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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!

RiverCity Festival
30 Awesome Things to Do in Philly this October
Celebrations of cheeseteaks, Harry Potter, opera, fall harvests and more
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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 dine at Zahav.
The 10 Most Popular Restaurants in Philadelphia
The most booked restaurants in the City of Brotherly Love
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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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Characters at the Terror Behind the Walls
Halloween in Philadelphia 2016
Haunted houses, friendly frights and ghostly encounters throughout the region
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Can Jam at Sly Fox Brewing Company
Top Oktoberfest Celebrations in Philadelphia
Beer, brats and block parties all season long
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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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Crowds gather at the Scarecrow Festival at Peddler's Village.
30+ Fall Harvest Festivals in Philadelphia
Hayrides, fruit picking, pumpkin carving, pies of all kinds and so much more
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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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Harry Potter’s Guide to Philadelphia
City attractions and locations that could be found in the world of wizards
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A T. Rex roars in the Jurassic World exhibition
25 Must-See Exhibitions in Philly This Fall
Dinosaurs, rock and roll, robots and so much more this autumn in Philly
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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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Halloween Events and Activities in Philly for 2016
Haunted houses, historical frights, spooky soirees, hayrides and more
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People enjoy the RiverCity Festival in Philadelphia.
Complete Guide to Columbus Day Weekend in Philadelphia 2016
Make the most of a long full weekend in Philly, October 7-10, 2016
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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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Top Spots to View Fall Foliage in Philadelphia
Top Spots to View Fall Foliage in Philadelphia
Our picks for the best spots to see vivid fall colors in the Philly area
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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 Stateside FDR Room at Federal Distilling
The Craft Distilleries Trail of Philadelphia
See why small-batch distilling is booming in the region
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An Hispanic woman dances during the Festival de Babulae.
Hispanic Heritage Month in Philadelphia
A month-long celebration of food, music and culture
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The Best Rooftop Bars and Restaurants in Philadelphia
Summer in Philly means dining and drinking alfresco
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Terror Behind the Walls
The 12 Scariest Attractions in Philly
The region’s most terrifying haunted houses, ghost tours and more
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Top Haunted Attractions in Philadelphia
The historic region is full of restless spirits and ghostly encounters
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Independence Mall
The Official Historic Philadelphia Trail
The essential guide to Philadelphia’s original city
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Philadelphia Marathon
Top Reasons To Be In Philly
For The Philadelphia Marathon
As one of the top courses in the country, the race is one not to be missed
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Diners at Philadelphia International Airport
Where to Eat at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
The best spots to grab a bite at PHL pre- or post-flight
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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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