CityPASS Philadelphia articles
Seeing the Pope in person is rare for most people, but Pope Francis visited Philadelphia in September of 2016. Here’s a guide to getting around along with what else to see in the city, where to eat, transportation and where to stay. Let it help you plan your next visit.
If you visit Philadelphia, you know the first things your friends will ask: Did you see the Liberty Bell? But there are so many more things to do in Philadelphia than just a cracked dinger. The next time you’re in Philly, here are 10 memorable, fun activities to help you fall head over heels for the City of Brotherly Love.
Philadelphia’s annual New Year’s Day Mummers Parade brings thousands of visitors to the city to see this one-of-a-kind spectacle. In addition to entertaining thousands of native Philadelphians and tourists who come to view the event, the Mummers Parade is more than just a tradition in the City of Brotherly Love -- it’s a competition.
Ask any Philadelphia native what they feel best symbolizes the City of Brotherly Love and you’ll get a number of different answers: The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and Love Park (some of Philadelphia's main attractions) ... AND Cheesesteaks.
Philadelphia's Mural Mile is a bit of a misnomer (walk the whole thing and you will have logged 2.5 miles) but Philadelphia as the “City of Murals” is not. If you're headed to the City of Brotherly Love, you'll see one or more of these famous pieces of public art without much trouble; after all, there are 3,600 of them!
Leave it to Philadelphia to find an interesting way to amuse and inform — a city that doesn’t mind wearing its quirky heart on its sleeve. So visitors, when not checking out the famous Philadelphia sites for which the city is known, consider these interesting stops.