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Liberty Bell
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Credit: Photo by bklphoto.com for PHLCVB

Attractions

Explore Philadelphia destinations during your trip to the Spring Meeting. For additional information visit Discover Philadelphia.

Philadelphia's Historic Mile

Independence Hall – Founding Fathers used this location to debate and adopt both the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution.

Liberty Bell - A symbol of freedom that predates our nation’s birth.

Museum of the American Revolution - Explores the American Revolution using artifacts, personal items, letters, diaries and works of art.

President’s House - Both George Washington and John Adams spent most of their presidencies before the White House was built in Washington, D.C.

National Museum of American Jewish History - The only major national museum dedicated to telling the story of the Jewish people in America from 1654 to present. 

African American Museum in Philadelphia - Explore the history and stories of African-American people and those of the African Diaspora.

National Constitution Center - Interactive museum dedicated to the document on which our nation was founded, and the impact different interpretations of the document have had on the nation and world since it was adopted in 1789.  

Carpenter’s Hall - Meeting place of the First Continental Congress in 1774.

Benjamin Franklin Museum and Franklin Court - Philadelphia home of statesman, author, printer, inventor, postmaster, activist and more. The building also is the nation’s first post office. 

Rocky Statue & “Rocky” Steps - snap a picture with the statue at the bottom of the stairs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and then hustle up the museum’s grand stairway to try their hand at the famous two-arms-raised salute.

 

Other Attractions

Betsy Ross House - Birthplace of the American flag

City Hall - The largest municipal building in the country and an example of the Second Empire style

Philadelphia Zoo - 42-acre garden that is home to more than 1300 animals

Franklin Institute – Renown science center that also houses the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial.

Penns Landing - Hosts events, classes, attractions and entertainment all year long.

Please Touch Museum – Philadelphia’s hands-on Children’s Museum.

Ghost Tours of Philadelphia - Candlelight walking tours of haunted Philadelphia

Mural Mile Walking Tour – explore the world’s largest outdoor art gallery

Philadelphia Trolley Works – walking or bus tours of the famed city


Restaurants

The following restaurants are located near the Courtyard Marriott Philadelphia. Print a list of restaurants recommended by concierge

Pat's King of Steaks (cheesesteak)

Geno's (cheesesteak)

Vedge (vegetarian/vegan)

Vernick Food & Drink (american)

Oyster House (seafood)

Morimoto (sushi)

Zahav (Israeli)

Amada (spanish)

Ocean Prime (seafood)

Talula's Garden (american)

FarmiCia (american)

Osteria (italian)

Luke's Lobster (seafood)

The Continental (american)

Barbuzzo (mediterranean)

Buddakan (asian)

Del Frisco's (steak/seafood)

The Capital Grille (steakhouse)