Spread over an area of 9,200 acres, Fairmount Park in Philadelphia is a delight for nature lovers. It is world's largest landscaped urban park with 63 parks, playgrounds, hiking trails and woodlands. Take a walking tour of the field to experience a break out from the city life; one can also explore the park on a cycle.
An emblem of American independence, the Liberty Bell hangs in the Liberty Bell Center inside Independence National Historical Park. The gargantuan bell bears a message: "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants thereof". The bell gained popularity for its crack; however, the cause of the crack remains unspecified.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
One among the largest art museums in the United States, Philadelphia Museum of Art features more than 227,000 works of art. Prominent on a podium at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the museum displays creations of American as well as European artists. Every year, the museum receives over 800,000 visitors.
While in Philadelphia, one cannot afford to miss to eat Hoagie, the "official sandwich of Philadelphia". Hoagie is basically a sandwich on a long Italian roll stuffed with meat, chicken, tuna or vegetables. Serving a variation with exclusive ingredients, Primo Hoagies is one of the most popular eating-joint for its special selection of hoagies.
Bistro St. Tropez
Bistro St. Tropez, present on the top of the Marketplace Design Center, offers its guests a happening and diverse dining setting. Bringing on platter authentic French cuisine, the restaurant is owned by Chef Patrice Rames. The scrumptious dishes are prepared using fresh ingredients and garnished in style.
The Moshulu, the oldest and largest four-masted Tall Ship in the world, is an excellent spot for contemporary American cuisine. Guests are rendered impeccable service and epicurean dining space on deck. The lovely views off the floating restaurant on the Penn’s Landing waterfront are also a delight for the visitors.
Hard Rock Cafe
An awesome evening experience is assured at Hard Rock Cafe every time you visit the site. Hard Rock Cafe is situated in the historic Reading Terminal train station. Brisk live musical and entertainment performances while you savour delicious American cuisine at the venue are an exceptional combination.
Chickie’s and Pete’s
Unlike many popular destinations, Philadelphia is home to several startling sports bar. Chickie’s and Pete’s is one such sports-crazy hotspot. The high levels of energy at this sports bar is no less than that at the stadiums. So, visit this bar, grab a drink, and cheer your favourite teams.
Erstwhile the greatest brewing city in the Western Hemisphere, Philadelphia is known worldwide for its breweries that produce world’s best beer. To drink one, Sly Fox is the perfect choice for beer lovers. Boasting over 50 distinctive beers, the brewery also sells canned craft beer.