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Day trip from NYC

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Day trip from NYC

Visiting Phili for one day w/ a 5 and 8 yr old...any suggestions? We are on taking a short trip to NYC but they have seen the sights there. Thought it would be fun to sightsee elsewhere. Thanks!

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1. Re: Day trip from NYC

What time of year will you be here?

Lynn

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2. Re: Day trip from NYC

The last weekend of March.

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3. Re: Day trip from NYC

With a day in the city, you could opt for a hop on-hop off bus tour which will give you a good overview of the city, or stick to the area around Independence Mall for a self-guided tour on foot. In either case, a visit to Reading Terminal Market for lunch would be fun.

bigbustours.com/eng/philadelphia/tours.aspx

http://www.theconstitutional.com/

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4. Re: Day trip from NYC

here's a link to the various kid-oriented things to do in Philly

tripadvisor.com/GoListDetail-i20380-Philadel…

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5. Re: Day trip from NYC

With kids those ages I'd consider:

Independence Seaport Museum

Fireman's Hall

National Liberty Museum

Betsy Ross House

I'll probably add more to the list later.

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6. Re: Day trip from NYC

My nephews loved the "Please touch Museum".

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7. Re: Day trip from NYC

The Please Touch is great fun but so busy on weekends. I'd stick with Old City.

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