Philadelphia Travel Guide
Hauled by steam locomotives, this 45-minute train loops through a pastoral strip of Lancaster County, from Strasburg to Leaman Place Junction and back. Working farms, many of them Amish, make up the bulk of the scenery.
Owned by Iron Chef Jose Garces, Village Whiskey is known for both its extensive whiskey, bourbon, and Scotch menu and its inventive American cuisine.
Recently restored by its new owners, Chick’s maintains the original pressed-tin ceiling and cherry bar, and features great classic-inspired cocktails.
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, which has about half the fat of ice cream.
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 Street, and part carry-out counter. The food at both components focuses on artisanal and health-conscious choices.
A favorite professional dealers’ source for Midcentury furniture.
In addition to the 2008 World Championship trophy, Citizens Bank Park is home to Ashburn Alley, an open-air promenade with concessions, bull pen–viewing platforms, and the Phillies Wall of Fame.
Spend a morning squeezing the tomatoes at the oldest outdoor food market in the country.
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 barn into a small premium operation in 1982.
stanbul native Eugenie Perret, the owner of this contemporary three-story gallery situated in the heart of Old City, and her partner, Michael Schmick, have capitalized on Philadelphia’s recent design renaissance and turned their shop into a meeting space for the city’s creative set.
A cross-city sister to the Old City Continental martini bar, restauranteur Stephen Starr launched this Rittenhouse Square restaurant/lounge in 2004.
Behind the 19th-century Beaux-Arts facade, the Penn Museum on the University of Pennsylvania campus houses three floors of artifacts from around the world.
A retail home for local cheesemakers, tea makers, and gourmet gift basket assemblers, DiBruno Bros now has several locations since opening its South Philly flagship in 1939 on Ninth Street, where the shelves are still stocked with rare, local, and international cheeses and meats (some hang from t
This Old City clothes and accessories boutique stocks vintage and designer pieces from foreign labels, as well as up-and-coming domestic brands. Opened in 2004, the shop's interior has hardwood floors and round display tables showcasing shoes and accessories.