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How to Staycation at Crane in Chinatown, Philadelphia


So you have a week off but you don’t really feel like traveling. 

We get it! At Crane, we are surrounded by so much culture, entertainment and nightlife that you really don’t have to travel, even outside of the city, to discover something completely new and inspiring.

Explore Philly’s Museums

From The Barnes Foundation to The Philadelphia Museum of Art to The Philadelphia Magic Gardens. If you want to surround yourself with art during your staycation, you’re going to have to hone your decision making skills because this is a tough one.

If it’s not so much art but a love of learning that is drawing you to Philadelphia’s museums, might we recommend a trip to the Museum of the American Revolution, the African American Museum in Philadelphia or The Franklin Institute. The decision is all yours!

Discover Chinatown’s Best Restaurants

You can’t have a vacation without indulging in either your favorite foods or flavors you haven’t tried before. 

From Bai Wei to David’s Mai Lai Wah and just about anything at Chinatown Square, our neighborhood has some of the best food in the city. 3 Must-Try Restaurants in Crane’s neighborhood.

Explore the Schuylkill Banks

How about a view of the city from a 2,000-foot long boardwalk that extends the Schuylkill River Trail from Locust to South Street. This walkway is pedestrian, runner, and cyclist friendly. It’s the best way to ride the Schuylkill without hopping in a boat. Of course, if you would like to kayak the river, that’s available too! 

When you come home

But when you are tired of exploring and ready to relax, coming home is just about the best part! Whether you are spending time on the 21st floor rooftop lounge, hanging out by the fire pit or catching up with friends from our cyber bar. There’s so much to explore and discover at Crane in Chinatown, Philadelphia.