What to do on Presidents Day in and near Philly

Kimberly Adams
February 18, 2019 - 4:00 am



PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- If you're looking for a ways to spend your Presidents Day there's plenty to do in the city of Philadelphia and suburbs, on Monday.

Cara Schneider with Visit Philadelphia counted down the reasons why Philly is unique, especially on Presidents Day.

"[George> Washington was here for his entire run and John Adams was here for part of his and it's a pretty remarkable history that our city holds in its very streets,” she said.

Wear comfy shoes if you plan to spend you day touring the city’s many museums, like the Museum of the American Revolution.

"They have Washington’s tent, they'll be doing dress ups, programs for adults,” Schneider says, along with, “a recreation of the Presidential home.”

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You can also cash in on special deals like free admission at the National Constitution Center and the National Museum of American Jewish History which has “the Washington letter, that he wrote, saying there's no place for bigotry in the United States," Schneider adds.

Headed outside the city?

"The Mercer Museum in Bucks County has a really fun program on chocolate,” she said. “You can go to City Tavern and taste beers that are all inspired by different founders.”

For more information on all of the Presidents Day fun make sure you check out the Visit Philly website here