Bill is your guide to this hip, happening, historic city less than two hours from the heart of Manhattan. Philadelphia is loaded with great culture, unprecedented historical sites and fabulous food not to mention, outdoor activities, music, nightlife... and out of the way places... perfect for a quick, affordable getaway.
New Yorkers know about a lot of the historic sites from the Liberty Bell to Independence Hall but there are lots of new attractions we'll take you to in the City of Brotherly Love. We'll visit the brand new, National Museum of American Jewish History, "The President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation" and "Liberty 360," a 15-minute 3D movie.
For art and culture lovers, there's a new Chagall exhibit and a fashionista's dream, "Roberto Capucci: Art into Fashion" show. For a unique museum tour and a step back in time, we'll visit Eastern State Penitentiary, once home to Al Capone.
If your dream weekend includes feasting on food then Philly is just where you want to be. A restaurant renaissance is in high gear with creative chefs and affordable menus. We'll also take a city food tour to check out all the favorites that made Philly famous. And we'll explore the growing number of boutique shops and small businesses making their mark.
We check out the nightlife, upcoming festivals and share some Philly secrets. Enjoy this ncredible tour and mini-vacation ?.close to home, easy on the budget and full of surprises.