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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 […]

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 […]

Attraction of the Week: The Rodin Museum

Auguste Rodin was a French sculptor most famous for his iconic “The Thinker” statue. Today, you can find over 20 versions of “The Thinker” in museums world-wide, including The Musee in Paris, The National Gallery of Art in D.C., and Philly’s Rodin Museum. Rodin claims the title “Father of modern sculpture.” During the 19th and […]

21 Fantastic Things to do this Winter in Philly

Despite the oftentimes frigid temps and barren scenery, winter is an ideal time to plan your trip to Philadelphia. Fewer crowds and cheaper hotel rates are just a few of the reasons why winter can possibly be a more attractive time to visit the City of Brotherly Love. Add in 2 festive ice rinks, a […]

10 Spectacular Ice Rinks to Check Out this Winter

Ice skating has become a popular winter pastime throughout the country. In the past, ice rinks were more common in big cities, primarily cold weather destinations. Today, you can find rinks everywhere, with even warm weather havens like Vegas, Phoenix, and Santa Monica getting in on the action. As more people relocate from cold weather […]

Christmas in Philly: 10 Festive Events Not-to-Be Missed

The City of Brotherly Love offers no shortage of festive holiday attractions & seasonal events. While indulging in Philly cheesesteaks and authentic Italian cuisine, climbing the Rocky steps, visiting all the historical sites, and taking in the local sports scene will give you plenty enough to do, a December visit bring forth even more opportunity […]

Christmas in Paradise at Longwood Gardens

A Longwood Christmas at Longwood Gardens is one of Philadelphia’s most beloved holiday traditions. Almost the entirety of this incredible 1077 acre botanical garden is adorned with Christmas cheer. Asides from taking in the sights & fresh scents of more than 16,000 plants, you will also get to enjoy more than 600,000 colorful lights, plus […]

3 Places to View Great Skylines

Every city has its’ own unique top spots for city photography. Listed below are 3 fantastic sites for viewing the great skylines of Chicago, Pittsburgh, and Boston. Chicago & Pittsburgh are among the most scenic skylines in the country, if not the world. In addition, the beautiful greenery surrounding Boston gives us numerous options for […]