Historic Philadelphia

Getting Here & Parking

Preferred Hotels: Spend the Night!

Too much to do in one day? Stay the night at one of our preferred hotels located right in Historic Philadelphia.

Mass Transit

Philadelphia proudly offers easily accessible mass transit through SEPTA.


William Penn designed Philadelphia to be the easiest city to navigate.  Getting to Historic Philadelphia takes less than 2 hours from New York City, Baltimore, and the Jersey Shore and less than 3 hours from Washington D.C.

Click here for driving directions from Google Maps!

Betsy Ross House: 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Franklin Square: 200 North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Once Upon A Nation in Valley Forge (the Valley Forge National Historical Park Visitor Center): 1400 North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia, PA 19406


There are many parking options in Historic Philadelphia. When using side-street parking, carefully read rules on signs. Be sure to check the assigned time-frame for parking in that area as well as the maximum amount of time you are allowed to park. Parking lots and garages are also available.

PPA AutoPark @ Independence Mall, located between 5th and 6th streets and Market and Arch streets (directly underneath the Independence Visitor Center)

Enter on 6th Street or 5th Street

Address for GPS: 1 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106


National Constitution Center Parking - 6th & Race Streets

Enter on Race Street
Operating Hours: Monday -Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday:  11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Address for GPS:  500 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

EZ Park - 9th & Race Streets

Enter on Race Street between 8th & 9th Streets.

Address for GPS: 809 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Group Information

Group Activities, Tours, and Unique Experiences

historic philadelphia group tours, school groups, entertainment

Plan your group trip to Historic Philadelphia with unique experiences from the Betsy Ross House, Franklin Square, and Once Upon A Nation! From interactive Storytelling tours and Philadelphia-themed mini golf to performances by historic reenactors, it's all listed right here!

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