Philly Your Way
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For Art Lovers, The Ladies and Luxury Travelers
Unique recommendations curated by Where and fit to match three personal travel styles.
If contemporary is your art from of choice, be sure to pay the (1) Pennsylvania Academy
of Fine Arts a visit. Both a school and a museum, you’ll find inspiration from infamous names as well as students. Located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, (2) James A. Mi
chener Art Museum is a bit of a trip outside the city, but it’s well worth it. The outdoor sculpture gallery should be your first stop before venturing inside to see artwork inspired by the area and a tribute to the career of James A. Michener himself. Chestnut Hill is known for many things: the grand homes, the open-air shopping and the (3) Woodmere
Art Museum. Get a deeper look into the artists that call Philadelphia home with collections promoting the beauty of the city and the surrounding areas.
For the Girls
The adorable outdoor garden patio at (1)
Talula’s Garden is enough to pull you inside, but it gets better once you get your hands on a brunch menu. A taste of the sweet potato pancakes with candied pecans and whipped honey butter is a great way to start the ultimate girls day. Located along the Schuylkill River, (2) Boat House Row is comprised of Victorian-style boathouses all built a century ago. Go at night and take a stroll along the houses when every house is lit up for a picturesque sight. Or go during the day for a great place to get some exercise. Complete your weekend with a taste of Philly’s sweetest treat at (3) Capogiro Gelato Café. Their gelato is made with fresh, local ingredients and they feature flavors like pistachio, mascarpone and fig and the classic Stracciatella.
Nothing says luxury like an evening at the ballet. Spend an evening transfixed by our local and legendary ballet company, (1) the
Pennsylvania Ballet as they perform a grand show directed by Angel Corella. (2) Sophy
Curson has been around since 1929 and they have been local experts on high- end fashions ever since. Carrying European and American designers and jewelers, this place is perfect for finding that something special. Plus, the staff will help you create the ultimate date night look or pick out staple pieces to complete your wardrobe. A meal at (3) Lacroix is an experience in itself. With a stunning wine list, upscale menu items like Alaskan King crab and dry aged duck and afternoon tea service, Executive Chef Jon Cichon will make sure you are taken care of day or night.