many symbols of national significance including the National Historical Park, where the freedom bell was rung and the 1787 Constitutional Convention was held. The nearby Museum of American Revolution features hi-tech displays for history buffs. Don’t forget to pass by the Christ Church, where America’s founding fathers attended and the first African American priest was ordained.
Foodies can savor the quintessential Philly cheesesteak or enjoy a traditional Amish meal at the historic Reading Terminal Market. Compliment your meal with local brews from 2nd Story. Sports fanatics can catch Major League Baseball, NFL, NHL, or NBA at a state-of-the-art venue, the Citizens Bank Park. Visit the Philadelphia Museum of Arts to see a variety of modern American, Western and Asian arts. From the observation deck at the City Hall you can view the entire city.
Take the family to the breeding center at Philadelphia Zoo to have fun with the wildlife, play on the carousel and take a paddleboat tour of the lake. Fairmount Park features a picturesque waterfront and an arboretum. Children of all ages can explore history at the Please Touch Museum.