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Jan 19 2010

Romantic Outings And Presidential Fun Fill February's Three-Day Weekend In Philly

Presidents’ Day And Valentine’s Day Are A Perfect Match In The City Of Brotherly Love

During the three-day weekend in February, travelers to the Philadelphia region can enjoy a romantic getaway or a presidential adventure—or a bit of both. Where better to celebrate the Presidents’ Day/Valentine’s Day weekend than in the birthplace of the nation and the City of Brotherly Love? After long walks in the region’s picturesque countryside, visitors can take in a few presidential sites—there are plenty in Philadelphia and The Countryside®—followed by a romantic dinner for two. Mix in a mural ride on a “Love Train,” a mating tour around the nation’s first zoo, the Oath of Office, a birthday cake

Jan 11 2010

Three Ways To Fill Winter Three-Day Weekends In Philly

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day & Presidents’ Day/Valentine’s Day Weekends Make For Extra-Long Weekends Of Fun In The City Of Brotherly Love

With two three-day weekends in January and February, travelers can kick off 2010 with a romantic getaway, a presidential adventure, an African-American cultural trip—or a bit of everything.

For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Philadelphia’s African-American attractions and historic sites honor the Civil Rights activist who became the movement’s leader. Those spending the long weekend in the region can catch a free concert, discover a new meaning of a national treasure and tour historic sites and cultural landmarks.

Then, where better to celebrate the President’s Day/Valentine’s Day weekend in February than in the birthplace of the nation and the City