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National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

National Travel and Tourism Week 2016

To mark National Travel and Tourism Week, Philadelphia’s hospitality industry assembled its ranks in front of Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to put a face on an industry that generates $10 billion a year in economic impact in Greater Philadelphia and employs 90,000 people. The historical backdrop will...

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Tags: Facts & Figures, Historic Philadelphia, Visit Philadelphia

Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park

Each spring, Philadelphia’s neighborhoods are awash in the pink blooms of thousands of cherry blossom trees. Cherry blossoms became part of the local landscape in 1926 when the Japanese government gave 1,600 trees to Philadelphia in honor of the 150th anniversary of American independence. In 2007, the city completed a...

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Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Spring

Fairmount Park’s Horticulture Center

 Fairmount Park’s Horticulture Center

Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park is awash in pink as thousands of cherry blossom trees burst forth with their delicate blooms. The trees, which are the focal point of the city’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival, became part of the local landscape in 1926 when the Japanese government gave 1,600 flowering trees to...

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Tags: Outdoors, Spring

South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival

South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival

One of the liveliest streets in Philadelphia gets even more animated during the South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival—eight blocks of food, drinks, live music and shopping. Two celebrations in one, the festival also includes Maifest hosted by Brauhaus Schmitz. That means even more activity and fun, of a German...

Credit: Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Neighborhoods & Towns, Spring

Schuylkill River Park

Schuylkill River Park

Just a few blocks from the heart of Center City Philadelphia, Schuylkill River Park, a long swath of green space along the edge of the Schuylkill River, offers numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation. In addition to trails for running, biking and rollerblading, the park features a dog park, community garden,...

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Tags: Parks & Gardens, Skylines

Love Park

Love Park

JFK Plaza—more commonly known as Love Park—welcomes businesspeople on their lunch breaks and visitors who want to capture an iconic Philly picture in front of the Love sculpture. From the urban oasis, people can view City Hall in one direction and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in the other. The fountain,...

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Tags: Icons, Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Public Art

Schuylkill River Rowing

Schuylkill River Rowing

On the western edge of Center City Philadelphia, the calm, sheltered waters of the Schuylkill River have made it one of the world’s most coveted regatta sites. And the view is especially beautiful in the spring when cherry blossoms line the river....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Outdoors, Spring

Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square

One of five original squares planned by city founder William Penn in the late 17th century, Rittenhouse Square sits in the middle of some of the most desirable addresses in Philadelphia. High-rise residences, luxury apartments, an office tower, popular restaurants and retail stores surround the tree-filled park, which offers an...

Credit: Photo by M. Edlow for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Spring

South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival

South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival

One of the liveliest streets in Philadelphia gets even more animated during the South Street Headhouse District Spring Festival—eight blocks of food, drinks, live music and shopping. Two celebrations in one, the festival also includes Maifest hosted by Brauhaus Schmitz. That means even more activity and fun, of a German...

Credit: Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Neighborhoods & Towns, Spring

Philadelphia Skyline

Philadelphia Skyline

Taken from the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this nighttime city scene includes the bronze and granite Washington Monument, the culture-heavy Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the iconic City Hall and the towering Comcast Center....

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Tags: Ben Franklin, Skylines

Philadelphia Skyline

Philadelphia Skyline

Built in 1926, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which traverses the Delaware River, connects Philadelphia, the nation’s fifth largest city, and New Jersey. More than 100,000 cars, dozens of pedestrians and high-speed rail lines cross the bridge daily....

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Tags: Icons, Skylines

Philadelphia Skyline

Philadelphia Skyline

Sleek, modern buildings dominate Philadelphia’s skyline. Until 1987, a gentlemen’s agreement limited building construction to the height of City Hall. Today, lights emanate from dozens of buildings, making the nation’s fifth largest city sparkle....

Credit: Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Architecture, Icons, Skylines

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

The Philadelphia Museum of Art crowns the city’s illuminated Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The culturally rich stretch is home to many parks, public works of art and museums, including Swann Memorial Fountain (pictured), the Barnes Foundation, the Rodin Museum, The Franklin Institute, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Sister Cities Park and...

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Tags: Arts & Culture, Ben Franklin, Museums & Attractions

Chinatown

Chinatown

The Chinese Friendship Gate welcomes people to Chinatown, the residential and commercial hub of Philadelphia’s Asian community. Stretching over 10th Street just north of Arch Street, it stands at 40 feet tall and is the first authentic gate ever constructed by Chinese artisans outside of China....

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Tags: Multicultural, Neighborhoods & Towns

Soft Pretzel, Philly Soft Pretzel Factory

Soft Pretzel, Philly Soft Pretzel Factory

Introduced to the region by German (“Pennsylvania Dutch”) settlers in the 18th century, pretzels—dough twisted into three loops, then baked, salted and served hard—quickly became a favorite local snack. Now, of course, there’s the famous Philly soft pretzel, purchased from street vendors or from bakery storefronts such as the Philly...

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South Street Bridge

South Street Bridge

The South Street Bridge, which stretches over the Schuylkill River and connects West Philadelphia to Center City, was originally built in 1876. In 2010, a new bridge opened with wide pedestrian sidewalks, bike lanes and an impressive lighting scheme that appropriately complements the Philadelphia skyline....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Icons, Skylines, Tours & Transportation

Love Statue

Love Statue

Robert Indiana’s iconic Love sculpture is located in at JFK Plaza across from City Hall. It was installed in 1976, and its location, JFK Plaza, is now better known as Love Park....

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Icons, Parks & Gardens, Public Art

Barnes Foundation

Barnes Foundation

Barnes Foundation architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsiem designed a “gallery within a garden and a garden within a gallery,” a concept that honors the work of both Dr. Albert Barnes and his wife Laura. Blending art, nature, education and aesthetics, the 4.5-acre Barnes campus is a fitting addition to...

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Tags: Architecture, Arts & Culture, Museums & Attractions

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode Three: Costumes

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode Three: Costumes

"Behind the Sequins: Showtime for the Philadelphia Mummers" is a series of six videos produced by GPTMC about the storied Philadelphia Mummers. The video series tells the Mummers' story through the people who make the costumes, choreograph the routines, build the sets and march—and have for generations....

Tags: Events, Family-friendly, Holidays, Icons, Winter

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode Two: Music

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode Two: Music

"Behind the Sequins: Showtime for the Philadelphia Mummers" is a series of six videos produced by GPTMC about the storied Philadelphia Mummers. The video series tells the Mummers' story through the people who make the costumes, choreograph the routines, build the sets and march—and have for generations....

Tags: Events, Family-friendly, Holidays, Icons, Winter

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode One: Choreography

Behind the Sequins: Philadelphia Mummers, Episode One: Choreography

"Behind the Sequins: Showtime for the Philadelphia Mummers" is a series of six videos produced by GPTMC about the storied Philadelphia Mummers. The video series tells the Mummers' story through the people who make the costumes, choreograph the routines, build the sets and march—and have for generations....

Tags: Events, Family-friendly, Holidays, Icons, Winter

Visit Philly PR on Twitter

Visit Philly PR on Twitter

To communicate with members of the media even more effectively, GPTMC created a Twitter account that's just for them—http://twitter.com/VisitPhillyPR. (In fact, it's a private account, ensuring that only media can view the updates.) @VisitPhillyPR distributes story ideas, news about our projects or campaigns, up-to-date tourism stats, seasonal content and photos...

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Holiday Lights in Philadelphia

Holiday Lights in Philadelphia

Philadelphia glows with holiday cheer. Check out the beautiful lights and displays at City Hall, the Comcast Center, Franklin Square and more....

Tags: Family-friendly, Holidays, Winter

Historic Philadelphia

Historic Philadelphia

Taken from GPTMC's high-definition b-roll, this video highlights "America's Most Historic Square Mile." Historic Philadelphia offers moving historic icons, modern museums, entertaining tours, fun family activities, great dining and shopping and a vibrant nightlife scene....

Tags: Family-friendly, Historic Philadelphia, History

Tria Cafe, Washington Square West

Tria Cafe, Washington Square West

The Washington Square West location of Tria, which has three other locations across Philadelphia, offers indoor table, bar and outdoor table seating to enjoy the cafe’s signature fermentation trio of wine, cheese and beer....

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Tags: Dining & Restaurants

Tria Cafe, Washington Square West

Tria Cafe, Washington Square West

Truffled egg toast with Fontina Fontal accompanies simple, elegant cheese plates, bruschetta, salads and snacks at Washington Square West’s Tria, a Philadelphia cafe, taproom and wine bar with four locations across Philadelphia....

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Tags: Dining & Restaurants

Tria Cafe, Washington Square West

Tria Cafe, Washington Square West

Truffled egg toast with Fontina Fontal accompanies simple, elegant cheese plates, bruschetta, salads and snacks at Washington Square West’s Tria, a Philadelphia cafe, taproom and wine bar with four locations across Philadelphia....

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants

Tria Cafe, Washington Square West

Tria Cafe, Washington Square West

Wine and cheese unite in delectable form at the Washington Square West location of Tria, one of four such Philadelphia bars dedicated to the fermentation trio of wine, cheese and beer....

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

Opened in the spring of 2016, the Logan hotel’s Assembly Rooftop Lounge has modern seating nests and fireplaces nine stories up for patrons to enjoy craft cocktails, charcuterie plates and the sunset beyond the Benjamin Franklin Parkway....

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Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Skylines

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

Opened in the spring of 2016, the Logan hotel’s Assembly Rooftop Lounge has modern seating nests and fireplaces nine stories up for patrons to enjoy craft cocktails, charcuterie plates and the sunset beyond the Benjamin Franklin Parkway....

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Skylines

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

Opened in the spring of 2016, the Logan hotel’s Assembly Rooftop Lounge has modern seating nests and fireplaces nine stories up for patrons to enjoy craft cocktails, charcuterie plates and the sunset beyond the Benjamin Franklin Parkway....

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Skylines

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

Opened in the spring of 2016, the Logan hotel’s Assembly Rooftop Lounge has modern seating nests and fireplaces nine stories up for patrons to enjoy craft cocktails, charcuterie plates and the sunset beyond the Benjamin Franklin Parkway....

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Skylines

Talula’s Garden

Talula’s Garden

Born of the famed Talula’s Table in Chester County, this farm-to-table oasis feels like the country, even though it’s right between city buildings and across the street from historic Washington Square. Dinner most nights and Sunday brunch offer seasonal menus that star an extensive cheese selection....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

Talula’s Garden

Talula’s Garden

Born of the famed Talula’s Table in Chester County, this farm-to-table oasis feels like the country, even though it’s right between city buildings and across the street from historic Washington Square. Dinner most nights and Sunday brunch offer seasonal menus that star an extensive cheese selection....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

Talula’s Garden

Talula’s Garden

Born of the famed Talula’s Table in Chester County, this farm-to-table oasis feels like the country, even though it’s right between city buildings and across the street from historic Washington Square. Dinner most nights and Sunday brunch offer seasonal menus that star an extensive cheese selection....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

Talula’s Garden

Talula’s Garden

Born of the famed Talula’s Table in Chester County, this farm-to-table oasis feels like the country, even though it’s right between city buildings and across the street from historic Washington Square. Dinner most nights and Sunday brunch offer seasonal menus that star an extensive cheese selection....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

Talula’s Garden

Talula’s Garden

Born of the famed Talula’s Table in Chester County, this farm-to-table oasis feels like the country, even though it’s right between city buildings and across the street from historic Washington Square. Dinner most nights and Sunday brunch offer seasonal menus that star an extensive cheese selection....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

Talula’s Garden

Talula’s Garden

Born of the famed Talula’s Table in Chester County, this farm-to-table oasis feels like the country, even though it’s right between city buildings and across the street from historic Washington Square. Dinner most nights and Sunday brunch offer seasonal menus that star an extensive cheese selection....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Founded in 1976, The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major U.S. city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage and culture of African-Americans. The museum takes a fresh and bold look at the stories of African-Americans and their role in the founding of...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Historic Philadelphia, Museums & Attractions

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Founded in 1976, The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major U.S. city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage and culture of African-Americans. The museum takes a fresh and bold look at the stories of African-Americans and their role in the founding of...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Historic Philadelphia, Museums & Attractions

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Founded in 1976, The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major U.S. city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage and culture of African-Americans. The museum takes a fresh and bold look at the stories of African-Americans and their role in the founding of...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Historic Philadelphia, Museums & Attractions

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Founded in 1976, The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major U.S. city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage and culture of African-Americans. The museum takes a fresh and bold look at the stories of African-Americans and their role in the founding of...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Historic Philadelphia, Museums & Attractions

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

Founded in 1976, The African American Museum in Philadelphia is the first institution built by a major U.S. city to preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage and culture of African-Americans. The museum takes a fresh and bold look at the stories of African-Americans and their role in the founding of...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Historic Philadelphia, Museums & Attractions

Washington Square

Washington Square

One of William Penn’s five original squares, historic Washington Square is an urban oasis just a few blocks from the Liberty Bell Center. Many visitors pay tribute at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier memorial....

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Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Outdoors, Parks & Gardens

Washington Square

Washington Square

One of William Penn’s five original squares, historic Washington Square is an urban oasis just a few blocks from the Liberty Bell Center. Many visitors pay tribute at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier memorial....

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Outdoors, Parks & Gardens

The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation

The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation

In view of the Liberty Bell on Independence Mall, the open-air President’s House tells the story of the home where Presidents Washington and Adams lived during their terms and where nine enslaved people served the first president. Features such as the video re-enactments and the display of the enslaved names...

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Tags: African-American, Historic Philadelphia, History, Museums & Attractions

Powel House

Powel House

The home of Samuel Powel, Philadelphia’s first mayor, is the epitome of 18th-century elegance. On any given evening during its heyday, the house’s guest list included John Adams, Ben Franklin and the Marquis de Lafayette. View the china gifted by Martha Washington, or dance the minuet on the same floors...

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Tags: Historic Philadelphia, History, Museums & Attractions

Physick House

Physick House

Dr. Philip Syng Physick, physician to 19th-century elite, also treated victims of the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793. While the artifacts and medical equipment designed and pioneered by Dr. Physick are fascinating, the melodrama of his personal life is what makes a tour of his home so captivating....

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Tags: Historic Philadelphia, History, Museums & Attractions

Hotel Monaco Philadelphia

Hotel Monaco Philadelphia

Just steps from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Philadelphia combines luxurious design and amenities with an eco-conscious LEED gold rating. Guests who check into one of the boutique hotel’s 268 rooms enjoy numerous amenities, including complimentary wine hour and bike usage. Stratus, the hotel’s rooftop lounge,...

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Tags: Accommodations & Hotels, Historic Philadelphia

Wedge + Fig

Wedge + Fig

Cheese lovers revel in the global selections at Wedge + Fig, one of Historic Philadelphia’s many small bistros. Guests who bring their own beer or wine can tap into the pairing expertise of the staff. When the weather is nice, patrons love to sit outside in the courtyard....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: BYOBs, Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

Wedge + Fig

Wedge + Fig

Cheese lovers revel in the global selections at Wedge + Fig, one of Historic Philadelphia’s many small bistros. Guests who bring their own beer or wine can tap into the pairing expertise of the staff. When the weather is nice, patrons love to sit outside in the courtyard....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: BYOBs, Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

Wedge + Fig

Wedge + Fig

Cheese lovers revel in the global selections at Wedge + Fig, one of Historic Philadelphia’s many small bistros. Guests who bring their own beer or wine can tap into the pairing expertise of the staff. When the weather is nice, patrons love to sit outside in the courtyard....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: BYOBs, Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

Pinot Boutique

Pinot Boutique

A wine shop with a Philadelphia bent, Pinot Boutique supplements its stock of wine, tools and classes with lessons in pairing vino with local fare such as cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, Tastykakes and Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews and offers casual lessons on wines of the American Revolution....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Nightlife, Shopping

Pinot Boutique

Pinot Boutique

A wine shop with a Philadelphia bent, Pinot Boutique supplements its stock of wine, tools and classes with lessons in pairing vino with local fare such as cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, Tastykakes and Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews and offers casual lessons on wines of the American Revolution....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Nightlife, Shopping

Pinot Boutique

Pinot Boutique

A wine shop with a Philadelphia bent, Pinot Boutique supplements its stock of wine, tools and classes with lessons in pairing vino with local fare such as cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, Tastykakes and Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews and offers casual lessons on wines of the American Revolution....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Nightlife, Shopping

Pinot Boutique

Pinot Boutique

A wine shop with a Philadelphia bent, Pinot Boutique supplements its stock of wine, tools and classes with lessons in pairing vino with local fare such as cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, Tastykakes and Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews and offers casual lessons on wines of the American Revolution....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Nightlife, Shopping

Pinot Boutique

Pinot Boutique

A wine shop with a Philadelphia bent, Pinot Boutique supplements its stock of wine, tools and classes with lessons in pairing vino with local fare such as cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, Tastykakes and Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews and offers casual lessons on wines of the American Revolution....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Nightlife, Shopping

Old City

Old City

With charm to spare, Historic Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood beckons visitors to explore the boutiques, restaurants, galleries and historical sites that line the streets....

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Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Neighborhoods & Towns

Third Street Habit

Third Street Habit

On-point women’s clothing boutique Third Street Habit is one of many owner-operated independent shops in Historic Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood, where Philadelphians have been shopping for centuries....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Shopping

Third Street Habit

Third Street Habit

On-point women’s clothing boutique Third Street Habit is one of many owner-operated independent shops in Historic Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood, where Philadelphians have been shopping for centuries....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Shopping

The Little Lion

The Little Lion

Offering brunch, lunch and dinner, The Little Lion restaurant has revolutionary flair and classic southern cuisine, including fried green tomatoes, mac and cheese and bourbon-and-brown sugar iced tea....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

The Little Lion

The Little Lion

Offering brunch, lunch and dinner, The Little Lion restaurant has revolutionary flair and classic southern cuisine, including fried green tomatoes, mac and cheese and bourbon-and-brown sugar iced tea....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

The Little Lion

The Little Lion

Offering brunch, lunch and dinner, The Little Lion restaurant has revolutionary flair and classic southern cuisine, including fried green tomatoes, mac and cheese and bourbon-and-brown sugar iced tea....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

The Little Lion

The Little Lion

Offering brunch, lunch and dinner, The Little Lion restaurant has revolutionary flair and classic southern cuisine, including fried green tomatoes, mac and cheese and bourbon-and-brown sugar iced tea....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

Known as the birthplace of America, the City of Philadelphia has a fascinating history of its own. The Philadelphia History Museum recounts the city’s narrative with artifacts dating back to 1680, exhibits tracing its industrial, cultural, political and social roots—and the world’s largest map of Philadelphia....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, History, Museums & Attractions

Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

Known as the birthplace of America, the City of Philadelphia has a fascinating history of its own. The Philadelphia History Museum recounts the city’s narrative with artifacts dating back to 1680, exhibits tracing its industrial, cultural, political and social roots—and the world’s largest map of Philadelphia....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, History, Museums & Attractions

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