Philadelphia: Come and Explore

Philadelphia is a diverse, vibrant city, known as the birthplace of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The fifth largest city in the U.S. is both a major hub for business that fuels the global economy and a diverse blend of neighborhoods that celebrate local community.

A historic and cultural powerhouse, Philadelphia offers a multitude of family-friendly attractions, including the Independence National Historical Park, the National Constitution Center, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Barnes Foundation, and the world-class Philadelphia Orchestra.

Philadelphia is a premier destination for foodies, boasting some of the best, most culturally and ethnically diverse restaurants in the United States, including James Beard Award Outstanding Restaurant Winners, Zahav and Friday Saturday Sunday.

Located in the bustling Northeast corridor, between New York City and Washington DC, Philadelphia is easily accessible by car, train, and air from most major cities around the world.

Steinberg Conference Center

Wharton Accommodations

Meals and accommodations for programs held in Philadelphia are included in the program price.

Wharton Executive Education will handle your accommodation arrangements for you. Most participant accommodations are at the Steinberg Conference Center (SCC), our full-service hotel and learning complex in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania campus. The SCC serves as home base for any program delivered on campus and includes a vast array of amenities to facilitate the learning experience.

Based on space and availability, Wharton Executive Education may make arrangements for your stay at a nearby hotel on campus, often The Inn at Penn, a Hilton Hotel. Wharton will confirm your accommodation location in your pre-program materials.

For more information about your accommodations when you stay with us, see our Staying at Wharton page.

Philadelphia Skyline

Philadelphia was recently named one of the “10 Best Cities In the World To Visit” by Lonely Planet Travel.

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