Philly for Upscale Travelers

Live in the lap of luxury. Philly is known for its culture and food. As such, there's no shortage of upscale experiences for the traveler with an urge to splurge.

See the world from the top at the city’s only observation deck, or enjoy an afternoon tea at Lacroix before heading out to Rittenhouse Square's Walnut Street, where high-end retailers like jewelry store Lagos offer some of the city's finest baubles. Turn the corner and make an appointment with Commonwealth Proper for a custom suit. Trendsetters looking for the latest and greatest head to Knit Wit, Joan Shepp and Bella Turka.

Take a break from the hustle and bustle and catch a show at the Walnut Street Theatre, or see a world-class performance at Pennsylvania Ballet. Both make good conversation at dinner.

Dine at the most sought-after tables in the city. At XIX, skyline views will have you swooming over the city lights. At Vetri, talented chefs spoil diners with the best Italian cuisine the city has to offer. If you’re craving steak, Urban Farmer serves up beautiful plates filled with the season’s best crops to accompany local beef. Or find a seat at The Franklin Bar, where the bartenders take care of drinkers with a refined cocktail menu.

Galleries are filled with diverse and eclectic works throughout the city. If you’re near Old City, stop in Bluestone Fine Art Gallery and take in the featured artists’ paintings. Or if your focus is on antique textile art and oriental rugs, Gallery 51 offers a top-notch inventory of fine goods.

With plenty of places to go, see, shop and eat, luxury is abundant in Philadelphia. Enjoy!