Things to do in Philadelphia

Top 10 things to do

Philadelphia Zoo

As America's first zoo, Philadelphia Zoo has over 160 years of experience in conserving wildlife, caring for animals, and educating our communities. Home to more than 1,900 rare and endangered animals, the zoo continues to reach new heights, offering award-winning animal exhibits, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, award-winning education and conservation programs, and exceptional guest services, making it one of the most renowned zoos in the world.

4.2 (97 reviews)
Museum of Illusions Philadelphia

Get ready to experience the impossible at Museum of Illusions Philly! With over 50 optical illusions, holograms, hands-on exhibits, and immersive rooms, guests of all ages will enjoy some eye-fooling fun while also learning about vision and perception. Your eyes will be in a constant battle with your brain as you make your way through this one-of-a-kind experience. And don't forget your camera! You'll want to capture those wild moments as you appear to defy gravity and walk on walls! Located in the heart of Old City, Museum of Illusions is just steps away from iconic institutions like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, making it the perfect destination to round out your day in the City of Brotherly Love. A mind-bending adventure awaits at Museum of Illusions Philadelphia!

4.6 (35 reviews)
Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags Great Adventure is your ticket to adrenaline and family fun in New Jersey. There's live shows, delicious dining spots, and rides the whole family can enjoy. If you're looking for something extreme, then you'll find it here. The park is home to extreme coasters inspired by DC characters – they'll leave your knuckles white and your lungs empty from screaming.

Sesame Place

A Sesame Street theme park? Yes, please! Hang out with Big Bird, Elmo, and the gang from the much-loved TV show. This family-friendly theme park features rides, themed lands and meet-and-greets with your favorite characters. It's a surefire kid-pleaser!

3.8 (8 reviews)
Dutch Wonderland

With over 35 rides, attractions, and shows, Dutch Wonderland is the Kingdom for Kids, voted three times as "World's Best Family Park" by Amusement Today!

3.7 (3 reviews)
Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of American Revolution is a museum in Philadelphia which explores the story of American independence. The museum was opened in 2017 on the anniversary of the first battle of the war, which took place in 1775.

4.9 (88 reviews)
Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours

Hop around the city of Philly on a handy bus tour

4.8 (5 reviews)
Crayola Experience Easton

Crayola Experience Chandler in Easton, Pennsylvania is a great place for kids to get creative in a waxy way! Now, it's bigger, brighter and bolder than ever, with a host of new attractions. The colorful adventures of Crayola Experience help kids and adults alike explore art and technology, express their creativity, and experience color in a whole new way.

4.6 (47 reviews)
Philadelphia Cruises

Cruise Philly's iconic rivers and skyline on a boat

4.7 (7 reviews)
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Philadelphia is a large indoor activity center, located in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. It houses 10 LEGO®-themed play areas, including a laser maze and a 4D cinema experience.

3.6 (5 reviews)

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