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.
Displays lighting up the region
Discover spectacular displays that light up the night sky.
Best spots to grab a slice in the city
It’s no surprise that Philadelphia, a city with such a rich Italian heritage, is a haven for delicious gourmet pizza. And in recent years, the pizza offerings around town have only gotten better as a new class of Philadelphia restaurants have entered the fray, specializing in pies that have turned pizza into a meal worth dining out.
A multi-day tour of the Delaware River waterfront, starting from Philadelphia’s first casino
There are many attractions and events all year long along the waterfront, just a short cab ride away from Sugarhouse Casino.
Our favorite spots for the twilight hour
One of our favorite ways to find inspiration is heading outside and relaxing with the beautiful colors of the setting sun. Check out our favorite spots to watch the sunset in Philadelphia.
Stay cool with our favorite air conditioned spots in the city
Summer in Philadelphia can get steamy, with soaring temperatures and stifling humidity. Fortunately, there are numerous attractions that offer a cool respite from the seasonal heat.
Get outside and celebrate with festivals, fireworks, concerts and more
All summer long, outdoor festivals abound in Philadelphia. To help you navigate through them all and find the ones you definitely do not want to miss, we’ve compiled our Summer Festivals roundup with all the festivals we could find taking place within the next few months.
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.
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.
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.
Top classic eateries in and around the city
Our roundup of some of the most well known and well-frequented classic diners in Philadelphia.