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Discover the Best Things To Do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia brings history to life. From the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the founding of the country’s first hospital, botanical garden, lending library and more, the region is rich in attractions that tell America’s story. But we’re not just a destination for history buffs.

Art lovers have top-notch museums and cutting-edge galleries to explore as well as outdoor art including murals and sculptures that can be found throughout the city. Nature lovers will rejoice at the countless paved and unpaved trails that wind through the city’s expansive Fairmount Park. There’s so much to do and see, you better get moving.

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Top Fall Activities in Philadelphia

Spooky cellblocks, new exhibits, fall fests, in-person performances, pop-up markets and more fill Philadelphia’s autumn calendar. Here is a list of activities to seek out this fall in Philadelphia.

Fall Activities

LOVE Park. Photo by M. Zugale for PHLCVB.

Top Things to Experience in Philadelphia

Whether it’s your first visit to Philadelphia or your first visit in a while, the city is filled with many can’t-miss experiences and “Instagram-able” moments that should be added to any itinerary.

Top Experiences

Photo by E. Savaria, Jr. for PHLCVB.

Philadelphia Museums That Are Now Open

Philadelphia is home to an abundance of must-visit museums, attractions and historic sites. Consider this your guide to the city's - and some of the world's - best cultural institutions.


Photo by JPG Photo & Video.

Philadelphia's Pop-Up Parks and Beer Gardens

Philadelphia’s variety and abundance of green spaces come alive from spring to fall with seasonal beer gardens and attractions that turn parks, streets and other lots into entertainment zones.

Pop-Ups & Beer Gardens

Featured Itineraries

Philadelphia has something for everyone.
Utilize the tailored itineraries below to aid your exploration of our city’s rich history and modern energy.



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