Philadelphia is a city rich with both culture and history. If you are taking your honeymoon in Philadelphia there are some sights you should be sure to see while you are there.
The art scene in Philadelphia is quite varied, with many museums for you to explore during your visit. Your honeymoon will not be complete until you visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The museum includes collections from artists such as John G. Johnson, A.E. Gallatin, Louis and Walter Arensberg as well as Susan MacDowell Eakins. There are also several audio tours throughout the museum that you can experience during your visit.
The city of Philadelphia offers many tours such as the Love Letter Train Tour. This tour takes you via train to the sites of 50 rooftop murals of love letters sent from a man to a woman. The guide will be with you throughout the tour, telling you the true stories attached to each mural visited. During the tour you will also learn all about the 30 year history of the Mural Arts Program, and the members that created the Love Letter Train Tour.
For another touch of romance, do not leave Philadelphia without getting a photo of you and your new spouse in front of the LOVE statue that Philadelphia is famous for. It is the city’s best and most well -known landmark. The statue is located in Love Park, which has been open since 1965. You can have a picnic at the park and then explore nearby attractions such as the Liberty Bell, Franklin Institute and Independence Hall.
Another park worth visiting in Philadelphia is Fairmount Park. Its Boathouse Row lets you rent a kayak for the afternoon. You’ll also find exotic plants in the park as well as an Italian Marketplace where you can purchase food for a picnic.
When you want to share a meaningful intellectual experience, you’ll want to take the time to visit The Rosenbach Museum & Library. While there; you can tour the 19th-century townhouse where the Rosenbach brothers lived. The tour includes a glimpse of the brothers’ library of rare books as well as a collection of fine art.
The Rosenbach Museum & Library also offers special hands on tours that give you access to items the public can’t normally see. This hour long tour gives you the opportunity to view items such as love letters.
The Philadelphia skyline is something many couples happily take in while on their honeymoon. A view of the skyline includes many of the city’s major attractions as well as the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which is the perfect place to take photos with your new spouse while holding a few of your leftover wedding sparklers that didn’t get used at your reception. The suspension bridge is among the country’s oldest bridges and often attracts tourists visiting on their honeymoon. You will also notice the various architectural styles used in the city when you view its skyline.
A honeymoon in Philadelphia gives you many entertainment options. Its wide variety of romantic hotels makes it honeymoon friendly.