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5 Essentials To Ease Your Vacay Withdrawal

Whether you’re headed on a road trip or lounging at home this weekend, CBS Local’s E.S.P. has put together a list of awesome essentials to make your long weekend even better.

01/15/2015

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Top Martin Luther King Day Getaways Near Philadelphia

Wintertime blues got you down now that the holidays are over? No worries, as the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend offers up just enough time to get away from it all.

01/10/2015

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Philadelphia’s Top Guided Tours (Even For Locals)

For the best of the best guided tours, check out these extraordinary sights and attractions that even veteran Philadelphians should appreciate.

01/03/2015

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Resolve To Be Awesome

2015 has arrived in full force and it is going to be your year! Let your New Year’s resolution extend past January with these helpful resolution ideas and essentials from CBS Local’s E.S.P., that’ll help make you

01/01/2015

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Top Bed And Breakfasts In Philadelphia

With stamps of approval from travel professionals and guests alike, we’ve listed five of Philadelphia’s top bed and breakfasts.

12/27/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Philadelphia In 2015

There is always something to do or see in the City of Brotherly Love, and 2015 is shaping up to be chock full of spectacular events.

12/20/2014

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Top Spots To Rent Outdoor Gear In Philadelphia

From cycling and kayaking to hiking and backpacking, check out these top spots to rent outdoor gear in Philadelphia.

12/13/2014

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What To Do During A Holiday Staycation In Philadelphia

From exploring the city’s cobblestone streets in the footsteps of Ben Franklin to dancing the night away at lively lounges and clubs, Philadelphia has it all. So check out these top holiday attractions when the best place to travel to is home.

12/06/2014

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Top Spots For Winter Outdoor Adventures In Philadelphia

When temperatures drop and snow piles up in Philadelphia, fans of wintertime fun flock outdoors to head for some of these top spots for skiing, skating, playing and exploring.

11/29/2014

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Guide To Visiting Philadelphia For The Holidays

Whether coming home for a slice of mom’s homemade pumpkin pie, visiting for the first time or following an annual family tradition, Philadelphia is brimming with holiday events, beckoning venues and delightful activities throughout the holiday season.

11/22/2014

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Top Budget Attractions In Philadelphia

Soak up the history and take in the sights in Philadelphia without breaking the bank. Philly-area residents and visitors should check out these top attractions that all can enjoy, regardless of budget.

11/15/2014

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Walking Tour Of Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill Neighborhood

Chestnut Hill is a culturally rich, historical Philadelphia-area neighborhood known for its lively atmosphere. While it lies only minutes from downtown Philadelphia, this picturesque bedroom community — both quaint and avant garde at the same time — is best explored on foot.

11/08/2014

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Top Spots For A Cabin Weekend Near Philadelphia

Whether you crave a cozy weekend away from it all or you just want to take the family away for the weekend, there’s nothing like “roughing it” in a cabin. Not sure where to find a cabin for rent? Try one of our top picks.

11/01/2014

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Top Spots To Go With Your Family For the Weekend In Philadelphia

Finding a fun spot to take the family on the weekend is a cinch in the City of Brotherly Love.

10/25/2014

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Top Day Trips On A Budget Near Philadelphia

Whether short on time, funds or both, you can still find plenty of quick getaway destinations within a couple hours’ drive of Philadelphia.

10/18/2014

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