Explore Exciting 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 minutes from your comfortable guest room, discover a city filled with top-notch restaurants, entertainment, nightlife and shopping. Lonely Planet just named Philadelphia the number 1 travel destination in the United States for 2016, in addition to being the only World Heritage City in the country. 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, including:
History, Art and Culture
Take a short stroll from Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel and immerse yourself in history at the African American Museum; the National Museum of American Jewish History; and Independence National Historical Park, home to Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the National Constitution Center, and the Bourse Building.
Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel is also within close proximity to Penn's Landing, the Independence Seaport Museum and the SugarHouse Casino, all set along the city's Delaware River waterfront.
For a taste of theatric arts, head over to the Arden Theater Company or Society Hill Playhouse for incredible stories told by great storytellers – on the stage, in the classroom and in the community. Or head to The BB&T Pavilion for an exciting live performance or concert. Want to catch a movie while you're in town? Head to Ritz East, Ritz 5 or Ritz at the Bourse, all conveniently located just steps from our hotel.
Explore your sense of wonder at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University – America's oldest natural history museum and world leader in biodiversity and environmental research. The Academy's innovative exhibits and educational programs offer the public a plethora of opportunities to learn more about the natural world.
For more art, history and culture, visit the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Barnes Foundation (owners of one of the finest collections of Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings), located only a short drive from our hotel.
Kid- and Family-Friendly
Enjoy interactive exhibits that encourage exploring and learning at Please Touch Museum, a must-visit attraction for families with young children. Or, visit Camden Children's Garden for a great place to let the kids discover the natural world, with horticultural experiences for creative and imaginative play. Our property is conveniently located near Franklin Square (walking distance), the Franklin Institute and the Riverlink Ferry, which will take you to the Adventure Aquarium. We're also a short 15-minute drive to the Philadelphia Zoo, a perfect entertainment destination for the whole family!
You can’t come to Philadelphia without sampling some of the city’s award-winning cuisine! With more than 75 restaurants within walking distance of our hotel, ranging from fine dining to famous Philly cheesesteak restaurants, you’ll have a chance to try it all!
Dine aboard the world’s oldest and largest square-rigged sailing vessel still afloat at Moshulu nearby, offering delicious contemporary American dining and a beautiful view of the Delaware River. Enjoy other favorite restaurants in Society Hill, like City Tavern Restaurant, Positano Coast Restaurant, Continental Restaurant & Martini Bar, Amada, Han Dynasty, Buddakan, and more.
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 near all of the city's professional sports venues.
Beauty and Spa
For a day of pampering and beauty, head to the Jean Madeline Salons and enjoy a variety of treatments that will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
Head to one of the exceptional shopping centers nearby for some much-needed retail therapy, such as King of Prussia Mall, Cherry Hill Mall, and Rittenhouse Row. Or, visit the Philadelphia Premium Outlets for 150 top-brand stores like J.Crew, Nike, Brooks Brothers and much more.
To plan a stay amid all the exciting Philadelphia action, reserve your stay online or call 888-627-7078 for additional information today!