KidsMobile Stops in Philadelphia – have fun kids!

Beep Beep! KidsMobile is rollin’ into:

Philadelphia, PA

PA_philadelphia_flickr_mtozPhiladelphia is one special city.

  • It’s home to the Liberty Bell & Ben Franklin.
  • It’s where America’s independence was declared and where the American Constitution was written.
  • It pioneered the first hospital, library, fire company, medical school, and university.
  • It was the setting for the films Rocky and Twelve Monkeys.
  • It is where all three founders of Trekaroo first met.
  • It’s where Brennan and LiLing had their first date, got married, set up their first home and took their first jobs.

Needless to say, Philadelphia holds a very special place in our hearts.

Experiencing Philly with kids is pretty different from living there as a college student. So, we’ve gathered the recommendations of Trekaroo families who have the inside scoop on where to go with kids in this city steeped in American history.


Trekaroo families have voted and this is where the cards fell for 2009:

Top Activities for Kids in Philadelphia – voted by parents

Best Kid-friendly Hotels in Philadelphia – voted by parents

Some of our star Philadelphia families are some fun-loving mom bloggers and they’ve assembled their list of recommendations that no visiting or local families should miss.

Mara brings you her list of Off the Beaten Path Kid Activities in Philadelphia.  This mom got bit by the travel bug early in life and has not stopped traveling even after having two boys, now 4 and 7.  In fact, when their eldest was just one, they visited 6 states, 3 countries and 2 continents.  Read about their family’s adventures and admire her wonderful photos on  Mother of all Trips

Lynn, a Philly mom of a tween and a teen, knows exactly where to head to keep them engaged and excited.  Here’s her family’s list of favorite Teen-friendly Activities in Philadelphia.  Lynn is the mom behind For Love Or Funny where she keeps a light-hearted view of life as a parent.  Amidst her humor are some gems of wisdom.

Heading to Philly with young kids?  Melissa is your go to mom with her list of Top 10 Things to Do in Philly with Young Kids.  Melissa is the voice behind Girlymama where she brings us the inside scoop about products that young moms would be interested in.  From shoes to food to places to visit, Girlymama will tell you what she thinks and give you opportunities to win some trendy fashion and gear.

Linda has a wonderful guide for visiting Historic Philadelphia by foot with Kids.  This is a mom extraordinaire who has traveled through big and small towns all the country with her 4 kids.  If you need advice about how to have a lifestyle of travel with a large family, she’s your go-to gal.  Follow her adventures on her fantastic blog:  Travels With Children

Amie O’Shaughnessy of Ciao Bambino brings us some Phildelphia: 5 Kids-friendly Activities. Ciao Bambino is a one of Trekaroo’s favorite partners because we share a common passion – inspiring families to travel.  Ciao Bambino provides vetted reviews of the best accommodations when traveling with children of all ages around the world.

Other Philadelphia Resources:

Next stop, the city where the First Family resides –  Washington DC.

The Trekaroo KidsMobile is a blog carnival with a twist.  It’s designed to provide a unique opportunity for mom and dad bloggers to be featured on Trekaroo while

1) expressing their unique point of view

2) getting a web of link exchanges.

Join us for one of our next stopovers.


LiLing Pang is a contributing author on Trekaroo – a reviews site dedicated to exploring and traveling with kids.
Travel with kids to: CA | FL | HI | MA | NY | PA | TX | VA
and now IL and WA

About the author

LiLing Pang is Co-founder and CEO of Trekaroo . She is a mom to two boys and a girl (13, 11, and 3) currently traveling through Central America. Together with her husband, Brennan Pang, they hatched the idea of Trekaroo one summer day along the California coast while searching for the best kid-friendly tide pool near La Jolla with their curious 2.5 year old.
1 Response
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