When you’re planning a trip to Philadelphia make sure to also consider employing our Philadelphia car hire services as your main means of transportation through this massive city. Located in the southeastern part of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia is the fourth-largest urban area in the U.S.A and the fifth-larges city in the country.
The city is mainly served by the Philadelphia Airport as well as smaller airports such as the Newark Airport, the Baltimore-Washingtone Airport and the Northeast Philadelphia Airport. You can also reach the city by rail, road and even boat, however if you’re landing here you can employ our Philadelphia car rental services to have a car of your choice ready and waiting for you at the airport at an hour that you specify.
Considering the size of the city, Philadelphia is made up of several large districts, each of them with their particular characteristics and varied level of popularity as far as tourism opportunities go.
Center City East is where you’ll find the beautiful City Hall, Convention Center, Chinatown and Washington Square West.
Center City West is the district that includes the main art museum district, Rittenhouse Square, outdoor shopping as well as a major portion of the city’s tallest skyscrapers.
The Old City, as the name suggests, is the city’s oldest historic quarter and it’s the location where American Independence movement began. This is where you can visit historical landmarks such as the Independence Mall, the Liberty Bell, Constitution Hall and Independence Hall. Besides all of this history the Old City is also home to many art, design and fashion galleries which combined with the historical buildings offer the entire area a very ‘old world’ European aesthetic.
The less popular districts as far as tourist opportunities go are South Philly – which is the place to go to get the world famous Philly cheesesteaks – North Philly, West Philly, Northwest and Northeast.
This has just been a short overview of a major American city, make sure to employ our Philadelphia car hire services while on your trip there if you wish to experience as much of the place as possible.