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Roam from Home: Philadelphia

Posted on Apr 29, 2020|By Rosie the River Otter

The effects of social distancing have left many feeling cabin-feverish. Though we all try to stay busy by keeping active and working from home during the COVID-19 outbreak, it's easy to fall into a rut. Luckily, there's more than one way to stave off boredom. Broaden your horizons with some virtual tours. From West to East Coast, join us for our four part blog series as we feature some of our favorite Frontier destinations. This way you can virtually roam from the comfort of your own home!

 

This week we are featuring the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia! Scroll down to roam the historic city of Philadelphia

 

  • Benjamin Franklin Bridge - Constructed in 1926 the Benjamin Franklin Bridge is a suspension bridge across the Delaware River connecting Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey. 

 

  • Race Street Pier - Watch the tide roll in at this relaxing waterfront respite in the heart of the city.
Left to Right: Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Race Street Pier
  • Elfreth’s Alley - Established in 1702, Elfreth’s Alley is the oldest residential street in the United States! Be sure to stroll this charming cobblestone historic gem.  

 

  • Betsy Ross Home - Take a quick stop by the Betsy Ross home where it is said the seamstress sewed the first American Flag in 1776.
Left to Right: Elfreth's Alley, Betsy Ross House
  • Independence Hall and the The Liberty Bell - The United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted in Independence Hall. The Hall is also home to the famous Liberty Bell. The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American Independence - its chime rang marking the initial reading of the United States Declaration of Independence. Feel history in its purest form touring Independence Hall and The Liberty Bell!
Left to Right: Independence Hall, Liberty Bell
  • Reading Terminal Market - From roast pork sandwiches to doughnuts, Reading Terminal Market truly has something for everyone. Established in 1892, Reading Terminal is one of the nation's oldest operating markets.

 

  • Pat’s and Geno’s Steaks - A trip to Philly wouldn’t be complete without a philly cheesesteak! In 1930, Pat's founder, Pat Olivieri, created the very first philly cheesesteak. 36 years later, Geno’s opened on the opposite side of the street proclaiming they had mastered the sandwich. Take your pick or try both!
Left to Right: Reading Terminal, Pat's King of Steaks, Geno's Steaks
  • Philly Museum of Art and Rocky Steps: The Philadelphia Museum of Art is home to over 240,000 works of art spanning over 2,000 years. The outside stairs leading into the museum are most famously known for Sylvester Stallone running up them in the movie “Rocky” featuring Sylvester Stallone. Get your workout in just like Stallone at the art museum!
Left to Right: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Rocky Museum

Experience this historic and beautiful city firsthand! Frontier conveniently flies into PHL and other surrounding airports.  We are here for you when you are ready to travel!

 

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