Historical Attractions near Penn's View Hotel

Ben Franklin Musuem

Art Musuem aka Rocky Steps

Elfreth's Alley

Philosophical Society

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Outdoor Parks in Philadelphia

Find Your Own Oasis in the City

Perfect for summer picnics, a game of frisbee, a romantic stroll or a lazy nap in the sun, our guide to outdoor parks in Philadelphia comes just in time for the season of leisure. When you're not eating in various cafes throughout the city, or browsing galleries, or shopping for new gear, head into the great outdoors and spend summer in Phladelphia at one of many parks near Penn's View Hotel. We provide easy access to some of the best outdoor spaces, upping your urban experience with a bit of nature. Check out the waterfront from Penn's Landing or the historic open-space park of Franklin Square. Gaze upon public art at Rittenhouse Square or watch the tide roll in at Race Street Pier. Browse a full list of Philadelphia parks below. 

What's Nearby

Points of interest around the property
Place Name Address Phone Distance Show on map
Penn's Landing 101 Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106 0.23
Race Street Pier N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 629-3200 0.43
Independence National Park 520 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (215) 965-2305 0.52
Franklin Square 6th and Race Streets Philadelphia, PA 19103 (215) 629-4026 0.66
Mario Lanza Park Catharine and Queen Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19147 1.07
Liberty Lands in Central Park 913-961 N. Third St, Philadelphia, PA 19123 1.18
Jefferson Square Park 3rd St. and Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147 1.35
JFK Plaza 1599 John F Kennedy Blvd Philadelphia, PA (215) 683-0246 1.39
Dickinson Square Park East Moyamensing Avenue and South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 1.52
Rittenhouse Square 19th and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19103 1.81
Benjamin Franklin Parkway Benjamin Franklin Parkway 1.99
Julian Abele Park 22nd and Carpenter Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19146 2.76
Boathouse Row 1 Boathouse Row Philadelphia, PA 19130 2.9
Drexel Park 32nd Street and Powelton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2.92
Clark Park 43th Street and Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3.84
Bartram’s Garden 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard Philadelphia, PA (215) 729-5281 4.99
Awbury Arboretum One Awbury Road Philadelphia, PA 19138 (215) 849-2855 7.69
Fairmount Park Northwestern Ave Philadelphia, PA (215) 683-0200 11.58
Morris Arboretum 100 E. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118 11.59
Fairmont Park Fairmont Park 4.46
Clark Park 4398 Chester Ave Philadelphia, PA (215) 683-3679 3.92
Penn’s View Hotel
Front & Market Streets, PA, 19106,
Phone: 215-922-7600

Rooms & Suites


Standard Queen

Standard Queen rooms in Old City feature a plush queen bed and may include private balconies with views of Market Street.

Standard Queen 2

The Standard Queen 2 features two queen beds with a private bath and free Wi-Fi. Please call the hotel at 215-922-7600 to book this room.

Queen Patio

Boasting views of the Delaware River from its outdoor patio, this room features a queen bed and gas fireplace. Please call the hotel at 215-922-7600 to book this room.

Premium Queen View

Enjoy views of the Ben Franklin Bridge and Delaware River from select Premium Queen rooms at our romantic Philadelphia hotel.

Premium King

Sleep like a king in the Premium King room in Old City, boasting a gas fireplace, spa bathtub and views of the mighty Delaware River.

Jacuzzi King

The focal point of our Jacuzzi King rooms are the marble spa bathtubs, providing a private oasis in the middle of Old City.

King Patio

Enjoy views of the Delaware River and Ben Franklin Bridge from a private patio in addition to a gas fireplace and spa bathtub. Please call the hotel at 215-922-7600 to book this room.

Jacuzzi King View

Relax in your private jacuzzi or take in views of the Delaware River and Ben Franklin Bridge from your deluxe Jacuzzi King View room in Old City. Please call the hotel at 215-922-7600 to...

Small Meeting Suite

Host intimate events furnished with a large dining table for eight guests and a king-bedded sleeping room. Please call the hotel at 215-922-7600 to book this room.

Family Suite

Plan family getaways with ease with Penn's View Hotel, offering a spacious Family Suite with two queen beds. Please call the hotel at 215-922-7600 to book this room.