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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Market
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“So many options at you fingertips, this is a must visit famous location. My favorite spots include Beilers doughnuts, Dutch eating spot, the candy shops and the pretzel spot! ”
  • 311 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Visit the most historic place in US: Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed at Independence Hall. ”
  • 188 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Independence Hall is the building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. It first opened in 1753. It is now the centerpiece of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.”
  • 195 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“The Magic Gardens spans three city lots, and includes indoor galleries and a large outdoor labyrinth. It is a giant piece of art you can walk through and explore nooks & crannies. It is whimsical & facinating. To date, it is the largest work created by mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar. They host fun events, DIY art nights, live music & BYOB. Check the website calender for more information. ”
  • 143 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“The self-proclaimed "inventor of cheesesteak" offers classic versions of Philly's favorite sandwich.”
  • 133 locals recommend
Park
“Grab a beer and a sandwich and swing on a hammock along the Delaware River! Awesome views of the Ben Franklin Bridge!”
  • 153 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“German beer hall, lots of fun for groups. The Bavarian pretzel is good and the beers are even better.”
  • 172 locals recommend
City Hall
“Get tickets for a quick trip up to the top of City Hall’s observation deck! ”
  • 130 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“The Walk is an open-air shopping mall with everything you could ever want to buy. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Local Fave. So it’s a friendly competition between Pat’s steaks. Their stores literally face each other. So you have to buy a steak from each place and weigh in on this debate. Whose is the best ”
  • 108 locals recommend
Bar
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“A fishtown staple, this is a great bar and they have some awesome concerts on the second floor!”
  • 135 locals recommend
Casino
“This popular casino on the Delaware River waterfront has 1,891 slots, over 100 table games, a 28-table poker room, seven restaurants and bars.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“This is my favorite place to get a cheesesteak. Yes you can go to Pats and Genos, but this is a gem most don’t know about. They only accept cash ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Café
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“This is the headquarters for some of the best and most beloved coffee. They invented the "draft latte" which is worth a try if you enjoy frothy, refreshing beverages. ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“South Broad Street’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts regularly features free concerts showcasing genres as diverse as modern jazz and Latin salsa. It also offers family fun days plus workshops, plays and concerts for kids.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Park
“Cape May County Park & Zoo is a wonderful, clean zoo, very nice, offers a wide range of animals, snow leopards, giraffes, an aviary, and a reptile and amphibian house. Admission is free, but the zoo is funded on donations so donation boxes are placed throughout the zoo. It has a small outdoor restaurant for lunch or just a snack, or you can pack a lunch and eat at the many pavilions or picnic tables that are stationed in the woods before you enter the zoo. You can purchase food for a quarter to feed the goats and/or the ducks and turtles. There is a carousel and a train ride for younger children. You can pack a lunch and eat at the many pavilions or picnic tables that are stationed in the woods before you enter the zoo. We go a few times a year, and they are constantly upgrading the facility. We love zoos and have been to many, this is one of our favorites. It is located on Route 9 and Crest Haven Road, easily accessed from the Garden State Parkway (exit 11). ”
  • 40 locals recommend