So far I’ve been to Philadelphia twice and only on school trips as a child. I remember enjoying it then: I went to the historical sites, the weird (but cool) heart exhibit at the Franklin Institute, and ate my first Philly Cheesesteak. But my interest in the city has recently been revived as a binge-watcher of the show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. It’s an affordable, 2 hour bus ride from New York City, so I definitely wouldn’t mind popping back in sometime soon.

– Samiha

Betsy Ross House

Once home to the woman who made the very first American flag

Magic Gardens

Large, colorful art exhibit decorated entirely with mosaics

The Franklin Institute

Science museum with interactive exhibits like a giant heart

Liberty Bell

Icon of the United States' independence from the British

Philadelphia Museum of Art

See artwork from all over the world and the steps from the Rocky film

Need a plan for your next trip, don't know where to start?

Get a custom trip itinerary for just $9

Check out a random city!