Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Society Hill

Come and experience Society Hill and its history, museums and monuments. This cosmopolitan and walkable city is known for its restaurants, live music and entertainment. Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Society Hill

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Society Hill a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Philadelphia Zoo (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Adventure Aquarium (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Camden Children's Garden (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Merchantville Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Pennsauken Country Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Society Hill

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Society Hill is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Independence National Historical Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Washington Square Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Penn's Landing (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Independence Mall (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Wiggins Park and Marina (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Francisville Playground (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Society Hill

Fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), which is 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Society Hill?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 246 vacation rentals near Society Hill. From 43 Houses to 186 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Society Hill for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Society Hill?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Society Hill:

  • Center City: 541 vacation rentals
  • Rittenhouse Square: 193 vacation rentals
  • Old City: 185 vacation rentals
  • South Philadelphia: 597 vacation rentals
  • Fishtown: 53 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Society Hill?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Society Hill. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church: 928 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 924 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: 928 vacation rentals
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 931 vacation rentals
  • Sesame Place: 113 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Society Hill listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Society Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Society Hill. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Society Hill include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 186 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 10 rentals available
  • Studios: 158 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Society Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 226 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Society Hill. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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