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Franklin Square

Carousel rides, mini-golf, burgers and more

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The restored Franklin Square, one of William Penn’s original city squares, boasts playgrounds, a carousel, miniature golf and a snack bar. Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia
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Franklin Square, one of five public squares laid out by William Penn in his original plan for Philadelphia, offers a refreshing, urban green space with a ton of awesome activities within its eight-acre grounds.

Originally named “North East Publick Square,” the park was renamed in honor of Benjamin Franklin in 1825.

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Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package

Book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package for stays through September 3, 2018 and get FREE hotel parking as well as free tickets to the Museum of the American Revolution, free tickets for a ride on the Ferris wheel and roller skating at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest, a $25 CHeU Noodle restaurants gift card, free mini-golf and a carousel ride at Franklin Square, free passes to ride the PHLASH Downtown Loop and a $10 Lyft credit.

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