People outside of Philly may not understand what goes on here, or why anyone would want to visit. But those people have no idea just how many cool things the city has to offer; and trust us, it's more than just a good cheesesteak.\nPhiladelphia is home to some of the most amazing and important historical sites, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the home of Edgar Allen Poe. A true history buff, or anyone who's interested in learning more about the history of our country would never pass up a visit here!\nWhile Philly does have its share of pricey things to do, as it turns out, there're plenty of totally free things that are a lot of fun, and won't leave you broke! Things like salsa lessons, picnics in the park, walking art tours, and gallery visits are all on the list of affordable things for you to do!\nIf you've spent the first three months of 2018 hiding inside, binge-watching Netflix and eating an abundance of snacks, you now have no excuse not to get outside, embrace the warm spring weather, and try something new this month! We've made a list just for you to try and conquer all through April, whether you do it solo, or with a group of friends!\nYou may not be able to do it all, but crossing off even just a few of these fun things will make you feel totally fulfilled. Get ready to fall in love with Philly all over again!\n@paj726embedded via\n30. Visit the Liberty Bell Centre\nThe Liberty Bell is a historic monument that you should visit at least once in your life. There's plenty of knowledge to be picked up here, as well as many great photo opportunities!\n@patyyembedded via\n29. Take a tour of Independence Hall\nAnother historic spot in Philadelphia is Independence Hall. This is the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the U.S. Constitution. It's known as one of the country's greatest symbols of democracy!\n@rocky_balboa1embedded via\n28. Run up the Rocky Steps\nIf you've seen the "Rocky" movies, then you know all about the story behind these steps. It's basically tradition to run your way up them, Rocky style, pump your fists in the air when you reach the top, and then take in that gorgeous view.\n@2pompous4youembedded via\n27. Get a photo with the LOVE Sculpture\nThis statue belongs on your IG feed, there's no denying it. On display in Love Park, there's no way you'll miss it! If you get a chance, be sure to check out the sister statue, AMOR, that's located not too far away.\n@briennagableembedded via\n26. Hang out with friends in Spruce Street Harbour Park\nThis park is definitely not your average one! Spend the day strolling around, people-watching, or relaxing in a hammock with a good book! You'll definitely leave feeling refreshed and relaxed.\n@amandagolfettoembedded via\n25. Take a break in Franklin Square\nFranklin Square is full of fun things, most of which do cost a few dollars. But if you don't want to spend, this park is a great place to simply sit back and take a breather in the middle of your adventure around Philly.\n@lindsayrappembedded via\n24. Take a walk down Elfreth's Alley\nElfreth's Alley just so happens to be the nation's oldest continuously inhabited street. One walk down the street will take you back in time to the beauty of colonial Philadelphia. There's also a museum you can check out for just a few dollars!\n@meliacevedo04embedded via\n23. Take a trip to the United States Mint\nWe all love money, but how many of us actually know how much hard work goes into making it? A trip to the Mint will fill you in on all kinds of fun facts and information!\n@maurabrennanembedded via\n22. Visit the Institute of Contemporary Art\nIf you find regular museums boring, maybe you should check out the Institute of Contemporary Art, where the works are anything but lame. Andy Warhol was the first artist to cause real waves here, and since then, the exhibits have been taking the contemporary art world by storm.\n@absolutelyhabitableembedded via\n21. Take a stroll through Bartram's Garden\nIf life is getting too hectic, maybe a stroll through Bartram's Garden is what you need to relax. This spot is where gardening took root in America, and tours of the 45-acres of beauty are available as well!\n@jenny_prestoembedded via\n20. Learn something new at the Science History Institute\nIf you were a science nerd in high school, you can relive those days as an adult at the Science History Institute! Exhibits are constantly rotating and will teach you about scientific successes and failures that have helped shape the modern world.\n@liptonartsembedded via\n19. Pay a visit to the Fabric Workshop and Museum\nHave a passion for fashion? The Fabric Workshop and Museum will give you all the knowledge you could ever want on textiles and fabrics! Admission is always free, and there are plenty of exhibits and educational programs for you to enjoy.\n@dj_detwilerembedded via\n18. Take a tour of Yard's Brewing Company\nIf you love beer, you'll want to find yourself at Yard's Brewing Company on a Saturday! Every week they offer up free tours, so you can see the hard work that goes into making your favourite drinks.\n@fountaineembedded via\n17. Check out the Philadelphia Museum of Art\nOn the first Sunday of the month, and every Wednesday night you can get into the Philadelphia Museum of Art, free of charge. The building that holds the museum is over 100 years old, and it holds over 240,000 pieces of art.\n@ughwhaaatembedded via\n16. Browse Reading Terminal Market\nA day at the market may tempt you to spend money, but if you can hold off, there's plenty of things you can enjoy there that are totally free! Reading Terminal Market has over 100 vendors offering basically everything you could ever dream of! It's a great place to interact with people and make friends.\n@faustina_nembedded via\n15. Spend a day at the Barnes Foundation\nYet another free gallery for you to visit is the Barnes Foundation. The goal of this spot is to make art more accessible, so they open up free of charge on the first Sunday of each month!\n@sassytiffyembedded via\n14. Keep an eye out for free concerts at the Kimmel Centre\nThe Kimmel Centre is a great place for free events, they almost always have some sort of free show going on, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled, and support local talent when you can!\n@walkabout_15embedded via\n13. See how many cool photos you can take of Mural Mile\nEveryone loves a good mural, and Mural Mile here in Philly is jam-packed full of some seriously cool ones. Pull out your camera and work on your photography skills while you snap away at this cool street art!\n@_yomi.xoembedded via\n12. Feel like a kid again in the Philadelphia Magic Gardens\nThis outdoor museum is a truly magical place, made up of broken art glass, and poetry written on the walls. It's definitely not a conventional museum, and is a great place to stir up some creativity.\n@ajthetrainerdavisprmediaembedded via\n11. Watch the sunset from Boathouse Row\nIf you need a romantic place to watch the sunset with a date, look no further! Boathouse Row has a very antique vibe to it, and while it's always gorgeous, it's particularly nice at dusk.\n@phitcomedyembedded via\n10. Have some laughs with Philly Improv Theatre\nComedy shows can be expensive, but the gang at Philly Improv Theatre always puts on a good show, and it won't cost you anything! Let's be real, sometimes amateurs can be more funny than the pros.\n@adeceveembedded via\n9. Explore the Schuylkill Trail\nThe city has a ton of trails to check out, but this one is considered one of the best. There's 26.5 miles of trail for you explore, no matter if you walk, jog, or bike! You'll pass plenty of amazing monuments on the way.\n@mmmartholembedded via\n8. Connect with nature at the Awbury Arboretum\nThis 55 acre garden is a super popular spot for weddings, but it's also a great place to relax and get in touch with nature. There's usually some sort of event going on here as well, including everything from outdoor yoga to films in the park.\n@djrumberoembedded via\n7. Learn to salsa dance at Brasil's Nightclub\nEvery Friday and Saturday night at 9:30, you can head to Brasil's Nightclub to pick up some salsa dancing tips from the pros. There's no need for prior experience, just bring a good attitude and your dancing shoes!\n@valdarringtonembedded via\n6. Visit Edgar Allen Poe's House\nPoe's works are known for being dark and dramatic, but that's why so many people love him. He lived in many houses during his time in Philly, but this is the only one still standing! If you're facing writers block, perhaps a visit to his place can cure you.\n@alynncutlerembedded via\n5. Visit the abandoned Mount Moriah Cemetery\nIf you think that regular cemeteries are creepy, Mount Moriah will definitely blow your mind. This cemetery has been abandoned for years, leaving only the ghosts to inhabit it. There is a project in the works to clean it up, but most of it has been slowly taken over by nature.\n@kasonjakukembedded via\n4. Watch a recital at the Curtis Institute of Music\nYou may want to go to your favourite artist's concert, but if you don't have the funds, you can always check out a free student recital at the Curtis Institute of Music! These people are very fun to watch, and super dedicated to their craft.\n@eric_severeembedded via\n3. Have a picnic in Cira Green\nCira Green is another of Philadelphia's great parks, no matter how you want to spend the day! If you can't afford to eat out at a restaurant, pack a picnic lunch for you and a friend or significant other, and spend the day relaxing.\n@matthewcourtneyartembedded via\n2. Visit the Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial Sculpture Garden\nPhilly is known for its abundance of public art, and this garden just adds one more spot to your list! The 17 sculptures here showcase American life in different forms, and the garden itself is seriously beautiful.\email@example.com via\n1. Take a tour of Congress Hall\nYet another historical building in Philly, Congress Hall is a great place to learn more about the history of our government. Two presidents have been inaugurated here, and many other events that helped shape our country have been held here.