Philadelphia offers many local attractions and things to do such as shopping, eating, excursions, museums, a zoo and much, much more.
Philadelphia is a historic city where many significant events took place such as the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, Philadelphia has many museums, performing arts venues and restaurants too.
A good starting point for getting to know our city is Philadelphia's official Global Convention & Visitors Site. Another helpful resource is Visit Philadelphia.
Below are some popular things to see and do in and around Philadelphia.
Museums and Zoos
- King of Prussia Mall -
Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Nordstrom, Lord & Taylor, Neiman Marcus, J.C. Penney and more
- The Shops at Liberty Place - J.Crew, Kiehl's, Nine West, The Body Shop and more
- Reading Terminal Market - Amish and other ethnic dishes, fresh meat, seafood and produce
- 9th Street Italian Market - Fresh cheeses, chocolates, pastries, produce and herbs
For a complete list of local sporting events, visit PHL Sports.
New Jersey Shore
For a complete list of N.J. beaches, see Visit NJ
Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania
Located in Northeastern Pennsylvania about two hours from Philadelphia, the Poconos offer visitors throughout the East and Midwest opportunities for year-round fun. Ski, snowboard, hike, fish, go boating, swim, camp, shop, dine or just relax.