Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the
United States. This waterside city along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill
Rivers features quite a lot of internationally renowned architectural
structures and historical sites dating back to the Colonial-era.
Philadelphia is also home to the nation’s first national capital, its first
zoo, and its first hospital, in addition to being home to the US Marine
Corps. One of the prime attractions here is the Library Company of
Philadelphia that was established by Benjamin Franklin in 1731 AD and
houses 2150 of Franklin’s personal items.
Things to do in Philadelphia
National Constitution Center
National Constitution Center, devoted to the United States Constitution, is
an interactive museum and a national town hall for constitutional discourse
and presidential discussions. It is separated into three attractions called
Freedom Rising, Exhibition Hall and the Signers' Hall besides several
life-sized bronze states.
Library Company of Philadelphia
Library Company of Philadelphia was founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1731 as
a library. The library has accumulated one of the country’s most noteworthy
collections of historically valuable manuscripts and books. Library Company
of Philadelphia is presently home to about 500000 books and 70000 other
Presbyterian Historical Society
Presbyterian Historical Society is the oldest continuous denominational
historical society in the United States of America. It 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 Houston 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