The Cultural Hot Spots of Philadelphia
If You Are Visiting Philly, Then Check Out These Museums
There are a number of inspiring and culturally important museums in Philadelphia. You can visit the Abington Art Center, Academy of Natural Sciences, The African-American Museum in Philadelphia, Barnes Foundation, Institute of Contemporary Art and Philadelphia Museum of Art. In this fashion, one can venture across the entire landscape of Philadelphia and never get bored with the sheer amount of art galleries available on view. This significant aspect makes Philadelphia one of the culturally richest (more…)
Outdoor enthusiasts will find many opportunities for camping around Philadelphia. Read on to discover five of the best campgrounds around the city.
Jim Thorpe Camping Resort
In the middle of 28 acres of serene woods, the Jim Thorpe Camping Resort is a great place for beginner campers. The resort offers plenty of modern amenities, including cable TV hookups, updated restrooms, heated showers and a well-stocked recreation room. The Lentz Trail is nearby, and visitors can spend days exploring the challenging mountain bike trails. (more…)
With a city as large as Philadelphia, it’s no secret that there are hundreds of things to do. No matter what your tastes are, there’s probably a good chance that Philadelphia offers it. If you live here or you’re planning on taking the family, here are the top ten attractions to check out:
Citizens Bank Park: If you’re a fan of baseball, catch a Philadelphia Phillies game here in the summer months.
Philadelphia Museum of Art: (more…)
There are a few tips for people who are visiting the historic district of Philadelphia. The first tip is to take a walking tour of the city at night. This tour will take you to a lot of the places that a normal tour will not take you. And the tour guides will give you a lot of information about each one of the historic sites that you visit. The second tip is to check when the hand written drafts of Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence is available for viewing at the Philosophical Society Library. This is well (more…)
Do you want to embark upon an adventure of a life time? One filled with fun and history and amazing sites? Then take the opportunity to visit or better yet even move to historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This beautiful city if filled with places to go and things to do. And there is no better place to gather information, statistics, facts and more than the Philiadelphia Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is a wonderful resource to people relocating or visiting this wonderful (more…)
Philadelphia is a wonderful place to visit and an even better place to live. People of all ages find exactly what they are looking for in this diverse area. It is a very large city, but it has a lot of neighborhoods to choose from so the person relocating can find any type of living they are looking for.
Scattered throughout the city you will find love letters written on buildings and signs from the city of Philadelphia. They are (more…)
No doubt Philadelphia has served as the backdrop for more movies than many other cities but if you haven’t caught these classics on your direct TV you better start looking, particularly if you’re planning a trip in soon.
High School – Released in 1958 this documentary about an inner-city school was once so abhorred in Philly there was a law that said its name could not be spoken within 50 miles of the town. Now that the wounds have healed it remains a classic (more…)
Every parent wants the best for their children, especially when it comes to education. That is why it is important to choose to best school district for your child by looking at statistics, the needs of your child and your budget. The Philadelphia school district has a total student population of over 271,478 students. The high schools have an average student body of 924, and the elementary and middle schools average a student body of 557 and 581. There are 334 schools, 58 total school districts and 309 private schools. it varies by school, but (more…)
Philadelphia is known as the “City of Brotherly Love”, but that is not always the case for the many singles that inhabit the area. Like in any major metropolitan city, Philadelphia has its share of hot spots for singles to mix and mingle.
You will find many clubs, bars, and pubs along Market Street, Chestnut Street, and in the surrounding blocks. Some cater to the younger crowd and some cater to an older, more mature professional crowd. There is surely (more…)
Philadelphia, the birthplace of American democracy, offers a banquet of history to the senses. As a destination its rich history offers visitors an insider’s view of how this nation was created. Families and students relocating to Philadelphia will find colorful neighborhoods, excellent public transportation and a rich social scene with easily accessible shops, museums and restaurants.
Area such as Wynnefield, Overbrook, Manyunk and Center City offer excellent housing options for families on budgets or students. Properties are within walking distance to public transportation. (more…)