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Dalessandro's Steaks

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Forget about Pat's and Geno's - this is where you get the best Philly cheesesteaks

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Via Veneto Pizza

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The greatest water ice. Yes, water ice; it's a thing and I pity you for not knowing what it is

  • +1 610 279 5222
  • 2688 Dekalb Pike, Norriton, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Tacconelli's Pizza

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The best pizza west of Rome. Order the dough in advance

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Monk's Cafe

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Amazing craft beer and mussels

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Cosmopolitan Club Philadelphia

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Late night food

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R2L

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Modern cuisine, great view

  • +1 215 564 5337
  • 37th Floor Liberty Place, 50 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Ralph's Italian Restaurant

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Some of the best Italian food on the East coast, just like Grandmom used to make it

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Rittenhouse Square

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A beautiful walking neighborhood and park

  • 18th and Walnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Boathouse Row

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Picturesque and the best place to row in the world

  • Kelly Drive, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Amazing art collections, with the Rocky steps to boot

  • +1 215 763 8100
  • 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Independence Hall

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A great building and a fun area to circumambulate. Enjoy the entire neighborhood, not just the hall itself.

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Penn's Landing Historic Walk

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Another nice area to walk around Penn's landing and the old city

  • 101 N. Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Isgro Pastries

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The best cannoli in the world. Better than Milan. ... Take the cannoli

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Barnes Foundation

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Beautiful art and architecture

  • +1 215 278 7000
  • 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Lincoln Financial Field

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The proud home of the world champion Philadelphia Eagles, and of the world's only stadium jail

  • +1 267 570 4000
  • 1 Lincoln Financial Field Way, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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National Constitution Center

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Home to the living document. Come and celebrate. Don't let the haters take you down

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Manayunk Brewing Company

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An awesome part of the city

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Reading Terminal Market

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AMAZING food

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Estia Restaurant (Locust Street)

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If you can't go to Greece....

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D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. - Brewery, Museum and Gift Shop

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America's oldest brewery, and (one of) the best

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Dmitri's (Third Street)

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Get the octopus

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Philadelphia Zoo

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America's first

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The Franklin Institute

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Almost too much fun for everyone involved, but especially for kids

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The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

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Amazing if you like natural history

  • +1 215 299 1000
  • 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Penn Museum

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Awesome history museum

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Morimoto Philadelphia

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Worth the trip

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The Franklin Fountain

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Awesome ice cream and a very fun vibe

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Crayola Experience - Easton

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The Crayola factory is a crayon-based paradise

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Valley Forge National Historical Park

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Where the Continental Army spent a tough winter under GW

  • +1 610 783 1000
  • 1400 North Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Fairmount Water Works

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Beautiful and a great place to start or end a walk

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Fairmount Park

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The largest urban park in the country. Simply replete with hidden statues, sculptures, and pretty little nooks. It is too big to take in on one day unless you are a marathon runner.

  • Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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The Stoogeum

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Just what the world has needed, a museum dedicated to the highest of the arts: slapstick humor as practiced by the masterly Three Stooges.

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Washington Crossing Historic Park

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A nice park and a fun place to see a historical reenactment.

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King of Prussia Mall

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A monument to consumerism. At one point the largest mall by store area in the world. Probably surpassed by now, but not a bad place to go if you like shopping.

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30th Street Station

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My very favorite Gilded Age rail station.

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Philadelphia City Hall

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A nice walking location; exceptionally so if you like great architecture.

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Liberty Bell

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A powerful symbol.

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Mütter Museum - The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

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You need a strong stomach, but what you learn at the Mütter Museum will never leave you.

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Please Touch Museum

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Lots of fun

  • +1 215 581 3181
  • Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

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Gorgeous place for a saunter

  • +1 215 247 5777
  • 100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Forbidden Drive

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An absolutely stunning place for a walk or run.

  • Forbidden Dr, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Love Park

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Home of LOVE

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Pennypack Park

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Another one of the great outdoor excursion options around Philadelphia

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Hope Lodge & Mather Mill

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A cool place to learn about colonial life

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Whispering Bench

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Pretty and engaging. A playful marvel of acoustic engineering

  • 248 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

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Main Street

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A nice neighborhood to take a walk around

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Schuylkill River Trail

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Come run the hidden pine trails of the forest as they say. In this case, bike, run, or amble along the river

  • Schuylkill River Trail, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Wissahickon Valley Park

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Another fun naturalist experience. Even more fun if you are willing to wade into things.

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Rodin Museum

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A nice, contemplative spot

  • +1 215 763 8100
  • 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Museum of the American Revolution

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For you history buffs

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Battleship New Jersey

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A battleship!

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National Museum of American Jewish History

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For those who are interested

  • +1 215 923 3811
  • 101 South Independence Mall East Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Betsy Ross House

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Home of the flag

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Mummers Museum

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A fascinating tradition

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Underground Railroad Museum

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Dedicated to freedom

  • +1 215 878 8844
  • 2000 Belmont Mansion Drive, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Second Bank of the United States

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Financial history is fascinating

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Christ Church

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The final home of Ben Franklin. I recommend coupling a visit with reading his autobiography

  • +1 215 922 1695
  • 20 N. American Street (On 2nd, above Market Street), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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Laurel Hill Cemetery

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Visiting a cemetery seems odd, but it really is quite nice.

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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

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Bring his writings

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Zahav

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Won the James Beard award

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