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Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Philadelphia, PA
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The largest single span suspension bridge in the world, at 1.8 miles, is brilliantly illuminated at night, with every single cable aglow.
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  • Average22%
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“new jersey” (18 reviews)
“great walk” (6 reviews)
Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can easily get up to bridge walkway at base of bridge in Philadelphia about a mile from historic area . Then nice easy walk on raised walkway across Delaware river GREAT VIEWS OF PHILLY SKYLINE AND RIVER TRAFFIC . Can walk as short or as...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely a must as a tourist. The views are beautiful, and it's a great, easy walk. There were many people running and/or bicycling but it wasn't crowded by any means and you can move at your own pace. There were also multiple sitting areas if...More

Thank buffaloveli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The walkway is one and half miles long and is mostly above the traffic. It's a great way to see the Philadelphia and Camden skylines, the Delaware River, and the river traffic. There's a gentle upgrade so it makes for a good workout. There is...More

1  Thank Markphmnh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a amazing suspension bridge over the river Delaware, connecting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Camden, New Jersey. I had two absolutely beautiful walks over the bridge at about 7.00am both mornings. Wonderful views looking towards Philadelphia and watching amazing sun rises peeping through the metal structures...More

1  Thank John Campbell H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge spans the Delaware River connecting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Camden, New Jersey. It's a long suspension bridge along which you can drive or walk. We got fantastic views from the river while crossing on the ferry.

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Crossing into Philadelphia from Haddonfield on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge has to be the best way to get the full impact of the city. It towers over the Delaware river so you can see the various piers, the back channel, the battleship New Jersey and...More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Definitely stop somewhere to get an excellent view of the famous bridge or take a walk over it to get a great view of the beautiful city.

Thank Kaitlin S
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This workhorse of a bridge is essential to the circulation of traffic in the metro area. Not especially pretty, but absolutely needed.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We stay at Marriot downtown and it was about mile from the bridge. The bridge is near Franklin Park so can do both in the same time. It would have been nice to have a sign that said New Jersey and PA. We only walked...More

Thank Lorraine N
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Walk the bridge! It's a fun walk with great views. Join other dog walkers, joggers or just ppl watching. The bridge takes you from Camden to Philadelphia or Vice versa.

1  Thank Vi S
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15 August 2015|
Response from TommyBoy94 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Don't know that.
19 December 2014|
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Response from SoapChem | Reviewed this property |
Just go north up to Race and 5th street and that is pretty much where the walkway starts. Coming from independence park just do not cross under the bridge. There is a walkway on the northside of the bridge, but it is... More