* More than 9,200 acres of beautiful landscape that includes trails, waterfronts, and woods. Bring a picnic, take a hike, go boating; it will be an eventful day filled with fresh air.
* Where: A good starting point is Lloyd Hall, 1 Boathouse Row, Philadelphia, PA 19130
* Fore more information visit www.fairmountpark.org
Reading Terminal Market:
* The nation’s oldest continuously operating farmers’ market serves about any kind of food you can imagine. Definitely bring your appetite.
* Where: 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
* Note: In case you want to purchase anything, bring some money.
* For more information visit www.readingterminalmarket.org
Free Library of Philadelphia:
* Browse the expansive collection that includes
works from Edgar Allan Poe, Beatrix Potter, and
medieval manuscripts. Just explore the vast library or take out a book, and all you need for that is a library card.
* Where: 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA
* For more information visit www.freelibrary.org
* Take a stroll down the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited street, which is filled with three centuries worth of history.
* Where: 126 Elfreth’s Alley, Philadelphia, PA 19106
* Price: Adults – $5, Family – $12, Ages 6-12 – $2, Children under 6 – Free
* For more information visit www.elfrethsalley.org
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts:
* Explore the vast collection of American art this museum has to offer housed in a historic building.
* Where: 118-128 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
* Price: Adults – $15, Seniors and Students – $12, Ages 12-18 – $10, Children under 12 – Free
* For more information visit www.pafa.org
The Mutter Museum:
* Explore America’s finest museum of medical history, filled with all sorts of models, specimens, and instruments.
* Where: 19 S. 22nd Street College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19103
* Price: General – $15, Student – $10, Ages 6-17 – $10, Children 5 and under – Free
* For more information visit www.collegeofphysicians.org/mutter-museum