The landmark reproduction of Robert Indiana's Love sculpture located on John F. Kennedy Plaza in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Blessed with the glamour and culture of a big city, 'Philly' as it's affectionately known, also delights visitors with its rich history and small-town charm.


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Things to Know

Get to know Philadelphia before you go with these tips on health, safety and etiquette.

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Best Neighborhoods

Get to know the real Philadelphia through its vibrant neighborhoods, with these top places that are perfect for lovers of beer, food, music and culture.

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Day Trips

Philadelphia is a prime jumping-off point to explore sandy beaches, bucolic farms and wineries and one delicious ice cream trail. 

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Money and Costs

Unlike its Empire State neighbor, Philadelphia offers plenty of ways to visit on a budget. Here are 11 tips to help your dollars go further.

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Philadelphia is an easy city to get around, whether you take public transportation, rent a bike or walk around its neighborhoods.

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Free Things to Do

Philadelphia is a city with a rich history and a thriving art scene – much of which can be enjoyed for nothing at all.

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Traveling with Kids

From hands-on museums to historic sites, there are plenty of fun activities to enjoy with kids in Philadelphia. Here are the best.

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Cyclist on Indego Bike Share bikes tour along the Cherry blossoms in full bloom along Kelly Drive on the Schuylkill River Banks, in the Fairmount Park section of Philadelphia, PA, on April 4, 2017. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto)

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