Visit Historic Attractions in Philadelphia Northeast Area
Whether you're planning a family vacation at Sesame Place, a journey through history in Philadelphia or a business trip to Bucks County, this Radisson hotel has the convenient location you need. Learn more about the country's independence movement, as well as explore the legacy of American cultural, political and socioeconomic development, by visiting the Betsy Ross House, the Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall and other attractions in Philadelphia. The northeast area is also home to Franklin Mills Mall and Parx Casino, where lucky guests can win big with slots, poker and live racing. With I-276 nearby, guests are never far from important sites and businesses in historic Bucks County. Consider visiting these nearby attractions:
- Sesame Place (8 miles)
Book your Sesame Place 2014 Package and kids get in for FREE with each paying adult. The Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast is conveniently located near Sesame Place where you and your family can meet your favorite Sesame Street friends, see the colorful shows and enjoy a fun-filled day of rides and water slides.
Phone: +1 (215) 752-7070
- Battleship New Jersey (21.6 miles)
This 45,000-ton military icon earned an astonishing 19 Battle and Campaign stars for exemplary service, making it the most decorated battleship in U.S. history. Some of the tour guides have even served active duty on what they refer to as the "Big J."
Phone: +1 (866) 877-6262
- Betsy Ross House (18.5 miles)
Take a self-guided tour of the home where one of the first American Flags was sewn. You can see the workroom, bedrooms and kitchen of the house, aptly nicknamed "the American Flag House," as well as see the courtyard where Betsy Ross was buried.
Phone: +1 (215) 686-1252
- Citizens Bank Park (23.93 miles)
Join other "phans" in cheering for the Philadelphia Phillies. This 43,500-seat ballpark serves as this MLB team's home and offers expansive views of the Philadelphia skyline.
Phone: +1 (215) 463-1000
- City Hall (19.9 miles)
For another great view of the city, head to the tower observatory at City Hall, the largest municipal building in the United States. The ornate architecture and large fountains make it a perfect photo op.
Phone: +1 (215) 686-2840
- Eastern State Penitentiary (20.4 miles)
Once the most expensive building in the US, Eastern State was abandoned in 1971 after 142 years of service. This radical design utilized solitary confinement, which became a model for prison design. The tour includes a restored cell, cellblock, the warden's office, exercise yard and death row.
Phone: +1 (215) 236-3300
- Franklin Mills Mall (3.98 miles)
You can't miss the deals at Franklin Mills Mall, the city's largest outlet. The more than 200 stores include Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and Nike Factory Store, but there are also restaurants and a movie theater on site.
Phone: +1 (215) 632-1500
- Independence Hall (19.1 miles)
Let your imagination travel to the Constitutional Convention when you take a guided tour of Independence Hall. Don't miss this opportunity to see the original inkstand used to sign the Declaration of Independence and an original draft of the Constitution of the United States.
Phone: +1 (215) 965-2305
- Liberty Bell Center (19.1 miles)
Though the Liberty Bell is no longer ringing at the Pennsylvania State House, you can still see it up close at this beautiful facility in Independence National Historical Park.
- Lincoln Financial Field (23.94 miles)
This state-of-the-art facility is home to the Philadelphia Eagles, as well as hosts various events and concerts throughout the year.
Phone: +1 (215) 463-5500
- Masonic Temple (19.7 miles)
The Masonic Temple was constructed over a period of five years. Completed in 1873, the final bill was $1.6 million dollars. Freemasonry is the oldest continuously existing fraternal organization in the world.
Phone: +1 (215) 988-1900
- National Constitution Center (18.7 miles)
A history lover's paradise, this massive building is filled with artifacts, exhibits and interactive displays, as well as features an original copy of the Constitution of the United States.
Phone: +1 (215) 409-6600
- Parx Casino (1.94 miles)
Whether you love to play games or are looking for an exciting nightclub, you'll find nothing but fun at the 24-hour Parx Casino. See if you can win at one of the 3,500 slot machines, 140 live table games, premier poker room with 60 poker tables, live racing and simulcast action, or take a break from the games to enjoy the on-site dining options.
Phone: +1 (888) 588-PARX
- Peddlers Village (20.97 miles)
Discover a historic Bucks County village with charming colonial-style buildings, award-winning gardens, more than 70 specialty shops and much more.
Phone: +1 (215) 794-4000
- Penn's Landing (19.67 miles)
This waterfront area, named for the founder of Pennsylvania, William Penn, is dotted with restaurants and attractions. Be sure to check the calendar for the latest big events, such as concerts and fireworks shows.
Phone: +1 (215) 928-8801
- Pennsylvania Convention Center (19.12 miles)
Featuring over one million square feet of space, the Pennsylvania Convention Center regularly hosts large conventions, trade shows, business gatherings and more.
Phone: +1 (215) 418-4700
- Please Touch Museum (17.98 miles)
Please Touch Museum is the country's first museum designed for children ages seven and younger. Your little ones will love playing pretend in City Capers' urban environments, which include a supermarket and construction zone. The museum also hosts various music, art and theater programs.
Phone: +1 (215) 581-3181
- Washington Crossing Historic Park (20.5 miles)
Here, on Christmas night 1776, General George Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River in an attempt to surprise the British troops in Trenton. The park has been preserved as both a historic and natural area.
Phone: +1 (215) 493-4076