Check out the Family Fun Hotel Packages at www.gophila.com, including a Sesame Place package that features a meet-and-greet with Cookie Monster.
Though Philadelphia is packed with fine dining, chances are your kids couldn't care less. Instead, track down some Philly favorites. Pat's King of Steaks (1011. E. Passyunk Ave., 215-468-1546) and Jim's Steaks (401 South St., 215-928-1911) both deliver superior cheesesteaks. Try Rita's Water Ice (235 South St., 215-629-3910) for a treat. Soft pretzels can be found at Philadelphia Soft Pretzels Inc. (4315 N. Third St., 215-324-4315).