Welcome to Philadelphia

Every year, Philadelphia plays host to millions of business travelers, individuals, couples, and families who come to sample our city's unique blend of history and progress. Find out why, time after time, Philadelphia has earned its reputation as The Place That Loves You Back. Philadelphia is a city rich in cultural landmarks, all within walking distance from most of the major hotels and is only two hours from both DC and New York City. Philadelphia is a vibrant center for arts and culture. The city's diverse cultural landscape and tremendous infrastructure of cultural and historical assets make it a destination for many visitors. Whether you are looking for a play, museum exhibition, or historical tour, the city has a number of cultural amenities to offer. From the theaters on the Avenue of the Arts to the art galleries in Old City , there is something here for everyone.

Some of the city's top choices for visitors include:

Liberty Bell
500 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 407 363 8000
The Liberty Bell is perhaps one of the most prominent symbols associated with the American Revolution and the American Revolutionary War. It is one of the most familiar symbols of independence, abolition of slavery, nationhood and freedom within the United States, and has been used as an international icon of liberty.

Philadelphia Museum of Art
Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Kelly Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19130
+1 215 763 8100
Famous on the outside for the steps seen in the film "Rocky" and famous on the inside for one of the world's largest collections of art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is home to many rotating collections as well as a standard selection of pieces always on display. Sundays at the museum are free but entrants are asked to make a donation.

Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104
+1 215 243 1100
Nestled in a 42 acre Victorian setting, this zoo was the first zoo in America and is home to over 1,600 exotic animals including white lions, polar bears, elephants, reptiles, and magnificent birds from around the world. A variety of programs for families, schools, and adults are available.

Love Park
John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104
+1 215 636 1666
The design of LOVE Park turned out to be perfect for skateboarding and the plaza became internationally famous as one of the best places to skate in the world until a 2000 skateboarding ban was enforced in 2002. The park is nicknamed LOVE Park for Robert Indiana's LOVE sculpture which overlooks the plaza.

Independence Hall
500 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215 965 7676 / +1 800 537 7676
Independence Hall is a U.S. national landmark known primarily as the location where the Declaration of Independence was drafted and adopted. The building was completed in 1753 as the Pennsylvania State House for the Province of Pennsylvania.