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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, Philadelphia's Historic District

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

Assembly Rooftop Lounge

The Logan hotel’s Assembly Rooftop Lounge features modern seating nests and fireplaces nine stories up for patrons to enjoy craft cocktails, charcuterie plates and spectacular views of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADLEPHIA®

Tags: Alfresco Dining, Dining & Restaurants, Skylines

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: Family, Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Spring

Yoga on Race Street Pier

Yoga on Race Street Pier

April through October, Philadelphia’s Race Street Pier hosts free daily morning and early weeknight yoga sessions along the Delaware River and in the shadow of the Ben Franklin Bridge. The BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) classes are for all levels....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Fall, Outdoors, Spring, Summer

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...

Credit: Photo by M. Fischetti for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Spring

Morgan's Pier

Morgan's Pier

To capitalize on the city’s growing beer-garden craze, VISIT PHILADELPHIA™ is running the Visit Philly Beer Garden Series, a Friday happy hour taking place over the course of 12 weeks at one of six beer gardens throughout the city. The series runs June 6 through August 29, 2014 at Morgan’s...

Credit: Photo by M. Edlow for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Events, Summer

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,...

Credit: Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Parks & Gardens, Skylines

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

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