Philadelphia and the Countryside - Press Room

Feature Stories

2015 News & Stories: Public Parks, Fantastic Festivals, Art Exhibits Galore

Tall Ships, World Meeting of Families, Alice in Wonderland and so much more take over in 2015.


Towns of the Philadelphia Countryside

VISIT PHILADELPHIA campaign highlights 15 towns in the Philadelphia region.


Food, Philly-Style

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


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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