One of the most interesting cities to visit, in the USA, is Philadelphia in the eastern part of Pennsylvania. From art to haunted houses, Legoland fun, and more.
Philly is full of surprises, and more… Our 3-day free itinerary is only a touch of what this vibrant city has to offer. Be sure to read to the end as we feature plenty of additional attractions, tours, and also day trips from Philly.
There is another Philadelphia. In South Africa's Swartland lies a beautiful little village, bearing the same name.
Suggested Read: Philadelphia SA – A Beautiful Little Village
Besides the mentions in our feature of Philly, the city is the birthplace of many of America’s firsts.
Ideally, stay two to three days in Philadelphia. Meander through the historic old city. Alternatively, explore Philadelphia with your hop-on hop-off family-friendly bus tickets or on a horse-drawn carriage. Do a Segway adventure tour, or …
Philadelphia is known for having the world’s oldest and largest outdoor market, the Italian Market, cheesesteaks, Goldenberg Peanut Chews, soft pretzels, and Tastykakes. The best time to visit Philadelphia is Spring (March to May), just before the peak season rates kick in, and when the streets are filled with cherry blossoms.
Philly is one of five key cities in the state of Pennsylvania. The other key cities are Harrisburg (capital city of Pennsylvania), Lancaster, Pittsburgh, and Erie.
If you’re a serious traveler and want to see and experience as much of historic Philadelphia as possible, get the Philadelphia Go City pass. You have two choices:
By foot: 22 minutes | 1.7 km (1 mile) | about 2,252 steps
By foot: 30 minutes | 2.3 km (1.4 miles) | about 3,153 steps
By foot: 52 minutes | 3.9 km (2.4 miles) | about 5,405 steps