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Philadelphia Itineraries

Planning a trip to Philadelphia? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 2
  • 1 Start your day with a jog up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a la “Rocky”, and then spend a few hours inside.
  • 2 Head into Chinatown for lunch at Vietnam.
  • 3 Take a few hours to shop on South Street.
  • 4 Refuel with the best cheese steak in town at Jim’s Steaks.
  • 5 Spend the rest of your night bar hopping on South Street.
  • Day 5
  • 1 Spend the morning exploring Chinatown.
  • 2 Take a cab to Northern Liberties for lunch at Tiffin.
  • 3 Spend your afternoon visiting the neighborhoods boutique shops before heading to North Bowl for some nighttime bowling, accompanied by dinner and drinks.
  • Day 6
  • 1 Get to City Hall early and get tickets to go to the top for unparalleled, 360-degree city views.
  • 2 Have lunch at Chris’ Jazz Cafe.
  • 3 Spend the afternoon at the Mutter Museum.
  • 4 Reprise your morning view over the city as you watch the lights come on across the skyline from the bar at XIX: Nineteen atop the Hyatt.
  • Day 7
  • 1 Spend your last morning among the shops in Old City.
  • 2 Break for lunch at Amada.
  • 3 Continue shopping as you make your way through Center City.
  • 4 Splurge on your last dinner in the city at Vetri.


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