Language: English is the main language spoken in Philadelphia, but significant Chinese and Mexican populations mean that Chinese and Spanish are also spoken by many.
Currency: The US Dollar ($)
Credit Cards and Banks: ATMs are commonplace throughout the city and most stores, hotels and restaurants will accept credit cards.
The climate of Philadelphia is continental,
with cold winters and hot summers.
The climate is similar to that of New York, however, being a little further away from the sea, it is a little less rainy than New York (and less snowy in winter), and a bit warmer in summer as well.
The daily average temperature ranges
from 0.5 °C (33 °F) in January to 25.5 °C (78 °F) in July.
* Take a photo in front of the Liberty Bell :
It doesn’t make a sound, but The Liberty Bell’s message rings loud and clear: “Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof.”
* Pose with the Rocky Statue & run up the "Rocky Steps" :
Since Rocky’s first triumphant run on the silver screen in 1976, the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art have become an international destination. Travelers from around the world embark on their own jog up the stairs, pumping their fists in the air
* Tour Independence Hall, the birthplace of the United States:
While historical attractions abound in Philly, Independence Hall holds monumental significance to the development of the nation. In 1776, the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence in the building’s Assembly Room.
* Visit the famous LOVE sculpture :
One of the City of Brotherly Love’s best-known landmarks is LOVE itself . The sculpture was recently restored and repainted, and the park was entirely redesigned to add more green areas and a high-tech water feature.
* Visit the awesome museums on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway :
The Benjamin Franklin Parkway, modeled after the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris, is sometimes called Philadelphia’s most artistic mile.
* Explore Philly's revitalized waterfront :
Once made up of undeveloped piers and underutilized public spaces, the Delaware River waterfront has become one of the most activated spaces in Philadelphia in the 21st century. That’s thanks to the opening of a number of exciting attractions and parks