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Red Owl Tavern

Red Owl Tavern

Attached to the Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, Red Owl Tavern serves up handcrafted cocktails made with fresh-squeezed juices, along with house-cured charcuterie and classic dishes with an international twist. When dining outdoors, visitors are also treated to stunning views of Independence Mall....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Historic Philadelphia

Philadelphia Skyline

Philadelphia Skyline

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

Credit: Photo by C. Smyth for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Ben Franklin, Skylines

Philly Tour Hub

Philly Tour Hub

Departing from the Philly Tour Hub in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood, adventurous travelers can see Philadelphia at a different pace with Philly by Segway. Several tour themes and options are available and all include training on how to operate the two-wheeled vehicles....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Historic Philadelphia, Neighborhoods & Towns

Old City

Old City

With charm to spare, Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood beckons visitors to explore the boutiques, restaurants, galleries and historical sites. Especially popular are the monthly First Friday arts crawls when crowds roam the cobblestone streets for an evening of gallery hopping, shopping and sampling tasty victuals....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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

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

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

Party on the Parkway, Wawa Welcome America!

Party on the Parkway, Wawa Welcome America!

Along with some of the top names in music, hundreds of aspiring salsa dancers dance the day away on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Party on the Parkway, one of many events taking place during Wawa Welcome America!, Philadelphia’s multi-day Fourth of July celebration....

Credit: Photo by J. Smith for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Hispanic, Holidays, Multicultural, Summer

Fourth of July Fireworks

Fourth of July Fireworks

Fireworks light up the sky above the Philadelphia Museum of Art during the city’s Wawa Welcome America! Celebration. From June 24 through July 4, 2011, Philadelphia celebrates America’s birthday with parades, family activities, patriotic ceremonies, several spectacular fireworks displays and the nation’s largest free outdoor concert featuring top-name talent....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Family, Holidays, Summer

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