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Families will love:

  • The birthplace of our country's independence
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  • Museums and historic sites

It had been a while since I'd visited Philadelphia. It's a place my parents took me as a child. We did the history thing: touring the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Betsy Ross's House, and Franklin's Print Shop. I went back years later with friends to visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rodin Museum, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. This time around, ... more
It had been a while since I'd visited Philadelphia. It's a place my parents took me as a child. We did the history thing: touring the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Betsy Ross's House, and Franklin's Print Shop. I went back years later with friends to visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rodin Museum, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. This time around, however, I traveled with my husband and our 7-year-old. Coming back felt like visiting an old friend.

Written by Michele Hollow less

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