The Best Reasons to Visit Philadelphia

The Best Reasons to Visit Philadelphia


If there’s one American city that gets unfairly overlooked all too often, it’s Philadelphia. It’s a city with so much to offer, and if you’ve never been there before you’ll definitely be surprised by what a beautiful and interesting city it is in so many different respects. If you’re looking for somewhere to travel to next, here are some of the main reasons why Philadelphia is the city you should choose.

Public Gardens and Green Spaces

If you’re looking for a place to travel to that offers the vibrancy of the city but also has lots of public gardens and green spaces, Philadelphia is the city for you. There are so many public gardens and green spaces to enjoy here. The city has really made the effort to plant lots of trees and make the city feel green, and you should make the most of that when you’re there.

The Festivals

If you enjoy attending festivals and listening to live music, you won’t be short of options when you’re in Philadelphia. If you’re traveling to the city during the summer, this is something that you’ll definitely want to make the most of. The Made In America Music Festival is one of the biggest, and there’s also a Chinese Lantern Festival that’s very popular too.

Philly Cheesesteak

Yes, if you’ve never tried it before, you’ll soon find out why Philly cheesesteak is so loved and so famous. There are so many great cheesesteak restaurants to explore in Philadelphia, as you might expect. And you owe it to yourself to try out some of the best when you find yourself in the city of Philadelphia. On top of that, the cuisine and food scene in general in Philadelphia is great.

The Wealth of Museums

You won’t be short of museums to visit when you’re in Philadelphia, so that’s something you should definitely make the most of when you’re there. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the best art galleries you’ll find anywhere in the US, and the other museums cover topics from The Stooges to the American Revolution and plenty more in between.

The Street Art

One of the best things about spending time in the city of Philadelphia is the fact that it’s so walkable. It’s very pedestrian-friendly, and that’s ideal for a city that also has such a variety of street art and murals. These public artworks are a joy to discover and marvel at. Just walking around the city will lead to you naturally coming across lots of these beautiful and impressive artworks.

As you can see, there are so many great reasons to head to Philadelphia when you next get the opportunity. It’s a city with so much to offer and so much to enjoy. And the great thing is the things we’ve discussed above are just the tip of the iceberg; there’s so much else to do, see and enjoy besides. Do your research and find out what else Philly can offer.

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