Things to do in Philadelphia
Nestled in the heart of historic Philadelphia, Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel offers a prime location near all the top things to do in Philadelphia. Just outside our doors, discover a city filled with top-notch restaurants, entertainment, nightlife, and shopping. Enjoy a memorable stroll along the cobblestone streets and visit America's most historic square mile, brimming with exciting attractions and iconic landmarks. Explore some of our favorite things to do in Philadelphia below and begin planning your trip today.
History, Art and Culture
Take the short stroll from Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel and immerse yourself in history at the Independence Visitors Center, home to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the National Constitution Center and the Bourse Building.
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel is also within walking distance of Penn's Landing, the Independence Seaport Museum, the Polish American Center and the Riverlink Ferry, which will take you to Adventure Aquarium and the Susquehanna Center. Just a short cab ride from the hotel, guests can explore the Philadelphia Museum of Art , the Franklin Institute and along the city's waterfront visit the SugarHouse Casino.
For a taste of theatric arts, head over to the Arden Theater Company, located in the heart of Old City Philadelphia, the theater brings to life great stories by great storytellers – on the stage, in the classroom and in the community. Society Hill Playhouse is a theater for "people who don't like theater" and puts on an array of entertaining and comedic performances. Want to catch a movie while you are in town? Head to Ritz East, conveniently located only two blocks away from our hotel.
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is America's oldest natural history museum and a world leader in biodiversity and environmental research. The Academy's innovative exhibits and educational programs offer the public a plethora of opprutunities to learn more about the natural world.
For Children and Families
Please Touch Museum is a must visit attraction for families with young children. Enjoy interactive exhibits that encourage exploring and learning.
Camden Children's Garden is a great place for the kids to explore and discover the natural world, with horticultural experiences for creative and imaginative play.
Take a Ghost Tour of Philadelphia and discover the spooky secrets of America's most historic city.
You cannot come to Philadelphia without sampling the award winning cuisine. Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel is within walking distance of more than 75 restaurants ranging from fine dining to famous Philly cheesesteaks to the Reading Terminal Market.
Positano Coast offers the best of Amalfi Coast cuisine right in the heart of historic Philadelphia. Enjoy delicious fare, al fresco dining, organic cocktails and a breathtaking atmosphere when you visit this must-try restaurant.
Bistro Romano offers regional Italian cuisine in a unique 18th century granary setting. The restaurant is also home to the Original Mystery Theatre, a murder mystery dinner theatre with performances on Friday and Saturday nights.
Spasso Italian Grill has an open kitchen produces a menu that combines a full array of fresh seafood and meat, an assortment of appetizers, fresh vegetables, and homemade pasta.
Philadelphia is home to some of the greatest sports teams in the country including major league football, baseball, hockey, and basketball. Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel is located along I-95 and all of the city's professional sports venues are within a 10 minute drive.
Beauty and Spa
For a day of pamering and beauty, head to the Jean Madeline Salons, where you can enjoy a variety of treatments that will leave you feeling refreshed and renewed.
Head to the Philadelphia Premium Outlets where you can shop until you drop at 150 stores including such favorities as J.Crew, Nike, Brooks Brothers and much more.