Living in Philadelphia

A vibrant city, Philadelphia is known for its rich history, diverse community, and one-of-a-kind attractions.  

In the Community

CHOP supports a range of community engagement, volunteer, and career networking opportunities.
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Things To Do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia offers events, cuisine, and an arts and culture scene unlike any other city. Start your Philly bucket list: 
Historical Sites The Betsy Ross House, Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, National Constitution Center, Elfreth’s Alley 
Museums The Philadelphia Museum of Art, African American Museum, Museum of the American Revolution, National Museum of American Jewish History 
Food Stop by the Reading Terminal Market, Italian Market, Chinatown—or try a cheesesteak, soft pretzel, Tastykake, and water ice!
Sports Eagles (NFL), Flyers (NHL), Phillies (MLB), Sixers (NBA), Union (MLS)
Parks Fairmount Park maintains more than 100 miles of trails for running, cycling and riding. 
Theaters Walnut Street Theater, Academy of Music, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Forrest Theatre
Family Fun Philadelphia Zoo, Franklin Institute, RiverRink, Please Touch Museum
Instagrammable Spots Love Park, Rocky statue, Boathouse Row, Penn’s Landing, Spruce Street Harbor Park
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