What to See and Do in Philadelphia
Philadelphia was the first American city and the first national capital. It's also one of the largest cities in America, where colonial buildings stand side by side with high-rise structures.
Philly is also the birthplace of the United States of America, the cradle of national freedom, and wherein 1776, the thirteen original American colonies proclaimed independence from the British crown.
Most visitors come to see the birthplace of the country, and it all starts in old city, at Independence Hall, where Founding Fathers of the United States gathered to debate and adopt the Declaration of Independence.
It's the very spot where the United States was founded on the principles of freedom and equality, and Independence Park attracts more than three million visitors every year.
Other famous attractions in Philadelphia are the Liberty Bell, National Constitution Center, and the house where Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag.
Once you are done visiting the cities deep history, spend some time seeing its other rich cultural attractions, with many theatres and restaurants located on the Avenue of the Arts.
The Avenue of the Arts is home to The Philadelphia Orchestra, Pennsylvania Ballet, the Philadelphia Opera, jazz studios, and numerous drama and music theatres.
Philadelphia is also filled with museums, art galleries, parks, and street art. The museums, historical centers, and parks. All popular spots for tourists as they showcase many of the cities treasures and natural beauty.
So, for your next vacation, why not take a trip to Philadelphia and see everything this modern and historic city has to offer.