Independence Day is almost here. This year, make plans to visit our nation’s former capital, Philadelphia, and experience history up close and in person.
If you love learning about the birth of our nation, you need to plan a trip to Philadelphia.
One of the busiest play parks in Philadelphia is back for its ninth season since a major renovation.
Families who use Franklin Square as the backdrop for their Christmas photos can now share them on social media for a chance to win a prize package.
Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!
Philadelphia’s third annual “Diner En Blanc,” a first-ever food truck event in Franklin Square, and more eating choices at Sugarhouse Casino are on the menu for this week’s “What’s Cooking,”
Chris broadcasts live from Independence Visitors Center on the 4th of July. He talks to Ed Welch from the National Park Service at 6:20, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00, Amy Needle from Historic Philadelphia at 7:20, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00, Author and descendent of George Washington, Austin Washington, at 8:20, and to Independence Visitors Center CEO Jim Cuorato at 8:50.
A new program in Philadelphia’s historic district allows children to wear colonial costumes as they tour the sites.
Beating the heat isn’t always an easy thing to do when you are a colonial re-enactor in historic Philadelphia.
Renovated in 2006, Franklin Square is filled with a variety of activities, including Center City’s only 18-hole miniature golf course, designed after many favorite Philly spots.
Franklin Square is filled with fun for the whole family, but perhaps nothing is more popular than Philly Mini Golf.
Philadelphia’s favorite son turns 308 today, with several celebrations planned in Old City.
At Franklin Square, PECO workers and volunteers were busy Tuesday getting the park ready for the holidays.
The Independence Visitor Center, at 6th and Market Streets on Independence Mall, has set up a makeshift operation inside the nearby Historic Philadelphia Center, at 6th and Chestnut.
As summer gets underway for the region’s schoolchildren, the tourism agency Historic Philadelphia wants to help parents fill the time off.