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Abington Art Center

Abington Art Center

Founded in 1939, the Abington Art Center in suburban Philadelphia offers studio classes, a sculpture garden and regular exhibitions....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Arts & Culture, Family, Parks & Gardens

Ben Franklin’s Print Shop

Ben Franklin’s Print Shop

A Colonial re-enactor stands outside the print shop of Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, which has been re-created in Historic Philadelphia....

Credit: Photo by K. Ciappa for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Ben Franklin, Family, Historic District, History

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

New Hope’s Ivyland Railroad takes passengers on a nine-mile, 50-minute scenic journey aboard one of the nation’s few remaining steam-powered engines....

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Tours & Transportation

Dad Vail Regatta

Dad Vail Regatta

Held annually on Mother’s Day weekend, the Dad Vail Regatta on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia is the largest collegiate rowing competition in the country....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Outdoors, Sporting Events

Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill

Germantown Avenue is the shopping and dining hub for Philadelphia’s tony Chestnut Hill neighborhood, which is located on the northwest edge of the city....

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Neighborhoods & Towns

Broad Street Run

Broad Street Run

Named by Runner’s World as one of the nation’s fastest 10-mile courses, the Broad Street Run attracts athletes from around the world. The event also features fun runs and family activities....

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Events, Outdoors, Sporting Events

Mütter Museum

Mütter Museum

This collection of 139 skulls is found in one of the most unusual museums anywhere—the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. The museum features specimens of anatomy and pathology and historic medical instruments. ...

Credit: Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Museums & Attractions

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hot Air Balloon Ride

One of the best places to see fall foliage is in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Just an hour’s drive from Philadelphia, the area, sprawling with magnificent trees, rolling hills and lush landscapes, is particularly beautiful from up above. ...

Credit: Photo by B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Tours & Transportation

Jim’s Steaks

Jim’s Steaks

Hungry diners line up for a traditional Philly cheesesteak at Jim’s Steaks, a South Street landmark. Edgy boutiques, trendy restaurants and great people watching make South Street a popular destination....

Credit: Photo by J. Smith for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Dining & Restaurants

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