Pro teams in every sport, major college sports, killer local brews and top-notch steakhouses — what more could you want?
Race to the Automotive Museum to see a collection of 60 rare race cars from 1909 to present day, all displayed in dioramas depicting the venues where they actually raced.
Then keep the competition alive by figuring out who has the best cheesesteaks in the city.
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the the Wells Fargo Center (formerly the Wachovia Center, home of the Philadelphia Flyers and Sixers), Lincoln Financial Field (home of the Philadelphia Eagles) or Citizens Bank Park (home of the Philadelphia Phillies).
Step inside the world of 19th century medicine — and medical oddities — at the Mütter Museum, founded in 1858 to educate future doctors about anatomy and human medical anomalies. The one-of-a-kind collection includes the tallest skeleton on display in North America, a vast collection of skulls and the preserved cancerous growth removed from President Grover Cleveland.
Take a tour of one of many Philadelphia area breweries – Flying Fish Brewing Company, Philadelphia Brewing Co., Victory Brewing or Yards Brewing Company. And have lunch at one of Philadelphia’s many brewpubs, such as Dock Street, Iron Hill or Nodding Head.
Run the Rocky steps and see the sites where Philadelphia’s best-known movies were filmed on the Philadelphia in the Movies Film Tour. Hear about the filming of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, National Treasure, Philadelphia, Trading Places, The Sixth Sense and Witness and get a behind-the-scenes-view of upcoming hits.
Then dine at one of Philadelphia’s classic steakhouses.