The city of Philadelphia has plenty of attractions to steal your heart.
History pervades Philadelphia's major attractions. America’s founding
fathers signed the declaration of Independence here in Independence Hall,
and the city's Liberty Bell rang in 1776 for the first reading of the
Declaration. Other notable attractions not to be missed out in the city
include - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Please Touch Museum, National Museum
of American Jewish History, Philadelphia Zoo & lots more.
Things to Do in Philadelphia
This lovely park along the Schuykill River and Wissahickon Creek is home to
the Philadelphia Zoo, the Rodin Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and
the Japanese House and Garden, along with numerous other attractions. There
are also gardens, ball fields, swimming pools, tennis courts, hiking paths,
picnic areas and playgrounds.
The Longwood Gardens garners close to 1.4 million visitors each year with
its dazzling displays that elevate horticulture into an art. Longwood
boasts 1,077 acres filled with 20 outdoor gardens, 20 indoor gardens,
11,000 different types of plants and picturesque meadows and woodlands.
Plus, after 2 years of restoration, the Main Fountain Garden made a grand
debut in spring 2017, with 1,700 jets and streams that soar as high as 175
feet in the air.
At the Philadelphia Zoo, visitors will discover the world’s first system of
see-through mesh trails that cross over pathways, connect habitats and
encourage animals to travel and explore throughout the campus. The other
features of zoo include Key Bank Big Cat Falls, PECO Primate Reserve, and
hands-on experiences. Last year, the Philadelphia Zoo drew approximately
1.1 million visitors.
Best Time to Fly to Philadelphia
The best time to book cheap flights from West Palm Beach to Philadelphia
are the months between March & May. It is advised to book PBI to PHL
flights in advance to avoid paying more at the last minute.