No visit to our fair city is complete without exploring the Parkway Museums District! Find a great hotel, stay in Philly for a night or two or a week, but be sure to set aside lots of time for the rich culture and unique collection of activities you’ll only find on the Parkway.
Philadelphia International Airport
New Jersey Transit
The seasonal PHLASH downtown loop uses distinctive purple trolleys to connect major tourist destinations between Penn's Landing and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It is one of the best ways to get around to more than 25 locations in Center City and is just $2 each time you board. Details and a map can be found at http://www.visitphilly.com/tours/philadelphia/phlash
The Parkway is also accessible by public transportation via SEPTA bus routes 2, 7, 32, 33, 48, the regional rail at Suburban Station, City Hall stop on Market-Frankford and Broad Street subway lines and PHLASH (May – October).
Looking for off-street parking? Then visit the Philadelphia Parking Authority's (PPA) Parking Locator. Search the city's more than 200 off-street parking facilities for the best parking options based on price, proximity and hours of operation. http://www.philapark.org/locator/
Research Parking lots closest to your destination & compare prices ahead of time: http://philadelphia.bestparking.com/
Concerned about bus detours or railway delays? Visit the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Web site at www.septa.org for current travel alerts and advisories.
2000 Arch Street
123 S. 12th Street
31 South 19th Street
36 South 19th & Ludlow
Philly Car Share
Click to view on a map: http://www.centercityphila.org/life/Guide.php?b1=66
Academy of Natural Sciences
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Capriccio at Café Cret
16th & Ben Franklin Parkway
(open mid April – mid October)
Moore College of Art & Design
Franklin Foodworks and Atrium Café
The Franklin Institute
Garden Restaurant and Coffee Bar
Granite Hill, Cafeteria and
Balcony Café; Gallery Café (Perelman Building)
Philadelphia Museum of Art
H.O.M.E Page Café
Parkway Central Library
Milk & Honey Café
Sister Cities Park
18th & Ben Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia is renowned for its fabulous food, and the options can boggle the mind. This site might help narrow it down a bit: http://www.visitphilly.com/restaurants-dining/
Philadelphia also has a multitude of other hotel options. You’ll find them here: http://www.visitphilly.com/hotels/
The Four Seasons Hotel is currently closed and scheduled to reopen under a new name in Late Fall 2015.
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