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Guidebook for Philadelphia

Melissa

Guidebook for Philadelphia

Parks & Nature
Race Street Pier offers nice views of the Delaware waterfront and the Ben Franklin Bridge, and hosts free events from time to time. From April to November, free yoga classes at 7am and 6pm.
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Race Street Pier
Race Street
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Race Street Pier offers nice views of the Delaware waterfront and the Ben Franklin Bridge, and hosts free events from time to time. From April to November, free yoga classes at 7am and 6pm.
Sway in a hammock among the trees, or chill in a net on the pier overtop the Delaware River - Spruce Street Harbor Park is a great place to relax and grab some snacks and libations
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Spruce Street Harbor Park
301 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard
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Sway in a hammock among the trees, or chill in a net on the pier overtop the Delaware River - Spruce Street Harbor Park is a great place to relax and grab some snacks and libations
If you're visiting Philly and enjoy exercising, it's mandatory to run up the Art Museum steps a la Rocky Balboa. But for a longer jog, take the nearby trail through Fairmount Park which runs along the Schuylkill River. You can ride a bike on the trail too (grab a Indego bike share), and there are plenty of spots for picnicking, watching university sculls on the water near Boathouse Row, or even fishing.
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Fairmount Park
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If you're visiting Philly and enjoy exercising, it's mandatory to run up the Art Museum steps a la Rocky Balboa. But for a longer jog, take the nearby trail through Fairmount Park which runs along the Schuylkill River. You can ride a bike on the trail too (grab a Indego bike share), and there are plenty of spots for picnicking, watching university sculls on the water near Boathouse Row, or even fishing.
The LOVE artwork in the bedroom is there for a reason. Visit Robert Indiana's sculpture in John F. Kennedy Plaza, known generally as LOVE park. It's a place equally beloved by photographers and skaters.
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Love Park
Arch Street
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The LOVE artwork in the bedroom is there for a reason. Visit Robert Indiana's sculpture in John F. Kennedy Plaza, known generally as LOVE park. It's a place equally beloved by photographers and skaters.
It's not quite nature, but you can walk or jog over the Delaware River via the walking path of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which gives you some beautiful views of the city.
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Ben Franklin Bridge
6 Linden St
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It's not quite nature, but you can walk or jog over the Delaware River via the walking path of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which gives you some beautiful views of the city.
A short walk away is the newly revamped Franklin Square, with a carousel and playground. Cute, free, and right across the street from Independence Mall.
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Franklin Square
200 North 6th Street
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A short walk away is the newly revamped Franklin Square, with a carousel and playground. Cute, free, and right across the street from Independence Mall.
Arts & Culture
FringeArts has a theatre in the same building as the restaurant Le Peg, all housed in a historic pump station that provided Philadelphia with world-class firefighting capabilities at the turn of the 20th century.
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FringeArts
140 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard
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FringeArts has a theatre in the same building as the restaurant Le Peg, all housed in a historic pump station that provided Philadelphia with world-class firefighting capabilities at the turn of the 20th century.
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Arden Theatre Company
40 North 2nd Street
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Chances are you're looking at our BnB because you've already got tickets to a show at Festival Pier, and it's a ten minute walk, tops.
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Festival Pier at Penn's Landing
601 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard
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Chances are you're looking at our BnB because you've already got tickets to a show at Festival Pier, and it's a ten minute walk, tops.
An interesting and eclectic selection of performers appear here - and it's just a couple of blocks away.
Painted Bride Art Center
230 Vine Street
An interesting and eclectic selection of performers appear here - and it's just a couple of blocks away.
This is every local's favorite museum in the city. Not necessarily for the squeamish, but an endlessly fascinating medical museum that we've been to over and over again.
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The Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 S 22nd St
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This is every local's favorite museum in the city. Not necessarily for the squeamish, but an endlessly fascinating medical museum that we've been to over and over again.
Art gallery showcasing creations by Asians and Asian-Americans, but also a space that presents all kinds of performance art and fosters a growing artist community in our city.
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine St
Art gallery showcasing creations by Asians and Asian-Americans, but also a space that presents all kinds of performance art and fosters a growing artist community in our city.
If you came to Philadelphia for the history, there's no way you can skip stopping in here. Extremely well-done interactive displays and exhibits detailing the early history of our nation.
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Museum of the American Revolution
101 S 3rd St
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If you came to Philadelphia for the history, there's no way you can skip stopping in here. Extremely well-done interactive displays and exhibits detailing the early history of our nation.
The first museum funded and built by a municipality to help preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans.
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The African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street
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The first museum funded and built by a municipality to help preserve, interpret and exhibit the heritage of African Americans.
Smithsonian-affiliated museum with wide-ranging exhibits from history-making American Jews such as Steven Spielberg and Leonard Bernstein.
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National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall E
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Smithsonian-affiliated museum with wide-ranging exhibits from history-making American Jews such as Steven Spielberg and Leonard Bernstein.
Run up the steps like Rocky, then immerse yourself in a world-class art museum. It's almost impossible to explore in one day, so try to budget at least two. Favorites include the Japanese Tea Garden and the Duchamp exhibition.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
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Run up the steps like Rocky, then immerse yourself in a world-class art museum. It's almost impossible to explore in one day, so try to budget at least two. Favorites include the Japanese Tea Garden and the Duchamp exhibition.
This imposing building was once an innovative prison where Al Capone and Willie Sutton were incarcerated. Now it's a neat piece of history you can explore, with some fun events around Halloween and Bastille Day.
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Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Avenue
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This imposing building was once an innovative prison where Al Capone and Willie Sutton were incarcerated. Now it's a neat piece of history you can explore, with some fun events around Halloween and Bastille Day.
Nautical-themed museum on the Delaware River waterfront. See the exhibits, or just watch all the ships go by.
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Independence Seaport Museum
211 S Christopher Columbus Blvd
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Nautical-themed museum on the Delaware River waterfront. See the exhibits, or just watch all the ships go by.
A great science center, especially for families. Also contains an IMAX theater.
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The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
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A great science center, especially for families. Also contains an IMAX theater.
It's impossible to describe the Magic Gardens; they have to be experienced. Created by mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar, they are an iconic part of South Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
1020 South Street
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It's impossible to describe the Magic Gardens; they have to be experienced. Created by mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar, they are an iconic part of South Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Orchestra performs here, and there are always plenty of other classical music, Broadway, and arts events going on.
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The Kimmel Center
300 South Broad Street
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The Philadelphia Orchestra performs here, and there are always plenty of other classical music, Broadway, and arts events going on.
This historic theater can be spotted on the Centennial-era mural in the bathroom of the Hannah Callowhill apartment! Now it plays host to performances from Opera Philadelphia and more. It's truly gorgeous inside and well worth the visit.
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Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street
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This historic theater can be spotted on the Centennial-era mural in the bathroom of the Hannah Callowhill apartment! Now it plays host to performances from Opera Philadelphia and more. It's truly gorgeous inside and well worth the visit.
Awesome art gallery showcasing fresh and quirky art - this should be your first stop walking into the heart of Old City! They host an event every first Friday of the month. Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School also hosts drawing classes here.
Arch Enemy Arts
109 Arch St
Awesome art gallery showcasing fresh and quirky art - this should be your first stop walking into the heart of Old City! They host an event every first Friday of the month. Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School also hosts drawing classes here.
This is one of the most prestigious music conservatories in the country, if not the world, and they have regular free lunchtime recitals.
Curtis Institute of Music
1726 Locust Street
This is one of the most prestigious music conservatories in the country, if not the world, and they have regular free lunchtime recitals.
Getting Around
The Market-Frankford Elevated line stops here, about seven minutes walk from the Hannah Callowhill Apartment. The El can take you to the Amtrak station at 30th Street, or Market East Station where you can connect to any regional rail train (including the Airport Line). Local uses stop outside the station, and there's an Indego bike share located here as well. SEPTA (the South East Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) recently converted from an ancient token system to transit cards, which you can buy and load at Spring Garden Station - see http://www.septa.org/key/ for more information.
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Spring Garden Station
600 North Front Street
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The Market-Frankford Elevated line stops here, about seven minutes walk from the Hannah Callowhill Apartment. The El can take you to the Amtrak station at 30th Street, or Market East Station where you can connect to any regional rail train (including the Airport Line). Local uses stop outside the station, and there's an Indego bike share located here as well. SEPTA (the South East Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) recently converted from an ancient token system to transit cards, which you can buy and load at Spring Garden Station - see http://www.septa.org/key/ for more information.
Grab a bike from the Indego Bike Share station here
151 Race St
151 Race St
Grab a bike from the Indego Bike Share station here
Grab a bike at the Indego Bike Share station outside of Race Street Pier
190 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
190 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
Grab a bike at the Indego Bike Share station outside of Race Street Pier
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
510 N Front St
Our awesome local mechanic.
Snyderman's Gulf Station
260 N 2nd St
Our awesome local mechanic.
Undercover parking garage.
Old City Parkominium
231 N 2nd St
Undercover parking garage.
Parking lot at Vine and Columbus run by the Delaware River Water Authority. $20 daily rate.
360 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
360 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
Parking lot at Vine and Columbus run by the Delaware River Water Authority. $20 daily rate.
The main transportation hub in Philadelphia, 30th Street Station is a quick subway ride away on the Market-Frankford Line (Spring Garden Station is the closest stop to our home). At 30th Street you can transfer to Amtrak and Regional Rail, including the Airport Line. There are also budget-priced buses that leave from here to New York City (Bolt Bus, Megabus).
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30th Street Station
2955 Market Street
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The main transportation hub in Philadelphia, 30th Street Station is a quick subway ride away on the Market-Frankford Line (Spring Garden Station is the closest stop to our home). At 30th Street you can transfer to Amtrak and Regional Rail, including the Airport Line. There are also budget-priced buses that leave from here to New York City (Bolt Bus, Megabus).
Sightseeing
This easily overlooked side-street is our nation's oldest residential street, with houses dating back to 1702. After a stroll through Elfreth's Alley, go across the street to Quarry Street, and zig-zag down Bread and Cherry Streets for a taste of 19th century post-industrial factories, preserved and re-purposed into homes and offices.
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Elfreth's Alley
124-126 Elfreth's Alley
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This easily overlooked side-street is our nation's oldest residential street, with houses dating back to 1702. After a stroll through Elfreth's Alley, go across the street to Quarry Street, and zig-zag down Bread and Cherry Streets for a taste of 19th century post-industrial factories, preserved and re-purposed into homes and offices.
The steeple of Christ Church can be seen in depictions of Philadelphia throughout the 18th and 19th centuries - and the gardens surrounding it provide quiet respite from the buzz of Old City
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Christ Church
20 North American Street
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The steeple of Christ Church can be seen in depictions of Philadelphia throughout the 18th and 19th centuries - and the gardens surrounding it provide quiet respite from the buzz of Old City
America's birthplace, run by the good rangers of the National Park Service.
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Independence Hall
520 Chestnut Street
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America's birthplace, run by the good rangers of the National Park Service.
You can see this for free through glass, or line up to check it out up close. In any case, check one of the most recognizable symbols of America off your bucket list.
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Campana della Libertà
North 6th Street
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You can see this for free through glass, or line up to check it out up close. In any case, check one of the most recognizable symbols of America off your bucket list.
The birthplace of American independence, this now modern neighborhood is best known for its major Colonial-era sites. Stroll around, bike around, take a double-decker bus, or even ride around on a Segway tour.
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Old City
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The birthplace of American independence, this now modern neighborhood is best known for its major Colonial-era sites. Stroll around, bike around, take a double-decker bus, or even ride around on a Segway tour.
Directly to our north is Northern Liberties, Philadelphia's hipster hotspot, with plenty of eateries and boutique shops. Take a stroll up to the Piazza for the full experience.
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Northern Liberties
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Directly to our north is Northern Liberties, Philadelphia's hipster hotspot, with plenty of eateries and boutique shops. Take a stroll up to the Piazza for the full experience.
Purported to be the site where the seamstress and flag-maker Betsy Ross lived when she sewed the first American Flag.
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Betsy Ross House
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Purported to be the site where the seamstress and flag-maker Betsy Ross lived when she sewed the first American Flag.
Once the site of Benjamin Franklin's home, this museum run by the National Park Service is a hidden gem. You can also see artifacts here that are from a similar period to the artifacts we found at the Hannah Callowhill Stage (ask us if you're interested!).
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Benjamin Franklin Museum
317 Chestnut Street
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Once the site of Benjamin Franklin's home, this museum run by the National Park Service is a hidden gem. You can also see artifacts here that are from a similar period to the artifacts we found at the Hannah Callowhill Stage (ask us if you're interested!).
There is a ton of things to see, eat, and shop in this ritzy neighborhood centered around one of William Penn's original squares.
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Rittenhouse Square
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There is a ton of things to see, eat, and shop in this ritzy neighborhood centered around one of William Penn's original squares.
The traditional HQ of Philadelphia's gritty alternative/bohemian/punk scene, with plenty of shops, restaurants, and a couple of venues.
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South Street
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The traditional HQ of Philadelphia's gritty alternative/bohemian/punk scene, with plenty of shops, restaurants, and a couple of venues.
Baltimore often lays claim to Edgar Allan Poe, but his most prolific period, and the happiest years of his life, were spent in Philadelphia. This National Historic Site in a building where he once lived celebrates the time he spent here writing stories like "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," and "The Gold-Bug."
Edgar Allan Pоe National Historic Site
532 North 7th Street
Baltimore often lays claim to Edgar Allan Poe, but his most prolific period, and the happiest years of his life, were spent in Philadelphia. This National Historic Site in a building where he once lived celebrates the time he spent here writing stories like "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," and "The Gold-Bug."
Drinks & Nightlife
Great food, great bar staff, and great drink choices in a historic early 19th century bank designed by William Strickland. Infamous for their Bloody Mary Bar during weekend brunch
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National Mechanics
22 S 3rd St
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Great food, great bar staff, and great drink choices in a historic early 19th century bank designed by William Strickland. Infamous for their Bloody Mary Bar during weekend brunch
Philadelphia's backyard beer garden, steps away from our front door! Open March through November.
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Morgan's Pier
221 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard
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Philadelphia's backyard beer garden, steps away from our front door! Open March through November.
Bottle shop offering the most complete craft beer selection in Philadelphia, with over 900 beers available. They've also got hand-made sandwiches and interesting snack items.
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The Foodery
837 North 2nd Street
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Bottle shop offering the most complete craft beer selection in Philadelphia, with over 900 beers available. They've also got hand-made sandwiches and interesting snack items.
In Pennsylvania, if you're not at a bar, you buy your wine & liquor at state stores like this one.
Fine Wine & Good Spirits
32 S 2nd St
In Pennsylvania, if you're not at a bar, you buy your wine & liquor at state stores like this one.
Home of Philadelphia Fringe Arts (the Philly Fringe Festival headquarters), this is also an awesome bar and restaurant set in an old pump station. Great food and drinks, frequent performance events while you eat, and an outdoor beer garden in the summer months.
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La Peg
140 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard
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Home of Philadelphia Fringe Arts (the Philly Fringe Festival headquarters), this is also an awesome bar and restaurant set in an old pump station. Great food and drinks, frequent performance events while you eat, and an outdoor beer garden in the summer months.
Yards kicked off brewpubs in Philadelphia and is still probably the best known. Currently on Delaware Avenue, it will soon be moving to a bigger location on Spring Garden (but still close by!).
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Yards Brewing Company
500 Spring Garden Street
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Yards kicked off brewpubs in Philadelphia and is still probably the best known. Currently on Delaware Avenue, it will soon be moving to a bigger location on Spring Garden (but still close by!).
This place has delicious bourbon and cocktails, and very reasonably priced food.
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Bourbon & Branch
705 North 2nd Street
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This place has delicious bourbon and cocktails, and very reasonably priced food.
Go here if you enjoy gambling!
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Rivers Casino Philadelphia
1001 North Delaware Avenue
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Go here if you enjoy gambling!
Super-popular diner bar, lounge, and nightclub with DJs and live music. They also do brunch every day, and have an outdoor dining area.
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Silk City
435 Spring Garden Street
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Super-popular diner bar, lounge, and nightclub with DJs and live music. They also do brunch every day, and have an outdoor dining area.
Spacious brewpub with brick-oven pizzas, small plates and an outdoor lounge with fire pits.
Urban Village Brewing Company
1001 N 2nd St
Spacious brewpub with brick-oven pizzas, small plates and an outdoor lounge with fire pits.
Bright, rustic-chic brewpub serving craft beer paired with pub grub & globally influenced mains.
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2nd Story Brewing
117 Chestnut Street
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Bright, rustic-chic brewpub serving craft beer paired with pub grub & globally influenced mains.
This large, industrial-style place with a full bar & balconies showcases a lineup of music artists.
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The Fillmore Philadelphia
29 E Allen St
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This large, industrial-style place with a full bar & balconies showcases a lineup of music artists.
This concert venue set in a historic building hosts a variety of music genres and has three bars.
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Union Transfer
1026 Spring Garden Street
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This concert venue set in a historic building hosts a variety of music genres and has three bars.
The Electric Factory has been serving up live music in Philadelphia for over 40 years, and it's six blocks away.
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Franklin Music Hall
421 North 7th Street
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The Electric Factory has been serving up live music in Philadelphia for over 40 years, and it's six blocks away.
The Troc was once a burlesque theater, but now you can see rock shows and weekly movies in this historic building.
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Trocadero Theatre
1003 Arch Street
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The Troc was once a burlesque theater, but now you can see rock shows and weekly movies in this historic building.
Maybe you've heard a live broadcast from World Cafe on the radio. Just a few stops on the El, and you can be there in person.
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World Cafe Live Philadelphia
3025 Walnut Street
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Maybe you've heard a live broadcast from World Cafe on the radio. Just a few stops on the El, and you can be there in person.
Philadelphia's best-known LGBTQ bar has been around for over 35 years and is now in the center of the Gayborhood.
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Woody's
202 S 13th St
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Philadelphia's best-known LGBTQ bar has been around for over 35 years and is now in the center of the Gayborhood.
Dance the night away with DJs and live bands at this nearby cash-only club.
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The Barbary
951 Frankford Avenue
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Dance the night away with DJs and live bands at this nearby cash-only club.
Food Scene
This place has been here for years and there's still always a line outside - the food's that good. Plan to get there early just in case.
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Green Eggs Cafe
719 North 2nd Street
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This place has been here for years and there's still always a line outside - the food's that good. Plan to get there early just in case.
Super good eats with an Israeli flavor. Try their shakshuka for brunch or lunch, it will change your life (and is big enough to share).
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Cafe Ole
147 North 3rd Street
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Super good eats with an Israeli flavor. Try their shakshuka for brunch or lunch, it will change your life (and is big enough to share).
An awesome and friendly little cafe next to the Race Street Pier, with delicious sandwiches.
Waterfront Gourmet Cafe & Deli - Best Catering & Events Services in Philadelphia
5 N Christopher Columbus Blvd
An awesome and friendly little cafe next to the Race Street Pier, with delicious sandwiches.
One of our favorites! Cuban food and decor, and of course mojitos.
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Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Philadelphia
10 South 2nd Street
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One of our favorites! Cuban food and decor, and of course mojitos.
Fun luchador-themed Mexican restaurant and bar.
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Lucha Cartel
207 Chestnut Street
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Fun luchador-themed Mexican restaurant and bar.
Cute cafe, with coffee beans roasted onsite.
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Old City Coffee, Inc.
221 Church Street
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Cute cafe, with coffee beans roasted onsite.
Artisanal java drinks and snacks in a brick-walled space with retro-style lighting and a homey vibe.
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Menagerie Coffee
18 South 3rd Street
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Artisanal java drinks and snacks in a brick-walled space with retro-style lighting and a homey vibe.
Upscale contemporary American restaurant serving dinner seven nights a week and Sunday brunch in Old City.
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Fork
306 Market Street
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Upscale contemporary American restaurant serving dinner seven nights a week and Sunday brunch in Old City.
Our go-to for nearby pizza. The name of the store is exactly what they sell.
Big Ass Slices
218 Market St
Our go-to for nearby pizza. The name of the store is exactly what they sell.
Intimate and romantic Italian restaurant with a piano bar and wine cellar.
Bistro Romano
120 Lombard St
Intimate and romantic Italian restaurant with a piano bar and wine cellar.
Our favorite brunch! This cafe is French Lebanese influenced, and literally everything on the menu is fantastic.
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Cafe La Maude
816 North 4th Street
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Our favorite brunch! This cafe is French Lebanese influenced, and literally everything on the menu is fantastic.
La Colombe is Philadelphia born and bred, and this is their flagship cafe, about a 25 minute walk north through lovely Northern Liberties and Fishtown.
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La Colombe Coffee Roasters
1335 Frankford Avenue
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La Colombe is Philadelphia born and bred, and this is their flagship cafe, about a 25 minute walk north through lovely Northern Liberties and Fishtown.
Adorable spot for tea-sipping and browsing.
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The Random Tea Room & Curiosity Shop
713 North 4th Street
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Adorable spot for tea-sipping and browsing.
If you love Indian food, grab some take-out curry at Ekta. We can't get enough. The korma is amazing.
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Ekta
250 East Girard Avenue
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If you love Indian food, grab some take-out curry at Ekta. We can't get enough. The korma is amazing.
You can't visit Philadelphia without stopping by Reading Terminal for lunch - America's oldest continuously operating farmers' market. If you are overwhelmed once you're inside (it happens), try to head to DiNic's. We always recommend our guests go to Reading Terminal to find their favorite cheesesteak.
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Reading Terminal Market
51 North 12th Street
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You can't visit Philadelphia without stopping by Reading Terminal for lunch - America's oldest continuously operating farmers' market. If you are overwhelmed once you're inside (it happens), try to head to DiNic's. We always recommend our guests go to Reading Terminal to find their favorite cheesesteak.
BYOB restaurant with exotic food and colorful cozy decor.
Kabul Afghan Cuisine
106 Chestnut St
BYOB restaurant with exotic food and colorful cozy decor.
Favorite spot for a sit-down Vietnamese meal.
Vietnam Restaurant
221 North 11th Street
Favorite spot for a sit-down Vietnamese meal.
Hand-drawn noodle soup for less than $10. Heaven on a cold day (or really any day).
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Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodle House
1022 Race Street
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Hand-drawn noodle soup for less than $10. Heaven on a cold day (or really any day).
19th Century style ice cream parlor.
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The Franklin Fountain
116 Market Street
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19th Century style ice cream parlor.
Looking for a cheesesteak? Avoid the usual touristy suspects and head to John's. They are in a class by themselves. Get there early to keep the wait down to less than half an hour, and with the monster steak in hand, step outside to the fine dining area, where an old lady holds court and says, "Go ahead, sonny, take that table over the there."
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John's Roast Pork
14 E Snyder Ave
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Looking for a cheesesteak? Avoid the usual touristy suspects and head to John's. They are in a class by themselves. Get there early to keep the wait down to less than half an hour, and with the monster steak in hand, step outside to the fine dining area, where an old lady holds court and says, "Go ahead, sonny, take that table over the there."
Our city's vegetarian restaurant mecca.
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Govinda's Vegetarian Cuisine
1408 South Street
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Our city's vegetarian restaurant mecca.
Entertainment & Activities
If you like playing games or watching sports while drinking, this is a stone's throw from our place, so you won't even have to pay for parking.
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Dave & Buster's
325 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard
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If you like playing games or watching sports while drinking, this is a stone's throw from our place, so you won't even have to pay for parking.
You can't help but notice all the murals decorating our city. Mural Arts is the organization that funds and organizes most of them, and they run tours of the most iconic murals with professional guides.
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Mural Arts Philadelphia
1727-29 Mount Vernon Street
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You can't help but notice all the murals decorating our city. Mural Arts is the organization that funds and organizes most of them, and they run tours of the most iconic murals with professional guides.
Independent movie cinema.
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Landmark's Ritz Five
214 Walnut Street
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Independent movie cinema.
Independent movie cinema.
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Landmark's Ritz At The Bourse
Ranstead Street
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Independent movie cinema.
Exactly what the name suggests.
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Barcade
1114 Frankford Avenue
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Exactly what the name suggests.
We haven't tried it, but judging by the lines of Segways we see around Old City all the time, it's popular with tourists and their tired feet.
Philly By Segway
229 Arch Street
We haven't tried it, but judging by the lines of Segways we see around Old City all the time, it's popular with tourists and their tired feet.
Old City Philadelphia is the kind of place where we're used to seeing re-enactors in full Colonial get-up wandering around, so of course we also have horse-drawn carriages that can take you around the neighborhood. Tours depart daily from 5th and Chestnut Street.
76 Carriage Company
1648 N Hancock St
Old City Philadelphia is the kind of place where we're used to seeing re-enactors in full Colonial get-up wandering around, so of course we also have horse-drawn carriages that can take you around the neighborhood. Tours depart daily from 5th and Chestnut Street.
All-ages bowling alley.
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North Bowl
909 North 2nd Street
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All-ages bowling alley.