Check out our Top Picks for a series of short articles full of fun suggestions for great things to do in and around Philadelphia.
We make things easy for you — we give you plenty of top recommendations and then you can pick and choose the places you like best.
Top Picks gives you the best of Philly: everything from bars under the stars to the city’s best ice cream cones.
New public spaces, expanded attractions and amazing exhibitions coming this year
For visitors wondering what’s new in Philadelphia in 2014, the short answer is: a lot.
Where kids can learn, play and explore
Families love to visit Philadelphia and we love hosting them. Here are ten of our favorite family-friendly museums, parks and attractions that will keep the entire family engaged and happy throughout your entire trip.
Popular places to visit with no admission required
For families and budget-conscious travelers eager to explore the region, there are plenty of fantastic, FREE attractions to discover in Philadelphia.
Top classic eateries in and around the city
Our roundup of some of the most well known and well-frequented classic diners in Philadelphia.
Weekends are made for brunching in the city
Weekends are made for brunching — chatting with friends, digging into a stack of syrupy pancakes, lingering over a cup of a coffee and a few refills (or maybe a few Bloody Marys). If you’re looking for an awesome brunch in Philadelphia, you need only consult this list.
Our picks for the best places to go for an Authentic Philly Cheesesteak experience
Here in Philly, cheesesteaks are a civic icon, a tourist draw and a cultural obsession. Often imitated around the world, the cheesesteak is rarely duplicated successfully outside of Philadelphia. So what is an authentic cheesesteak and where did it come from? Here’s the lowdown on this region’s favorite sandwich.
Sample some of the city’s lesser-known culinary treasures
Already sampled Philly’s iconic cheesesteaks, hoagies and pretzels? Then go beyond these local delicacies to sample some of the city’s lesser-known culinary treasures.
Regional breweries putting out award-winning beers
Philadelphia has a long, storied love affair with beer dating back over 100 years. While most of the city’s breweries were lost during Prohibition the 1920s, today the tradition of fine craft beer is alive and thriving.
Proving you can get good food on the road
A look at some of Philly’s must-try trucks—serving soft pretzels, pork roll sandwiches, elegant pastries, espresso drinks, global fare and just about everything in between.
Satisfy your carnivore craving with some of the best hamburgers in the city
Philadelphia is quickly becoming Burger Town, U.S.A. as new burger joints are popping up all over town.