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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 […]

25 Must Try Restaurants in the Philly region

Philly is quickly becoming one of the country’s premier foodie destinations. Today, just as many people visit the city to take in the eclectic food scene as they do to take in the historical ambiance. The city is home to one of the nation’s first Italian restaurants (Dante & Luigi’s opened in 1899) and one […]

20+ Incredible Waterfalls to Add to your Bucket List

Waterfalls truly are a sight to behold, and fortunately, they can be found in all 50 states. While some areas like the Pacific Northwest and the Southeast are home to an incredible array of magnificent waterfalls, these gems of nature can be found just about anywhere. Whether tall or small, seeing a beautiful waterfall can […]

9 Places to take a Nature Walk near Philly

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia’s rich history draws millions of tourists per year. Many important museums and historical landmarks can be explored in Philly’s touristy Old City neighborhood. While taking in the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall will definitely be first on your itinerary, you may be craving a natural break after a few […]

Attraction of the Week: Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Fans of mysterious 19th century poet & writer Edgar Allan Poe, most famous for poems like The Raven and short stories like The Tell-Tale Heart, will definitely want to plan for a visit to the Poe National Historic Site during their time in Philly. This is a really unique local gem that will not take […]

15 Bike Paths with Relaxing Water Views

Biking has become my favorite weekend pastime. It’s a great way to get out of the house, enjoy a leisurely workout, and take in some fresh air, all while having a great time. Unlike more vigorous workouts like running & tennis, biking can be considered a more laid-back alternative, especially if you pick a flatter […]

A Guide to Exploring Old City Philadelphia: America’s Birthplace

History buffs will definitely want to place Philadelphia high up on their vacation bucket list. Once the temporary capital of the US, from 1790-1800 while D.C. was being constructed, the city is rich in historical significance. Most notably, Philadelphia is home to Independence Mall: America’s most historic square mile. Old City, as the name implies, […]

5 Coffee Shops to Check Out in Philadelphia’s Historic District

On your first trip to Philly, your must-do list will likely include visiting Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, along with all of the renowned historical museums. Fortunately, most of these attractions are clustered about in a central historic neighborhood called Old City, aka “The Birthplace of America.” If you are out and about in the […]