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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. Click the articles below for our guides to the best of Philadelphia. Enjoy!

People enjoying Spruce Street Harbor Park in Philadelphia
60+ Events and Fests Coming to Philly This Summer
Summer means outdoor music, beer gardens, fireworks and more
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Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest
30 Things to Do in Philly This June
Massive street festivals, outdoor movies, roller skating, beer gardens and more
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A roast pork sanwich at DiNic's in Reading Terminal Market
10 Awesome Things to Eat at Reading Terminal Market
Great eats at one of the best public markets in the U.S.
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A couple on a hotel bed in Philadelphia
Book the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package
Package includes free hotel parking, a Garces gift card, Summerfest roller skate rentals and more
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Top Things To Do In Philly This Week
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People at Independence Beer Garden in Philadelphia
The Best Beer Gardens in Philly for 2017
30+ warm-weather spots for al fresco beers
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A view of the Philadelphia skyline from the Benjamin Franklin Bridge
30 Great Things to Do in Philly in July
Massive July 4th celebrations, music festivals and more
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Museum of the American Revolution Guide
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People at Bok Bar in South Philadelphia
25 Great Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in Philly
Summer in Philly means dining and drinking al fresco
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Screenings Under the Stars
Top Outdoor Movie Screenings in Philly This Summer
Get outside and watch a movie
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Philadelphia explodes with arena-rocking performances by top talents.
The 20 Biggest Concerts and Music Fests Coming This Summer
Superstars and up-and-comers hit Philly’s big summer venues
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The exterior of the Philadelphia Museum of Art from Eakins Oval
30 Must-See Exhibitions in Philly This Summer
Revolutionary street art, nature photography, kinetic sculptures and more
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Crowds at a Night Market
50 Biggest Events and Fests Coming to Philly in 2017
A month-by-month guide to the biggest, can’t-miss events coming to Philly this year
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A couple shops in Old City, Philadelphia.
The Best Places to Shop in Philadelphia
There’s plenty to peruse — and clothing and shoes are tax-free!
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An art installation in Franklin Square in Philadelphia's Historic District
Guide to Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition
Seek out this curated exhibit of 13 works in Old City, Society Hill and along the Delaware River
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People dine at Parc.
The 10 Most Popular Restaurants in Philly
The most booked restaurants in the City of Brotherly Love
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Best Places for Brunch in Philadelphia
Where to find the top brunch spots in the City of Brotherly Love
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A crowd at Night Market
50 Food Festivals Hitting Philly in 2017
Fill up on eats at an array of delicious events and fests
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The Top Reasons To Visit Philadelphia In 2017
The Top Reasons to
Visit Philadelphia in 2017
The NFL Draft, Museum of the American Revolution opening, new restaurants and more
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Valley Forge National Historical Park
The Historic American Revolution Trail of Philadelphia
Sites throughout the region recount America’s fight for independence
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The exterior of the National Constitution Center
25 Must-See Exhibitions in Philly This Spring
Watercolor, frogs, dinosaurs, robots and more
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Visitors admire Independence Hall from Independence Square
10 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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The Best Caribbean and Cajun Food in Philadelphia
Where to find the best Caribbean and Cajun eats in the City of Brotherly Love
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A Guide to Alexander Hamilton’s Philadelphia
Go beyond Broadway and follow Hamilton’s Philadelphia footsteps in the Historic District
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People eating at Kilimandjaro in West Philadelphia
10 Best Spots For West African Food in Philly
A guide to the flavors of West African cuisine throughout Philly
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Diners eat on the MOshulu on the Delaware River in Philadelphia
12+ Awesome Places to Eat Along Philadelphia’s Waterfront
A guide to dining on the Delaware River
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Fireworks at Lincoln Financial Field
20 Awesome Sporting Events in Philly in 2017
The NFL Draft, the Army-Navy game, the Penn Relays and more
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Where to See African and African-American Art in Philly
Explore museums and galleries featuring African and African-American artists
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The Biggest LGBT Events Coming to Philly in 2017
Parties, art exhibitions, film festivals 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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Photo of bedroom at The Lokal Hotel
15 New Hotels Coming to Philadelphia
Major new hotel projects in the pipeline in the City of Brotherly Love
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African-American Historic Sites in Philadelphia
African-American Historic Sites in Philadelphia
A citywide exploration of African-American culture and history
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People drink beer at Frankford Hall
Top Beer Festivals Coming to Philadelphia in 2017
Sudsy happenings in one of the best beer-drinking cities in the U.S.
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Fans catch the big game at XFINITY Live! in South Philadelphia
30 Great Sports Bars in Philadelphia
The game’s always on at these spots in Philly
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Hamburger from Village Whiskey
Where To Find the Best Burgers In Philadelphia
Satisfy your carnivore craving with some of the best hamburgers in the city
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A man taking a photo of the LOVE statue in Dilworth Park.
30 Free Things to Do in Philadelphia
Some of the city’s best inexpensive offerings
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Odunde Festival
30 Multicultural Festivals Hitting Philly in 2017
International sights, sounds and flavors shine at top Philadelphia festivals
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Where to Find the Best Ramen in Philadelphia
Where to Find the Best Ramen in Philadelphia
Our favorite spots around Philadelphia
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Philadelphia Zoo
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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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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