Philadelphia Family Getaway: A 2-Day Adventure Packed with Kid-Friendly Fun

Philadelphia family getaway in Love Park. Sign saying I "heart" Philly.
JFK Plaza (Love Park), Philadelphia
Mom with 2 kids standing in front of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia
Liberty Bell

Day 1: Stepping Back in Time

Stop 1: Independence Square

Looking down a narrow hallway of a submarine, lit up with red lights
Exploring the Becuna Submarine

Stop 2: Delaware River Activities 

husband and wife sitting in the Big red lawn chair in Philadelphia
Big Red Chair at Spruce Harbor Park

Stop 3: Elfreth’s Alley and Betsy House

women turning and smiling back at the camera on a cobblestone street with red doors.
The quaint cobblestone street of Elfreth’s Alley
welcome to philly sign inside the Cleavers restaurant with a picture of a cow.
Getting ready for some Philly Cheesesteak at Cleavers

Day 2: Art, Parks, and Science Magic!

Stop 1: Dilworth and Love Park

Stop 2: Train Like Rocky

dad and two kids posing with the rocky statue in philadelphia.
Rocky Statue

Stop 3: The Franklin Institute 

two kids playing at the franklin institute in philadelphia in the electricity section of the museum.
Discovering all The Franklin Institute has to offer

Getting around on your Philadelphia family getaway

overlooking grass and independence hall in the background. philadelphia.
Independence Hall, Philadelphia

Where did we stay for our philadelphia family getaway?

Philadelphia welcomed us with open arms, and we opted for an apartment booked through VRBO. 

Conclusion: Philly, You Stole Our Hearts!

If you are looking for more weekend getaway ideas, check out the 3 Day Itinerary in Washington DC.

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