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'Vatican Splendors' to Celebrate the Pope's Visit to Philadelphia

Prepare for the Pope's arrival with an exhibit of some of the Vatican's most treasured works of art.

A Local Expert's Guide to Philadelphia With Meryl Levitz

Visit Philly® President and CEO Meryl Levitz gives her insights on what not to miss around town, and describes her perfect day of breakfast at Federal Donuts, artistic appreciation at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and dinner at Vetri.

Sweet Stops: Where to Get Dessert in Philadelphia

Satisfy your sweet tooth with some of Philadelphia's best desserts.

Wear Your Spirituality: Philly Jewelers For Faithful Shoppers

These are some of the best places to shop in Philadelphia for religious and spiritual jewelry.

3 Greek Restaurants in Philly That Serve Up Way More Than Moussaka

For all its ancient history as the birthplace of Western civilization, Greece boasts a culinary tradition that is far more delicate, daring and modern than what you might think.

Laughing Wild in Philadelphia With Jen Childs

1812 Productions' Producing Artistic Director shares her love of her home city, travel tales and what she thinks is funny. Plus, she plans a day of things to do.

Suds & Shine: A Guide to Philadelphia's Beer Gardens

Saddle up at a communal table and raise your glass to the City of Brotherly Suds.

A Tour Guide's Real Guide to Philadelphia

Actor and veteran tour guide Norman Schultz shares his favorite things to do in the City of Brotherly Love.

Fright at the Museum: The Story Behind the Mütter Museum

The legacy of charismatic 19th-century surgeon Thomas Dent Mütter, provides a window into a lost world of medical practice and education through medical oddities like the “horned” lady, Grover Cleveland’s tumor and slices of Albert Einstein’s brain.

Five Philadelphia Itineraries To Take Right Now

Philadelphia appeals to travelers of all ages and interests, but with so many exciting options, it's hard to know where to start. Here are five fresh suggestions for day-long fun.