Philly for Upscale Travelers

Live in the lap of luxury. Philly is known for its culture and food and there is no shortage of upscale experiences for the traveler with a taste for the finer things.

See the world from the top at the city’s only observation deck, or enjoy an afternoon tea at Lacroix before you head to Rittenhouse Square for shopping at one of the many high end retailers on Walnut Street. Lagos has their flagship on Walnut, where you can be decked out in fabulous jewels. Turn the corner and make an appointment with Commonwealth Proper to get fit in a custom suit or other menswear apparel. If you’re a trendsetter in need of a new outfit, visit Knit Wit, Joan Shepp and Bella Turka.

Take a break from bustling around the city and catch a show at the Walnut Street Theatre, or catch an extraordinary performance at Pennsylvania Ballet. Both will stun you with their respected craft and will make good conversation at dinner.

Graze with the city’s elite at the most sought after tables. Skyline views at XIX will have you awing over the city lights. While at Vetri, you are spoiled with the best Italian cuisine the city has to offer. If you’re craving steak, Urban Farmer will set you up with a luxurious plate filled with the season’s best crops to accompany their local beef. Or find a seat at The Franklin Bar, where the bartenders take care of you personally with their 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 will impress you with their inventory.

With plenty of places to go, see, shop and eat, you’ll find that luxury is abundant in Philadelphia. Enjoy!


Marissa Baum
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