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Sheraton University City Pool

Sheraton University City Pool

The Sheraton University City’s rooftop pool resides on the seventh floor, providing guests with a private cabana feel and a peek at the Philadelphia skyline. Weather permitting, the family-friendly space opens 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on a seasonal basis....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Accommodations & Hotels, Outdoors, Summer

AKA University City Pool

AKA University City Pool

Twenty-eight floors up and 72 feet long, the AKA University City’s heated, indoor, infinity “pool in the sky” is serene and spectacular. Floor-to-ceiling windows look out on the Circa Green sky garden and the Philadelphia skyline. A mobile bar, white cushion loungers and outdoor fire pits add to the luxurious...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Accommodations & Hotels

AKA University City Pool

AKA University City Pool

Twenty-eight floors up and 72 feet long, the AKA University City’s heated, indoor, infinity “pool in the sky” is serene and spectacular. Floor-to-ceiling windows look out on the Circa Green sky garden and the Philadelphia skyline. A mobile bar, white cushion loungers and outdoor fire pits add to the luxurious...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Accommodations & Hotels

AKA University City Pool

AKA University City Pool

Twenty-eight floors up and 72 feet long, the AKA University City’s heated, indoor, infinity “pool in the sky” is serene and spectacular. Floor-to-ceiling windows look out on the Circa Green sky garden and the Philadelphia skyline. A mobile bar, white cushion loungers and outdoor fire pits add to the luxurious...

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Accommodations & Hotels

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 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

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