In Philadelphia there are so many fun and historic things to see. But really, it’s all about a bell, a guy named Balboa—and a patriot called Betsy. And since our property is conveniently located right in the heart of Center City Philadelphia, everything is remarkably close by. Here you can see the famous Liberty Bell or run up the Rocky Steps just like Rocky Balboa himself. Dive into the rich local and national history, with a stop by the Betsy Ross House to see where the first flag was made or a visit to the National Constitution Center. Or, perhaps a tour of the US Mint is at the top of your to-do list?
Little ones will enjoy the Philadelphia Zoo, with its tigers, apes and giant polar bears. Love sports? Then check out a 76ers or Eagles game. A Victorian Trolley Tour is a great way to see our city. Or end the day with a romantic Carriage Ride through the Old City and Society Hill.
In Philly on business? Loews Philadelphia is centrally located, within walking distance to the Pennsylvania Convention Center and close to a range of transportation options, making it ideal for the business traveler. It is also just steps from great dining, shopping and the historic district. Below are some of our favorite places of locals to eat, shop and play when the business day ends… Read more
Whether you have a long weekend coming up or a longer vacation that brings you to the City of Brotherly Love, our team at Loews Philadelphia Hotel has the perfect three-day itinerary for getting the most out of your time here. Start off by going to Independence Hall. See history come alive and hear about our founding fathers. After lunch in Old City, walk down South Street to browse interesting boutiques… Read more
Looking for something beyond the usual attractions, I went off the beaten path to find some hidden gems. Our first stop was South Street. I arrived at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens and was awe-struck. The spaces encompasses 3,000 square feet of mosaic walls, floors, ceilings, tunnels, and stairwells. It is a sight to behold. The garden’s brainchild, Isaiah Zagar, spent 14 years compiling the art and mosaics seen throughout the interior and exterior… Read more
All I kept hearing prior to and upon my arrival in Philly is, “This is such a food town.” Loews Philadelphia is on the corner of 12th and Market Street, which is a prime destination if you are interested in checking out some of the city’s most talked about restaurants. Over on 13th Street, there is a gaggle of delicious spots that are completely worthy of the hype… Read more
I’m quickly learning on my travels that my early morning runs are one of the best ways to see a destination’s best features, and Philly was certainly no exception. Loews Philadelphia is just a few blocks from City Hall and the original Wanamaker’s.Just beyond those landmarks, you will find Love Park, Logan Square, Franklin Institute, and the Ben Franklin Parkway. All of these sights can easily be covered in a self-guided walking or jogging tour. Don’t forget your camera!... Read more