Philadelphia, the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is the
sixth-most populous city in the United States. The city is straddled along
the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers is the economic and cultural axis
of the Delaware Valley. Philadelphia attracts millions of visitors every
year for its affluent colonial heritage. Among them, a great percentage is
of art fanatics because the city has the country’s highest number of
outdoor sculptures, murals and public art. Tourists can also visit
world-class museums like Philadelphia Museum of Art, Rodin Museum and
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Things to do in Philadelphia
Rodin Museum is an art museum home to the world’s second largest collection
of works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The museum was opened in 1929
and is best known for the artist’s famous bronze sculpture ‘The Thinker’
that dates to 1882.
Library Company of Philadelphia
Library Company of Philadelphia was founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1731
and has accumulated one of the country’s most noteworthy collections of
historically valuable manuscripts and books. The library is presently home
to about 500000 books and 70000 other historically-significant items.
Presbyterian Historical Society
Presbyterian Historical Society is the oldest continuous denominational
historical society in the country. The property boasts about 250000
monographs, serials, and rare books and a museum collection that also takes
account of approximately 250 paintings related to the history of the
American Presbyterian and Reformed tradition.
Best Time to Visit Philadelphia
The best time to book flights from Austin to Philadelphia is the summer
season from June to August. By booking Philadelphia flights for this
period, travelers can attend cultural festivals like Philadelphia
International Children's Festival (in June) and Pennsylvania Dutch Festival