801 South Columbus Boulevard Suite 1 Philadelphia, PA 19147 +1 866 783 7435
Sterling maintains a 24-hour, 7-day operation for on-demand charters with a convenient downtown location on the Philadelphia waterfront. Take your party on a tour of the area from above, or zip over to Atlantic City to hit the blackjack table. Taxis are also arranged for customers to provide door-to-door service. All aircraft are maintained by in-house maintenance, and all pilots are trained to federal standards for professionals.
123 Chestnut Street Columbus Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19106 +1 215 923 4354
There's a great view of the Philadelphia Waterfront. After lunch or dinner, the talented crew favors the guests with a fancy-free musical revue. Later, the guests can enjoy the dance floor, have a cocktail, or take a stroll on the outdoor decks. Various two and three hour cruise packages are available. Call for private and corporate event hosting. The hostesses are pretty and the people dress fashionably. Look out for the cocktails and live music.
Market Street & Columbus Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19106 +1 215 925 7465
Whether you want to treat the kids to a good time or work off the calories you just consumed at a Penn's Landing restaurant, skating at the Blue Cross River Rink can do the trick. The outdoor facility offers ice skate rental as well as bookings for parties both small and large. The rink opens in November and closes in the Spring. Visit the website for hours and more details.
738 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19146 +1 215 893 9912
The Philadelphia Clef Club of the Performing Arts was formed in 1966, the first jazz art institution in the city. Its list of members included jazz greats, such as John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, Shirley Scott and Nina Simone, to name a few. Presently Clef Club promotes jazz talents focusing on instrumentalists. It also promotes educational programs, such as the Youth Summer Jazz Camps and the Preservation Jazz Series. You can also stop by to check out a number of shows at the club, ranging from comedy to theater and of course jazz!
1314 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19121 +1 215 763 0500
The Legendary Blue Horizon was voted the best place to watch a fight and has showcased the talents of many up-coming boxers including Fast Eddie Chambers, Jose Reyes, Harry Yorgey, as well as many seasoned ones. The newly renovated venue also has two levels which are used for weddings, cabarets, receptions, parties, shows and films.
1723 Race Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 561 1313
This beautiful cathedral is the centerpiece of one of the largest Catholic populations in North America. The foundation was dedicated June 29, 1846 and construction was finished in 1864. With its beautiful baldachino dome over the altar, it's a prime example of the Italian Renaissance style. It's also the oldest building on the Parkway-which makes sense, since the Parkway was not constructed until 1925.
9 Kelly Drive Boathouse Row Philadelphia, PA 19130 +1 215 765 9363
This private sculling club, first organized in 1860, is located along the scenic Schuylkill River. Master scullers at Malta include former world medalists and national champions, as well as occasional rowers and people who are just discovering this physically demanding sport. A fleet of general-use boats is available to all members and heated rooms allow for intensive off-water training in the colder months. The club provides educational opportunities and supports a racing team for national and international competition. There are currently about 100 members.
4 Kelly Drive Boathouse Row Philadelphia, PA 19130 +1 877 769 4644
This association provides comprehensive educational support, regional training clinics and partnerships for Masters Regattas that represent every region of the United States. Other membership benefits include club discounts, current competition information and camaraderie. Some members may have participated in rowing clubs on the high school and college level, but others have just discovered this rigorous sport. The Masters Rowing Association encourages a love of the sport for all skill levels and supports both recreational and competitive rowing for individuals and clubs.
222 North 20th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 448 1200
Families can start a day of museum hopping with a trip to The Franklin Institute, located within walking distance from the Academy of Natural Sciences, Rodin Museum and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. One of America's best science museums, The Franklin Institute is filled with hundreds of hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, high-tech theaters and special programs designed to open the world of science. Walk through a heart, age yourself with a special computer, get lost in the 360 screen of an Omnimax film or explore the stars in the Fels Planetarium.
222 North 20th Street The Franklin Institute Science Museum Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 448 1200
Benjamin Franklin's legacy is unique because he is remembered as a scientist, inventor, philosopher, statesman, printer, economist and musician-and he did all of these things in a remarkable way. This marble statue stands 20 feet high in Memorial Hall, a rotunda modeled after the Pantheon in Rome. The statue weighs 30 tons and sits on a stepped pedestal carved from 92 tons of marble. Many of Franklin's personal possessions are also displayed in Memorial Hall, a part of the Franklin Institute Science Museum. Admission is free.
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