This year the 2016 Democratic National Convention landed in Philly, not to mention endless music and art festivals, a delectable food scene, trendy hotels, and history around every picturesque corner. America’s first UNESCO World Heritage City, Philadelphia is a can’t-miss spot for your travel bucket list.
The best places in Philadelphia include both affordable and luxe hotels, high-end eateries, no-frills cheesesteak spots, world-class museums, sprawling green spaces, and expert-led food tours. Don’t miss the iconic Liberty Bell, a beer tour that will put you elbow-to-elbow with seasoned locals, hidden historic sites in Old City, and more. Here’s what to do in Philadelphia, in one graphic.
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