Philadelphia might not make as big a splash as New York City or Washington D.C., but it's definitely worth a road trip stop if you'll be traveling along the East Coast. From fascinating moments in history to odd attractions to world-famous foods, Philly has a little something for everyone. Discover what makes this urban center such an exciting and unique destination to add to your journey. Historical Sites Image via Flickr by cjsorg It's no secret that Philadelphia played a major role in American history. Independence Hall , where both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed, is considered the top Philly spot for history buffs. Conveniently located just across the street is the famed Liberty Bell, which weighs in at an astonishing 2,080 pounds and was once mounted in Independence Hall's belfry. Philly's City Hall, the largest municipal building in the country, is an architectural gem boasting plenty of historical significance.