Philadelphia brings history to life. From the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the founding of the country’s first hospital, botanical garden, lending library and more, the region is rich in attractions that tell America’s story. But we’re not just a destination for history buffs.
Art lovers have top-notch museums and cutting-edge galleries to explore as well as outdoor art including murals and sculptures that can be found throughout the city. Nature lovers will rejoice at the countless paved and unpaved trails that wind through the city’s expansive Fairmount Park. There’s so much to do and see, you better get moving.
There are plenty of festive things to do during the holiday season in Philadelphia. Here’s a list of seasonal activities, attractions, and experiences to add to your holiday itinerary.Holiday Activities
Let the Philadelphia Official Visitors Guide assist you in your exploration of Philadelphia, highlighting can’t miss spring and summer activities, plus essential attractions, restaurants and shops in each neighborhood, as well as exciting new experiences throughout the city.View Guide
Whether it’s your first visit to Philadelphia or your first visit in a while, the city is filled with many can’t-miss experiences and “Instagram-able” moments that should be added to any itinerary.Top Experiences
Philadelphia is home to an abundance of must-visit museums, attractions and historic sites. Consider this your guide to the city's - and some of the world's - best cultural institutions.Museums and Attractions