Philadelphia Official Visitors Guide™

Your Source for What to See and Do in Philadelphia

The first World Heritage City in the U.S., Philadelphia is home to American history, chef-driven cuisine, abundant outdoor space, and an unparalleled arts and culture community. These qualities have elevated Philadelphia as a destination worthy of the world’s attention, recently receiving recognition from National Geographic, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, and TIME.

Let the Philadelphia Official Visitors Guide assist you in your exploration of Philadelphia, highlighting can’t miss spring and summer activities, plus essential attractions, restaurants and shops in each neighborhood, as well as exciting new experiences throughout the city.

Things to Do

Historic sites, quaint shopping districts, vibrant nightlife and more — from day to night, there’s always something to see or do in Philadelphia.

Winterfest at Delaware River Waterfront. Photo by Matt Stanley.

Holiday Activities in Philadelphia

There are plenty of festive things to do during the holiday season in Philadelphia. Here’s a list of seasonal activities, attractions, and experiences to add to your holiday itinerary.

Holiday Activities

Food & Drink

Philadelphia has a booming food scene. From nationally recognized restaurants with award-winning chefs to local favorites, there’s something to excite every palate.

Food & Drink

Top Can't Miss Exhibits

Philadelphia is filled with wonderful art museums and galleries to explore. Here is a roundup of some of the exciting exhibits that are on view now or coming soon around the region.


Diverse Neighborhoods

Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods. Traverse the vibrant locales and stroll picturesque and friendly streets to discover our city's parks, shops, public art, restaurants, museums and much more.



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