Another area I’ve visited long ago was Philadelphia. This area is so rich with history that I’d love to return as an adult and really soak it all in.
- Neshaminy State Park: This natural area outside the city offers views of the Philadelphia skyline from a few of the hiking trails.
- Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site: Brings to life the largest Revolutionary War Battle.
- French Creek State Park: Beautiful park area along French Creek.
- Fort Washington State Park: Great place to hike; named for the temporary fort Washington built in the area.
King of Prussia
- Valley Forge National Historical Park: Learn all about the historic headquarters of Washington’s army.
- Ridley Creek State Park: Hike along this creek that contains a small waterfall.
- Fort Mifflin: Fort that dates back to the Revolutionary War.
- Franklin Institute: One of the nation’s most celebrated science museums that offers lots of hands on exhibits.
- Independence National Historical Park: Preserves several sites related to the founding of the country and the Revolutionary War.
- Liberty Bell Center: View the famous icon of American independence.
- Philadelphia Zoo: Visit the first true zoo in the United States.
- US Mint: Take a tour of the US Mint, one of the first things established after forming the US government.
Upper Black Eddy
- Ringing Rocks Park: Park that features unique rocks that ring like a bell when struck.
- Washington Crossing Historic Park: Explore the historic site where Washington crossed the Delaware River.
- American Helicopter Museum: Hands on museum that has several helicopters on display.
All attractions found on visitpa.com