Explore the sights and attractions of nearby Philadelphia during your visit with us. The Inn at Swarthmore is conveniently located 15 minutes from the Philadelphia International Airport via I-95 north to PA-291 east/south. Located just steps from the hotel is the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) station. The train provides the easiest option to get the Philadelphia International Airport by taking the SEPTA R3 train to the University City Station in Philadelphia where you will then connect with the SEPTA R1 train that brings you directly to the airport. Enjoy a room at The Inn at Swarthmore only minutes away from the hustle and bustle of the city when you travel to Philadelphia.
Please Touch Museum
Located in historic Memorial Hall, The Children's Museum of Philadelphia aims to bring together the past, present and future through six interactive exhibit zones across 157,000 square feet, including four areas specifically designed for children 3 and younger.
4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia | 215.581.3181
Considered one of the best laid-out and most animal-packed zoos in the country, the Philadelphia Zoo is set among 42-acre Victorian garden with tree-lined walks, formal shrubbery, ornate iron cages and animal sculptures.
3400 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia | 215.243.1100
The Liberty Bell’s home on Independence Mall is as powerful and dramatic as the bell itself. Throughout the expansive, light-filled center, larger-than-life historic documents and graphic images explore the facts and the myths surrounding the bell. The center is open all year around, 9am-5pm.
6th Street & Market Street, Philadelphia | 215.965.2305
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Located at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this is the third-largest art museum in the country with a vast collection of art making it an absolute must-see on the city’s cultural circuit.
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia | 215.763.8100