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A city steeped in rich history

A fantastic stop-off in many of our tours, Philadelphia is well noted for its cultural heritage, which is shown through the architecture, cobbled streets and fascinating museums. One you may recognise is the Philadelphia Museum of Art, whose steps were used for Sylvester Stallone’s victory run in ‘Rocky’. Read more...

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Explore the Beauty of Philadelphia

One of the oldest cities in the US, Philadelphia holidays are steeped in historical culture that dates back to the very beginnings of the country. 

From the stately Museum of Art to the rolling hills of Valley Forge National Historical Park, holidays to Philadelphia celebrate the city’s extensive cultural heritage and in particular its role in the American Civil War.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Home to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia, PA is a vibrant city of cultural history, arts, music, sports and family attractions. Its cultural heritage is displayed right across the city from historic neighbourhoods such as Franklin Square and the Franklin Institute to the iconic and famously cracked Liberty Bell, which sits in its own visitor centre and exhibition.

When to go to Philadelphia

Philadelphia sees January average temperatures of around -0°C, though lows at times reach −12°C. The summer can see average temperatures in July of 25.3°C, although heat waves accompanied by high humidity are frequent with highs above 35°C.

Touring in Philadelphia

American Sky’s America’s Heritage – Independent Rail Tour is a 13-night tour of the US East coast. The seven-night Self-Drive Historic Highlights is a fantastic itinerary starting in Washington D.C and finishing in Philadelphia.

Planning a holiday to Philadelphia in 2016/2017?

Planning a holiday to Philadelphia in 2016 or 2017? American Sky has the experience to help you plan your perfect holiday. Call our Philadelphia specialists today and make the most of your next holiday.

Holiday highlights

  • Franklin Square
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Valley Forge National Historical Park
  • The Liberty Bell Center
  • Independence Hall
  • The Franklin Institute
  • The Barnes Foundation
  • The Rocky Statue
  • Adventure Aquarium
  • Philadelphia Zoo  

Philadelphia Information

There are a wide variety of things to see and do whilst staying in Philadelphia. Check out our travel guides for some of the highlights, top tips and travel inspiration from our American Sky Experts, along with some essential information you may need for your holiday.



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Philadelphia Weather

Here is a guide to the temperatures throughout the year and current outlook for the next 5 days.

TODAY 12ºC
FRI 9ºC
SAT 9ºC
SUN 7ºC
MON 9ºC
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)
7ºC
8ºC
13ºC
19ºC
24ºC
29ºC
31ºC
30ºC
27ºC
21ºC
14ºC
8ºC
3
2
4
3
4
4
4
4
4
3
3
4

Average Temperature (Celsius) Average Rainfall (Inches)

Jan
7ºC
3
Feb
8ºC
2
Mar
13ºC
4
Apr
19ºC
3
May
24ºC
4
Jun
29ºC
4
Jul
31ºC
4
Aug
30ºC
4
Sep
27ºC
4
Oct
21ºC
3
Nov
14ºC
3
Dec
8ºC
4

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