Useful Tips

  • On the southern side of Market Street between 12th and 13th, at SEPTA, you can buy tokens for the buses for $1.45 per trip.
  • If you’re stuck for something to say to a Philly local ask him or her which Philly cheese steak they think is the best.
  • If you’re stuck for a pub to visit, find Camac Street (between 12th and 13th) and you’re sure to find one.
  • This is a great walking city, it’s only 2 miles between the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers and so much to see along the way.
  • On the first Sunday of every month at the Philadelphia Museum of Art you can pay what you wish for entry.
  • You can walk over the Benjamin Franklin Bridge from Pennsylvania to New Jersey and get great views on the way.
  • Try a Philly soft pretzel, they’re cheap and they’re great if you need a snack.
  • If it’s really hot or really cold or rainy search out one of our quirky museums or galleries and spend some quality time.

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