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Best Things to Do in Philadelphia

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Things to Do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is home to several unique and amazing attractions you really won’t want to miss. Here are 3 places you’ll definitely want to see during your visit to the city.

Franklin Institute

Named after Benjamin Franklin, the Franklin Institute is home to interactive science exhibits, escape rooms, a planetarium, and even a memorial to Franklin himself. The center of scientific research and education in Philadelphia, this museum makes learning fun for the whole family.

Philadelphia Zoo

Known as the first zoo in the United States, the Philadelphia Zoo houses close to 1,300 animals, including some that are rare and endangered. Want to get a more intimate look at the zoo? Opt for a Behind the Scenes tour.

Please Touch Museum

If you’re tired of constantly having to remind your kids not to touch things when you go out, this museum is for you. With a focus on helping kids learn through play, the Please Touch Museum encourages children to touch and explore exhibits to foster their curiosity.

Philadelphia Historic Sites

A trip to Philadelphia isn’t complete without a visit to the Liberty Bell. Here are a few other Philadelphia historic sites you should see during your stay.

Eastern State Penitentiary

Once home to the likes of Al Capone, Eastern State Penitentiary was at one time the most famous prison in the world. Now abandoned and falling apart, visitors can take an audio tour of this grand building and see what life must have been like for prisoners.

Independence Hall

This historical building is where both the United States Constitution and Declaration of Independence were signed. Take a tour through the building and learn all about its historical significance while you stand where the Founding Fathers stood.

Betsy Ross House

Well-known seamstress Betsy Ross lived in this house at the time she sewed the first American flag. A visit here includes a tour through the house and an opportunity to get to know more about this amazing lady without whom we may not have the stars and stripes.

Why worry about how you’ll get around the city when you can rent a car in Philadelphia at various locations like the Philadelphia Airport or Hilton hotel. With countless services and options available, you can choose a plan that works best for your needs. If you’ll be traveling across the state of Pennsylvania you should consider our e-Toll Program to make sure toll fees are covered throughout your visit. Whatever you need, you’ll find at Budget.