A magnet for foodies and culture mavens, Olde City makes an easy, entertaining night out near Center City. It's always sunny in Philadelphia at comedian Rob McElhenney and Kaitlin Olson's Mac's Olde City Tavern, where only the brave order the infamous milk steak. Restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues are all within walking distance, including Continental for tapas, Franklin Fountain for old-school sundaes, and Cuba Libre for salsa dancing. Visit on First Friday (the first Friday of every month) for free wine, cheese and live music at Olde City's art gallery openings.
Getting Around Philadelphia
The best way to get around Philadelphia is by walking. The city's extensive bus, trolley, subway and train system is useful for cross-town adventures. An $11 day pass makes the most sense for visitors.
- Philadelphia International Airport-PHL
- $28.50-flat rate to Central Philadelphia
Things to Do and See Near Olde City
- Citizens Bank Park
- Eastern State Penitentiary
- Barnes Foundation
- University of Pennsylvania
- Christ Church
- Boathouse Row
- Fairmount Park
- Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul
- Independence National Historical Park
- Independence Hall