The Pennsylvanian city of Philadelphia played a key role in the early years of the United States, and was the home of many of the country’s early leaders, including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. The City of Brotherly Love still has a number of attractions which belie its historical roots, including the iconic Liberty Bell, the Independence National Historical Park and the impressively elaborate Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania Masonic Temple. History buffs can also enjoy the nation’s first prison, the Eastern State Penitentiary, and two of the finest museum in North America. Once the city’s old buildings have been exhausted, visitors can also enjoy the tranquil Fairmont Park, one of the largest green spaces in the whole of the USA.

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  • Big Red Pedal Tour - Visit Philadelphia/J. Fusco

  • Art Museum - Visit Philadelphia/Elevated Angles

  • Liberty Bell - Visit Philadelphia/J. Sterling Ruth

  • Rocky statue - Visit Philadelphia/J. Fusco

  • Barnes Foundation - Visit Philadelphia/R. Kennedy

  • University of Pennsylvania LOVE sculpture in the fall - Visit Philadelphia/R. Rabena

  • Longwood Gardens - Visit Philadelphia/J. Fusco

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art - Visit Philadelphia/R. Kennedy

  • Longwood Gardens lilipads - Visit Philadelphia/B. Krist

  • Citizens Bank Park, home of the Phillies - Visit Philadelphia/M. Kennedy

  • Chanticleer Gardens - Visit Philadelphia/J. Fusco

  • Brandywine aerial - Visit Philadelphia/B. Krist

  • Elfreth's Alley - Visit Philadelphia/R. Kennedy

  • Christmas village - Visit Philadelphia/Evevated Angles

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 8℃
  • 13℃
  • 19℃
  • 24℃
  • 29℃
  • 31℃
  • 30℃
  • 27℃
  • 21℃
  • 14℃
  • 9℃
  • 11
  • 9
  • 11
  • 11
  • 11
  • 10
  • 10
  • 8
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 11

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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