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 Zahav, the winner of the 2019 James Beard Award for Outstanding Restaurant.

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 Wharton Executive Education programs held in Philadelphia are included in the program price. Most participants stay at the Steinberg Conference Center, a 103-room full-service hotel and classroom facility on Penn’s campus, which features our Balser Art Collection with more than 300 pieces of 20th-century works of art, or at nearby hotels such as the The Inn at Penn, a Hilton Hotel.

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

Philadelphia Skyline

The City of Brotherly Love was named one of the 25 must-visit destinations in the world in 2020, according to National Geographic Traveler.

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The Steinberg Conference Center


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