Duration: Two days and one night
The City of Brotherly Love boasts more than 100 years of professional sports teams that attract dedicated fans across the country. Enjoy this sports road trip through Philadelphia to get a firsthand look at the venues these teams call home.
Begin your road trip with a behind-the-scenes look at Lincoln Financial Field, also known as “the Linc” and home to the Philadelphia Eagles and the Temple University Owls football team. Minutes from Center City Philadelphia, Lincoln Financial Field offers guided tours for fans to get a firsthand look at the Comcast Press Box, Broadcast Booth, Club and Suite Levels, Eagles Home Interview Room and the Eagles Locker Room. If it’s football season, stay for a game while enjoying gorgeous views... Read More >
Experience the Wells Fargo Center from the eyes of a professional athlete. Home to the Philadelphia Flyers and the Philadelphia 76ers, the Wells Fargo Center offers fans a chance to see the player’s entrance, take a tour of the locker rooms, see where the coach’s press conferences take place and visit the press box. You’ll even get a chance to sit on the bench where Claude Giroux prepares before every home game. Any sports fan will love this opportunity to walk in the steps of NHL and NBA... Read More >
End your day at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies. Here you’ll get an up-close look at the Phillies Dugout, the Diamond Club, the Hall of Fame Club, Broadcast Booth and Media Room. You may even get the chance to get out on the field to throw a pitch. Citizens Bank Park is also one of the most kid-friendly ball parks in the country. At the Phanatic Fun Zone, youngsters can enjoy the largest play area for kids in the Major Leagues. And recently voted Best Ballpark Eats by... Read More >
Unable to watch the game in person? Cheer on your team at one of Philadelphia’s largest sports bars, the Field House. Located in Philadelphia just minutes from the stadiums, this sports bar offers more than 35 HDTVs, a state-of-the-art sound system, 40 local drafts and an American food menu.Read More >
Located in the evolving Fairmount neighborhood, this bar and grill is sure to please. The saloon offers a 12-tap system and a growing beer and wine list that pairs well with any appetite, and their burger menu will satisfy your cravings during the big game.Read More >
Located minutes from the Philadelphia stadiums, Pat’s King of Steaks has been serving famous cheesesteaks since 1930. Known as the originator and inventor of the steak-and-cheese sandwich, Pat’s is a must-see when visiting Philadelphia.Read More >
The Holiday Inn is located in downtown Philadelphia and is within walking distance of all the major sporting venues. Guests can book a sports package that includes two draft beers at the hotel bar, complimentary hotel parking and complimentary airport transportation.Read More >
Experience modern style and historic charm in this dynamic city hub. This eco-friendly hotel is located just four miles from Center City and minutes from all of Philadelphia’s famous sporting venues.Read More >
Experience modern day luxury in the City of Brotherly Love by staying at the Omni Hotel at Independence Park. This AAA Four-Diamond European-style luxury hotel in downtown Philadelphia's Society Hill provides luxurious amenities and is located close to many historical sites.Read More >
Start your morning by experiencing the science of sports and participate in the Sports Challenge at the Franklin Institute in Center City Philadelphia. Whether you’re a fan of soccer, figure skating, auto racing or baseball, there are sports activities for everyone to enjoy. The exhibit explains to visitors the science behind a variety of sports skills, and offers unique hands-on activities. You can even compare your shoe to a size 22 sneaker belonging to Shaquille O'Neal, or see if you... Read More >
Your next stop will take you back in time as you visit the Palestra, the oldest major college arena in the United States that is still used today. Known for being the most storied sporting venue in the country, the Palestra is home to Penn Athletics and is often called the Cathedral of College Basketball. This arena is located in downtown Philadelphia and has hosted more games, more visiting teams and more NCAA tournaments than any other facility. Get in the spirit and cheer on the Penn... Read More >
End your sports-filled road trip at PPL Park, located 20 minutes from Center City Philadelphia along the Delaware River. The park is home to the region’s first Major League Soccer Club, the Philadelphia Union. Since the inaugural season in 2010, dedicated fans have come to cheer on their team at PPL Park which not only provides an exciting atmosphere for games, but also scenic views of the Delaware River.Read More >
For those who can’t attend the game but still want to be close to the action, Chickie’s and Pete’s is the place for big-screen TVs and the most passionate sports fans in Philadelphia. This famous Philadelphia restaurant is within walking distance from the professional sporting venues, and is a must-see for their famous Crabfries®.Read More >
Cobb’s Creek Golf Club
This golf club is the site of the first public golf course in the Greater Philadelphia area, and is ranked the #6 Best Municipal Course in America by Golf Week Magazine. Located 20 minutes outside of Center City Philadelphia, the course boasts many accolades and has hosted two PGA Tour events.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame
Located in Lancaster, Pa., about an hour from Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame is where Pennsylvania athletes are recognized for their achievements, and it’s the only community-based Hall of Fame in the country. Visitors can relive the history of Pennsylvania’s greatest athletes, including boxing legend Joe Frazier and Olympic swimmer Jeremy Linn.
Victory Brewing Company
Visit the Victory Brewing Company in Downingtown, Pa., less than an hour from Philadelphia, to sample one of their famous seasonal or specialty beers. After you work up an appetite sampling their famous brews, enjoy a meal that includes burgers, steak, nachos and many more delicious options.
Merion Golf Club
Located in Ardmore, Pa., just 20 minutes from Philadelphia, the Merion Golf Club continues to be one of the country’s best courses. In 2013, Merion hosted the U.S. Open and is home to more USGA Championships than any course in America. The private golf club is home to several iconic moments in the game’s history and is played by the greatest, including Bobby Jones, where he had the “Grand Slam” in 1930.
USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame
Located at Ursinus College, 40 minutes from Philadelphia in Collegeville, Pa., the USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame honors the achievements of athletes and coaches of USA field hockey teams and athletes.
York Barbell Weightlifting Hall of Fame
The Weightlifting Hall of Fame offers a diverse history of strength sports, from the sport’s evolution to the early Olympic Games. Located two hours west of Philadelphia in York, Pa., the Hall of Fame provides exhibits that feature iconic moments from the 19th and 20th centuries, including specialized sports of Olympic weightlifting, powerlifting and bodybuilding.