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Philadelphia for free

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Philadelphia for free
Quoth the raven: "Get it free." Check out the Poe House, the Rocky Statue and other Philadelphia favourites - and leave your wallet at home.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Fairmount Park
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Fairmount Park

One of the world's largest municipal parks, a sprawling 9,200 acres contains several million trees and America's oldest zoo.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

The simple home where Edgar Allen Poe lived and wrote. Among other stories, Poe wrote The Tell-Tale Heart here.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Christ Church
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Christ Church

This church's congregation has included Ben Franklin, George Washington and Betsy Ross.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Reading Terminal Market
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Reading Terminal Market

The Reading Terminal Market can trace its origins to early Philadelphia when farmers sold their produce in the middle of East Market Street.  By... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Macy's Philadelphia
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Macy's Philadelphia

Retail shopping in old fashioned elegance, Macy's towering ceilings and century-old architecture is a must-see. Concerts on the St. Louis World's Fair Pipe Organ are performed twice daily.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Fireman's Hall
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Fireman's Hall

Stop by this small (and free!) museum on your walking tour of Philadelphia. Staffed by actual firemen, Firemans Hall exhibits artifacts, such as leather buckets and fire marks, once and sometimes still used to fight city fires.

Fee: No
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Rocky Statue
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Rocky Statue

Famous fictional Heavyweight Champion "Rocky" is forever remembered in this bronze statue, which pays tribute to the underdog.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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