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Colonial era homes in Philadelphia's Historic Districts.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attractions

Take a closer look at spots tourists love and local families' favorites to discover don't-miss attractions when exploring Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with the family. To make exploring easier, Philadelphia is a participant in CityPASS, a discount ticket program which lets visitors skip most main-entrance...

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Foundation of the original President's House, Philadelphia
12 American Stories from Philadelphia’s Historic District

Philadelphia is one of America’s most fascinating cities for families because every cobblestone and brick reeks of history. Over a two-day weekend, I was struck by how much we learned about America by just walking in and out of the remarkable museums of the Historic District. The city’s oldest section, much of it dating to the early 1700s, comprises important landmarks...

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Where Teens Want to Go in Philadelphia

Everyone knows if the kids are happy on vacation, so are parents and grandparents. That’s why it wasn’t surprising to learn from family travel research curated for our most recent TMS Family Travel conference that kids increasingly are influencing...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Hotels And Resorts

When you're set to visit one of America's most historic cities, here's your guide to the best family hotels in each district. You know you want to see the Liberty Bell, the new National Constitution Center, City Hall, the famous steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art that were forever memorialized in the film Rocky. You’ve got your list, you’re ready to go. But wait, what about...

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Road Trip USA: An American History Tour Through Pennsylvania

Many families select an American history tour for their road trip with school-age children, and there's nothing more fun than exploring the regions of Philadelphia, Lancaster and Gettysburg together. Summertime means family vacation and for kids, a much-deserved break from classroom learning for several months. A road trip across the U.S. is a great way to introduce...

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A Perfect Philadelphia Getaway For Every Age And Stage Of Life

Philadelphia, Greek for “city of brotherly love,” really is perfect for a city-focused family getaway with kids of any age. Running the gamut from stirring American history sites, to arts and culture geared to every member of the family, to outdoor spaces waiting to be explored, “Philly” will leave you wanting to come back again and again. Here are the city’s highlights with suggestions based...

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Short Breaks And Weekend Getaways From The New York Tri-State Region

Surrounded by ocean, farmland, mountains and great cities, the New York - New Jersey - Connecticut tri-state region and Pennsylvania have unlimited potential for family weekend getaways.Although New York City is often the top U.S. destination for international tourists, the families who live and work in this bustling metropolitan region are always looking to vacation elsewhere. And since...

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