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Philadelphia Travel Guide

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Best of Philadelphia

3 days in Philadelphia
3 days in Philadelphia

Three very different days make for one great overview of Philly. Spend the first day exploring history, the second perusing museums, and the third getting up close and personal with some pop culture that defines the city.

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Family-friendly Philadelphia

Philadelphia for young kids
Philadelphia for young kids

From Elmo to zoo animals and from carousels to ducks, there are plenty of fun things to do with your kids here in Philly.

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Philadelphia on a budget

Philadelphia for free
Philadelphia for free

Quoth the raven: "Get it free." Check out the Poe House, the Rocky Statue and other Philadelphia favorites - and leave your wallet at home.

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Insiders' Philadelphia

Philadelphia off the beaten path
Philadelphia off the beaten path

While tourists flock to the Liberty Bell, locals run by boathouses and explore old prisons. Check out the secret haunts of those who know this town best.

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Getaways from Philadelphia

Daytrips from Philadelphia
Daytrips from Philadelphia

The Jersey Shore beaches, a town made of chocolate, and the center of home shopping are all within driving distance. Philly is close to it all!

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Philadelphia's Fairmount Park Neighborhood
Philadelphia's Fairmount Park Neighborhood

An outdoor tour with something for everyone - that's the best way to describe the tour of the Fairmount Park East neighborhood. This is just a short trek of the area outside the famous Philadelphia...

Rated 3 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Philadelphia Pop Culture Tour
Philadelphia Pop Culture Tour

Philadelphia has long been considered a cradle of historic significance. But the city is home to more than just the Liberty Bell. Over the years, Philadelphia has carved itself a significant niche in...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Guide to Historical Philadelphia
Guide to Historical Philadelphia

For a mile walk with history at every corner, head to the Independence Mall and Old City sections of Philadelphia. You can roam the same streets our founding fathers did, tracing their tracks from...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
A Family-Friendly Philadelphia Tour
A Family-Friendly Philadelphia Tour

This tour starts with a trip back in time, and ends at a modern playground. In between, there are plenty of choices. This tour is easily adapted to your family's particular needs.

Do your kids have...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
A Taste of Philadlephia Foodie Tour
A Taste of Philadlephia Foodie Tour

Philadelphia has always been a melting pot of ethnic backgrounds and cultures. Proof of this is in the pudding - or in the ovens and stove tops of the area. There's no better way to explore the...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Day

A day in historic Philadelphia (TA_MikeW, Apr 7, 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 9 Votes

Perfect Weekend

Yo! Philly weekend on the cheap... (mccarthys5, Jun 4, 2006)
4.5 of 5 stars 42 Votes
Phamily Phriendly Philly (LiveSmall,TravelBig, Jun 3, 2006)
4.5 of 5 stars 8 Votes
3.5 of 5 stars 8 Votes

Best Of

Favorite Philadelphia Lunch & Dinner Eats (rocknroll52, Dec 14, 2009)
5.0 of 5 stars 7 Votes
Art Lovers Guide to Philadelphia (rocknroll52, May 30, 2009)
5.0 of 5 stars 4 Votes
Philadelphia Must-See LIst (rocknroll52, Mar 28, 2010)
4.5 of 5 stars 3 Votes

Recent Trip

Philadelphia history (Janet G, Apr 20, 2007)
4.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Quick Weekend in Philly (Traveler_VA, Oct 8, 2007)
3.5 of 5 stars 5 Votes
New York and Philadelphia-a Family Affair! (Scorpio Rising, Aug 13, 2007)
3.0 of 5 stars 5 Votes