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Arriving in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, awaits you. After finding cheap tickets to Philadelphia, you will land in Philadelphia International Airport on one of twenty different airlines. You will be greeted by a giant colorful statue of the Philadelphia Philly, the mascot of the baseball team of the same name. Check out the more than 100 shops and eateries to amuse you when you use your cheap tickets to get back home. You can leave the airport by rental car, by shuttle, or by train. Moving through airport is a breeze, and ground transportation is readily available.

Getting Around in Philadelphia

There are many options for getting around in Philadelphia. First of all, Philadelphia is a walking city, and the old narrow streets can be challenging for a car. You can get to many places simply by walking, but if you're getting tired, here are a few more options. Phlash is a trolley that goes to twenty attractions. There is also a double-decker bus expressly for touring the city. If you're just going from point a to b, you can use the regular bus system or hire a taxi. If you prefer, you can rent a car and navigate the city on your own.

Main Attractions in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the city where America began. The First Continental Congress convened here in 1774, as Samuel Adams, John Adams, George Washington, Patrick Henry and others discussed how to respond to the “intolerable acts” of the British. There are so many historical landmarks it would take several pages to list them. Be sure to visit Independence Hall where the Constitution was drafted and where the Liberty Bell once hung. The bell is now in a separate facility but you won't want to miss seeing it, either. Visit the many museums housing both fine art and historical relics. And the list goes on.

Dining and Nightlife in Philadelphia

You can’t visit Philadelphia and not have a Philly cheesesteak sandwich. Here you will find the original restaurants that have such a loyal followings among natives and visitors alike. Consider Jim's Steak or Geno's Steak for the most authentic. Of course, you'll want more than a cheesesteak while you're in Philly. You’ll find everything from Asian to Zimbabwean food here. And after dinner you'll find that there is any kind of nightlife, from pubs to hipster hangouts. Dance, listen to live music, or go to the theater. You'll find plenty of places to help you spend the money you saved on cheap airfare to Philadelphia.

Flight stats for Philadelphia - did you know?
  • Philadelphia is 6 mi from Philadelphia Intl Airport (Philadelphia, PA).
  • Philadelphia Intl Airport (Philadelphia, PA)
    • Right now, 55 airlines operate out of Philadelphia Intl Airport.
    • Philadelphia Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 114 cities.
    • Every week, at least 4,915 domestic flights and 1,025 international flights depart from Philadelphia Intl Airport.

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