Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love, has many vibrant and diverse neighborhoods; it is known for its culture, its history, and its food. New York and Washington DC are within easy reach for a weekend too. You’ll find more information below on accommodation, and places to visit during your stay.

Accommodation:
Penn Vet is in West Philadelphia, at 3900 Spruce St.

Penn’s lodging suggestions
International House [until Dec 2019 only]
University City
Facebook, Airbnb and Craigslist are great resources
– a few more suggestions here

Getting to know Philadelphia: the University area; visit Philly; Philadelphia tours; Delaware River Waterfront; and a little bit of history.

New York: NYC official guide; travel guide; travel to NYC. Washington DC: ‘The District’. Baltimore: ‘Visit Baltimore’; Baltimore tours.

And a few food ideas.

Travel & Living Expenses: all costs associated with a visit to our hospital are the responsibility of the visitor. Current Philadelphia daily living expenses (US Government estimate) are US$181.00 for lodging and US$61.00 for meals.

See also our Frequently Asked Questions.