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Philadelphia Tourism and Sightseeing
There's always something happening in our vibrant and dynamic city. New exhibits, hot night spots, sports entertainment or dining destinations ù Philadelphia has it all. One of the things that sets Philadelphia apart from other cities is all the attractions to see, whether they're historic, family-oriented or recreational. Start exploring and see what's new in town right now!  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Tyler Arboretum
Tyler Arboretum Top Attraction!
Nature in Media, PA USA

Tyler encompasses 650 acres of horticultural collections, rare plant specimens, ancient trees, historic buildings, and extensive hiking trails.


Linvilla Orchards
Linvilla Orchards Top Attraction!
Excursion in Media, PA USA

Linvilla Orchards is a 300-acre farm dedicated to agriculture, entertainment and education. We raise our own fresh fruits and vegetables that you can pick yourself or purchase in our Farm Market. Our bakery features our world-famous pies.

Brandywine River Museum
Brandywine River Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Museum in Chadds Ford, PA USA

Exhibiting American art in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum is internationally known for its unparalleled collection of works by three generations of Wyeths and its fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting.

ARTZ Philadelphia
ARTZ Philadelphia things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Recreation in Philadelphia, PA USA

We open doors to people living with dementia. ARTZ Philadelphia opens doors to people living with dementia through meaningful, interactive cultural experiences.

Center for Architecture
Center for Architecture things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Museum in Philadelphia, PA USA

Exhibitions, talks, workshops, festivals, and more!


Chanticleer Gardens
Chanticleer Gardens
Botanical Garden in Wayne, PA USA

Chanticleer is indeed a pleasure garden, offering an escape from the rush of every day life and a place where one can feel like a personal guest of the Rosengarten family.Originally, the estate was known for its majestic trees and verdant lawns.

City Food Tours - Philadelphia
City Food Tours - Philadelphia
Food Tour in Philadelphia, PA USA

The Delicious Way to Savor Philly We're the most highly-rated, experienced, and professional food tour company in the city.

Comedy Works Bristol at Georgine's Restaurant
Comedy Works Bristol at Georgine's Restaurant things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Theatre in Bristol, PA USA

Live Stand-Up Weekend Comedy Shows 3 Top Comedians Every Week! New Comedians featured from New York, Philadelphia & Los Angeles Longest running Comedy Club in the Philadelphia region www.comedyworksbristol.

Daily Historic Tours of Cairnwood Estate
Daily Historic Tours of Cairnwood Estate things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Historic Site in Bryn Athyn, PA USA

Guided tour of a Gilded Age mansion Enjoy the fun, intellectual, and enriching experience of this visit to the Gilded Age in the former home of industrialist John Pitcairn and family. Guided tours are available daily at 11:00 A.M.


Deshler-Morris House
Deshler-Morris House
National Park in Philadelphia, PA USA

National Memorial

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
National Park in Philadelphia, PA USA

National Historic Site

Ghost Tour of Philadelphia
Ghost Tour of Philadelphia
Tour in Philadelphia, PA USA

Candlelight walking tour of America's most haunted city!

Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site
Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site
National Park in Philadelphia, PA USA

National Historic Site Imagine a tiny church at the edge of wilderness Before Philadelphia, there was a village named Wicaco. Before William Penn, the Swedes were here, building log homes and a church they named GLORIA DEI.

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Nature in Philadelphia, PA USA

92-acre Public Garden Morris Arboretum is a 92-acre horticulture display garden that features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a beautiful and colorful landscape.

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Nature in Philadelphia, PA USA

A 92-acre horticulture display garden. Spend time with family and friends exploring the Arboretum’s 92-acre lush and colorful gardens. Discover your favorite garden spaces and learn from 12,000 labeled plants, trees and flowers.

Pennsylvania Veterans Museum
Pennsylvania Veterans Museum things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Museum in Media, PA USA

Open to the public on Veteran's Day 2005, the Pennsylvania Veterans Museum is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve, promote and protect the legacy and dignity of all U.S.

Regal Warrington Crossing Stadium 22 & IMAX
Regal Warrington Crossing Stadium 22 & IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Imax Theatre in Warrington, PA USA


Sky Riders Balloon Team
Sky Riders Balloon Team
Balloon Ride in Collegeville, PA USA
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Hot air Balloon rides in Montgomery county, PA Champagne flights over scenic Pennsylvania countryside. Private flights, anniversaries, engagements, or just for fun There is just nothing like it...

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Childrens Museum in Philadelphia, PA USA

A 61/2 acre Playground and 16,000 square foot Playhouse Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse opened its doors in East Fairmount Park in 1899. Funded by Richard and Sarah Smith, the site was dedicated to the memory of their adult son, Stanfield.

Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
National Park in Philadelphia, PA USA

National Memorial

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Best Places to Stay in Philadelphia


Best Western Plus Independence Park Hotel
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From $136 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Cozy new studio in Old City
Guest Score:
From $103 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Doylestown
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From $131 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Philadelphia-Great Valley
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From $93 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Staybridge Suites Montgomeryville
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From $117 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Philadelphia


The best time to visit Pennsylvania is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's.

Spring Visit Philadelphia in the summerSummer Visit Philadelphia in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Philadelphia


Month Low Avg High
January 18.9 29.9 40.8
February 19.9 32.0 44.1
March 28.4 40.7 53.0
April 38.0 50.9 63.7
May 48.0 60.9 73.7
June 58.1 70.4 82.6
July 63.2 75.1 86.9
August 61.4 73.4 85.4
September 53.3 65.9 78.5
October 40.5 54.1 67.7
November 31.6 44.0 56.4
December 24.1 34.8 45.5

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