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Ardmore

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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Set in the historical heart of the city, this glass pavilion that houses America’s symbol of independence is one of the most visited sights in Philadelphia.

One of the country’s largest museums, with hundreds of thousands of objects, a Rodin Museum, renowned impressionist art and a sculpture garden.

An enclosed market where you can sample Philly cheesesteaks, shoofly pies, soft pretzels and other local treats, or stock up on organic produce and handmade crafts.

The oldest zoo in the country is an American favorite because of its breeding program for rare species, outstanding permanent habitats and eco-friendly approach. 

A hands-on museum is where children can play, learn and make noise as much as they want.  

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Spend a day discovering the historic sights and iconic American landmarks of Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, before heading out into the Pennsylvania countryside for an authentic Amish immersion, complete with a market lunch and a horse-drawn buggy ride.

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The nation’s only theme park based on Sesame Street® is celebrating its 35th Birthday! Join the party with whirling rides, splashy water slides, shows starring everyone’s favorite furry friends, and the new Neighborhood Birthday Party Parade.

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No trip to Philly would be complete without a visit to the One Liberty Observation Deck, a vantage point that lets you soak up sweeping city views from 57 floors up. Enjoy admission to the world-class lookout and enhance your experience with a healthy dose of US history.

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Step straight back in time to 1776 on this history-driven happy hour, scoping out Philly landmarks as you experience the city of Brotherly Love as the Founding Fathers intended—by its pubs.

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Immerse yourself in the vibrant history of the Philadelphia region's waterways with admission to the Independence Seaport Museum. Explore the interactive exhibits at this this site that houses more than 25,000 maritime artifacts, 2 National Historic Landmark ships, and a traditional boat shop.

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Explore the most popular museums and attractions in the historic city of Philadelphia at a discounted price while enjoying the convenience of visiting each on your own schedule. With your Explorer Pass in hand, grab your camera and your walking shoes to immerse yourself in classic US history and culture.

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