About Philadelphia


Let's have a look around into background of Philadelphia
  • County: Philadelphia County
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 39.9522222
  • Longitude: -75.1641667
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Philadelphia

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring)

Location

Let's have a look around into background of Philadelphia

It is the largest city of the state of Pennsylvania and 5th most populated city of the U.S.A. with a population of about 1,567,442 (2015 Census)

Distance from Philadelphia center to Airport

Philadelphia International Airport (Southern Boundary of the city) caters for both domestic and international air transport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (For North Eastern area of the city) caters for corporate and general aviation needs.
Driving Distance: 9 miles / 14 km
Driving Time: 15 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish and Chinese
 

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – Trackless Trolleys (Electric buses) and Greyhound Lines; Taxi – Philadelphia Taxicab Services

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Jersey City

Location

It has earned the place as the second most populated city in the US sate of New Jersey.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January to April
Tourist Attractions
  • Liberty State Park
  • Jersey Shore
  • Ellis Island 




Newark

Location

One of the oldest European cities of the US, Newark is the most populous city of New Jersey.

Weather
  • Climate - Humid Subtropical and Humid continental climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season)
Tourist Attractions
  • Essex County Courthouse
  • John Ballantine House
  • Branch Brook Park

Emergency Contact Numbers in Philadelphia city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1-877-772-5772
  • Cab: 215-535-6700 (Philadelphia Taxicab Service)
  • Airport: +1 215-937-6937 (Philadelphia International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 215-662-4000 (Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania)

Events

Let's step into extensive list of To Dos in Philadelphia.

  • Philadelphia Chamber Music Society
  • PHIT Comedy
  • StandUp Philly

Tourist Attractions

  • Independence National Historical Park
  • Liberty Bell Center
  • The Irish Memorial Monument

Theatre & Concerts

  • InterAct Theatre Company
  • Lantern Theater Company at St. Stephen's Theater
  • The Fillmore Philly

Visit Top Restaurants in Philadelphia

  • Zahav
  • Talula's Garden
  • Vernick Food & Drink

Top Shopping Centers in Philadelphia

  • Reading Terminal Market
  • Italian Market
  • Lore's Chocolates

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Museum of American Jewish History
  • Philadelphia Underground Arts
  • Morris Arboretum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Seared Maitake Mushroom – Vedge
  • Beef Tartare – Vernick Food & Drink
  • Flank Steak & Pork Belly – Talula's Garden

Sports Club

Home of the Philadelphia Phillies (National League of Major League Baseball), the Philadelphia Eagles (National Football League), the Philadelphia Flyers (National Hockey League), and the Philadelphia 76ers (National Basketball Association).

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.31 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $2.70 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $1,641.00
  • Cheap meal: $15.00
  • Gasoline: $0.66 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $60.00

Information about Boston

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Boston Logan International Airport, Beverly Municipal Airport, Hanscom Field and Norwood Memorial Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – MBTA Bus Service ; Taxi – Boston Cab Association

Airport

Airport: Boston Logan International Airport acts as the primary commercial airport for the city with general aviation needs being handled by Beverly Municipal Airport, Hanscom Field and Norwood Memorial Airport.

Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km

Driving Time: 9 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish and Portuguese

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 
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