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Philadelphia — Often called the “Birthplace of America,” Philadelphia is known for its wealth of historical attractions, including Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Not as well publicized, yet equally engaging, are the city’s cutting-edge culinary, arts, and nightlife scenes.

Why Go

For a culturally vibrant city with a food scene on par with New York's and a historical draw unlike any other U.S. city.

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What's New in Philadelphia

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How to: Eat Your Way Through Philly Like the Locals Do

September 17, 2014 by Lisa Hubner

For a city mostly known for its cheesesteaks, Philadelphia has recently caught up with the nation’s most famous food capitals, offering a range of culinary ... Read More »

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Checking In: The Palomar Philadelphia, a Kimpton Hotel

August 28, 2014 by Lisa Hubner

The Kimpton Hotel Group pioneered the boutique hotel concept in the U.S. when it opened its first property in San Francisco in 1981. Since then, its stylish ... Read More »

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Celebrate the National Park Service's Birthday with Free Admission

August 15, 2014 by Will McGough

The National Park Service, which turns 98 this August 25, will be celebrating by waiving admission to its parks across the country on its birthday. Tagged as “ ... Read More »

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10 U.S. Universities to Visit (Even If You're Not a Student)

August 07, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

Colleges and universities aren't just institutions of higher learning. Some of them are itinerary-worth destinations, even for those who haven't stepped foot ... Read More »

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10 Weird Ice Cream Flavors and Where to Find Them

July 24, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

We may have missed National Ice Cream Day (it was on July 20), but National Ice Cream Month continues. Why not celebrate with a couple of scoops of something ... Read More »

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