There is so much that is special about Philadelphia!
We are the first World Heritage city in the United States.
We are the second-largest city on the east coast of the United States.
We are filled with history, art and culture.
Did you know that the Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia? And, the first capital of the United States was Philadelphia?
We are close to New York City and Washington, D.C.
We are also close to the New Jersey Beaches (we call it "the shore") and the Pocono Mountains. So, you can go swimming in the summer and skiing in the winter!
There is so much to learn about Philadelphia. Start with these websites to learn about everything our great city of Philadelphia has to offer!