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.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
Valley Forge National Historical Park
The Liberty Bell Center
The Franklin Institute
The Barnes Foundation
The Rocky Statue