Philadelphia Itinerary 5 Days

Best Itineraries for 5 Day Trip to Philadelphia

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5 Days in Philadelphia Itinerary

When you are planning to spend 5 days in Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, then you most definitely should know the following basic list of your itinerary. The city has plenty of history to offer to you and the food is pretty awesome too! Here is how you can plan out a Philadelphia 5 day itinerary.

What to see in Philadelphia in 5 days?

Local places to see in Philadelphia

When it comes to taking a 5 day trip to Philadelphia, there are plenty of attractions you must fill in your itinerary.

Liberty Bell which is known as the most significant representative of American Freedom and has quite an interesting story behind it.

Independence Hall which has a lot of stories to tell you about Benjamin Franklin as well as Abraham Lincoln. Then comes the

Philadelphia Museum of art- which does not only have insightful collections but also has art inspired books, apparels as well as gifts.

Apart from this, you can also add the Independence National Historical Park as well as Reading Terminal Market in your Philadelphia 5 days itinerary.

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Local experiences to have

5 days in Philadelphia are sure to be filled with various experiences that you would love to have as a local! The best experiences to have in the city are exploring the Rocky Statue and running up the rocky steps, then go onto explore the Independence Hall as well as visit the various museums that are housed on Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Infact, one of the hidden local secrets is to see Philly from a different perspective from South Broad Street and then to explore the 9th street which is the most popular street in the Italian Market.

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Dishes to try out!

When it comes to trying out the awesome dishes of Philadelphia, then you can just not forget the cheesesteak and the awesome street food at the Italian Market. Apart from this the soft pretzels, water ice, scrapple, Wawa sandwich and pork roll along with crab fries is a must try as well. If you have time left when you are taking a 5 day trip to Philadelphia, Tastykakes, Irish Potato Candy, Italian Hoagie and Shoo Fly Pie should also feature in your list of food to try.

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Day trips to take

When spending 5 days in Philadelphia, you definitely can consider a lot of nearby areas for day trips. There are plenty of places you can visit while staying put in Philadelphia and absorb the lovely experience of Pennsylvania and the whole of USA.

Recommended Day trips are:

Gettysburg National Military Park

Washington D.C

New York City

Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Best Hotels in Philadelphia for 5 Day Trip

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  • Hi - suggestion for a fun day with my ten-year old grandson this Saturday

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    • Hi,

      Philadelphia has many great things to do with kids. Here are some ideas:

      • Please Touch Museum
      • Philadelphia Zoo (which is also America's first zoo)
      • Franklin Square (Carousel rides, mini-golf, burgers and more)
      • Adventure Aquarium
      • The Franklin Institute (for science enthusiasts)

      You can check out a few 1-day trip plans. Also, read more about Philadephia travel tips

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