520 Chestnut Street
See the room where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed. Entrance is granted for guided tours only, between the hours of 9AM and 5PM. Open 7 days a week. Book tickets in advance for $1 each at https://www.recreation.gov/ticket/facility/234639
526 Market Street
Recognized as a symbol of liberty for all Americans. Entrance is free and requires no ticket. Open from 9AM to 5PM, 7 days a week.
Betsy Ross House
239 Arch Street
The home of the first American flag. Entrance is $8 for adults and $7 for children, seniors, military, or students. Open from 10AM to 5PM, 7 days a week.
Reading Terminal Market
51 N 12th Street
Enjoy the bustling indoor market, and try the donuts at Beiler's Bakery. Open from 8AM to 6PM, 7 days a week. Please note that Pennsylvania Dutch Merchants, like Beiler's, are closed on Sundays.
1800 Walnut Street
One of the original squares in the city, and surrounded by some of the best shopping. Check out the farmer's market on Saturday from 9AM to 3PM or Tuesday from 10AM to 2PM.
1 Boathouse Row
Home to the 19th century boathouses of the local boating clubs, this strip of the Schulkyill River is great for a mid-morning walk. Most easily accesible if you start at the art museum and head west along Kelly Drive. If driving along Route 76 at night you can see the boathouses decorated with lights.
Located just northwest of City Hall between 15th and 16th streets on John F. Kennedy Blvd and home to Robert Indiana's famous LOVE statue. Stop here for an instagram worthy photo!
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
One of the country's oldest art museums and the famous steps seen in the Rocky Balboa films. Entrance is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $7 for students, and free for children under 12. Open from 10AM to 5PM, Tuesday through Sunday.
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S 3rd Street
Learn more about the birth of our nation at this newly opened museum. Open from 10AM to 5PM, 7 days a week. Entrance is $21 for adults, $18 for students, military, teachers, and seniors, $13 for children 6-17, and free for children under 5.