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Philadelphia and Area Attractions

The Fairmount Water Works, built in the 19th century, once pumped four million gallons of water daily from the Schuylkill River to a reservoir. Behind this Historic Engineering Landmark can be seen the majestic Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Edward Savaria, Jr.
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  • The Fairmount Water Works, built in the 19th century, once pumped four million gallons of water daily from the Schuylkill River to a reservoir. Behind this Historic Engineering Landmark can be seen the majestic Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Edward Savaria, Jr.
  • Phillies ballpark is a complete sports-entertainment experience.
  • Local high school Episcopal Academy prepares to launch their boat from Boathouse Row, one of Philadelphia's famous attractions. Photo by Anthony Sinagoga for PCVB
  • Fairmount Park blossoms with vibrant colors that line the walking and jogging paths. Whether you're going for a Sunday stroll or a morning run, this green space is the perfect place for quiet relaxation. Photo by Anthony Sinagoga for PCVB
  • Get up close and personal with the most famous icon of American freedom at The Liberty Bell Center. Photo by Andrea Golod for PCVB
  • Why eat indoors? Sit outside and take pleasure in the wonderful sights and smells of Table 31. Photo by Tim Hawk
  • Philadelphia Skyline. Photo by Jack Ramsdale
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Photo by Jack Ramsdale
  • Philadelphia Skyline at night. Photo by Jack Ramsdale
  • Overlooking the Schuylkill River, the majestic Philadelphia Museum of Art sits within Fairmount Park, one of the largest urban parks in the country, just minutes away from downtown Philadelphia (or Center City). Photo by Anthony Sinagoga for the PCVB
  • Outdoor art and various sculptures are mounted throughout the city, creating both an artistic and historically significant urban atmosphere. Photo by Anthony Sinagoga for PCVB
  • Alexander Stirling Calder& Swann-Memorial Fountain honors the work of Dr. Wilson Cary Swann, founder of the Philadelphia Fountain Society. Photo by Anthony Sinagoga for PCVB


Photos courtesy of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

Located only minutes from the center of Philadelphia, the historical heart of the country, Salus University is also situated near other beautiful areas - all within a two-hour drive. The Pocono Mountains offer year round recreation, ranging from hiking, camping and white water rafting to skiing and snowmobiling. The sandy beaches of New Jersey offer access to the Atlantic Ocean for swimming, fishing and boating. Lancaster, Chester and Bucks Counties in Pennsylvania offer beautiful scenery and for those in need of more urban settings, New York City is less than 100 miles away. 

Philadelphia offers a multitude of activities with something for everyone. Its historic sites, museums, restaurants, shopping, and interconnection of diverse neighborhoods give you a wealth of things to do and places to explore during your stay. To find out more about things to do - check out the site below.

We invite you to come to visit and experience our campus, and see our facilities for yourself. To arrange a campus visit, contact the Office of Admissions at 215.780.1300 or 800.824.6262 or admissions@salus.edu.

For an up-to-date Greater Philadelphia Region event calendar call 1.888.GO.PHILA or visit the web site www.gophila.com. Other informative Philadelphia site to visit are listed below.

National Geographic.com/Traveler
Next Great City: Philly, Really @ National Geographic Traveler

Regional Sites

Historic Sites

Individual Attractions

Gardens and Parks