By: Karen Misuraca
Families love Philadelphia’s Old City, where three centuries of living history mix along the Delaware River. You’ll see guides in tricornered hats leading tours, while kids whiz past them on skateboards. Uptown you’ll find some of the best children’s attractions in the nation—the Philadelphia Zoo, the country’s oldest; the Franklin Institute; the Academy of Natural Sciences; and the Please Touch Museum. Fairmount Park provides plenty of room for families to picnic and play. Best of all, it’s a walkable city, easy to explore and enjoy. If you visited Philadelphia’s Independence National Historical Park even just a few years ago, it’s...
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