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Franklin Fountain

Franklin Fountain

This Victorian-inspired ice cream saloon tempts people of all ages with its handmade ice cream, banana splits, thick shakes, sundaes and flavored phosphates and fountain drinks—all served by soda jerks. During colder months, customers line up for hot chocolate, hot milkshakes and homemade pie....

Credit: Photo by VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: African-American, Dining & Restaurants, Historic District, Summer

Morgan's Pier

Morgan's Pier

Just below the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, leafy trees, a gourmet picnic menu and a beer garden unite at Morgan’s Pier, a seasonal waterfront favorite. Patrons here enjoy brews and food during sunset and live music or DJs late night....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Nightlife, Summer

Morgan's Pier

Morgan's Pier

Just below the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, leafy trees, a gourmet picnic menu and a beer garden unite at Morgan’s Pier, a seasonal waterfront favorite. Patrons here enjoy brews and food during sunset and live music or DJs late night....

Credit: Photo by A. Ricketts for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Dining & Restaurants, Nightlife, Summer

Wawa Welcome America Fireworks, Penn’s Landing

Wawa Welcome America Fireworks, Penn’s Landing

Celebrating the nation’s birthday in its birthplace, Wawa Welcome America! is a multi-day party with free events for all ages throughout the city, including outdoor concerts, museum days, a patriotic parade, block parties and fantastic fireworks (shown here at Penn’s Landing)....

Credit: Photo by L. Berckey for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Historic District, Holidays, Summer

Wawa Welcome America Fireworks, Penn’s Landing

Wawa Welcome America Fireworks, Penn’s Landing

Celebrating the nation’s birthday in its birthplace, Wawa Welcome America! is a multi-day party with free events for all ages throughout the city, including outdoor concerts, museum days, a patriotic parade, block parties and fantastic fireworks (shown here at Penn’s Landing)....

Credit: Photo by L. Berckey for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Events, Historic District, Holidays, Summer

Valley Green

Valley Green

Miles of secluded, gentle trails and lush foliage make up Valley Green, part of Philadelphia’s 9,200-acre Fairmount Park. With the soothing sounds of the Wissahickon Creek bubbling in the background, Valley Green’s rolling hills, shaded woodlands and natural landscapes provide a quiet refuge for walkers, hikers and bikers just minutes...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

Valley Green

Valley Green

Miles of secluded, gentle trails and lush foliage make up Valley Green, part of Philadelphia’s 9,200-acre Fairmount Park. With the soothing sounds of the Wissahickon Creek bubbling in the background, Valley Green’s rolling hills, shaded woodlands and natural landscapes provide a quiet refuge for walkers, hikers and bikers just minutes...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

Valley Green

Valley Green

Miles of secluded, gentle trails and lush foliage make up Valley Green, part of Philadelphia’s 9,200-acre Fairmount Park. With the soothing sounds of the Wissahickon Creek bubbling in the background, Valley Green’s rolling hills, shaded woodlands and natural landscapes provide a quiet refuge for walkers, hikers and bikers just minutes...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

Valley Green

Valley Green

Miles of secluded, gentle trails and lush foliage make up Valley Green, part of Philadelphia’s 9,200-acre Fairmount Park. With the soothing sounds of the Wissahickon Creek bubbling in the background, Valley Green’s rolling hills, shaded woodlands and natural landscapes provide a quiet refuge for walkers, hikers and bikers just minutes...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

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