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Destination guide

The vibrant area of Center City awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Center City and enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and history. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the theatres, university setting and live music. Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Center City

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Center City a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Adventure Aquarium (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Camden Children's Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Merchantville Country Club (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Pennsauken Country Club (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Center City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Center City is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Washington Square Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Independence Mall (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Independence National Historical Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Penn's Landing (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Francisville Playground (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Buckley Recreational Field (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Center City

The nearest airport is in Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), located 6.7 mi (10.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), which is 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

You can get around Center City by catching a ride on the metro at 11th St Station, 13th St. Station or 8th St Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Center City?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 824 vacation rentals near Center City. From 686 flats & apartments to 105 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Center City for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Flats in Center City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 686 Flats in Center City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Center City include:

  • Houses: 105 rentals available
  • Studios: 673 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 27 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Center City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation rentals with pool available in Center City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.