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Why We Love It
Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, is known for its role in American history. It served as the home for the convening of the Continental Congress, the signing of both the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, and was temporarily the Nation's Capital. The city holds many notable icons, such as the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Love Park, and the Rocky Statue. It is also home to numerous city murals, die-hard sports fans, and the famous Philadelphia cheesesteak.
Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do
Famous for its appearance in the Rocky movies, the statue was later donated to the city and sits at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Photo Opportunity: Run to the top of the stairs, mimic the statue, and take a photo - don't worry, it's normal.
An active neighborhood square with restaurants, shops and an open-space park that has benches, lighted pathways, manicured lawns, performers and fountains.
|Reading Terminal Market|
A popular downtown and indoor public market home to produce, ethnic foods, flowers, crafts, books and clothing.
|Independence National Historical Park|
A park which serves to preserve sites significant during the American Revolution, including Independence Hall, Liberty Bell.
Green space with historical houses, statues, an arboretum, gardens, fountains, reservoirs, and recreational centers. Activities: bike, hike, horseback, tennis, walk/run.
A row of homes known as the "Nation's Oldest Residential Street" which haven't been externally altered for over three centuries.
|High - 56°F (13°C)||Low - 39°F (4°C)|
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
30th Street Station (PHL)
|Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown||1.3 mi (2.1 km) from start/finish|
|Crowne Plaza Philadelphia West||4.6 mi (7.4 km) from start/finish|
|Doubletree Hotel Philly Center City||1.5 mi (2.4 km) from start/finish|
|Hampton Inn Center City||1.1 mi (1.8 km) from start/finish|
|Hilton Garden Inn Center City||1.3 mi (2.1 km) from start/finish|
|Holiday Inn Express Midtown||1.5 mi (2.4 km) from start/finish|
|Hotel Monaco Philadelphia||2.1 mi (3.4 km) from start/finish|
|Hyatt at the Bellevue||2.7 mi (4.3 km) from start/finish|
|Le Méridien Philadelphia||1.0 mi (1.6 km) from start/finish|
|Loews Philadelphia Hotel||1.4 mi (2.3 km) from start/finish|
|Marriott Philadelphia Downtown||1.3 mi (2.1 km) from start/finish|
|Residence Inn Philly Downtown||1.2 mi (1.9 km) from start/finish|
|Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia||1.2 mi (1.9 km) from start/finish|
|Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia||0.8 mi (1.3 km) from start/finish|
|Sheraton Philadelphia University City||1.5 mi (2.4 km) from start/finish|
|Sofitel Philadelphia||1.1 mi (1.8 km) from start/finish|
|Sonesta Hotel Center City||0.9 mi (1.4 km) from start/finish|
|The Independent Hotel Philadelphia||1.6 mi (2.6 km) from start/finish|