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Where to find Philadelphia’s best outdoor art

Philadelphia has more than 3,000 murals, so you're guaranteed to run into some of these paintings even if you're not necessarily looking. They were mostly created in conjunction with the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, the city’s brilliant response to an overly active population of graffiti…
Kyle Coleman
October 27, 2015

Visit Philadelphia for these famous historical firsts

As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia is naturally a city of firsts. If you prefer an engaging step back in time over modern highlights, you'll find plenty to explore here. Don't miss these attractions that give you an inside look at some of the country's…
Kyle Coleman
October 8, 2015

5 delicious Philadelphia dishes that are not cheesesteaks

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is known as the home of the cheesesteak, and while cheesesteaks are undeniably tasty, the city has contributed much more to America's culinary fabric. It would be a shame if you left Philadelphia without discovering other delicious foods made in the city besides…
Kyle Coleman
September 24, 2015

First time in Philadelphia: 5 must-see attractions

As a city full of cultural and historical significance, Philadelphia is visited by thousands of people every year. Located less than two hours away from New York City and Washington, D.C., Philadelphia is also a stop for many people traveling onward to those cities. From…
Kyle Coleman
April 28, 2015

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