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Vacation Guide to Historic Philadelphia

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Philadelphia,  a city where the foundations that govern America to this day were established, is a memorable experience for both young and older travelers and especially history-buffs.  Being able to visit the places where the founding fathers met to discuss, debate and carefully craft the documents that led to the birth of America is awesome.

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Best Weekend Getaways From NYC

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The best way to travel the just over 200 miles between NYC and Boston for a weekend getaway is by Amtrak train. It takes less time and has far less hassles than driving or flying.

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The Best Way To Spend 2 Days In Philly

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Love Park Philadelphia Cityscape

Historic Philadelphia – the place where events pivotal to the birth of America took place. It is here where the First Continental Congress in 1774 and the Second Continental Congress in 1775 took place. This is where the Articles of Confederation, Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were created. Historic buildings where events took place, iconic symbols of American democracy and museums dedicated to telling the nation’s story as well as Philadelphia’s world-class art museum, science museums, attractions and zoos create a wonderful experience for visitors.

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Family Things to Do in Philadelphia

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menu1Once the capital of the United States, Philadelphia is home to legendary buildings and sites. While in the City of Brotherly Love, visit these top 10 family friendly attractions.

  1. A Philadelphia Carriage Ride takes you back in time. You will explore the Independence National Historic, District, Society Hill, the Betsy Ross House and other landmarks just as you would have during colonial times. The knowledgeable guide provides interesting stories about the people and events that shaped Philadelphia.
  2. Independence Hall is where members of the Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. Its tower is where the Liberty Bell first rang out. Park rangers share interesting stories during the daily tours. Historic artifacts include Washington’s chair and the inkwell used to sign the Declaration.
  3. The Liberty Bell once hung and rang in the tower of Independence Hall. Today, it is housed in its own glass pavilion for easier viewing. Learn the stories behind this beloved symbol of freedom from a series of interactive exhibits. You can see the inscription that has inspired generations.

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Spirit Cruises of Philadelphia Discount Coupon Code

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spirit_newSpirit Cruises of Philadelphia offers an entertaining mix of dining, dancing and sightseeing along the Delaware River. The three climate-controlled, enclosed decks can accommodate 550 passengers, which enable the ships to sail rain or shine. Guests can dine alfresco on the open-air upper level and stroll on the fore and aft decks. Throughout the voyage, passengers can enjoy marvelous views of some of Philadelphia’s most famous landmarks. In addition to a breathtaking panoramic view of the city skyline, guests can see the warships docked in the Philadelphia Navy Yard and the historic Battleship USS New Jersey. Other popular attractions on the route include the New Jersey State Aquarium and Fort Mifflin, which is the oldest active military base in the United States. You will also get an up-close look at the Benjamin Franklin and Walt Whitman Bridges. Guests can enjoy a 2-hour lunchtime tour or the 3-hour evening cruise.

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After a bon voyage send off from the Penn Landing dock, guests enjoy a variety of entertainment while enjoying the lavish buffet prepared by the executive chef and onboard galley staff. The atmosphere evokes the glamorous era of traveling on a majestic ocean liner. The menu includes an assortment of entrées and desert items. With advanced notice, the cruise can accommodate special menu requests, such as kosher meals or

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