South Street - southstreet.com With over 400 shops and restaurants the South Street Headhouse District is one of Philadelphia’s most eclectic and lively neighborhoods. With a personality and charm all its own, South Street is still the hippest street in town.Unique &amp; diverse shops, tantalizing tastes and fabulous people watching keep visitors &amp; locals coming back for more.
Mutter Museum- muttermuseum.org America’s finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum displays its beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments in a 19th-century “cabinet museum” setting. The museum helps the public understand the mysteries and beauty of the human body and to appreciate the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Eastern State Penitentiary - easternstate.org Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, this was the world’s first true “penitentiary,” a prison designed to inspire penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of convicts. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America’s most notorious criminals, including bank robber “Slick Willie” Sutton and Al Capone.
The Rocky Statue and Steps - visitphilly.com The Rocky Statue and the “Rocky Steps” — better known as the Art Museum Steps — are two of the most popular attractions in Philadelphia. Visiting the statue, running up the steps and taking a picture at the top is pretty much a must on your first visit to Philadelphia. It’s a rite of passage.DINING Reading Terminal Market - readingterminalmarket.org Visit America’s oldest farmer’s market and try everything from authentic Philly and traditional Pennsylvania dutch cuisine to Asian and Middle Eastern specialties and everything in between! Italian Market - italianmarketphilly.org Visit America’s oldest outdoor market featuring Italian restaurants, grocery stores, and shops. Philly Cheesesteak Tour - phillycheesesteaktour.com Decide which restaurant serves the best version of the famous Philly cheesesteak on the Philly Cheesesteak Tour! Independence Beer Garden - phlbeergarden.com Well-known Restaurateur Michael Schulson's Independence Beer Garden is an expansive 20,000 square-foot, all-American beer garden overlooking the Liberty Bell and Independence National Historic Park.