Highlights

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Spending a day exploring one of the best collections of art in the country, if not the world.
  • Eastern State Penitentiary Pondering incarceration policies past and present at this fascinating, eerie ruined prison.
  • Barnes Foundation Swooning at the scores of Cézanne, Degas, Matisse, Renoir and Van Gogh canvases on display alongside many other beautiful works of art and craft.
  • Franklin Institute Learning about the world and all kinds of scientific things at this marvelous interactive museum at the institute founded by Ben Franklin.
  • Fairmount Park Bicycling, jogging or simply strolling through this mammoth park that spans the Schuylkill River.