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Picture Yourself in a House for Rent in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, the "City of Brotherly Love", is the 5th largest city in the nation, with over 1.6 million residents. It's the birthplace of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Founded in 1773 by William Penn, it became the nation's capitol early in U.S history. Its residents enjoy the proximity to New York City, Atlantic City and Washington D.C.

With great men such as Benjamin Franklin and many others who participated in the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia is home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. When crossing the Delaware River, the beautiful skyline of the city illuminates the night sky, and the historic ports of this grand river make it easy see why Philadelphia is an important American landmark.

In earlier times, Philadelphia was known for manufacturing, but now is know for its financial capabilities. This booming financial city is home to Comcast, Rohm Haas, Sunoco and several other publicly traded companies. The Bureau of Visitors is on the cutting edge -- offering visitors the ability to tour the city or schedule meetings from virtually any location. Come see the birthplace of American Independence.

Fun Attractions to Keep Renters Entertained in Philadelphia

This great American city, the second largest on the East Coast, is home to the Philadelphia Eagles NFL team, the 76ers NBA team, the Phillies MLB team, KiXXs soccer team and the Flyers hockey team.

This awesome city has plenty to offer, including many amazing cultural hotspots. The city boasts several art institutes, theaters, and a renowned Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philly is, of course, famous for the Philly cheesesteak. Many say you haven't had a real cheesesteak unless it was in Philly.

For people in their 20s and 30s looking to go out on the town, you should definitely check out Old City. Even younger crowds can flock to the Northern Liberties. For the over-30s crowd looking to have a good time, check out Rittenhouse Square, where you'll find upscale lounges and trendy restaurants.

There are several annual events in the city, including Outfest, the world's biggest block party, and the First Glance Philadelphia Film Festival.

The city is also known for its diverse choice of restaurants -- Philadelphia is sometimes called the "city of restaurants". Local tourist attractions also include Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary and the Academy Of Natural Sciences. One important thing to note about the Philadelphia metro area is that natives to the area are adverse to this name; the area is referred to as the Delaware Valley. Also, Pennsylvanians refer to areas by their county name.

Higher Learning for Philadelphia Renters

Philadelphia is also home to several famous universities such as Drexel University, Temple University and Pennsylvania University. Penn U is home to Penn Relays, one of the nation's premier high school and college track and field meets, and is also an Ivy League university.

Easy Traveling To and From Philadelphia Rentals

One important thing to know when driving in Philadelphia: Roadways are complex, with several different exits and entry ramps. Also, as rush hour begins 7 a.m. and ends at 3:45 p.m., plan ahead for the commute from Philly to Jersey or vice-versa. Once you're in the city, you can always take the famous El Train, as well as the SEPTA subway-surface trolley. With easy access to the tri-state area, the Delaware Valley is home to a diverse group of people.

Renting in Philadelphia

Finding homes for rent in Philadelphia can be stressful if you don't know where to look. Rentals.com is here to help you find the best Philadelphia rentals in the neighborhood that's right for your family. Center City East/West comprises the downtown portion of the city. It offers numerous bars, restaurants and nightclubs, excellent shopping and prime Philadelphia rentals.

Manayunk is full of bars, restaurants, boutiques and galleries aimed at the young and chic crowd, and features similarly hip rental homes. Manayunk also features live music almost every night. Northern Liberties is another option for rentals in Philadelphia for the young crowd, serving as the base for numerous artists and musicians. North Philly, which includes the Fairmount region and Temple University, is also home to numerous young people and is in the process of building new housing.

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Chestnut Hall Apartments

Chestnut Hall Apartments

Philadelphia, PA 19104 (1.21 miles)

Price: $1,047-$3,385

(267) 482-9720

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Londonbury at Millennium

Londonbury at Millennium

Conshohocken, PA 19428 (9.97 miles)

Price: $1,467-$4,083

(484) 413-1574

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Sterling Apartments

The Sterling Apartments

Philadelphia, PA 19103 (0.72 miles)

Price: $1,152-$5,808

(267) 498-2710

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Courts at Spring Mill Station

The Courts at Spring Mill Station

Conshohocken, PA 19428 (9.66 miles)

Price: $1,850-$2,460

(484) 751-6279

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
The Granary

The Granary

Philadelphia, PA 19130 (0.40 miles)

Price: $1,795-$5,995

(267) 296-1381

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 3

Current Rent Specials
Ridley Brook Apartments

Ridley Brook Apartments

Folsom, PA 19033 (9.60 miles)

Price: $905-$1,640

(484) 805-0352

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Madison Montgomery

Madison Montgomery

Hatfield, PA 19440 (22.76 miles)

Price: $997-$2,529

(215) 395-8805

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials

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Chestnut Hall Apartments

Chestnut Hall Apartments

Philadelphia, PA 19104 (1.21 miles)

Price: $1,047-$3,385

(267) 482-9720

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Rolling Green Apartments

Rolling Green Apartments

East Norriton, PA 19401 (14.64 miles)

Price: From $799

(484) 805-1003

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
4 Bedroom Row Home In Tioga/Nicetown area

4 Bedroom Row Home In Tioga/Nicetown area

Philadelphia, PA 19140 (4.00 miles) (#1634563)

Price: $1,050

(888) 549-6874

Beds: 4, Baths: 1½

Current Rent Specials RPM Delaware Valley
Washington Square Rental

Washington Square Rental

Philadelphia, PA 19147 (1.86 miles) (#1634014)

Price: $2,750

(877) 277-3620

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials RPM Delaware Valley
Meadow at Greentree (Newly Renovated)

Meadow at Greentree (Newly Renovated)

Marlton, NJ 08053 (12.90 miles) (#1633639)

Price: $1,600

(877) 838-3723

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
Glenmore Place Apartments

Glenmore Place Apartments

Clifton Heights, PA 19018 (6.34 miles) (#1633422)

Price: $799-$865

(877) 410-5343 Ext.  96

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Willowbrook Apartments

Willowbrook Apartments

Jeffersonville, PA 19403 (16.44 miles) (#1364971)

Price: $1,110-$1,593

(877) 289-1549 Ext.  47

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
1 br, 1 bath  - Glenwood Court Apartments

1 br, 1 bath - Glenwood Court Apartments

Clifton Heights, PA 19018 (6.43 miles) (#1633421)

Price: $775

(877) 395-7111 Ext.  42

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
1 br, 1 bath Apartment - Osborn Apartments 304

1 br, 1 bath Apartment - Osborn Apartments 304

Philadelphia, PA 19128 (4.23 miles) (#1633415)

Price: $825

(877) 572-4474 Ext.  94

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Glencroft Club Apartments

Glencroft Club Apartments

Folcroft, PA 19032 (6.66 miles) (#1633420)

Price: $675-$975

(877) 427-1566 Ext.  37

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Beautiful 2BD, 1BA Condo

Beautiful 2BD, 1BA Condo

Philadelphia, PA 19107 (1.31 miles) (#1514039)

Price: $1,700

(855) 214-8577

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Spacious 3 bedroom rowhome

Spacious 3 bedroom rowhome

Philadelphia, PA 19136 (10.68 miles) (#1633958)

Price: $1,000

(877) 297-4109

Beds: 3, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Delaware Valley
MODERN & BRIGHT 2 Bedroom in North Wales - August

MODERN & BRIGHT 2 Bedroom in North Wales - August

North Wales, PA 19454 (19.98 miles) (#1623987)

Price: $1,245

(877) 229-7063

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials RPM Delaware Valley
1 br, 1 bath Apartment - Meadowview Apartments Apt

1 br, 1 bath Apartment - Meadowview Apartments Apt

Philadelphia, PA 19152 (9.53 miles) (#1633414)

Price: $775

(877) 506-8424 Ext.  20

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Spring Village Apartments

Spring Village Apartments

Sharon Hill, PA 19079 (5.70 miles) (#1633419)

Price: $625-$895

(877) 413-5110 Ext.  76

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1½

Current Rent Specials
3 Bedroom Townhouse In 19146

3 Bedroom Townhouse In 19146

Philadelphia, PA 19146 (1.97 miles) (#1579189)

Price: $800

(855) 320-1377

Beds: 3, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Delaware Valley
2,300 sq ft single family home available now in Ha

2,300 sq ft single family home available now in Ha

Hatboro, PA 19040 (16.18 miles) (#1631576)

Price: $2,900

(888) 776-5201

Beds: 4, Baths: 2½

Current Rent Specials RPM Delaware Valley
3 bedroom home for rent in Chester

3 bedroom home for rent in Chester

Chester, PA 19013 (12.72 miles) (#1623958)

Price: $800

(877) 297-8722

Beds: 3, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Delaware Valley
Amazing bi-level 2 bedroom condo in Logan Square!

Amazing bi-level 2 bedroom condo in Logan Square!

Philadelphia, PA 19103 (0.51 miles) (#1629361)

Price: $2,100

(855) 282-7607

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials RPM Delaware Valley
2 bedroom third floor apartment in West Philly - J

2 bedroom third floor apartment in West Philly - J

Philadelphia, PA 19139 (2.60 miles) (#1623626)

Price: $625

(877) 512-0171

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials RPM Delaware Valley

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