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Philadelphia Things To Do & Experiences

Philadelphia is full of a number of great experiences like a sunset helicopter ride over the city, a Best-Of-Philly food tour & more. These Philadelphia experiences make great gifts for family or friends, or you can book one for yourself!

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  • Hot Happenings in Philly!

    If you're looking for the most memorable things to do in Philadelphia, you've come to the right place!

    Explore one of America's most famous cities in unforgettable ways with Virgin Experience Gifts's collection of Philadelphia experience gifts! Whether you're a Philly local looking for a unique way to entertain yourself this weekend, or need an exceptional gift for an upcoming special occasion — there's something for everyone in "The City of Brotherly Love!"

    Booming with an array of Philadelphia attractions that range from historical to hospitable, fast to high-flying, and delightfully tasty to the perfect blend of tourist-y, this U.S. destination is one not to be missed!

    Explore the classic nooks and crannies of Philadelphia on a guided city tour! Become immersed in fascinating topics like art, history, the Prohibition, photography, urban murals, and culinary magic!

    Or experience "The Birthplace of America" from a bird's-eye view, getting all of your Philadelphia sightseeing done in one truly unique spin through the sky! Virgin Experience Gifts offers a fine variety of flying experiences in Philly that guarantee unparalleled encounters with the air up there!

    For one of the most picturesque things to do in Philadelphia, climb aboard a helicopter to soak up the ultimate cityscape and rural views of Philly and surrounding areas like NJ and Atlantic City. Sip champagne and soar over renowned landmarks like the Delaware River, Battleship New Jersey, Philadelphia's Art Museum, Boat House Row, New Jersey Shore, and more. Up the ante on the air venture by learning to fly an airplane or helicopter over the City That Loves You Back! No previous piloting experience is necessary and hands-on coaching will be provided for the entire flight by an FDA-certified flight instructor.

    For another unique way to scope out Philadelphia attractions, why not do it from the Delaware River? Philly is a hot spot for stunning lunch and dinner cruise views of the city. Board a beautiful ship at Penn's Landing, and enjoy an unforgettable outing on the water. Stroll along the ship's deck, savor gourmet dishes, spoil yourself with beverages from the cash bars, dance your heart out to live or DJ music entertainment, and make memories that will last a lifetime with friends, family or a special someone.

    Of course, if you're looking for action-packed things to do in Philadelphia, there are plenty of those, too. Drive a real stock car, compete in drag racing, brave the wet 'n' wild rapids of nearby rivers, take a plunge from a plane, embark on a fighter pilot mission, enjoy a scuba class, and much more!