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We are here to ensure you have fun researching, planning and staying in Philadelphia. In this section you will find details on our hotels, how to get around the city once you are here, tips on saving money at local attractions and museums, where to go for dinner, a calendar of events, and more. You can also download one of ten Philadelphia Travel Guides specifically written and translated for the following countries: Brazil, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, South Korea, Spain, and U.K.
Certain procedures are required by the U.S. Department of Homeland and Security in order for international visitors to travel to the United States. Travelers visiting the U.S. on a Visa Waiver Program must submit an application for authorization through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) and have it approved before traveling. The form takes 5-10 minutes to fill out, and is approved in 10 seconds. Learn More »
Rated by The Wall Street Journal as one of the best airports in the U.S.A., Philadelphia International Airport is located just eight miles (12.9 km) from downtown Philadelphia. A one-way cab fare is $32 and takes approximately 15 minutes. A variety of airport shuttle services provide transportation from the airport to hotels or downtown for approximately $10/person. Learn More »
Philadelphia has increased its Center City hotel inventory by more than 40 percent since 1998, growing from 6,000 rooms to 10,500 rooms. In total there are more than 30 hotel brands with many price options to choose from. Learn More »
World-class dining, arts and entertainment, famous historic sites and tax-free clothing and shoes are all safely within steps of Center City hotels, so you’ll save a bundle on transportation. As you walk, you’ll notice color-coded directional signs that let you know what district you are in and point you toward area attractions. Learn More »
There’s plenty to do in Philadelphia, no matter what time of year it is. Search to find out what’s happening in the region while you’re here. Learn More »