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'''A Weekend In Philly''' is your guide to see the sights of [[Philadelphia]].
The following weekend itinerary offers options of things to do for a Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday in Philadelphia. This itinerary assumes that at the end of the night, you will return to your hotel of choice. This itinerary is set up in a specific order of convenience and location, this way you do not have to walk excessive amounts in one day. It is a weekend to view the landmarks and historical
For more information on how to get to Philly or around Philly, please refer to [[Philadelphia]] and click on the Get in or Get around links.
Assuming you would leave for Philly after work, the first thing to do would be to check in at your hotel of choice. A hotel that is in a great location for your weekend of fun would be '''Loews Hotel'''. Loews is located on 1200 Market Street. You are more than welcome to choose which hotel this is only a suggestion. After checking in, freshen up for a night out.
For a nice, relaxing, low-key dinner, '''El Vez''' is a Mexican-American restaurant nearby. El Vez has a modern look with a few old fashioned Mexican flairs. It has a funky style to it that has been known to be appealing to travelers. The over-all atmosphere of this hip restaurant is welcoming and comfortable. It is located at 121 South 13th Street. They have a large menu, with many different options. The options from their dinner menu stay under the category of Mexican but range from tacos to salads to different entrée meals. They also have an option of tacos for two. To look at their dinner menu, go to http://www.elvezrestaurant.com/ and click on the menu button at the bottom. On their website, you can also see pictures of this restaurant.
Start your first morning in Philly off with breakfast at '''Jones Restaurant''', located on 700 Chestnut Street. The retro decor and shag rugs add to the fun atmosphere. This is a great spot for families and requires casual comfy attire. Make sure to start your meal off Jones’ famous monkey bread and a cup of coffee. The breakfast menu ranges from chocolate chip waffles, to eggs benedict, to huevos rancheros. For more information, go to http://www.jones-restaurant.com/.
The first site to see is the '''Philadelphia Museum of Art''', located on 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The museum is $16 for adults, $14 for seniors, $12 for students, $12 for children ages 13-18 and free for children ages 12 and under.
Walking from exhibition to exhibition can make you hungry. For lunch head to Philadelphia’s historic farmers market, '''Reading Terminal Market''', which is located on 12th and Arch Street.
The best time to go sightseeing in Philadelphia is on a full stomach, so after lunch head over to the '''National Constitution Center'''. Located on Independence Mall, at 525 Arch Street. General Admission to the Constitution Center is $14.50 for adults, $13 for seniors, $13 for students, $8 for children and free for members and active military. The National Constitution Center has so much to offer it is up to you, which aspects you would like to see. Whether you are voting for your all-time favorite President or taking the Presidential Oath-of-office, the Nation Constitution Center is a worthwhile place to visit. For more information visit http://constitutioncenter.org/.
'''The Dandelion''' is the perfect spot for a hearty dinner in a whimsical atmosphere. It is located on 18th and Sansom Street. The idea behind Dandelion is a British gastropub, serving not only
Finish the night with a late night snack and dancing at the '''Silk City Diner'''. The Silk City Diner, Lounge, and Beer Garden is located on 435 Spring Garden Street. The diner which has been around since 1952 was
Start your low key day off around 10 a.m. with a Greek Cypriot breakfast at
After filling your stomachs with breakfast make your way to '''Rittenhouse Square'''. This is only 0.85 of a mile from Kanella. Rittenhouse Square is located in Fairmount Park on 18th and 20th Streets. This square was named after a patriotic leader David Rittenhouse. Enjoy yourself as you explore through the square you will see outdoor art exhibits, several art sculptures, annual flower markets, a reflecting pool, and many people having a picnic or watching their children play.
After getting fresh air from walking through the square hopefully you have worked up an
After filling your stomach with a
After a thrilling game of baseball, make your final spot being heading home to '''Distrito''', to fill up on Mexican food. Distrito is about 6 miles away from The Citizen Stadium, located on the corner of 40th and 3945 Chestnut Street. You can make your reservations and take a look at the menu online at http://distritorestaurant.com/pdf/distrito_food.pdf Dinner starts being served at 5:00 p.m. Distrito is a restaurant that’s full of pink décor that will get your attention. This modern restaurant has unique setting from chairs, booths and taxis. Chef Jose won ''Best Chef Mid-Atlantic'' award and won ''The Next Iron Chef'' in 2010.