We had planned to go to NYC on the girls’ first day of Christmas vacation, but alas everyone was a little too crabby and tired for us to make the trek, so we headed into Philly instead. We visited the Christmas Village, which is a traditional German Christmas market and had fun.
They really wanted to go to NYC still, mainly because they wanted to ride the train, so we opted to take the train into Philly this time instead. It was our first trip on Septa and there were definitely a lot of stops along the way and some squirmy girls on the way home, but they really enjoyed it.
The market is right across from City Hall, so we looked around over there as well at the ice skaters and took a ride on the carousel.
We ate at Reading Terminal Market, which was a complete madhouse, as I suspect it often is.
Greta especially loved this statue of Ben Franklin.
Felicity is the kid who hears music and starts dancing and enjoyed the brief music we heard performed in the market.
Then home for the Shady Brook Lights and a visit from Santa on the firetrucks. Busy Christmasy day.