The Best of Philadelphia

Philadelphia offers the best experiences for every type of traveler. 

History buffs can explore the story of American independence while art lovers peruse renowned collections inside museums and over 4,000 colorful murals outside. Over 10,000 acres of public parks and miles upon miles of trails await nature lovers, with exceptional cuisine and quirky tours always just a short walk away.

Also a worthy mention, Philadelphia was added to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 GoldList, joining eight other destinations around the world.

When the time is right, Philadelphia stands ready to Welcome You. 
Until then, here’s a quick menu of the best things in the city to add to your checklist.


Best of Street Food

Satisfy your craving for cheesesteaks, sandwiches, pretzels, ice cream, donuts, and other essential eats at the historic Reading Terminal Market, which was just named the Best Public Market in the U.S. by USA Today 10Best. Here’s a roundup of can’t-miss vendors at the 128-year-old market.


Best of Shopping

Home to tax-free shopping on apparel and shoes, Philadelphia is a heaven for every type of shopper. From outlet-lovers to mall-goers, to small boutique-seekers and antique aficionados. Here’s how you can shop like a local in the city.


Best of Outdoors

With one of the largest city-owned urban parks in the world, Philadelphia is home to seemingly endless number of outdoor experiences. Including picturesque riverfronts, lush parks, seasonal beer gardens and miles of trails to explore either by foot or by bike. Discover all of the opportunities to enjoy the fresh air in Philadelphia.


Best of the Philadelphia Binge

Known as the setting for iconic films such as Rocky, Creed, Silver Linings Playbook and The Sixth Sense as well as the recent Netflix film Concrete Cowboy, Philadelphia has shined bright on the silver screen for many years. Prep for your next Philadelphia trip by binge-watching these films and television shows set in the City of Brotherly Love.

Find new ways of discovering Philadelphia From Home until you can get here. Here are some at-home, do-it-yourself experiences that will help you enjoy wherever you are and prepare for your eventual visit.

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 Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau has been approved by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) to use their global Safe Travels Stamp.

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