Things to Do in Philadelphia, PA

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Anthony's, a wooden storefront located in Philadelphia's Ninth Street Italian Market, opened in the 1930s. The environment is Old World, with small,... Read More

One of Philadelphia’s newest and most exciting museums showcases Albert C. Barnes’ collection of Post-Impressionist and early Modernist paintings. The... Read More

This always-popular ice skating rink is now a year-round destination: This summer it was reimagined as SummerFest, one of the country's only outdoor... Read More

Located between Chestnut and Walnut Streets, this family-run gelato shop uses hormone-free milk from grass-fed cows to make its chilled Italian dessert,... Read More

Chaddsford Winery, which produces 30,000 cases a year of tannin-rich reds and whites, is co-owned by a husband-and-wife team, who turned a 17th-century... Read More

Recently restored by its new owners, Chick’s maintains the original pressed-tin ceiling and cherry bar, and features great classic-inspired... Read More

In addition to the 2008 World Championship trophy, Citizens Bank Park is home to Ashburn Alley, an open-air promenade with concessions, bull pen&ndash... Read More

A cross-city sister to the Old City Continental martini bar, restauranteur Stephen Starr launched this Rittenhouse Square restaurant/lounge in 2004.... Read More

A retail home for local cheesemakers, tea makers, and gourmet gift basket assemblers, DiBruno Bros now has several locations since opening its South... Read More

Tour this massive former prison where Al Capone spent time. Autumn brings the popular Halloween-themed “Terror Behind the Walls” tours. Read More

A more casual sister restaurant to next-door Fork Bistro, this Old City café is part sit-down dining, with the few tables overlooking Market... Read More

The walk-through, pulsing model of the human heart at this well-heeled science emporium is macabre enough to enchant children. Other exhibits include a... Read More

This one of Philadelphia's five original squares is dedicated to family fun. It features a carousel and Philly-themed mini golf course. Read More

Now in a permanent performance space, FringeArts has gone from an annual festival to a fixture in the Philadelphia cultural scene. Cutting-edge shows... Read More

Start here to explore Philadelphia’s top historic sites and attractions, including Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Carpenters’ Hall, and the... Read More

For the last 100 years, this open-air market in South Philadelphia has beckoned the hungry masses with butcher, baker, and cheese stands. The annual... Read More

Although a lounge by name, Liberté—inside the Hotel Sofitel—serves more than cocktails. The all-day menu has an eclectic variety of... Read More

The Liberty Bell is exhibited at Independence National Historic Park inside Liberty Bell Center. The pavilion that houses it has interpretive exhibits,... Read More

Meander through over 1,000 acres of gardens, water features, and attractions. Be sure to hit the Orchid House, the Waterlily Display, and the Orangery. Read More

Artist Isaiah Zagar created this awe-inspiring attraction, which takes up half a city block. His mosaic murals repurpose discarded items like tile,... Read More

stanbul native Eugenie Perret, the owner of this contemporary three-story gallery situated in the heart of Old City, and her partner, Michael Schmick,... Read More

Not for the weak of stomach, this museum is dedicated to medical oddities and abnormalities. The walls are lined with skulls, organs in jars, and... Read More

Climb through “Nature’s Castles,” three large-scale treehouses designed to bring back your childhood memories and built among ... Read More

In a state known for antiquated alcohol laws, this is one of the first liquor producers around that is allowed to offer tours and tastings. Guides take... Read More

Though the ladies behind this Center City gift and housewares shop may be better known for their popular Philly restaurants (which include Lolita,... Read More

Behind the 19th-century Beaux-Arts facade, the Penn Museum on the University of Pennsylvania campus houses three floors of artifacts from around the... Read More

Housed inside the Reading Terminal Market, this gourmet food and souvenir shop specializes in locally made sweets, snacks, and crafts, all of which are... Read More

Grab a slice and wander through the "largest collection of pizza memorabilia in the world,” as certified by Guinness Book of World Records. Exhibits... Read More

This hands-on learning museum is perfect for a family outing. Playing is encouraged throughout the two floors of exhibits, as is touching, smelling and... Read More

Since 2004, this Northern Liberties-area art gallery has showcased contemporary artists who incorporate unusual materials — from found objects to... Read More

Since 1892 this indoor farmers market has featured stall after stall of fresh produce, meat, seafood, and take-away meals. Today, the market's over 80... Read More

 A favorite professional dealers’ source for Midcentury furniture. Read More

Insider Clout: Berghaier, a wildlife specialist before becoming a travel consultant, has been following the Great Migration for more than three decades.... Read More

Stroll through the largest collection (outside of Paris) of sculptor Auguste Rodin’s work in a formal garden and museum. Free. Read More

This new boardwalk, perched over the Schuylkill River (between Center City and University City), juts out as far as 50 feet from the shore and offers... Read More

Hauled by steam locomotives, this 45-minute train loops through a pastoral strip of Lancaster County, from Strasburg to Leaman Place Junction and back.... Read More

This Old City clothes and accessories boutique stocks vintage and designer pieces from foreign labels, as well as up-and-coming domestic brands. Opened... Read More

Stylish industrial space. In addition to great cocktails, Twenty Manning serves Black Angus burgers that are among the best in Philadelphia. Read More

Cutting-edge women’s boutique that helped jumpstart Old City’s fashion renaissance. Read More

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