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Confederate artillery is fired at Union positions during an evening re-enactment Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013, at the start of the 150th Gettysburg celebration in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the battle that took place in Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, during the 1861-1865 US Civil War.     (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Top Day Trips From Philadelphia

From escaping the daily grind with a day trip to a fun destination to squeezing in some vacation fun without the added expense of an overnight stay, these top spots are all within an easy drive of the City of Brotherly Love.

06/20/2015

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Top Italian Restaurants In Philadelphia

Whether you crave northern Italian delicacies served in an upscale venue or the classic home-cooked dishes of your childhood, you’ll find just the right spot in the City of Brotherly Love.

06/10/2015

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Top Spots For Horseback Riding Near Philadelphia

You can’t beat horseback riding for exploring the great outdoors with friends and family. Whether you’re new in the saddle or a seasoned rider, this list is sure to include a stable with the hours and riding experience to fit your needs.

06/06/2015

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Top Barbecue In The Philadelphia Area

Celebrate National Barbecue Month with your favorite grilled, smoked or pulled meats at one of these top spots for barbecue in Philadelphia.

05/27/2015

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Ask A Philadelphia Chef: Your Top Coffee-Based Cocktail

Coffee isn’t just served by the cup at Derek’s restaurant in Manayunk. This popular Philly area eatery is known for its extensive list of unique cocktails, including the coffee-based creations listed here.

05/19/2015

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Top Spots For Graduation Brunch In Philadelphia

Graduations are special occasions marked by family gatherings and celebrations, and brunch is the perfect way to celebrate in style after a morning graduation ceremony or to cap off a busy weekend of graduation parties.

05/13/2015

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Top Blues Clubs In Philadelphia

In the City of Brotherly Love, you need only enter and take a seat to hear the blues in these top spots.

05/11/2015

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Ask A Philadelphia Bartender: Your Top Tequila Cocktail

Margaritas aren’t the only popular tequila-based cocktails in Philadelphia, those in the know head to Derek’s Restaurant in Manayunk for some of the best tequila concoctions served up in the City of Brotherly Love.

05/05/2015

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Top Cinco De Mayo Events Near Philadelphia

Cinco de Mayo, traditionally recognized in our country as time to honor Mexican heritage and culture, is celebrated in the City of Brotherly Love with a number of special events.

05/01/2015

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Top Movies Filmed In Philadelphia

From famous landmarks, parks and museums to local eateries and everything in between, we can’t imagine any of these top films without Philadelphia as its backdrop.

04/25/2015

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Top Lakeside Getaways Near Philadelphia

From natural bodies of water to man-made reservoirs, these top lakeside getaways are all within an easy drive of the City of Brotherly Love.

04/18/2015

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Top Spots To Go Fishing Near Philadelphia

Hooked on fishing, angling for a way to get outdoors, or simply want to try something new? Then take the bait and head out to one of these top spots for fishing in and around the City of Brotherly Love!

04/11/2015

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Top Hotels With A View Near Philadelphia

From sweeping skylines to picturesque views of historic landmarks, the views from these top Philadelphia area hotels are stunning.

04/04/2015

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Top Bottomless Mimosas For Brunch In Philadelphia

Brunch is an occasion to celebrate breakfast in style, and decadent deals on bubbly cocktails make celebrating all the more special at these top spots in the City of Brotherly Love.

04/01/2015

Confederate artillery is fired at Union positions during an evening re-enactment Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013, at the start of the 150th Gettysburg celebration in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the battle that took place in Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, during the 1861-1865 US Civil War.     (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Top National Parks Near Philadelphia

Philadelphia is rich in U.S. history and culture, qualities which are reflected in many of the nearby national parks. Here are a few that top the list for Philly residents and visitors alike.

03/14/2015

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