Philadelphia is city saturated with history, but it’s also a place that’s got so much to do for people of all ages. If you’re someone who lives close to Philly, or if you live farther away, there’s always something new to explore and do! Here’s some of the best places to visit and where to stay while you’re visiting Philadelphia:
Where to eat:
If price is no object to you while dining, check out:
- Barclay Prime: a chic steakhouse famous for it’s $100 Kobe cheesesteak
- Lacroix: located in the Rittenhouse Hotel, has a “design your own tasting” menu
- Fountain: located in the Four Seasons- a contemporary American restaurant with a French influence
If you’re looking for mid-level priced dining:
- Fork: seasonal, stylish, and inventive, this restaurant is located in Philly’s Old City.
- Tequilas: Mexican cooking with plenty of margaritas to go around!
If you’re on a budget, check out these restaurants:
- Pats or Genos: or both! You can’t visit Philadelphia without trying a cheesesteak or two from these rivaling cheesesteak joints
- Bridgids: a cozy fireside Italian-inspired restaurant near the art museum
- Reading Terminal Market: the country’s oldest continuously operating farmer’s market
For more dining suggestions, go to www.gophila.com/dining
Where to shop:
- Old City: forgo the chain stores, and shop local boutiques and funky shops for one-of-a-kind pieces
- Antique Row: if you love antiques, you’ll love searching through all of the furniture, books, crafts & collectibles
- Rittenhouse Row: here you’ll find all of the national couture lines (think: Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie)
- South Street: Phill’s funkiest place to shop & stroll. Here you’ll find funky clothing and shoe boutiques and indie record shops.
For more shopping suggestions, visit www.gophila.com/shopping
Arts & Cultural Hot Spots:
- Academy of Natural Sciences: come see dinosaur fossils, a butterfly exhibit, and exotic animals.
- Eastern State Penitentiary: Al Capone and Willie Sutton stayed here- now they have haunted tour, exhibitions, and special events.
- Franklin Institute: lots of touchable displays explore science in different disciplines ranging from sports to space.
- Philadelphia Museum of Art: one of the largest art museums in the country. Plus – you can run up the Rocky stairs 🙂
For more cultural to-do’s, visit www.gophila.com/arts
Where to stay:
- There’s a great deal to take advantage of when you stay in Philadelphia through the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package– stay any 2 consecutive nights and your car stays free!
- Hotels who participate in this great deal include:
- Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel – $150
- Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West – $134
- DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City – $124
- Holiday Inn Express Midtown Philadelphia – $149
- Homewood Suites by Hilton Philadelphia – University City – $154
- Hotel Monaco Philadelphia – $169
- Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia Airport – $125
- Philadelphia Marriott Downtown – $169
- Hotel Palomar Philadelphia – $169
- Hyatt at The Bellevue – $189
- Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing – $159
- The Independent Hotel – $124
- Loews Philadelphia Hotel – $169
- Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia – $179
- Sheraton Suites Philadelphia Airport – $159
- The Rittenhouse Hotel – $329
- Sheraton Philadelphia – University City – $139
- Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel – $173
- Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia – $169
- The Windsor Suites Philadelphia – $143
- Aloft Philadelphia Airport – $140
- Inn at Penn, A Hilton Hotel – $189
Ahh doesn’t all of this just make you want to go visit Philly? Come find out more information at Visit Philly!
Philadelphia is the perfect spot for a getaway! Stay for any two consecutive nights at one of twenty participating hotels and your car stays free! For more information and to book your room visitphilly.com/overnight.
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Visit Philadelphia. The opinions and text are all mine.