Attractions

Top Choice House in Laurel Highlands

Fallingwater

Up for Unesco Heritage status, this Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece was completed in 1938 as a weekend retreat for the Kaufmanns, owners of a Pittsburgh department store. Built to bring the outside and inside togethe…
Top Choice Museum in Logan Square & Fairmount

Barnes Foundation

In the first half of the 20th century, collector and educator Albert C Barnes amassed a remarkable trove of artwork by Cézanne, Degas, Matisse, Renoir, Van Gogh and other European stars. Alongside, he set beautiful …
Top Choice Museum in Logan Square & Fairmount

Philadelphia Museum of Art

To many, this building is simply the steps Sylvester Stallone ran up in the 1976 flick Rocky. But well beyond that, this is one of the nation's finest treasure troves, featuring excellent collections of Asian art, R…
Top Choice Historic Site in Gettysburg

Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg National Military Park covers 8 sq miles of land marked with monuments and trails. The museum at the visitor center is a must-see, particularly for the truly awe-inspiring cyclorama – a life-size, 360-deg…
Top Choice Historic Building in Old City & Society Hill

Independence Hall

The 'birthplace of American government,' a modest Quaker building, is where delegates from the 13 colonies met to approve the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Entrance is at the corner of Chestnut and 5t…
Top Choice Museum in Old City & Society Hill

Museum of the American Revolution

This massive, multimedia-rich new museum will have you virtually participating in the American Revolution, from interactive dioramas to 3-D experiences that take you all the way from contentment with British rule to…
Top Choice Park in Old City & Society Hill

Independence National Historic Park

This L-shaped park, along with Philly's Old City, has been dubbed 'America's most historic square mile.' Once the backbone of the United States government, it has become the backbone of Philadelphia's tourist trade.…
Top Choice State Park in Pennsylvania Wilds

Cherry Springs State Park

Considered one of the best places for stargazing east of the Mississippi, this mountaintop state park seems to have plenty of space, but be sure to book well ahead in July and August, when the Milky Way is almost di…
Top Choice Funicular in Pittsburgh

Duquesne Incline

This nifty funicular, and its Monongahela Incline twin down the road, both built in the late 19th century, are Pittsburgh icons, zipping up the steep slope of Mt Washington every five to 10 minutes. They provide com…
Top Choice Museum in Strasburg & Ronks

National Toy Train Museum

The push-button interactive dioramas are so up-to-date and clever (such as a 'drive-in movie' that’s a live video of kids working the trains), and the walls are packed with so many gleaming railcars, that you can’t …