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Society Hill by Horse and Buggy

Society Hill by Horse and Buggy

The charmingly restored, 18th-century neighborhood of Society Hill is perhaps the most visited residential section of Philadelphia. With its fine mixture of Colonial- and Federal-style brick row houses, intimate courtyards and gracious cobblestone streets, Society Hill draws people on foot and by carriage. ...

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Tours & Transportation

North Bowl

North Bowl

Billiards and bowling go upscale at North Bowl in Northern Liberties, where a retro-cool cocktail lounge, a comfort food menu and 17 regulation-size lanes keep crowds entertained all night long....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Nightlife

North Bowl

North Bowl

There’s fun to spare at North Bowl in Northern Liberties, a retro bowling and billiards spot featuring a laid-back cocktail lounge and a comfort food menu....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Nightlife

Mercer Museum

Mercer Museum

The Mercer Museum in Doylestown is one of three buildings that form the legacy of Henry Chapman Mercer, an eccentric historian, architect, anthropologist and archaeologist devoted to tile making. The four-story museum houses Mercer’s collection of tools, representing more than 60 crafts and 50,000 objects created before the age of...

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Arts & Culture, Museums & Attractions

Belmont Mansion

Belmont Mansion

An exhibition of objects and artifacts recounts historic Belmont Mansion’s dramatic role as a stop on the Underground Railroad. Belmont is also renowned for its outstanding 18th-century Palladian architecture....

Credit: Photo by J. Smith for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: African-American, Architecture, History, Multicultural, Museums & Attractions

Cabin Run Covered Bridge

Cabin Run Covered Bridge

Located in Plumstead Township, Bucks County, this covered bridge, built in 1871, crosses the Cabin Run Creek. Of the 36 covered bridges originally built in Bucks County, only 11 remain....

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Outdoors

Brandywine River Museum

Brandywine River Museum

Exhibiting art in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford is internationally known for its collection of works by three generations of Wyeths. The museum also features a large collection of still life, landscape paintings and American illustration....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Arts & Culture, Museums & Attractions

Valley Forge National Historical Park

Valley Forge National Historical Park

The National Memorial Arch at Valley Forge was constructed in 1914 to honor George Washington and his troops, who endured bitter winter months here during the American Revolution....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: History, Museums & Attractions, Parks & Gardens

Screening Under the Stars

Screening Under the Stars

On Thursday evenings throughout July and August, families gather at Penn’s Landing along the Delaware River waterfront for Screenings Under the Stars, a series of recently released popular (and free!) films....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Family, Summer

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