Philadelphia Has More To Love Than It’s Infamous Sandwich!

post by Kristina Thomas

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If you are interested in city life Philadelphia, PA is a perfect option for you! The city of brotherly love has an eclectic and comfortable feel. One visit and it is easy to see why locals are so passionate about their hometown. Where else can you walk on the same cobblestone streets as our Nation’s founder’s, and run up the same steps like Rocky Balboa? You can call Philadelphia your next home! Apply today for your next assignment with Vero RN  https://www.verorn.com/travelnursingjobs/

Here is a beginner’s guide to exploring the city of brotherly love.

Tour Historic Sites of America’s Beginnings 

A lot of people come to Philadelphia for the historical sites, and why wouldn’t you? What’s the first thing you think of when you think of Philadelphia? Most would say the Liberty Bell! One of the most unique aspects of Philadelphia is that much of the original city is preserved. If you love history, then booking a 2-hour walking tour may be your best option! If you are looking to DIY a tour for yourself you won’t want to miss any of the historical sites below!

  • Liberty Bell
  • President’s House Site
  • Betsy Ross House
  • Independence Hall
  • Benjamin Franklin’s Grave
  • National Constitution Center
  • Benjamin Franklin Post Office

Channel Your Inner Rocky

No time spent in Philadelphia could be complete without a trip to the iconic stairs Sylvester Stallone runs up in Rocky. With Rocky being somewhat of a local hero there is no surprise that you will see his statue while here! While you run up those steps and raise your hands high in triumph don’t forget to stop into the Philadelphia Art Museum while you're there! If you are looking for more museums to explore take a look at the list below!

  • Rodin Museum
  • Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Franklin Institute
  • Barnes Foundation

Reading Terminal Market

The Reading Terminal Market is a must-see for all of the foodies! This market has a little bit of everything and is the perfect place to sample all of the local delicacies Philly has to offer! Want to try the best cheesesteak in town? Take a Philly cheesesteak Segway tour and pick your favorite!

Eastern State Penitentiary & The Mutter Museum

For all of the people who enjoy a good scare take a trip to Fairmount Avenue whose most notable residence is the Eastern State Penitentiary, the first modern prison, and its formation shaped the way our prisons are constructed today. Take a self-guided tour through the prison past Al Capone’s former cell while Steve Buscemi narrates. This is definitely one of the most unique experiences of American History. 

Continue your creepy tour with a trip to the Mutter Museum! This museum houses some incredible medical oddities including the world’s largest colon, the infamous “Soap Lady”, and pieces of Albert Einstein’s brain!

Magic Gardens

For one of the most colorful views in the city stop by Philly’s Magic Gardens. The Magic Gardens is the largest mosaic work created by artist Isaiah Zagar spanning three city lots, including indoor galleries and an outdoor labyrinth!

Show Your LOVE

We couldn’t end our list without mentioning the Philadelphia Love Statue! Make a trip to Philly’s Love Park for your photo op in front of this iconic sign, after living here you will be feeling the love for this wonderful city!

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