10 Fun Things to Do in Philadelphia

By Kelly Ross

Sometimes it can be challenging to find a fun union activity in the city of Brotherly Love, that’s why Labor 411 has done the work for you. Choose from any one of the following attractions that are staffed and/or maintained by union members and have a blast while supporting good jobs.

1. Philadelphia Zoo
Looking for some family fun? Head over to the nation’s first known Zoo where lions and tigers and bears are all being cared for by union workers.

2. Liberty Bell
Weighing over 2,000 pounds the Liberty Bell stands as an iconic symbol of American independence. Don’t forget to snag a picture with this bronze behemoth.

3. Independence Hall
Visit one of the most influential sites in American history, where documents like the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution, were both signed.

4. Lincoln Financial Field
Kick up your feet and take in a game at Lincoln Financial Field, home of the Philadelphia Eagles.

5. Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack
Feeling lucky? Head on over to the casino for an afternoon retreat or spend your day relaxing with the horses down by the track.

6. Philadelphia Museum of Art
Stroll through world renowned collections that will leave you breathless or head outside for a guided tour of historic colonial houses for a rare glimpse back in history.

7. The Philadelphia Opera
Looking for a more cultured experience? Visit the award-winning opera company where they thrill audiences with music and ambiance in the oldest opera house in the United States.

8. Six Flags Great Adventure
For a day full of excitement and thrills you can’t beat this family friendly theme park. The heart pumping rollercoasters and endless attractions will surely keep your day packed with entertainment.

9. The Ballet
Looking for a more cultured experience? Visit one of the world’s finest dance companies where the joy of dance is in the air.

10. Starboard Side Grill
After a long day of sightseeing treat yourself to some fine dining. Experience culinary excellence, all while surrounded by the gorgeous views of the Delaware River. What could be better?

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