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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

About Philadelphia

Philadelphia is famous as the birthplace of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.  There are cultural, culinary, artistic, and ethnic treasures within the city and its surrounding countryside.  There are world-class museums in and around the city, such as the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Barnes Foundation, the Rodin Museum, the Franklin Institute, the Academy of Natural Sciences, the Norman Rockwell Museum, and the Institute of Contemporary Art.  You can also visit the Philadelphia Zoo.  You can take tours of Independence Hall (the birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution), the National Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell Center, and the Betsy Ross House; you can visit the Italian Market, the Reading-Terminal Market, and South Street; you can hike around the Schuylkill River Trail and Valley Forge National Historical Park; and you can savor an authentic Philly cheesesteak. Philadelphia is currently implementing a city-wide WiFi initiative so that high-speed Internet can be accessed free at numerous locations within the city.

Philadelphia Weather

The normal daily temperature range in Philadelphia in May is 54°-73° F (12°-23° C). Average rainfall in May is 3.8" with about 11 days of rain during the month.

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