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Spruce Street Harbor Park

Spruce Street Harbor Park

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation’s new Spruce Street Harbor Park offers a summer getaway right in Philly. From June 27 through August 31, visitors can enjoy festivals, concerts and movies on the Great Plaza; relax in one of the giant hammocks in the Hammock Lounge; cool off under the Mist...

Credit: Photo by M. Edlow for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

PHS Pop Up Garden

PHS Pop Up Garden

Pennsylvania Horticultural Center features a second season of its incredibly popular PHS Pop Up Garden. Following the inaugural Broad Street edition in 2013, the 2014 pop-up garden takes over the lot next to Jamaican Jerk Hut on South Street in Philadelphia’s Graduate Hospital neighborhood. Guests enjoy craft beer, tropical cocktails,...

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA™

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Fall, Nightlife, Summer

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....

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Icons, Skylines

Paine’s Park

Paine’s Park

Franklin’s Paine Skatepark, or Paine’s Park, is a new public space for skateboarding located between Logan Circle and the Schuylkill River Trail. Though skateboarding is the focus of the park, it also includes features to appeal to the general public, such as granite and steel benches and lovely views of...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens

Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square

In the warmer months, people love to hang out in Rittenhouse Square, where they can grab a seat on a coveted bench or a shady spot on the grass. Popular park activities include picnicking, reading, socializing, dog walking, Frisbee throwing and, of course, people watching....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens

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

Love Park

Love Park

Philadelphia’s John F. Kennedy Plaza, known as Love Park for its famous sculpture by artist Robert Indiana, offers a welcome dose of spring....

Credit: Photo by T. O’Keefe for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Museums & Attractions, Spring

Hawthorne Park

Hawthorne Park

Hawthorne Park, located at 12th and Catharine Streets in South Philadelphia, provides ample lawn areas for visitors and a green belt of plant beds that curve along its mid-section. Versatile paved surfaces support activities such as markets and other community events....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens

With Love Phillyosophy Ad

With Love Phillyosophy Ad

In 2014, Visit Philadelphia™ evolved its popular With Love, Philadelphia XOXO® campaign. The new vision is called “Phillyosophy.” With strong copy and bold photos, the With Love Phillyosophy ads are a burst of expression. It conveys the Philadelphia voice, spirit and attitude, while reflecting Philadelphia’s new confidence....

Credit: With Love, Philadelphia XOXO Phillyosophy Ad

Tags: History, Visit Philadelphia

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