Guest Post by Visit Philadelphia™: More Reasons to Visit Philadelphia—And Park Without Fear
Visiting Philadelphia involves a lot of planning—which includes transportation and parking. Getting around an unfamiliar place can be intimidating for visitors. Visit Philadelphia™ strives to remove those barriers by working closely with the Philadelphia Parking Authority to promote parking how-tos, parking deals (free Center City meters every Wednesday night!) and the convenient ways to get around without a car. Here, they’ve shared some tips, tricks and reasons to visit our great city:
Since it’s so easy to get from place to place in Philadelphia, our Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package is perfect for out-of-towners who want to park it and forget it. It comes with free hotel parking, which is a real money saver.
Armed with all this information, travelers can let go of their transportation anxiety and simply enjoy their sure-to-be-amazing trips to Philadelphia.
And in 2014, there’s plenty to do in Philadelphia all year long. Here are a few of our favorite reasons:
Exciting Exhibitions: Get your art on with a full palette of art exhibitions in 2014.
- The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne at the Barnes Foundation will feature Cézanne masterpieces, plus a handful of works by other artists, all tracking the evolution and scope of Cezanne’s influence on the genre. June 14-September 22.
- David Lynch: The Unified Field – And in what will be the first major American survey of his work, the David Lynch exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will bring together 75 works of art from American and European collections, as well as from the artist’s studio. September 5-January 4.
- Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello – Explore Thomas Jefferson’s contradictions and examine the dilemma and stain of slavery at the National Constitution Center. The exhibition will feature items from the slave quarters on Mulberry Row, videos, oral histories and Jefferson’s personal possessions. April 9-October 19.
- Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American – Baseball transcends cultural boundaries. This exhibit at the National Museum of American Jewish History weaves together the history of American sport and leisure and national identity with the story of Jewish immigration and integration into American life. March 13-October 26.
- Meadow Garden at Longwood Gardens – Imagine 86 additional acres to explore at Longwood. Visitors can wander new trails, discover wildlife and simply take in the beauty. Summer.
Visit Philadelphia ™ is the region’s official destination marketing organization. We invite people to experience Philadelphia’s history, art, food, neighborhoods, sports and people—pretty much everything that locals love so much about their hometown. Join the conversation at visitphilly.com, uwishunu.com and on their social media properties.