Philly Your Way
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For beach bums, busy bees and culture seekers
Unique recommendations curated by Where and fit to match three personal travel styles.
Philly may not be near the Atlantic coast, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get your fill of water-sprayed, sunshine warmed fun. For a day of easy activity and a welcome break from urban heat, make a stop at (1) Sister Cit
ies Park where the 10-spout fountain offers cooling splashes and plenty of fun for little ones. No summer day is complete without a frozen treat. A Philly favorite (2) John’s Water
Ice serves up the classic sweet in three flavors: lemon- cherry, chocolate and pineapple. When a day trip is what you need the (3)
Brandywine River over in West Chester is a popular spot for kayaking, canoeing or tubing. Tube rentals are available at $25 for three hours of river relaxation.
The city of brotherly love certainly has a diverse population, and its people love to celebrate its many different cultures. The (1)
Latino Film Festival features a cinema-filled weekend June 2- 4 and boasts feature-length and short films by talented Latino and Latin-American filmmakers. Another cultural experience (2) Amish Country in Lancaster is an escape from the modern world. Ride in a buggy, stroll the quaint villages and experience a simpler lifestyle. For a global culinary excursion, we recommend the (3) 9th Street
Italian Market. Not only is the large, outdoor market filled with Italian vendors, the area also boasts authentic Mexican fare as well as nearby Asian eateries.
There is a lot to see in Philly and traveler itineraries tend to fill up quickly. To satisfy hunger pangs while on the go, order a meal at one of the city’s many food trucks, like (1)
Sugar Philly, a colorful roaming patisserie guaranteed to boost your energy levels. For a much-needed caffeine jolt, make a stop at
(2) Plenty Cafe, where the coffee is strong and the vibe is European. Plus, its three locations mean a cuppa is always within reach. When you want to see a lot in little time, try house-hopping among the half- dozen historic estates of (3) Fairmount Park, once home to prominent Philadelphians. Soak up history and architecture concentrated to this expansive parkland area.