City Info


City Info

As America’s birthplace, Philadelphia is the second-largest city on the East Coast and sixth-largest in the United States, within 200 miles of 46 million people. It’s the cradle of liberty, a city of medical firsts and the only World Heritage City in the nation. It’s home to James Beard Award-winning chefs, was named one of the most walkable cities in the nation and lies less than 2 hours from New York City and Washington, D.C., by Amtrak. Please visit the special LeadingAge Philly microsite!

Explore Philadelphia's Vibrant Neighborhoods

Feel like a Philadelphian as you traverse the vibrant locales and immerse yourself in America’s Old and New World along picturesque and friendly streets lined with parks, rivers, shops, public art, restaurants, museums and more. Don’t miss the historic Italian Market in South Philadelphia, the nation’s most historic square mile in Old City, or the Friendship Gate, the entrance to Philadelphia’s Chinatown in the Convention Center District. Quintessentially American with a European flavor, Center City is walkable from river to river and beyond. See an interactive city map.

Discover Philadelphia's Restaurant Scene

Whether you want to treat yourself to a sure-to-be-unforgettable gourmet meal, chow down on the city’s trademark cheesesteak or try something new and different, the Philadelphia dining scene is diverse enough to suit every taste. View Philadelphia's restaurant listing.

See Philadelphia's Attractions

Have some time before or after the Annual Meeting to explore the city? Philadelphia’s top-tier attractions are part of why it’s consistently ranked as one of the top places to visit in the United States. See Philadelphia's attractions.

Getting Around Philadelphia and the Convention Center

There are many transporation options getting to Philly and in/around the city and Pennsylvania Convention Center! Please visit the Transportation page for more details.