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Check out our Top Picks for a series of articles and lists full of fun suggestions for great things to do in and around Philadelphia.

We make things easy for you by giving you plenty of recommendations. Then you pick and choose the places you like best.

From the best cheesesteaks and hoagies to the most essential Philadelphia experiences and beyond, our Top Picks give you the best of Philly. Enjoy!

A view of the Philadelphia skyline from the Benjamin Franklin Bridge
Top Things to Do in Philly in July
Massive July 4th celebrations, the DNC, music festivals and more
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Visitors admire Independence Hall from Independence Square
10 Most Essential Things to Do in Philadelphia
The can’t-miss experiences in the first World Heritage City in the U.S.
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Donkeys Around Town
20+ Awesome DNC Events And Exhibitions In Philly
Join the fun during the Democratic National Convention
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Top Political Sites in Philadelphia
Top Political Sites in Philadelphia
Philly is overflowing with centuries of political history
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Crowds on Manaynuk's Main Street
The Biggest Summer Events & Festivals Hitting Philly in 2016
Summer means outdoor music, beer gardens, fireworks and more
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Top 10 Spots for
Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks
Our picks for the best places to go for a genuine Philly Cheesesteak experience
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Children hug Cookie Monster at Sesame Place
30 Awesome Things to Do with Kids in Philadelphia
The best spots for kids and families to learn, play, explore and more
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A number of delicious hoagies in Philadelphia
Where To Find The Best Hoagies In Philadelphia
Where to find some of the best sandwiches in America’s best sandwich city…
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People hang outdoors late night at Silk City
The Best Spots for Late-Night Eats in Philadelphia
Awesome restaurants and bars serving food until 1 a.m. or later
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Runneres and joggers in Penn Park in Philadelphia
10 Best Running and Biking Trails Near Center City Philadelphia
Iconic jogs, scenic cycling routes and awesome trails accessible from downtown Philly
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The roast pork sandwich at John's Roast Pork
Where To Find The Best Roast Pork Sandwiches In Philadelphia
A guide to one of Philly’s vastly underrated signature sandwiches
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The Best Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in Philadelphia
Summer in Philly means dining and drinking alfresco
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Creative Africa
20+ Must-See Exhibitions in Philadelphia for Summer 2016
Creative Africa, PoliticalFest, Science Behind Pixar and more
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Independence Mall
The Official Historic Philadelphia Trail
The essential guide to Philadelphia’s original city
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Floating barge at Spruce Street Harbor Park
25 Things to Do at Spruce Street Harbor Park and Summerfest this Summer
Philly’s coolest waterfront parks offer roller skating, hammock lounging, beer gardens and more
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Philadelphia explodes with arena-rocking performances by top talents.
The 30 Biggest Concerts and Music Fests Coming This Summer
Superstars and up-and-comers hit Philly’s big summer venues
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Screenings Under the Stars
Top Summer Outdoor Movie
Screenings in Philadelphia in 2016
Get outside and watch a movie
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12 Awesome Things to Do in Historic Philadelphia
The coolest experiences in Philadelphia’s Historic District
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PHS Pop Up Garden at the Reading Viaduct
The Best Beer Gardens in Philadelphia
Where to go for al fresco beers this summer
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Night Market
30+ Awesome Food Festivals Hitting Philadelphia in 2016
Fill up on signature eats from the city and beyond at an array of delicious events and fests
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Top Places to Eat in Philadelphia's Gayborhood
30 Awesome Places to Eat in
Philadelphia’s Gayborhood
Great spots to grab a bite to eat
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The Top Multicultural Festivals in Philadelphia in 2015
The Top Multicultural Festivals in Philadelphia in 2016
International sights, sounds and flavors shine at top Philadelphia festivals
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Top Things to Do with Kids
in Historic Philadelphia
Family-friendly activities abound in Philly’s historic district
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25 Awesome Things to Do On Philly's Waterfront
A tour of everything the Delaware River waterfront has to offer
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Top Beer Festivals Coming to Philadelphia in 2015
Top Beer Festivals Coming to Philadelphia in 2016
Upcoming events in one of the best beer-drinking cities in the U.S.
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25 Things to Do in Historic Philadelphia After Dark
Things to Do in Historic Philadelphia After Dark
Explore the district’s restaurants, bars, theaters and more after the sun goes down
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Most Visited Attractions in Philadelphia
The 25 Most Popular Attractions in Philly
A guide to the most popular sites in the area
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The 50 Biggest Festivals & Events Coming to Philadelphia in 2016
A month-by-month guide to the biggest, can’t-miss events coming to Philly this year
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20+ Great Restaurants in Historic Philadelphia
20+ Great Restaurants in Historic Philadelphia
Tasty eats in Philly’s original city
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Top Places for Lunch Near the Liberty Bell
Grab-and-go bites and fanciful dishes, all within a 10-minute walk of the bell
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Fireworks at Lincoln Financial Field
15+ Awesome Sporting Events Coming to Philadelphia in 2016
Copa America, March Madness, the Penn Relays and more
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The Best Southern and Soul Food in Philadelphia
The Best Southern
and Soul Food in Philadelphia
Where to find the best southern and soul food in the City of Brotherly Love
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Top Places To Eat Near The South Philadelphia Sports Complex
Top Places to Eat Near the South Philadelphia Sports Complex
Hoagies, tacos, tailgating and more within a 10-minute drive of the stadiums
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Blueberry pancakes and Bank and Bourbon
12 Awesome Spots for Breakfast Near the Convention Center
Morning meals less than a 10-minute walk from Philadelphia’s convention center
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24 Free Things to Do in Historic Philadelphia
Explore the Historic District’s cool inexpensive offerings
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Where to Find the Top Coffee Shops and Espresso Bars in Philadelphia
Where to Find the Top Coffee Shops and Espresso Bars in Philadelphia
Ultimate guide of must-visit cafes for coffee lovers
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Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package
Book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package
Package includes free hotel parking, free bike share and free PHLASH passes
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Top 50 Must-See Attractions In Philadelphia
Top 50 Must-See Attractions In Philadelphia
Explore the City of Brotherly Love’s iconic and can’t-miss experiences
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People enjoying drinks at Morgan's Pier in Philadelphia
25 Great Bars in Historic Philadelphia
Where to cheers with a pint or two in the city’s Historic District
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Top 10 Things to Do Near the Pennsylvania Convention Center
Top 10 Things to Do Near the
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Awesome attractions and activities all within walking distance of the main entrance
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