"Philly" as it is popularly known is one of the oldest cities in the Country. The population of Philadelphia as of 2003 was 1.47 million residents, making Philadelphia the most populous city in the state of Pennsylvania and the fifth in the United States. Philadelphia is regarded as the birth place of independence and democracy in the United States.
Some time in the eighteenth century Philadelphia was the capital city of the United States between (1790-1800) and was number one in terms of population. Philadelphia is situated in the south eastern part of Pennsylvania at the intersection of Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers.
Philadelphia's economy is driven by the following industries; transportation equipment, printing, chemicals inclusive of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and publishing. The city houses the following government institutions; Internal Revenue Service, United States Mint and the Federal Reserve System. Philadelphia's freshwater port is one of the largest in the world. Philadelphia has several attractions and if you are a history enthusiast then the city will not disappoint.
Here are a few places; Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, the Franklin Institute Science Museum, Philadelphia Zoological Gardens, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia Zoo, MTV's Real World House, The Gallery at Market East, 30th Street Station, Eastern State Penitentiary and Love Park. Philadelphia has some of the finest hotel and restaurants in North America.
If looking for accommodation in Philly then here are a few places that you will surely love; Crowne Plaza Hotel, Comfort Inn Downtown, Holiday Inn Philadelphia International Airport, Hyatt Regency Penn's Landing, Penns View Hotel, The Sheraton Society Hill, Holiday Inn Historic District and Clarion Suites Philadelphia. The Various hotels with some of the best cuisines in the country are; Bistro St. Tropez, Brasil's, Brasserie Perrier, Deux Cheminees, Engine 46 Steakhouse, Michael's Ristorante, Ristorante La Buca, Shula's Steak House and Zanzibar Blue. Philadelphia has a rich sporting history with several franchises based in the city; Philadelphia Phillies (Major League Baseball), Philadelphia Eagles (National Football League), Philadelphia 76ers (National Basketball Association), Philadelphia Soul (Arena Football League), Philadelphia Kixx (Major Indoor Soccer League), Philadelphia Flyers (National Hockey League), Philadelphia Wings (National Lacrosse League) and Philadelphia Phantoms (American Hockey League).
Philadelphia is a tourist hot spot and residing in the city are more than 1.5 million people. The city is one of the oldest in the country and it's hotel industry is world class. Philadelphia hotels compete wit the best and provide all facilities catering to the customers needs.
Here are a few Philadelphia hotels to choose from:-
Philadelphia Airport Marriott
Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown
Omni Hotel at Independence Park
Residence Inn Philadelphia Center City
Embassy Suites Hotel Philadelphia Center City