Whether you’re visiting for a day or a long weekend, the City of Brotherly Love has ton of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Plan a memorable, fun-filled trip using our list of the top 10 things to do in Philadelphia.
1. Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
What better way to tour the city than from the top of a double-decker bus? The Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour takes you to popular sites like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
2. Rocky Statue
The iconic Rocky statue, located outside the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is arguably the most photographed landmark in the city. Snapping a pic with the legendary boxer is a must-do for visitors. While you’re there, make like Sylvester Stallone and take a run up the museum steps.
3. Delaware River Waterfront
The waterfront is a go-to spot for outdoor fun. The Blue Closs RiverRink is home to Summerfest and Winterfest, which feature season games and activities, along with delicious local fare. Spruce Street Harbor Park entices guests from May to October with hammocks, lawn games, and outside dining.
4. Philadelphia Museums Tourist Scavenger Hunt
Add friendly competition to your sightseeing with a scavenger hunt. Decode clues to uncover local history, explore architecture and check out film locations from familiar shows and movies.
5. Wissahickon Valley Park
Soak up the tranquility of this urban oasis. With over 50 miles of trails surrounding Wissahickon Creek, the park is a gorgeous backdrop for family photos.
Fun awaits in this Lego lovers’ paradise. Legoland has indoor rides, a 4D theater, and replicas of Philadelphia’s most well-known spots.
7. Philadelphia Zoo
Visit America’s first zoo to see almost 1,300 animals. Marvel at primates and big cats as they roam above your head using the Zoo360 trail system.
8. Smith Playground
Ample indoor and outdoor space makes Smith Playground a popular play space rain or shine. Experience pure joy on the famed giant slide.
9. Please Touch Museum
The Please Touch Museum features hands-on, interactive exhibits for children of all ages. Don’t worry about telling your kids, “Don’t touch that!”
10. Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphians LOVE their sports teams. Take in a Flyers game to get an authentic taste of Philly fan culture.
If you want flexibility during your trip, opt for the Go City: Philadelphia Pass. This all-inclusive digital pass grants admission to more than 30 Philadelphia attractions, including several spots recommended on our list.
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