Resources for Traveling to Philadelphia

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AWP Conference & Bookfair

Event Dates: March 23-26, 2022

The AWP Annual Conference & Bookfair brings together writers, poets, editors, publishers, students, and teachers of creative writing together each year to celebrate the literary arts and contemporary literature.

The AWP Conference & Bookfair has always been a place of connection, reunion, and joy, and we are excited to see the writing community come together again in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2022!


Getting to and around Philadelphia is easy.
— Daily direct flights from 133 cities worldwide with non-stop flight service to Philadelphia.
— PHL Airport to Center City By Car: 25 minute
— PHL Airport to Center City By Train: 20 minutes


Can't Miss Attractions

Accessible Philadelphia

Philadelphia proudly offers visitors the ability to explore the city with a sense of independence. This comprehensive list can assist travelers of all abilities with planning a visit to some of our top attractions like the Liberty Bell Center and The Franklin Institute.


Free and Budget-Friendly Attractions

Whether it is a visit to our free historical sites, a picnic in one of our beautiful parks, or a closer look at the landmark Mural Arts program, Philadelphia has plenty of free things to do. Check out the top ways to see Philadelphia on a budget.


Family-Friendly Dining in Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s diverse restaurant scene includes a number of dining spots suitable for the younger set yet delicious enough to impress the grown-ups.

Dining Options

Top Outdoors Activities

Discover all of the opportunities to enjoy the fresh air in Philadelphia. Learn more below about the city’s trails, seasonal parks, bicycle itineraries, beer gardens, green meetings and so much more.

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Philadelphia's hotels, attractions, restaurants, shops and businesses are committed to upholding enhanced cleanliness and safety standards so that you can enjoy all that Philadelphia has to offer.

Tips for Dining in Philadelphia Right Now

Savor Philadelphia’s celebrated culinary scene with convenience and confidence thanks to enhanced health and safety measures and new experiences.


Tips for Exploring Philadelphia Right Now

Safely explore Philadelphia’s museums, historic sites and other attractions with convenience and confidence thanks to enhanced health and safety protocols and other new experiences.



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