One of the original five squares in William Penn's plan for the city, Franklin Square, which drew 1.1 million visitors in 2016, is now a modern and fun family park, with a Philly-themed miniature golf course, a restored marble fountain, playgrounds and an old-fashioned carousel featuring famous Philly horses.And when hunger strikes, Square Burger (open seasonally) delivers with awesome burgers, fries and shakes, including Cake Shakes made with Philadelphia’s own Tastykakes.About 2 million people a year head to Phillies home games at Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia.Add to that a couple huge concerts in the summer — artists like Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen have played there — and Citizens Bank Park is easily one of the most visited attractions in Philadelphia. And while you’re there, don’t forget to hit up some of the awesome concessions like Federal Donuts, Tony Luke’s, Bull’s BBQ and more.
Longwood boasts 1,077 acres filled with 20 outdoor gardens, 20 indoor gardens, 11,000 different types of plants and picturesque meadows and woodlands.
Drawing over a million visitors in 2016, the educational space is also home to the Fels Planetarium, the Tuttleman IMAX® Theater and the Joel N. The astounding art collection here comprises art from across the globe and through the ages — including Renaissance, American, Asian, impressionist and contemporary masterpieces —to make the museum one of the most important art destinations in the country.
Last year, more than 775,000 visitors came to take in the museum's seemingly endless body of work.
The Rocky Statue and the Rocky Steps are two of the most popular attractions in Philadelphia. Constitution, visitors can begin their journey with Freedom Rising, a 17-minute, live theatrical production about the American quest for freedom.
We don’t have an exact visitor count, but if we did, it would likely be near the top. Then, the National Constitution Center invites its more than 650,000 annual museum-goers to explore the interactive main exhibition, The Story of We the People, before enjoying a Founding Fathers photo opportunity in Signers’ Hall, featuring 42 life-sized statues of the delegates who were present for the signing of the Constitution.