Philadelphia and the Countryside - Press Room

Feature Stories

2014 News: Openings, Public Spaces, Big Exhibits

Bike Share, Venice Island, Pier 53 at Washington Avenue Green and Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello—to name a few.


Food, Philly-Style

Food for every taste: ethnic restaurants, food trucks, local-loving spots and hoagie and cheesesteak haunts.


Philly Fashion & Retail

Trend-defining independent and international stores welcome shoppers in Philadelphia. Salons, spas and barbershops help complete the look.


Who Are We

About Visit Philadelphia™

Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC), now doing business as Visit Philadelphia™, makes Philadelphia and The Countryside® a premier destination through marketing and image building that increases business and promotes the region’s vitality. Visit Philadelphia™ achieves this through advertising, communications,, hotel and research efforts.

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About the Region

What do we mean by Greater Philadelphia? We mean Philadelphia and The Countryside®: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. Greater Philadelphia’s arts and culture, history, restaurants, nightlife, shopping and more make the region a distinct and fun destination for all types of getaways.

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