It’s time to take that summer vacation you’ve been dreaming of all winter long. While you’re brainstorming trip ideas, let Travel + Leisure help you decide where to go with its Summer Shortlist, which features the season’s hottest destinations in the U.S.

Philadelphia is on our radar this year thanks to its perfect blend of nature, culture, and art. When you arrive, make your first stop a visit to any number of the city's urban parks and pop-up gardens to relax after your journey and get your first taste of this East Coast city's unique vibe.

For art lovers, see how many of Philly's 3,600 public murals you can spot while you’re exploring the streets. Head inside the Philadelphia Museum of Art for world-class paintings, sculptures, and objects when you need a break from the heat.

And if you’re looking to grab a bite to eat, Philadelphia has fresh oysters, classic hoagies, and a variety of delicious food from around the world to please any appetite.

Don’t know where to start? The video above features our favorite spots and attractions in the city.