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Exploring Outside Philadelphia

02/11/2016 by .

There is no doubt that Philadelphia offers so much to visitors you would be hard pressed to find the time to do anything else. But if your visit to the city of brotherly love offers you a free day to do something else, you really need to do read this exploring outside Philadelphia guide and visit Bucks County.

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Best New Attractions in Philadelphia

26/10/2016 by .

We all think we know the best new attractions in Philadelphia. Penn’s city of brotherly love has long been a magnet for tourists eager to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, eat cheese steaks and run up the “Rocky Steps.” But Philly is changing. America’s oldest city is taking on a new look. New museums, arts and culture, exciting new restaurant concepts and fashionable new neighbourhoods. Andy Mossack shows you where to find the best new attractions in Philadelphia if you want to get away from the usual  tourist treadmill.

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Twelve Top USA Art Museums

07/09/2016 by .

People holiday in the States for many reasons – Disneyland, beaches, Hollywood, to ski, to see Graceland or to party in New Orleans – but going to art museums is not usually the main attraction. Nevertheless, many of the world’s finest art museums are in the USA, giving extra reasons to visit city break destinations that are already popular, such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and New York. In fact New York has so many fine art collections it’s one city that’s worth visiting for that reason alone. Here are twelve top USA art museums, in alphabetical order, from a list that could easily be twice as long.

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Philly’s Historic Districts

14/06/2013This entry was posted in North America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA and tagged on by .

Philly’s historic districts are a joy to wander and the Old City/Historic District is America’s most historic square mile, no question. In one day you can visit all the elements that represent the birth of the Unites States of America.

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Philadelphia and Rocky

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Five out of the six Rocky movies were shot in Philly and the Rocky statue at the foot of the steps of the Museum of Art is Philly’s biggest tourist attraction. Philadelphia and Rocky really do go hand in hand.

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Tax free shopping in Philly is real retail therapy.

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Philly for Foodies

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Food is an essential part of what makes Philadelphia tick. Each neighbourhood has its own unique style, for instance in West Philly you’ll find traditional Ethiopian whilst in South Philly you’ll see mainly Italian eateries. Philly for foodies is a reality.

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Travel Guide to Philadelphia

13/06/2013This entry was posted in North America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA and tagged , , on by .

Some have called it New York without the attitude (and the traffic), others the birth place of freedom and liberty, but whatever you call it, with all those delicious cheesesteaks, tax free shopping on clothes and shoes, and more history in a square mile than anywhere else in the USA, Here is my travel guide to Philadelphia

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