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What's Old City Like?

There's a lot visitors like about Old City, especially its restaurants and historical sites. Travelers like this walkable neighborhood for its museums. Nature lovers can visit Independence National Historical Park and Independence Mall. There's plenty more to see, including Museum of the American Revolution and Elfreth's Alley.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Old City?

We have 84 accommodations in the neighborhood. Here are our travelers' top places to stay in Old City:

Lokal Hotel - Old City

Colonial guestrooms with kitchens, comfy beds
  • • Free WiFi • Central location

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, an IHG Hotel

Luxury hotel with 2 bars, restaurant
  • • Rooftop terrace • 24-hour front desk • Snack bar • Walkable location

Apple Hostels

2-star hostel
  • • Free WiFi • Nightclub • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

Penn's View Hotel

3-star hotel with restaurant, bar
  • • Free WiFi • 14 spa tubs • Fitness center • 24-hour front desk • Central location

Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District

3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • • Free WiFi • 24-hour fitness center • Bar • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

How to Get to Old City

Old City is located 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from the heart of Philadelphia.

Flying to:

  • • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from Old City
  • • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), 11 mi (17.6 km) from Old City
  • • Mercer Airport (TTN), 28.2 mi (45.3 km) from Old City

Getting to Old City on Metro

Stations in the neighborhood include:
  • • 2nd St. Station
  • • 5th St. Station

Things to See and Do in and around Old City

What to See in Old City

  • • Independence National Historical Park
  • • Elfreth's Alley
  • • Betsy Ross House
  • • Christ Church
  • • Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Things to Do in Old City

  • • Museum of the American Revolution
  • • National Museum of American Jewish History
  • • Fireman's Hall
  • • Painted Bride Art Center
  • • Cherry Street Pier

Other Popular Old City Attractions

  • • Independence Mall
  • • Cyrus Bustill Marker
  • • Arden Theater Company
  • • Franklin Court
  • • Carpenters' Hall

When Is the Best Time to Visit Philadelphia?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 74°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, March (average 37°F)
  • • Rainiest months: July, March, September, May (average 4 inches of rainfall)

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