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Philadelphia

2012-afc-philadelphiaPhoto credit: Jason Varney

THE WORST...

Attractive (#33)
Cleanliness (#32)
Barbecue (#29)
  • denotes a Top 10 ranking
  • denotes a Bottom 10 ranking
People
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
28 Athletic/active
33 Attractive
14 Diverse
19 Driving ability/Good drivers
29 Friendly
23 Intelligent
23 Charming local accent
20 Offbeat
21 Proud of their city
1 Passionate sports fan
27 Stylish
22 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
13 Base for day trips
4 Cultural getaway
18 Family vacation
17 Gay-friendly
26 Girlfriend getaways
23 Pet-friendly vacation
25 Romantic escape
21 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
19 Cocktail lounges
21 Happy hour
19 Music scene
23 Singles scene
5 Sports bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
7 Classical music
17 Free attractions
2 Historical sites/monuments
5 Museums/galleries
21 Street performers
10 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
11 Antique stores
22 Flea markets
25 Home decor and design stores
22 Independent boutiques
19 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
29 Barbecue
20 Cafes
20 Coffee
12 Ethnic food
15 Fine-dining restaurants
14 Hamburgers
14 Ice cream
14 Microbrew beer
4 Pizza
5 Street food/Food trucks
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
17 Affordability
11 Architecture/Cool buildings
32 Cleanliness
23 Environmental friendliness
20 Range of hotel options
24 Peace and quiet
25 People-watching
22 Public parks and outdoor access
17 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
29 Safety
24 Weather
18 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO VISITORS
10 4th of July
26 Christmas
23 Fall
23 New Year's Eve
28 Spring Break
18 Summer
25 Valentine's Day
26 Winter
People
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
34 Athletic/active
34 Attractive
18 Diverse
14 Driving ability/Good drivers
32 Friendly
30 Intelligent
22 Charming local accent
20 Offbeat
23 Proud of their city
3 Passionate sports fan
26 Stylish
30 Tech-savvy
Type of Trip
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
19 Base for day trips
11 Cultural getaway
24 Family vacation
16 Gay-friendly
30 Girlfriend getaways
27 Pet-friendly vacation
29 Romantic escape
27 Wild weekend
Nightlife
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
23 Cocktail lounges
21 Happy hour
20 Music scene
26 Singles scene
10 Sports bars
Culture
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
8 Classical music
21 Free attractions
4 Historical sites/monuments
4 Museums/galleries
22 Street performers
11 Theater/performance art
Shopping
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
19 Antique stores
17 Flea markets
30 Home decor and design stores
22 Independent boutiques
23 Luxury stores
Food/Drink/Restaurants
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
27 Barbecue
16 Cafes
22 Coffee
13 Ethnic food
16 Fine-dining restaurants
20 Hamburgers
16 Ice cream
13 Microbrew beer
9 Pizza
9 Street food/Food trucks
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
19 Affordability
10 Architecture/Cool buildings
35 Cleanliness
27 Environmental friendliness
23 Range of hotel options
30 Peace and quiet
29 People-watching
24 Public parks and outdoor access
14 Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness
34 Safety
27 Weather
26 Wireless coverage
Best Times to Visit
ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS
8 4th of July
25 Christmas
29 Fall
22 New Year's Eve
30 Spring Break
18 Summer
25 Valentine's Day
28 Winter
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