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Top Picks

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!

Yoga at The Oval
Top Things to Do in Philly in August
Summer fun in Philly means pop-up parks, beer gardens and outdoor movie screenings
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Made in America
Top Things to Do in Philly in September
The final days of summer and first taste of fall brings a slew of food festivals, mega music concerts 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 Philadelphia skyline from the South Street bridge
Complete Guide to Labor Day Weekend in Philly
A vibrant weekend packed with music, art and outdoor happenings
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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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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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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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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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The Midtown Village Fall Festival is a seasonal celebration on 13th Street.
The Biggest Fall Events & Festivals Hitting Philly
Experience the tastes, holidays and happenings of autumn in Philly
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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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The 10 Most Delicious Things To Eat At Spruce Street Harbor Park This Summer
10 Delicious Things to Eat at Spruce Street Harbor Park
Fried chicken sandwiches, waffle ice cream sandwiches, tacos and more for 2016
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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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Crowds at Festival Pier on Penn's Landing
15 Spots to See Live Music Outdoors This Summer in Philly
From Fairmount Park to the Philly waterfront
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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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Top Things to Do at Penn's Landing This Summer
Top 15 Things to Do
at Penn’s Landing This Summer
Amazing parks, lively concerts, outdoor movies and more for summer 2016
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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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