For families looking for ways to keep children entertained at home during the school holidays, PHLCVB has come to the rescue with a selection of interactive creative and educational Philadelphia-themed activities, suitable for all ages and abilities.
Known as the birthplace of American democracy, the first UNESCO World Heritage City in the U.S., Philadelphia is home to an abundance of historical gems, making it a playground for history lovers and inquisitive travellers alike.
Unknown to many UK travellers, Philadelphia is home to the US’ largest public art program, offering visitors to the city the opportunity to see these outdoor murals on guided and self-guided tours, by foot, trolley, train and even Segway. Continue reading →
From parkland chosen by Will Smith for his hit music video Summertime, to Philadelphia cheesesteaks sought-after by John Legend and Chrissy Teigen, to Gritty the Philadelphia Flyer’s ice hockey mascot interviewed on popular comedy shows, travellers planning a future visit to Philadelphia can discover a number of hidden pop culture secrets across the city.
The United States will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on 20th July 2019 and visitors the East Coast city of Philadelphia this summer can enjoy an array of astronomical science museums and exhibitions. Continue reading →
Known as the ‘birthplace of America’, Philadelphia will proudly celebrate its significance in America’s history books this summer with an exhilarating array of Independence Day events on 4th July 2019 and throughout Labour Day weekend from 31st August – 1st September, when the city will also once again host Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival. Continue reading →