University of Pennsylvania
Founded by Benjamin Franklin, this prestigious Ivy League university hosts campus tours and a wide array of special events. Join us at Sheraton Philadelphia University City, located on UPenn's campus, and explore the many ways our University City community brings excitement and discovery to Penn’s historic buildings and state-of-the-art facilities.
The Franklin Institute
Opened in 1824 in honor of Benjamin Franklin, today, Pennsylvania’s most visited museum features a 20-foot-tall marble statue of the scientist and Founding Father. Highlights of this hands-on science museum include an IMAX theater, a Baldwin 60000 Locomotive, Space Command’s simulated earth-orbit research station and a weather station.
Reading Terminal Market
Established in 1892, Reading Terminal Market is the nation’s oldest continuously operating farmer's market. Here you’ll enjoy virtually every type of cuisine, including authentic favorites like the Philly Cheesesteak.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Founded in 1876, the museum now covers 10 acres and houses more than 300,000 works works of art spanning 2,000 years. Discover one-of-a-kind pieces at one of the largest and most renowned museums in the country.
Located in Independence Mall at 6th and Market Streets, the Independence Visitor Center is the perfect place to begin your tour of one of America’s most historic cities. Stop by the center for a free orientation of the culture, history, shopping and dining options available throughout Philadelphia.
Drexel University is a private research university with three campuses in Philadelphia. It was founded in 1891 by Anthony J. Drexel, a noted financier and philanthropist.
Citizens Bank Park
Citizens Bank Park is home to the city's beloved Philadelphia Phillies baseball team. This 43,651-seat outdoor ballpark includes bleacher seats, and a state-of-the-art HD video board, known as the Phanavision, which is the largest LED display in the National League.
Wells Fargo Center
The Wells Fargo Center is home to both Philadelphia's professional basketball and hockey teams, the 76’ers and the Flyers. As the premier sports and entertainment arena in Philadelphia, the Wells Fargo Center hosts over 250 games, concerts, family shows and other special events throughout the year.
Lincoln Financial Field
Cheer on the Philadelphia Eagles at the newly renovated Lincoln Financial Field. “The Linc,” provides football fans with one of the most exciting atmospheres in professional football.
Local Area Map
- Philadelphia International Airport
- Lincoln Financial Field
- LOVE Park
- Penn's Landing
- Philadelphia Zoo
- Reading Terminal Market
- Independence Hall
- Liberty Bell
- Pennsylvania Convention Center
- Philadelphia Museum of Art
- Please Touch Museum
- The Franklin Institute
- 30th Street Station
- Drexel University
- University of Pennsylvania