Relive Philadelphia's acclaimed past with landmarks that mark the birth and development of the United States, experience a philly cheesesteak and other unique dining options at dynamic restaurants that feature fare made with locally produced seasonal ingredients, and have family-friendly fun at one of Philadelphia's five original open space parks. Explore Benjamin Franklin Parkway, also known as Philadelphia's artistic mile, to learn rich history at one of the many museums including Rodin Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Barnes Foundation, and the Franklin Institute. Dine in at the Reading Terminal Market, one of America's oldest and largest food halls which feature over 75 food vendors that serve cuisine from all walks of life including cajun and Asian fusion. Wherever your interests lie, Philadelphia will surely meet them. Once you walk outside of our Sheraton hotel, this breathtaking city is alive and is yours.
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Discover the National Treasure of Pennsylvania. Nestled in the heart of Philadelphia, Sheraton Philadelphia. Downtown makes it simple to discover all of the wonderful things the illustrious city of Brotherly Love has to offer.Go back in time at neighboring historic attractions like the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Liberty Bell, and Independence Hall and see artifacts that boast great importance to the birth and development of our nation. Walk mere minutes to LOVE Park to view the iconic LOVE art installation and to the One Liberty Observation Deck to view Philadelphia's photogenic cityscape from above. The Franklin Institute, Benjamin Franklin Parkway (home to historic museums), Pennsylvania Convention Center, and the Barnes foundation are also within walking distance.
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Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Also known as the most artistic mile in Philadelphia, this thoroughfare features some of the most recognizable attractions the city of Brotherly Love and this country as a whole has to offer. This parkway is a cultural belt in the city, as a home to many museums, parks, art galleries, and more.
Capture a fun photo in front of the LOVE sculpture in LOVE park, a beloved park, tourist attraction, and entrance point to Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The park, known officially as John F. Kennedy Plaza, features lush greenery, a fountain, seating areas, a fountain, and the brand new LOVE Park Visitor Center for your navigation needs.
Get interactive at The Franklin Institute, one of the oldest science museums in the nation, and highly recognized as the most visited museum in Pennsylvania. This museum takes a look at sports and outer space from a science perspective, features a 79 foot IMAX dome screen, and has unique hands-on exhibits.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Experience the grandeur of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, one of the largest art museums in the nation due to its expansive art collections that feature over 240,000 contemporary, medieval, renaissance, and impressionist works that stretch around 2,000 years. Notable artists with art on display include Picasso and van Gogh.
Stand in the exact rooms America's history was literally created at Independence Hall. Two of the the most important documents in our nation's history, the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution, were debated then signed just on the lower floor of this immense building. America's very first commander in chief was also appointed here.
Citizens Bank Park
Cheer on the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens bank Park, a baseball park located in the sports complex. During a big game, enjoy a craft beer at Pass and Stow, the outdoor beer garden, or take the kids to The Yard, an interactive baseball experience like no other. Citizens Bank Park can also be home to a special event of your choosing.
Lincoln Financial Field
Catch an Eagles game, a touring artist's stadium tour, corporate outing, convention, or private party at Lincoln Financial Field. Whatever brings you to this stadium, enjoy world class American cuisine carefully curated just for the stadium by Lincoln Financial Field's exclusive executive chef. The menu features a wide range of vegan and local favorites.
See majestic wild animals at America's first zoo, the Philadelphia Zoo. The zoo offers online animal learning classes, animal adoption services, animal show-and-tells, and animal point cameras for up close and personal views of the animals in their natural habitats.
Creative Cuisine & Attractions
Whatever brings you on an adventure of a lifetime to Philadelphia, this awe-inspiring city has it all, from family-friendly things to do to unique and off-the-beaten destinations for the solo traveler that wants to do things like a native Philadelphian. There is an abundance of quirky dining options like Mad Rex, an apocalypse-themed restaurant, date night activities like sailing along Boathouse Row at night, night-on-the-town options like Fishtown, and theatres such as the Philadelphia Film Center that host classic movie screenings, operas, and contemporary dance events.
Craft Beer Trails of Pennsylvania
The state of Pennsylvania knows a ton of things about craft beer trails and tours, as a national producer of some of the most well-known craft beer in the nation, with more than 350 craft breweries in the state. Download a map of brewpubs and breweries to plan your next fun-filled beer trail.
Philadelphia Film Center
Formerly known as the Prince theater, the Philadelphia Film Center is a modern performance theatre that shows live contemporary performances and classic films on the largest movie screen in Philadelphia. Experience the magnificence of musical theatre, comedy shows, dance recitals, and more.
Mann Center for the Performing Arts
Catch a live show at the award-winning Mann Center for the Performing Arts, one of America's largest non-profit centers dedicated to music, located in Fairmount Park. As a purveyor of one of the leading summer performing arts festivals in the country, the Mann Center will take pride in being one of your greatest experiences in Philadelphia.
Explore Fishtown, one of the livest places in the city for a fun night on the town located 15 minutes from our hotel. This hipster-trodden neighborhood and mecca for creatives is a guaranteed great time with excellent craft beer distilleries, alternative restaurants like Loco Pez and Suraya, tons of bars, and places that offer live music.
Reading Terminal Market
The options for an amazing meal are endless, with fare that ranges from local Pennsylvanian cuisine to cajun, Asian fusion, and more at Reading Terminal Market, one of the country's largest and oldest food halls that feature over 80 food vendors. All vendors are local families, so market goers receive a unique experience paired with authentic fare.
A Dynamic Stay
Philadelphia is a great place for a family vacation due to its kid-friendly experiences, deep history rooted in the birth and development of our nation, parks, amazing dining choices, and quirky and contemporary art. Learn how this country got its start at Independence Hall, climb the infamous steps then view the various stunning art collections at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, catch an indie movie at the Philadelphia Film Center, learn about wild animals at the Philadelphia Zoo, or eat diverse food at the Reading Terminal Market. The city of Brotherly Love awaits you.