Travel & Locale


Philadelphia is at the center of it all. You will be captivated by the 21st century city where an inspired, young, creative culture is blooming and partnering with innovators and educators. With a spirit of independence, the city and region are giving birth to a new generation of energized people designing this Modern Renaissance City.

Feel like a Philadelphian as you walk day and night through the vibrant streetscape and immerse yourself in America’s Old and New World. Picturesque and friendly streets are lined with parks, rivers, shops, public art, restaurants, and museums. Everything is within walking distance from downtown.

Did you Know?
  • Philadelphia’s famous Liberty Bell was originally called the State House Bell.
  • Philly is a city of America’s firsts: first daily newspaper, first university, first zoo, first lending library, and the first cheesesteak.
  • It is known as the “City of Brotherly Love” and the “Cradle of Liberty.”
  • The Walnut Street Theater is the oldest continually running theater in the English-speaking world.
  • The movie, Rocky, and its franchises were filmed in Philadelphia.
  • It is home to the Wing Bowl, an eating contest that draws crowds as large as 20,000 people.
  • Philly is known as the Mural Capital of the Country, with over 2,000 gigantic art pieces.
  • The Liberty Bell, Constitution, and Independence Hall all use the spelling “Pensylvania” – which was the accurate way to spell it in the early years of the country.
Flight Information

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