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Visiting KOP

For the whole family, you can visit the famous Philadelphia Zoo. Located only a half hour away from King of Prussia. Its Fun for all ages ! Whether you want to see white tigers down to exotic birds, they have it all.
  
A chime that changed the world on July 8,1776. The Liberty Bell  located in Philadelphia is only a 40 minute drive away. First opened  in 1976 and now on every July 4th the bell is rung with thousands of other bells.

Historic Valley Forge Park is only located about 10 minutes away from King of Prussia. Containing a wealth of American History at your fingertips. Guided tours are available to show you where and how our American Revolution soldiers slept and fought. The beauty of the park, historic sites, picnic areas, log cabins and hiking trails provide you with the perfect setting for relaxation and fun.
 
The Art Museum located  in Philadelphia is a classic place where everyone must come a see at least once in your life time. Presenting exhibits and classic art from all over the world. Every Wednesday 5-8:45 the museum celebrates a special exhibits and collectables. Included are tours, performances, food tasting, story telling and dance.  Tours are free and also available in foreign languages.

Sesame Place!! More than twenty years ago, the parked opened its gates with a concept to create a park around an educational children television show.  You will get to see Big Bird and all his friends from Sesame Street. Located only 45 minutes away. 

Franklin Institute showcases exhibits that make science captivating to the young and the curious. The one favorite is the super large Tuttleman Omniverse Theater, where visitors view while leaning on their back (like a planetarium) for a truly encompassing experience. Located in Philadelphia.

Rittenhouse Square!! Located in busy and beautiful Center City, Philadelphia Park. Those who own or rent the upscale homes in area are always seen walking their poodle or pug. There are always picnickers and sunbathers. It is one of William Penn’s one of five parks. Landscaped beautifully with trees, flowers, fountains, and several sculptures. Also, a home for art shows and free concerts during the spring and summer time. A definite must to visit.
 
For music lovers, the Academy of Music  located in Philadelphia. It is the oldest grand opera house in the United States. Built in 1857. Presenting operas and symphony performances. The 2929 seat main space was built in a horse shoe design with four tires and the famous sixteen foot crystal chandelier over the central space. In 1963, it was pictured on a United States Postage Stamp.

South Street is a legendary place for cool clothes, great bars, and an endless parade of gawk-worthy people .Bring spending cash and a sense of whimsy. Where else can you find $400 shoes and banana flavored condoms?  Also available are Horse and Carriage Rides through Historic Philadelphia.

Manayunk’s main street (only 20 minutes away), provides the perfect setting for outdoor shopping and fun.  Quirky upscale shops, trendy eateries, and lots of night time entertainment on the river best describes. Visit for a truly unique experience.

Jewelers Row is Americas oldest and second largest diamond district. At your fingertips ,there are more than 150 stores huddled up in Philadelphia between seventh and eighth street . Ground level window shopping with the most superior diamond cutters, designers, setters and goldsmiths. Attracting jewelry shoppers from all around the world, this is a must to visit if you like Jewelry!

Lidia Dimino
King of Prussia.com Writer

 

 

 

 
 

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