Philly Your Way


Where Philadelphia - - CONTENTS -

For beach bums, busy bees and cul­ture seek­ers

Unique rec­om­men­da­tions cu­rated by Where and fit to match three per­sonal travel styles.

Beach Bum

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.

Busy Bee

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.

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