Duration: Two days and two nights
Reading about our nation’s quest for independence in a history book is one thing, experiencing it first hand is something else altogether. After all, as they say, experience is the best teacher and this is one experience that will leave an impression on you unlike any other. Here, you will retrace the footprints of the brave, idealistic men and women whose vision of an independent nation was transformed into reality. You’ll stand in the very room where our Declaration of Independence was so eloquently crafted. Breathe it in, this is where our nation was born.
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If you like classic American dishes, you will love the chicken pot pie, surf ‘n turf, prime rib and more at the Cock & Bull restaurant in Peddler’s Village.
A National Historic Landmark, Laurel Hill Cemetery is 78 acres of history and art. Be sure to check out the sculpture garden and take in all of the horticultural masterpieces. You’ll soon discover why Laurel Hill is affectionately known as Philadelphia’s Underground Museum.
Built in the early 18th century, this beautiful Palladian-style mansion served as a stop on the Underground Railroad and was an overnight destination for George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and many others.
Standing 125 feet tall, Bowman’s Hill Tower offers some of the most spectacular views of the Delaware Valley region. On a clear day, you can see for miles and will realize the arduous task Washington and his men faced as they crossed the Delaware River during the Revolutionary War.
The nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning show Sesame Street, Sesame Place will help bring out your inner child with rides, attractions, shows and of course, Elmo.