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5 Local Coffeeshops to try in Center City Philly

While in most cities the central area of commercialization is referred to as downtown, Philadelphia has Center City instead (for reasons unknown). The bustling center of business and entertainment in the heart of Philadelphia is popular with tourists for its’ expanding foodie scene, which includes a variety of indie coffee shops. Philly’s independent coffee scene […]

12 things to do in Center City Philadelphia

As the bustling centerpiece of Philadelphia, you will probably find yourself exploring Center City at one point during your Philly trip. While Old City houses the most historical sites in the city, Center City continues to receive praise for its’ expanding foodie scene, yearly lineup of events, and numerous entertainment offerings. Below are 12 must-dos […]

The Best Urban Parks & Green Spaces in Philadelphia

Plan some time out during your Philly trip to check out all the city’s wonderful green spaces and urban parks. William Penn designed 5 public squares including Washington Square which is home to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Because there are so many parks within the city boundaries, it’s super easy to escape to […]

Attraction of the Week: Empire State Building Observation Deck

You have seen it in countless movies and TV shows, most notably Sleepless in Seattle, An Affair to Remember, and Elf (over 250 productions have filmed here!). Now enjoy the jaw dropping views for yourself. A longtime New York City icon, you cannot visit Manhattan for the first time without enjoying the once in a […]

The 21 Best Things to See and Do in Philly’s Main Line

The Main Line is a name given to the suburban Philly towns which lie along the former Main Line route of the Pennsylvania railroad. Originally, the area was founded by notable Philadelphia families who built summer homes in the area. Many of the suburbs within the Main Line are consistently ranked as not only the […]

8 Amazing Desserts to try in Philly

While Philly is most well-known for cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, and authentic pizza, you can find pretty much any food under the sun here including fabulous desserts. From award winning bakeries which serve homemade treats, to coffee shops specializing in handmade pastries, to super popular vegan milkshakes that are so good that tourists line up for […]

The Top Free Things to do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is an ideal vacation destination for history buffs, photographers, and foodies. The city has seen a massive spike in tourism in recent years. The PHLCVB reports a record breaking 45 million people visited the city in 2018! Recently, National Geographic ranked Philly as one of the “world’s 25 best travel destinations in 2020.” This […]

The Top Independent CoffeeShops to Check out in the Philly Metro Region

Indie coffee houses are a bustling business nowadays. Today, tourists and locals alike flock to these unique coffee shops to savor an expertly made drink and fresh homemade pastries, all while enjoying the local charm. Long gone are the days when Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts are the only options when it comes to grabbing a […]

Where to find Good Vegan Food in Philly

Fortunately, it’s pretty easy nowadays to find ample plant-based entrees in restaurants across the country. As more people begin to experience the health benefits of a meat and dairy-free diet, restaurants continue to add more vegan items to their menus. We all know Philadelphia is most well known for their iconic cheesesteaks. Surprisingly, Philly is […]

The Best Places to Get Breakfast in Philly

Before heading over to the Independence Mall, Liberty Bell, or any other Philly historic site, you will want to enjoy a filling breakfast. Fortunately, there more than enough local restaurants which serve amazing breakfast fare. Every place on this list also serves great coffee too, so you do not have to waste precious time getting […]