Discover Philadelphia

Why Choose PHL?

  • Modern
  • Renaissance
  • City

You will be captivated by our 21st Century Renaissance City where an inspired, young, creative culture is blooming and partnering with innovators and educators. With a spirit of independence, the city and region are giving birth to a new generation of energized people designing this Modern Renaissance City.

Feel like a Philadelphian as you walk day and night through the vibrant streetscape and immerse yourself in America’s Old and New World. Picturesque and friendly streets are lined with parks, rivers, shops, public art, restaurants and museums. Everything is within walking distance from downtown.

Celebrate the people and places around Philadelphia, the Modern Renaissance City.

 

Easy to Get to

Philadelphia is at the center of it all. It is easy and affordable to get here. Philadelphia is conveniently located in the Northeast United States, just 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Washington, D.C., by train.

Philadelphia International Airport serves more than 120 cities worldwide with 1,200 daily flights, including 120 international flights. The regional public transportation system provides quick and easy access to the city from the surrounding metropolitan area.

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Philadelphia by the Numbers:

  • 3rd most populous downtown in the country
  • 4th largest media market in the U.S.
  • 6th largest city in the country
  • city population: 1,526,006
  • regional population: 6,103,428
  • 47 million people live within 200 miles

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