Travel & Outdoors

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Top Camping Sites Near Philadelphia

Whether you seek a quiet, secluded spot in the mountains to relax and unwind, or you’re simply looking for inexpensive accommodations for that beach vacation, these top camp sites are worth checking out.

09/13/2014

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 15: Ryan Mallett #15 of the New England Patriots looks to pass as Brandon Graham #55 of the Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Top Fall Sporting Events In Philadelphia

Fall is the ultimate season for Philadelphia sports fanatics. If Philly sports are your passion, it’s a good bet you’re counting the days until one of these top sporting events.

09/06/2014

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A Day In Chestnut Hill

Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill area is a vibrant, highly livable neighborhood on the outskirts of Philadelphia.

08/30/2014

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Top Fall Festivals To Attend Near Philadelphia

Fall festivals attract droves of Philadelphia-area residents eager to pick apples, carve pumpkins and harvest bushels of fun along with the last of the season’s fresh produce. From Center City to Philly’s nearby towns and farms, these are a few of our top picks.

08/23/2014

Winter Sports: Basketball

Top Outdoor Basketball Courts In Philadelphia

Basketball can be played indoors or outside, so there is no need to choose between spending the day outdoors or joining your friends to shoot hoops. There are a number of top spots for shooting hoops outside in the Philadelphia area, including these favorites.

08/16/2014

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Top Cheap Long Weekend Trips Near Philadelphia

Pack your bags and head out to one of these nearby destinations for an adventure!

08/09/2014

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Top Restaurants In Philadelphia Worth The Hype

Whether you’re visiting the City of Brotherly Love or a Philly native seeking good food and atmosphere, the word on the street is that these five venues are worth braving the lines for.

07/25/2014

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Top Spots To Sunbathe In Philadelphia

Sunshine is a cure for the blues and it provides Vitamin D, plus plenty of other benefits. If you don’t or can’t commute out of the city, here are a few places to help you catch some rays.

06/27/2014

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Ask A Philadelphia Expert: Tips For Traveling Internationally On A Budget

With more than 150 years of combined experience in the travel and vacation planning industry, the Travel Consultants team at World Travel, Inc. in the Philadelphia-area suburb of Gilbertsville, PA offer up these important tips for traveling out of the country on a budget.

06/13/2014

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Top Attractions For Art Lovers In Philadelphia

There are plenty of opportunities in the city of Philadelphia to enjoy art from museums to galleries to public art spaces. Here are five of the top attractions for art lovers in Philly.

05/30/2014

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Top Memorial Day Getaways Near Philadelphia

There’s no better time to pack an overnight case, fill up the tank and head for the hills – or maybe the shore – than Memorial Day weekend. Here are the top getaways near Philadelphia.

05/16/2014

Nature Hike

Top Summer Backpacking Trips Near Philadelphia

Here’s a list of the five best places in or near Philly to get your backpacking fix this summer.

05/02/2014

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Top Free Tours In Philadelphia

A visit to Philadelphia doesn’t have to break the bank. There are lots of free tours visitors can take advantage of to get a taste of what the city has to offer.

04/17/2014

Cherry Blossom Festival

Top Parks In Philadelphia

When you’re ready to escape the chaos of the city, there are many parks located in and around Philadelphia that offer a relaxing break.

03/28/2014

(The rotunda of the Please Touch Museum, in Fairmount Park, which hosts a noontime New Year's Eve celebration.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Philadelphia’s Top Attractions For Kids

If you’re looking for something fun and educational to do with your children, Philadelphia offers plenty of options. There are a number of options that offer hands-on experiences and lots of opportunities to learn something about the city and its history.

03/12/2014

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