For Love or Funny's Passport


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About Me & My Family

Lynn and her family love to discover places nearby to explore. These are among her favorites in Philadelphia. Lynn writes about the lighter side of parenting at - visitors welcome!
Our Family's Travel Personality
We Just Got Back From
Jackson, WY
Our Favorite Vacation Spot
Williamsburg, VA
Favorite Vacation Memory
Listening to my kids laugh with their cousins during our family vacations.
Worst Travel Moment With My Kids:
Trying to get home from Disney in Florida when our youngest had a stomach virus. Poor kid.
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Teen Friendly Philadelphia Stops

Got a teen or a tween? Check out these spots the next time you're in Philadelphia.


19 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

reviewed on: November 07 2009

"Macabre and Fun"
The Mutter Museum is full of stuff that you wouldn't normally find in other museums.  Macabre, grotesque, and wild might be a few descriptive terms for the displays you'll see.  Perfect for teens and folks who like to see the human body.  Check out their website to see what exactly you might encounter.  This place is educational, but don't tell the kids.


3260 South Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

reviewed on: November 07 2009

"Something different to see"
This museum is affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  They have a wide variety of exhibits that cover interesting archeological finds all over the world.  Not as well known as some of the other Philly museums, it's still worth seeing.  Educational, but don't tell the kids.


222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

reviewed on: November 08 2009

"Great for teens and tweens"
You can ride a bike suspended on a high wire, see the plantetarium, walk through a giant heart, and more at the Franklin.  There are so many hands on activities, it's hard to know where to start.  Not only that, but the Franklin has really cool traveling exhibits to see. If you get hungry, there is a decent restaurant that serves, among other things, pizza.  Perfect for a teen.  TIP: Get to the Franklin EARLY, because it does fill up during the day.


2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

reviewed on: November 08 2009

"Art smart"
Grab your teen and run up the steps to the Museum of Art, just like Rocky Balboa did in the film, "Rocky." Then, when they're out of breath, take them inside the museum.  The architecture of the Museum itself is a thing to behold, and you're sure to see some recognizable art.  Often, the museum has really good traveling exhibits that are worth seeing.  You and your teen will get a nice dose of "culture" as well as some terrific walking exercise.


6th & Market St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

reviewed on: November 08 2009

"American History, Live."
Every teen and tween should know their American history, and what better place to start than here at the Independence Visitor Center!  Newly redone, this is the place to begin your tour of how our forefathers shaped our nation in Philadelphia.  If possible, get here on a lovely day.  You'll be doing LOTS of walking.  Exercise your legs and your mind at the Independence Visitor Center.