- A Day With An Iconic American Artist
Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, invites you to embark on a full day’s adventure to immerse yourself in Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror. The dual retrospective is divided between the two venues – the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.Details
- Barnes Foundation
Spend the day at the Barnes Foundation to uncover one of the world’s foremost collections of French impressionist and post-impressionist paintings, featuring nearly 200 Reniors – more than any other collection in the world – 69 Cézannes and 60 Matisses, complemented by works from renowned artists such as Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian and Picasso.Details
- Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
Located on Philadelphia’s South Street, Magic Gardens is a non-profit organization that showcases the largest work created by local mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar. Immerse yourself into Zagar’s mosaic world as you get lost among the whimsical tunnels and caverns that span half a city block.Details
- Discover Local Murals
Beauty awaits around every corner, as stunning murals adorn building exteriors all over the city. Discover the world’s largest collection of public art, which earned Philadelphia the distinction of “Mural Capital of the World” by way of the Hotel’s complimentary electric bicycles or a guided walking tour with Mural Arts Philadelphia.Details
- World Heritage City
In 2015, Philadelphia joined the Organization of World Heritage Cities, thereby becoming the first World Heritage City in the United States. Home to landmarks such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia is characterized by a rich array of historic buildings and cultural sites, 67 of which have been named National Historic Landmarks.Details
- Constitutional Walking Tour
Step back in time to 1776 to discover the birthplace of our nation on a private walking tour through Independence National Historical Park. There, learn about the ideals that set the foundation for our current government. You’ll explore over 20 historic sites on this 75-minute, 1.25-mile (2-kilometre) outdoor walking tour.Details
- Footsteps of our Founding Fathers Bike Route
Cycle the city on a Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia curated route to discover the sites, monuments and museums dedicated to preserving the country’s rich history. Journey down idyllic tree-lined streets to Philadelphia’s historic district and experience the city through the eyes of a local. Available upon request, April – November.
- Elfreth’s Alley
Venture to Elfreth’s Alley to stroll along the cobblestone path that lines the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited residential street. Once home to the 18th-century artisans and tradespeople, this National Historic Landmark offers a quaint escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and serves as one of the city’s most photogenic walkways.Details
- Reading Terminal Market
Spend an afternoon getting lost among the stalls of vendors in one of the Nation’s oldest and largest public markets, operating since 1893. This National Historic Landmark offers visitors a true taste of Philadelphia with locally grown produce and freshly prepared food from the City’s favourite vendors, all under one roof.
The quintessential Philadelphia eponymous sandwich can be found and savoured throughout the city. From private tours to recommendations of local favourites, allow the Concierge team to curate your cheesesteak experience.
- Award-Winning Restaurants
Escape to Philadelphia's ever-growing culinary scene that allows diners a moment of respite as they immerse themselves in cuisines with roots from all over the world. Begin the day with a Parisian breakfast at Rittenhouse Square’s famed Parc before taking a stroll to lunch at James Beard Award Winning Chef Michael Solomonov’s Israeli Café, then for dinner Chef Nok takes diners on an adventure to Thailand at her renowned BYOB restaurant, Kalaya.
- Breweries, Distilleries & Vineyards
The Philadelphia region is home to a vast number of breweries, distilleries and vineyards. Venture around the corner to experience Victory Brewing Co.’s selection of locally inspired IPAs. Spend the day in the Fishtown neighbourhood to taste America’s first dry gin or escape to Philadelphia’s countryside to sip on wine as you gaze upon the rolling hills.
- BYOB Culture
In Philadelphia, many restaurants offer the opportunity to bring your own wine or spirits. Allow our Concierge to assist in securing the perfect bottle to accompany your meal with a wide range of wines and liquors available for purchase.
- Philadelphia Zoo
Opened in 1874 as America’s first zoo, the Philadelphia Zoo remains one of the leading destinations for families in the region and is home to nearly 1,300 animals. Discover multisensory experiences and fun educational moments to teach your children the importance of wildlife conservation.Details
- Please Touch Museum
Let your imagination run wild with a day of hands-on exploration at the Please Touch Museum. Curated with little ones in mind, the Museum offers six interactive exhibits, with four areas specifically designed for children ages 3 and younger.Details
- Franklin Institute
Named after American scientist and statesman Benjamin Franklin, The Franklin Institute is one of the oldest and most beloved science museums in the country, pioneering the design of hands-on exhibits long before interactive exhibits became popular. This unique museum is proud to call itself Philadelphia’s most visited museum and is located just steps away from the Hotel.Details
- Squares, Parks and Playgrounds
Explore the squares, parks and playgrounds that accent Philadelphia’s urban landscape. Wander the stalls of local merchants during weekly farmers’ markets, surround yourself in picturesque settings to marvel at the changing seasons and cherish the moments spent together.Details