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Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue is surrounded by beautiful parks, bustling neighborhoods, and historic sites that tell the story of our nation and vibrant businesses. We offer a complimentary shuttle ride to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and our expert staff can help you decide where to go for an authentic Philly Cheesesteak or a downtown sightseeing tour. With so many popular attractions to explore, you may not want to leave!


Philadelphia is a city rich in history, with interactive and educational activities for all ages. Explore the birthplace of American democracy, take a guided tour, or see the latest art exhibit at your own speed. From America’s first zoo to the U.S. Mint, there’s something for everyone in Philadelphia. We offer some suggestions and links on our local attractions and historical sites page to get your planning started.

Maybe you’re more in the mood to cheer on your favorite team. Philadelphia natives love little more than a good sporting event, so check out our sports and recreation page for more information on how to get tickets to upcoming events. And if you’d rather avoid the crowds and explore some amazing parks and nature exhibits, we’re got some great options there for you, as well.

With our proximity to so many great colleges and universities, the Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue is also a great base for college tours, sports tournaments, and alumni events. We’ve compiled contact info for many of the local schools and universities for your convenience.