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After a day of workshops, we hope you'll explore everything the "City of Brotherly Love" has to offer: great food and exciting cultural attractions. Here are some of our recommendations for your adventures in Pennsylvania's largest city. For more great ideas to help plan your trip check out


Longwood Gardens

When you’re at Longwood Gardens, it’s easy to imagine that you’re at a giant, royal garden in Europe. Stroll along the many paths through acres of exquisitely maintained grounds featuring 11,000 different types of plants.

The Barnes Foundation

Set on four-and-a-half acres of landscaped grounds, the building boasts a number of sustainable features, including a green roof and permeable surfaces that allow for rain and grey water re-use.

But the true draw is the Barnes Collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian and Picasso.

Reading Terminal Market

Is an enclosed public market found at 12th and Arch Street in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Over one hundred merchants offer fresh produce, meats, fish, artisan cheese, groceries, ice cream, flowers, grilled cheese, baked goods, crafts, books, clothing, and specialty and ethnic foods.

Philadelphia Zoo

America's first zoo, is a 42-acre Victorian garden that is home to more than 1300 animals, many of them rare and endangered. The Philadelphia Zoo is one of the premier zoos in the world for breeding animals that have been found difficult to breed in captivity. The zoo also works with many groups around the world to protect the natural habitats of the animals in their care.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Like Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art sits majestically on a rise at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The vast collections of this temple of art make it the third-largest art museum in the country, and an absolute must-see on the city’s cultural circuit.


Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute is a science museum and center of science education and research in Philadelphia. It is named in honor of the noted American scientist and statesman Benjamin Franklin, and houses the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial. Founded in 1824, the Franklin Institute is one of the oldest centers of science education and development in the United States.

Delaware Waterfront

The Delaware River Waterfront, just a short walk from Old City and Historic Philadelphia, hosts family-friendly attractions and events all year long.The waterfront’s new jewel boasts all of the essential elements for a summertime revery ( ample outdoor seating, local beer offerings and higher-end grab-and-go food available from a cargo container ) and will be free and open to the public every day from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.