Taken from GPTMC's high-definition b-roll, this video highlights "America's Most Historic Square Mile." Historic Philadelphia offers moving historic icons, modern museums, entertaining tours, fun family activities, great dining and shopping and a vibrant nightlife scene.
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The following itinerary is available on gophila.com.
LOCATION: Historic Philadelphia, Centennial District, Bucks County, Kennett Square and Camden, New Jersey
TRANSPORTATION: Foot, taxi, bus or car
DURATION: Four days and four nights
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