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Philadelphia Travel Guide - As early as elementary school, we were taught of the importance of Philadelphia and how it shaped the history of the United States, being the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence. The city is filled with an infinite amount of fine eateries, interesting museums, exciting nightlife, as well as great business opportunities. While the downtown section of Philadelphia is one of the most popular places for a tourist to start a vacation, there are plenty of other neighborhoods to explore when it comes time to enjoy the many attractions and activities that the city has to offer.

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When you head down to the Center City part of Philadelphia, you will join the millions of tourists who have come from all over to catch sight of some of the more prominent parts of the city. Both pleasure and business visitors to the city find delight in encountering memorable attractions, such as the Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Penn’s Landing, as well as the Seaport Museum.

Not only does Philadelphia offer great places to visit, but also great places to stay within the city. No matter how much money you have to spend on your vacation, there is always an accommodation option for you. And there are even more Philadelphia hotels to choose from thanks to the recent years of increased business to the area. The newer convention center also helps aim to the allure and establishment of Philadelphia lodging. The city opens up to a great selection of 5-star luxury rooms for romantic getaways to inexpensive motels for the businessman on the move.

When you are ready to explore all that the city has to offer, numerous sights about town can be enjoyed. Philadelphia also features some of the best elements of architecture in Pennsylvania. The city showcases examples of Colonial and Victorian houses about the city. Trees line the streets to highlight an even, relaxed atmosphere in residential areas. Gardens and other pieces of city history await tourists at every twist and turn. The city is filled with nooks and crannies that every tourist should be aware of.

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Philadelphia Interesting Facts

  • The first daily newspaper was published in Philadelphia in 1784.
  • The first experimental radio license was issued in 1912 to St. Joseph’s College
  • Hershey is considered the Chocolate Capital of the United States.
  • Philadelphia became home to the first computer in 1946.
  • Edwin L. Drake drilled the world’s first oil well in 1859 in Philadelphia.
  • Johann Behrent built the first piano in 1775 in Philadelphia.
  • Betsy Ross made the first American flag in Philadelphia.
  • Philadelphia is the site of the first presidential mansion.
  • Philadelphia boasts Punxsutawney Phil – the famous weather forecasting groundhog. State College High School was the first school in the country to teach driver’s ed. in 1958 .
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