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There are hundreds of ways to describe Philadelphia. But the only way to really know about the region is to experience it yourself.
Come delve into history, satisfy your inner artist, dine in a funky restaurant, shop at chic and trendy boutiques and let loose in the great outdoors.
Whether it’s your first visit or you’re a long-standing fan, explore this website in order to make the most of your trip. And for the latest on all there is to see and do, visit our blog uwishunu.com.
Don’t miss these hotspots
- The Oval Returns! Farm Fest At The Oval Launches Spring At The Pop-Up Park On The Parkway With A Three-Day Festival, April 17-19
- Now Open: Chef Chip Roman Debuts The Treemont In Center City, Bringing Classic American Eats And Drinks To 15th Street
- The Philly Zombie Crawl Takes Over South Street Bars And The Theatre Of Living Arts With Drink Specials, Music And More, On Sunday, April 20
- Save The Date: The Clay Studio Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary With 40 Straight Hours of Pottery Festivities, May 9-10
- The American Philosophical Society Museum Presents Jefferson, Philadelphia, And The Founding Of A Nation, April 17-December 28
- Take Advantage Of Tax Day Deals In Philadelphia At Restaurants, Hotels And Attractions Today, Tuesday, April 15
- Main Line Restaurant Week Brings Lunch And Dinner Dining Deals To Bala Cynwyd, Media, West Chester And Beyond, April 21 To 27
- The Food Trust’s Night Market Philadelphia Street Food Festival Returns For A Sensational Fourth Season, Starting With Night Market Old City On Thursday, May 15
- Jamonera Hosts A Southern Spanish Fish Fry In Midtown Village Complete With Fried Fare, Wine And More, April 16 To 18
- Save The Date: The Inaugural Great Sandwiches Event Brings A Grand Tasting Party To Union Transfer, Wednesday, May 28
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Preserving and interpreting the American Jewish experience
Rising five stories above Independence Mall, in the heart of historic Philadelphia, the National Museum of American Jewish History joins Independence Hall, the National Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell and other landmarks at the hallowed site of America’s birth.
Birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution
They risked everything — “their lives, their fortune and their sacred honor.” During the blistering summer of 1776, 56 courageous men gathered at the Pennsylvania State House and defied the King of England. Eleven years later, representatives from 12 states gathered to shape the U.S. Constitution, finally creating one unified nation.
Start at the Visitor Center
The Independence Visitor Center is the perfect place to begin your visit to the Philadelphia region.
Coming Soon: Sound and light show reliving America’s Revolution
The Lights of Liberty outdoor show is being completely re-imagined and is currently on hiatus.
Serenity and elegance in Fairmount Park
Enter a place of harmony and tranquility, where the large stone statue of the Buddhist deity Jizo keeps silent watch over the Shofuso in its home away from home in Fairmount Park. Explore the Pine Breeze Villa, fragrant from its tatami mats and hinoki bark roof; across the wooden bridge, a tea garden leads past lanterns to the ceremonial teahouse complex.
The largest lake in Southeastern Pennsylvania, accompanied by a 5,283-acre park
Offering more than 1,450 acres and four public launching areas, Lake Nockamixon is a popular spot for boating of all kinds, including catamarans and windsurfers. Anglers also enjoy this warm, expansive water lake, which is stocked with a variety of species.
The world’s only museum dedicated to the U.S. Constitution
The 160,000-square-foot National Constitution Center explores and explains this amazing document through high-tech exhibits, artifacts, and interactive displays. In the star-shaped Kimmel Theater, powerful music, a live actor and 360 degrees multi-media images tell the story of We the People.