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  • Philadelphia Brewing Co.
    Tour this historic brewery every Saturday from noon - 3pm. Beer tastings are also available during the tour. Tours are very good and informative. This is the only production only brewery in the City - not a brewpub/restaurant. [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • The Independence Hall of Pennsylvania
    A historical landmark, the Independence Hall is a building to see. It has been an important location for US citizens, being the place where the Declaration of Independence has been signed and where the Constitution of the United States has [...]
    D: 1.2mi00
  • Free concerts on Penn’s Landing
    Taking a short walk from the Old City to Penn’s Landing on Friday night can result in an amazing ending of a day. There are FREE concerts to go to on the riverfront, and if you’re lucky, you might even see a band you like [...]
    D: 4227.2mi00
  • First Friday Event in Philadelphia
    Being organized for almost 2O years now, the galleries in the Old City keep their doors open to visitors and art-lovers on the First Friday of each month. Held between the hours of 5pm and 9pm various galleries can be visited and with a [...]
    D: n/a00
  • The Betsy Ross House
    Betsy Ross is a true American icon, because according to its descendants, she was the one who sew the first national flag of the United States. The oral history states that George Washington, Robert Morris and George Ross visited Betsy in [...]
    D: 1.3mi00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
    We visited the painting exhibition of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and their Picasso collection just took our breath away. We were always drawn to contemporary, impressionist art and Picasso being the best representative of the movement [...]
    D: 1.4mi00
  • Eastern State Penitentiary
    If you want scary, real scary, than the best place to visit is the Eastern State Penitentiary at Halloween. That’s where I went with friends last year. And I will never forget that experience. It was just like in the horror movies. [...]
    D: 1.3mi00
  • Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia
    A market hall that has everything that you might be looking for: shops, cafeterias, diners, market stalls, everything. If you stay in Philadelphia for more than a few days, and are quite close to the Reading Terminal Market, than I suggest [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • Yards Brewing Company in Philadelphia
    This brewpub, located in northern Philly, has been redesigned from a former ironworks factory and offers locally brewed beer for customers in a simply decorated, environmental friendly, wide-spaced room. An interesting fact about the Yards [...]
    D: 2mi00
  • Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia
    The best get-away for families with children old and young is Please Touch Museum. They have everything kids could love. And because children are so curious here they can easily touch everything, explore the areas without danger and most [...]
    D: 2.7mi00
  • The Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia
     Though not one of cheapest hotels in Philadelphia, The Rittenhouse Hotel is definitely one of the world’s finest places to stay. Having 98 guest rooms, from which 11 are suits the hotel provides a comfortable getaway to a [...]
    D: 0.2mi00
  • Copacabanana Restaurant in Philadelphia
    Established almost 30 years ago, the Copacabanana Restaurant grew out of a small pub with a small kitchen into an iconic restaurant which is famous for its fresh lime Margaritas and gourmet burgers. The staff in the pub is friendly and fun, [...]
    D: 1.2mi00
  • Free Library Festival in Philadelphia
    Though not just for booklovers, this festival is organized on a weekend in late spring. The most amazing thing about the Library Festival is that it’s absolutely free. For a whole 2 days, the Library hosts this festival for all ages. [...]
    D: 0.7mi00
  • Crown Plaza Philadelphia West
    Located between the suburbs and downtown Philadelphia, this Crown Plaza Hotel is a comfortable and quite affordable lodging with the necessary equipments for a great stay in Philly. The rooms were newly renovated, so they are not only [...]
    D: 4.6mi00
  • The City Hall of Philadelphia
    Dominating the center of the town, City Hall has been one of the tallest habitable buildings in the world until 1908. Designed by architect John McArthur Jr., the building has several features including an observation deck. The statue of [...]
    D: 8.1mi00
  • Buddakan Restaurant in Philadelphia
    This restaurant is one of the finest, and most sought-after places in Philly, and no wonder because their mainly Japanese cuisine, but basically eclectic cuisine deserves every star it gets. I recommend their roasted ponzu chicken and for [...]
    D: 1.2mi00

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Philadelphia History

When the Europeans arrived in what is today Philadelphia, PA in the early 1600’s, the area was inhabited by a group of Delaware Indians known as the Shackamaxons.  The first European settlers to settle in the area were British, Swedish, and Dutch.  The Swedish settlers built their economy based on agriculture, mostly tobacco, and the fur-trade.  This gave them an edge over the other settlements whose economies were based mostly on trade. Many of the Swedish and Dutch settlements that made up the area at the time were included in New Netherland province.  This province was mostly autonomous from the other colonies.  They had their own [...]
 
 
Cheap flights to Philadelphia

Recent Philadelphia flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $152Jetblue Airways flight Jetblue Airways 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Boston, MA (BOS)Philadelphia, PA (PHL)07/25/201706:10 am
    Philadelphia, PA (PHL)Boston, MA (BOS)08/02/201708:41 pm
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  • $181Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Detroit, MI (DTW)Philadelphia, PA (PHL)08/11/201707:35 am
    Philadelphia, PA (PHL)Detroit, MI (DTW)08/23/201711:30 am
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  • $191United Airlines flight United Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Charlotte, NC (CLT)Philadelphia, PA (PHL)07/11/201710:25 am
    Philadelphia, PA (PHL)Charlotte, NC (CLT)07/18/201706:15 am
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