Parker-Spruce Hotel

261 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107, United States | Hotel
Prices starting from $37.00
 

Travel Blogs from Philadelphia

Biking the Boardwalk

A travel blog entry by tchester

8

... in the RV we decided that we were missing one important thing on our tour of Philadelphia - the statue of Rocky in front of the Museum of Art. This was where the famous steps were that Rocky ran up and down in the movie. After some quick pictures, we left Philadelphia to put a few miles in before stopping for the night. Sometimes as I type a blog, I am surprised by all we can fit into a single day. This was a long one and we are ready to crash for the ...

Philly Time

A travel blog entry by rocktime

5

... they check everyone’s bag, the guard was quite surprised to see two pet rocks in a person’s bag. We got lots of pictures and even some in front of city hall. Then we went to see Betty Rose house, there was a lot of school children so we felt a little bit out of place. We learned a lot though, all about her life and that she had like 4 husbands! After all ...

The hunt for cheesesteak

A travel blog entry by isy14

... we all decided to do some sightseeing together the following day. My English friend, jenny (I met her in NYC), was also coming to Philly for the day so there was to be a good crowd! We all started a bit late actually but made our way to the eastern state penitentiary (aka prison in Philadelphia). The bus ride out of the main town was fun with locals bantering with the friendliest bus driver I have ever encountered. She seemed to know everyone on the route and managed to put a ...

Couch Surfing Round 10

A travel blog entry by rplester

6

... Army Knife. The museum had great exhibits for all ages and I really appreciated the summer camp exhibit and the discussion of how discrimination in someways helped Jewish immigrants establish their own businesses and communities.

After the Jewish Museum I went to The Franklin Institute to see their exhibit on Pompeii. The quality of the artifacts was fantastic, I've never seen 2,000 year old items so well preserved. The biggest ...

Getting Around in the Caribbean

A travel blog entry by michelleac

... also a very common theme when renting a car in a place you are unfamiliar with. Not being able to speak the local language will only compound this problem, as you may not easily be able to get directions back to where you want to go. Finally, the traffic "rules" are not always as "safe" as those you may be used to.

Local transportation (such as Guaguas and buses) are always an option but these too will take some getting used ...

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Location

This hotel, located in the Downtown/Center City/Historic Area area of Philadelphia, is near Merriam Theater, Wilma Theater, Opera Company of Philadelphia, and W. Graham Arader III Gallery of Philadelphia.
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