Itinerary: Girlfriends' Getaway

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Enjoy shopping, mouth-watering foods, luxurious spas and world-class performances in Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love (and Sisterly Affection).


  • Half-Day Itinerary

From small boutiques to national department stores, Philadelphia offers fantastic shopping. Start off along Rittenhouse Row, where upscale shops and specialty boutiques await.

Visit the Reading Terminal Market for lunch, an authentic, 118-year old farmers market in the heart of Center City, where every gal can select what they want from more than 80 merchant’s delicious fare.


  • Make It a Full Day

Tour historic Bartram’s Garden, America’s first botanical garden, or spend time strolling through the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, home to a spectacular collection of rare and unusual tress, a formal rose garden and a swan pond.

Dine at one of Philadelphia’s unique bistros, such as Fork in the Old City neighborhood, and enjoy seasonal food with international flavors in a stylish setting. Then check out the city’s nightlife options.


  • Make It a Weekend: Day 2

Pamper yourself at one of Philadelphia’s luxurious day spas, such as Ettoré Spa or Body Restoration.

See a performance by one of Philadelphia’s renowned arts groups – the Pennsylvania Ballet,The Philadelphia Orchestra or the Opera Company of Philadelphia.

Dine along the waterfront aboard the largest four-masted ship still afloat, Moshulu, a four-diamond restaurant, or take a dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia.


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