As 2014 draws closer, it’s time to look back on 2013’s high points in Philadelphia. This year, Top Spots has continued to show you Philadelphia’s best local places to see and things to do. Some of our most successful content revolved around Food & Drink, or anything holiday related. Join us in celebrating 2013’s successes by checking out our top five posts in Philadelphia below.

(credit: KYW's Suzanne Monaghan)

(credit: KYW’s Suzanne Monaghan)

Top Museums For Kids In Philadelphia

Philly is a museum town, and we’ve got lots of kid-friendly hotspots that prove it. There’s something for everyone–from culture junkies to daytrippers–to enjoy.

Read here for the best kid’s museums in Philadelphia.

Termini Bros (Credit, Michelle Hein)

Termini Bros (Credit, Michelle Hein)

Top Bakeries In Philadelphia

When people think of Philadelphia bakeries, the iconic Tastykake often comes to mind. But Philly is home to far more bakeries than just the maker of the famous pre-packaged snacks and treats. Some favorite spots have developed recipes that can be enjoyed by those with dietary restrictions, and others are using recipes with a history that goes back several generations. A few of these bakeries are even producing confections with a following that has spread across the county. From special-occasion desserts such as birthdays and wedding cakes to simple Saturday morning breakfast treats, these favorite Philadelphia bakeries have everything you could want to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Read here to find the Best Bakeries in Philadelphia.

See our older version of the best bakeries in Philadelphia.

Philly’s Top Rooftop Bars

Philadelphia may have more than its share of urban outdoor dining spots, but when it comes to rooftop bars and lounges, the city—sadly—comes up short. Still, the pickings aren’t quite slim to none. Here are the best rooftop spots for imbibing this summer.

Read here to find the best rooftop bars in Philadelphia this upcoming summer.

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

(credit: Jay Lloyd)

Top Suburban Flea Markets

Earning money on your castoffs while spending it on someone else’s is as American as meandering the mall. Browsing, buying and selling at rural and suburban flea markets are weekly traditions that can yield treasures and empty attics. For instance, how about getting rid of that leaky, un-seaworthy rowboat that becomes someone else’s decorative planter or display case?

Read here to find Philadelphia’s Top Flea Markets.



Top Memorial Day Events In The Philadelphia Area

Memorial Day is a holiday to honor our men and women in military service. It’s also a day to spend time with loved ones who are here with us or remember those that never came back from their military job.Since Philadelphia is a city of living history, you don’t have to travel too far to find an educational element, and since there are also numerous parades and family-related activities throughout the area, the tough part will be choosing which one you want to go to.

Related: Best Summer Dishes

Read here to get some ideas for 2014 Memorial Day.

For the best things happening in Philadelphia, head to the Top Spots section.