Planning a day trip to Philadelphia and don’t know what the best activities to do there are? This session will give you all the details of fulfilled and unforgettable activities to do in Philadelphia,USA.
Philadelphia is famous as the “city of Brotherly Love” as both the constitution and independence declaration was written here. It is the birthplace of USA.it is rich with the National parks, historical landmarks, and fascinating beaches.
Philadelphia offers endless and awesome activities to do you don’t want to miss. From Independence Hall to Love Park this city is a must-see of the region. Following are some must-visit places in Philadelphia.
Independence Hall Tour
It is the birthplace of the USA as the father of the nation signed the declaration of Independence in this building in 1776. After 11 years,the Constitution was passed by all the members of the states. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
It has an Independence National Park, Independence Visitor Center and a Liberty Bell Pavilion. It offers free tickets nut you have to book them in advance. Grab your tickets and enjoy this historical heritage.
Independence Visitor center
Independence Visitor Center provides all the necessary information about where to go, what to see, etc. it also provides free tickets for Independence Hall.
Reading Terminal Market
It is the country’ oldest and largest farmer market which is 125 years old. Reading Terminal Market is a tour attracting and a source of fresh produce of meat,cheese, and seafood.it has dozens of restaurants with open seating.
Pennsylvania DutchCuisine and DiNic’s Hot Roast Pork sandwich are best among all. Merchants sell jewelry, linen, and many household products.
The Benjamin Franklin Park
The Benjamin franklin Park is Philadelphia’s most artistic site and contains the city’s most important cultural spots. Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Franklin Institute, Rodin Museum, and Barnes Foundation are all nearby each other in this area. The famous former prison Eastern State Penitentiary is just 15 minutes’ walk away. You can enjoy the city’s historical culture in one go.
Rickett’s Glen State Park
It is a hiking lover place. It hastwo dozen hiking trails which are the best tourist attraction of this park. The park has a lake with 600 feet splendid beach. It offers endless activities which are full of fun like horseback riding, boating, fishing, wildlife and what not! It is a perfect place for a picnic.
The rocky statue and the Philadelphia Museum of Art are 2 in 1 go. The rocky statue is at the entrance of the museum. So, you can take a selfie with Rocky before entering the park. But to meet the Rocky and to take a selfie with him you have to be there on time preferably to start your day with it, as a near-constant stream of people waiting in line to take a selfie.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art is a place of pure art around the world for both art lovers and people with no interest in art. As the collection mesmerizes both in the same way. It is the largest art museum on the planet Earth. World-class art is displayed here from all historical periods.
Famous artwork like Picasso, Modigliani, Brancusi, Eakins, Kahlo, and Duchamp are on master display.
The Eastern state penitentiary
It is a famous, old, former prison,was built in01829. It was the most expensive and high-tech prison at that time. It was closed in 1971, and now it is open for the public as a museum. Many sections are almost the same as they were at the time of operation.
Spruce Street Harbor Park
Spruce Street Harbor Park is an urban beach along the Delaware River. It is open during summers. It provides free features and activities to the tourist and visitors. The activities include live music performances, Ping-Pong, bocce, and shuffleboard courts.
All above all activities will engage you through your day trip. You can avail any one of them or try to make most of it it’s up to you. The USA is a tourist-friendly country that always welcomes international tourists open-heartedly. Your documentation must be completed before visiting the USA.A nonimmigrant visa will be granted you for visiting purpose.
Moreover, if you are from a VWP country, you even do not need to apply for a proper visa. You only must have an e-passport to apply for ESTA visa. ESTA visa details and ESTA application are available on the USA official website. Check the ESTA VISA Application before applying. Once you apply you will only have to wait for up to 4 hours. You can also check the ESTA statusonline on the official webpage. Documents requirement for ESTA is also very easy that require your biodata.