Philadelphia will forever be known as the birthplace of America, as the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were both signed at Independence Hall. It’s also home to the iconic Liberty Bell and many impressive museums and art galleries, so it makes perfect sense that you might be considering the City of Brotherly Love for your next break. If you want to ensure you enjoy the very best hotels, attractions and restaurants the city has to offer, read the following advice on how to enjoy a luxurious trip in Philadelphia.
Travel Via a Private Jet
If you want to travel to the City of Brotherly Love in style, consider taking a private jet into the historic city. This stylish, safe and comfortable Philadelphia air charter can land at multiple airports within Philadelphia to help you make the most of your trip as soon as you arrive.
Stay at Hotel Monaco
For a truly relaxing, stylish stay in Philadelphia, consider Hotel Monaco, which is a stone’s throw away from the US constitution in Independence Hall. Not only does it offer a superb location during a city break, but this beautiful 1907 Greek Revival building features a beautiful interior design that reflects its architecture and the city’s rebirth. Expect to find an amalgamation of modern sophistication with old-world charm.
In fact, very few hotels in Philadelphia provide guests with unencumbered views of Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and 4th of July fireworks held at Penn’s Landing, but that’s exactly what you can find at Hotel Monaco’s rooftop lounge, Stratus.
Visit the Barnes Foundation
True fine art lovers should be sure to book a private tour at the Barnes Foundation, which will allow you to gain an in-depth knowledge about the collection and Dr. Barnes. You’d be hard pressed to find many galleries that feature such an impressive collection of early modern, impressionist and post-impressionist paintings from world famous artists.
The personal collection of Dr. Albert C. Barnes is almost certainly worth a visit, as you can view works from the likes of:
Indulge in Luxury at The Rittenhouse Spa & Club
As you will work hard all year-round, you owe it to yourself to relax and unwind during a trip. For this reason, you should pay a visit to The Rittenhouse Spa & Club, which features a wide array of treatment options for both men and women, and are formulated around the spa’s Natural Bisse product line. You’ll feel like a brand-new person once a treatment is over.
Book a Table at Vernick Food & Drink
As you will more than likely be aware, Philadelphia is a foodie town that offers exceptional gourmet restaurants on almost every block. If, however, you want to indulge in a truly luxurious meal during your time in the city, you’d be wise to book a table at Vernick Food & Drink, which is located in Rittenhouse Square and has been hailed as Philadelphia’s best restaurant.
The minimalist interior ensures the food does all the talking, as it amplifies the flavors and colors that burst onto your plate. However, as the restaurant is incredibly popular, you’ll need to book a table in advance to avoid disappointment.