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Philadelphia Travel Guide

Between the rich colonial history, incredible food, unique traditions, and one-of-a-kind culture, the city of brotherly love has it all. Philadelphia, nestled along two rivers in between DC and NYC can be overlooked in terms of tourism, but Philly has much to offer.

Things to Do in Philadelphia

As the very first capital of the USA, Philly is a go-to for history. Visit Independence Hall and see where the founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, view the iconic Liberty Bell up close, and wander down the perfectly maintained streets of Elfreth’s Alley. Old City is filled with cobblestone streets and red brick buildings and is great for a trip back in time.

As you head into Center City, stop by the Magic Gardens, an outdoor art space. Spring Garden, toward the west, is home to the Franklin Institute, a hands-on science museum to make any kid love learning, as well as the Art Museum, whose steps you may recognize from Rocky. Stop at Reading Terminal Market nearby for all the authentic food you need. Head to the classic cheesesteak joints -- Pat’s and Geno’s in South Philly. However, if you’re looking for the shops where even locals eat, you need to head off the main roads.

Local Philadelphians have a bit of a reputation, especially when it comes to cheering for sports teams. Ranked as one of the unfriendliest cities, locals can be a little rough at times, but if you get into a conversation with them, you may find them friendlier than you thought.

Best Time to Visit Philadelphia

The best time to visit is in the late spring when the winter is long gone but the sweltering heat of the summer hasn't quite arrived. The fall is beautiful as well.

Price and Availability in Philadelphia

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Philadelphia tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Philadelphia tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Philadelphia is in May, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Philadelphia is in the high season in May. Philadelphia has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Philadelphia

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Philadelphia. The hottest month in Philadelphia is July, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 19 ˚F. The wettest month in Philadelphia is June with 6.72 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.46 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Philadelphia

Pick the perfect vacation rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. We have 5,272 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Philadelphia ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those wanting to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Philadelphia is only $10 a night. The average price of a rental is generally $475 per night.

If you need to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 3,874 accommodations in Philadelphia that have WiFi. 366 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 426 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Philadelphia, you'll want to pick from 1,954 places to stay that provide parking. 127 accommodations have a a pool or jacuzzi

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In Philadelphia AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 4,076 places to stay from Airbnb, 31 accommodations from Priceline and 31 places to stay from Agoda.

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