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Stay with us to get to Sesame Place

Looking for things to do while at Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast? As an official hotel partner of Sesame Place theme park, we offer a prime location for families seeking kid-friendly entertainment. After a day with the kids at Sesame Place, head down I-95 to downtown Philadelphia, just 20 miles from the hotel. You can explore early American culture at the Liberty Bell Center and the Betsy Ross House before cruising the Delaware River at Penn’s Landing. For a fun girls’ day out, hop aboard our free weekday shuttle to try your luck at the 24-hour Parx Casino or to shop at Philadelphia Mills.

Kid-friendly attractions

  • Sesame Place (8 miles)
    Based on the award-winning show Sesame Street®, this theme park features live shows, roller coasters and water rides. Book a Sesame Place 2018 Package for discounted tickets.
    Phone: +1 (215) 702-3566
  • Please Touch Museum (18 miles)
    Your kids will be running from exhibit to exhibit at Please Touch Museum, where little ones can launch a rocket, explore a river, build a tower to the sky and dress up as a crayon.
    Phone: +1 (215) 581-3181
  • Philadelphia Zoo (21.4 miles)
    Take a leisurely stroll through the Outback before heading to the African Plains at the Philadelphia Zoo. You can admire everything from adorable pygmy marmosets to regal snow leopards. If you’re lucky, you may see one of the new zoo babies during your visit.
    Phone: +1 (215) 243-1100

Shopping and entertainment

  • Parx Casino (2 miles)
    This premier destination boasts 200,000 square feet of slot machines, table games and poker as well as on-site dining, concerts and live horse racing.
    Phone: +1 (888) 588-7279
  • Philadelphia Mills (4 miles)
    Browse more than 200 retailers like Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and Calvin Klein at Philadelphia Mills, the city’s largest outlet mall. After shopping, you can watch a movie in the theater or dine at one of the on-site restaurants.
    Phone: +1 (215) 632-1500
  • Penn's Landing (19.7 miles)
    Spend a day at Penn’s Landing, a beautiful waterfront area on the Delaware River with lots of restaurants, attractions and seasonal events. While there, be sure to visit the Independence Seaport Museum, where you can walk through the USS Becuna submarine.
    Phone: +1 (215) 928-8801
  • Peddler's Village (20.9 miles)
    Follow the winding brick pathways of Peddler’s Village to explore colonial-style buildings and award-winning gardens while shopping and dining at nearly 70 locations.
    Phone: +1 (215) 794-4000

Historical sites

  • Betsy Ross House (18.5 miles)
    Visit the birthplace of the American flag at the historical home of Betsy Ross, located in the Historic District of Philadelphia. You can take a self-guided audio tour and meet re-enactors who make Betsy’s story come alive.
    Phone: +1 (215) 629-4026
  • National Constitution Center (18.7 miles)
    See an original print of the Constitution of the United States, learn the fascinating stories behind each signer of the Constitution and imagine yourself as a future leader of the U.S. at this “Museum of We the People.”
    Phone: +1 (215) 409-6600
  • Independence Hall (19.1 miles)
    Stand in the room where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were both signed as you explore one of the nation’s most treasured sites. Admission is free.
    Phone: +1 (215) 965-2305
  • Liberty Bell Center (19.1 miles)
    Learn about the fascinating history of this symbol of freedom that’s located across the street from Independence Hall.
    Phone: +1 (215) 965-2305
  • Masonic Temple and Masonic Library & Museum (19.7 miles)
    Constructed in 1873, Philadelphia’s impressive Masonic Temple takes inspiration from an array of ancient architectures. Visit the museum to view more than 30,000 Freemason artifacts, including items from George Washington and Benjamin Franklin.
    Phone: +1 (215) 988-1917
  • City Hall (19.9 miles)
    A fine example of Second Empire-style architecture, Philadelphia City Hall is the largest municipal building in the United States. Take in a breathtaking view of the city from the observation deck.
    Phone: +1 (267) 514-4757
  • Eastern State Penitentiary (20.4 miles)
    This grand architectural relic was the world’s first true penitentiary when it opened in 1829. Tour the grounds and see where some of America’s most famous criminals were held.
    Phone: +1 (215) 236-3300
  • Washington Crossing Historic Park (20.5 miles)
    At this 500-acre park, you can stand where George Washington once stood before he crossed the Delaware River to surprise enemy troops in 1776.
    Phone: +1 (215) 493-4076
  • Battleship New Jersey (21.6 miles)
    Climb into a 16-inch gun turret and lay down on sailors’ bunks aboard the USS New Jersey, the country’s most decorated warship, which served during WWII and the Korean and Vietnam wars.
    Phone: +1 (856) 966-1652

Sports and event venues

  • Pennsylvania Convention Center (19.1 miles)
    This convention center features more than two million square feet of space that is home to conferences, trade shows, sports tournaments and other year-round events.
    Phone: +1 (215) 418-4700
  • Citizens Bank Park (23.9 miles)
    Show your “phanatic” side along with more than 43,000 Philadelphia Phillies fans at Citizens Bank Park, where you can also take in the city skyline, shop for MLB merchandise and get a behind-the-scenes tour of the stadium.
    Phone: +1 (215) 463-1000
  • Lincoln Financial Field (23.9 miles)
    Cheer on the 2017 NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field, which also hosts the Temple Owls of Temple University as well as concerts and events throughout the year.
    Phone: +1 (215) 463-5500