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The Top 10 Places In Visit In America Will Surprise You

Lonely Planet | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet's travel experts have scoured the U.S. to create the ultimate travel wish list for 2016. Some of our choices are perennial favorites, while others are just stepping into the spotlight, but all have one thing in common: now is the time to go.

21 Reasons Philadelphia Is The Coolest City In America

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

Philadelphia is experiencing an influx of residents who are attracted to the City of Brotherly Love's unexpected hip vibe. Here's why.

31 Reasons Philadelphia Is The Most Underrated City In America

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.08.2014 | Travel

The City of Brotherly Love doesn't actually seem to get much brotherly love from its east coast neighbors, New York City and Washington D.C. Meanwhile...

Philadelphia's Most 'Disreputable and Disrespected Building'

Thom Nickels | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Thom Nickels

In the 1970s, Philadelphia's architectural treasure, City Hall, suffered from abuse and neglect. Not only did the portals leading into the courtyard s...

A Love Letter To Philadelphia

Love Letters | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Love Letters

Philly, you've never left me and probably never will. You were the first place I ever called home. Even the first place I learned how to walk.

A Room With a View: Best of the Northeast

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Sometimes, a hotel is just a place to hang your hat. In other instances, stellar rooms or a charming owner puts it on the map. The following 10 hotels and inns are particularly notable for what's outside -- the inspiring views from one or more windows.

Song of Summer (And the Destinations Behind Them)

Gogobot | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel

Even in these last few weeks of the summer travel season, we continue to hear summer songs that capture the spirit of the season or stir memories of waterside romance. But how many were inspired by an actual location?

Crush on the City of Brotherly Love | Posted 08.21.2013 | Travel

One of the most underappreciated cities? Philadelphia. Here are five must-dos that'll make you crush real hard on the City of Brotherly Love.

12 Spots to Escape the City this Summer

Travelzoo | Posted 08.10.2013 | Travel

When planning a big-city break, it's often easy to limit your itinerary to staying within the city limits. But within a few hours' drive of many major...

A Love Letter To Philadelphia

Love Letters | Posted 05.27.2013 | Travel
Love Letters

A reformed neuroscientist attempting to change the dialogue about Philadelphia, Emma Fried-Cassorla currently runs Philly Love Notes and is the commun...

PHOTOS: Philly's Hidden History

Posted 03.07.2013 | Travel

That Philadelphia is packed with history has never been in doubt: Ben Franklin would be plenty even if the city hadn't been the capital of the United ...

Philadelphia Is A History Professor

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 12.25.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

In the Signers Hall, 42 life-size bronze statues gather in clusters, discussing, gesturing, urging you to sign their much-argued-over document.

Mayor Nutter On How Hospitality Helps Philly

Michael Nutter | Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel
Michael Nutter

Like many American cities, a significant subset of our population remains in poverty, lacking the skills needed to fill many of the jobs the city has to offer. As mayor, it's my job to figure out how to both address our city's challenges and boost our assets and, whenever possible, find solutions that meet those two needs at the same time. The city's hospitality industry offers Philadelphia that solution.

Amusement Parks In Philadelphia: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Debbie Bookstaber | Posted 01.01.2012 | Travel

Amusement parks in Philadelphia have a magical mix of thrill and character. From chocolate factory tours to the tallest coaster in the world, Philadel...

A Huffington Travel Guide to Family Vacations In Philadelphia

The Huffington Post | Shawn Lealos | Posted 01.01.2012 | Travel

Family vacations in Philadelphia can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, w...

Finding Philadelphia's Best New Coffee Shop (PHOTOS)

wejetset | Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

The irony of operating a travel website is that sometimes you discover amazing things in your own town, like an enchanting new coffee shop called Pure Fare.

Why Philadelphia Is My Kind Of Town

Kate Auletta | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel
Kate Auletta

Like most life-long New Yorkers, I happen to be of the opinion that the world tends to revolve around the five boroughs. Who wouldn't want to live amo...