Philadeplhia is a wonderful city to visit! There are plenty of fun and interesting things to do, when staying in the city, among its most favorite attractions being:
- The Franklin Institute, a wealth of interesting information that arouses the curiosity of children's and adults alike, featuring continuing exhibits such as The Giant Heart, Space Command, The Train Factory, Kids Science and many other appealing and attractive highlights, which tell us how the world around us works.
- Mutter Museum of College of Physicians of Philadelphia, which was founded to educate future doctors about anatomy and human medical anomalies, serving today as a valuable resource for educating and enlightening the public about our medical past and telling important stories about what it means to be human, featuring exhibits that include fluid-preserved anatomical and pathological specimens; skeletal and dried specimens, medical instruments and apparati; anatomical and pathological models in plaster, wax, and many other objects which have contributed to the gradual edvancement of medicine.
- Please Touch Museum, home to six interactive exhibit zones across 38,000 square feet, designed to encourage learning through play, the museum's highlights including the Flight Fantasy, the River Adventures and the Woodside Park: Dentzel Carousel, crafted in 1908 by the Dentzel Carousel Company, returning to its hometown, after more than 40 years, bringing joy to new generations in its own 9,000 square-foot glass pavilion on the east side of Memorial Hall.
- Bartram's Garden, an oasis of quiet fields, the country's oldest living botanical garden, featuring a beautiful wildflower meadow, majestic trees, a peaceful river trail, a wetland, a stone house and farm buildings overlooking the Schuylkill River, and, of course, the historic botanic garden of American native plants.
Wawa Welcome America - July 4th in Philadelphia may be the city's favorite and most popular annual celebration. This fun and entertaining, fabulous event starts in late June and lasts until July 5th, offering enthusiasts 9 fun, music-filled, sparkling days, the highlights including: the Taste of Philadelphia, the Waterfront Concert and Fireworks Display, Party on the Parkway and many other surprises. If your trip to Philadelphia happens to be in late June, be sure to stick around for a few extra days, 'cause celebrating July 4th in Philadelphia is like none other experince!
Among the top places to shop in Philadelphia, there are:
>> Cheltenham Square Mall: 2385 West Cheltenham Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.
>> Shops At Liberty Place: 1625 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA.
>> Progress Plaza Shopping Center: 1501 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA.
>> ShopRite of Snyder Plaza: 29 Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.
>> Holiday Thriftway: 5147 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.
>> Whitman Plaza: 330 West Oregon Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.
>> City Centre Shopping Center: 4500 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.
>> Rising Sun Plaza Merchants: 71106 Delaire Landing Road, Philadelphia, PA.
>> River View Shopping Center: 1100 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA.
>> Quartermaster Plaza: West Oregon Avenue & Oregon Ave, Philadelphia, PA.