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Things to Do in Philadelphia and South Jersey

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Philadelphia is steeped in history, but this is just the beginning. A bustling urban center surrounded by distinct neighborhoods filled with their own unique offerings, the Greater Philadelphia area has dining, nightlife, and arts and culture galore. And this is just the beginning.
  1. Events, Festivals & Holidays
  2. Dining & Drinking
  3. Theater, Comedy, Music & Arts
  4. Sports, Recreation & Outdoors
  5. Museums & Historical Attractions

Events, Festivals & Holidays

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From holidays to parades to festivals and other events, there's always something exciting going on in Philadelphia.

Dining & Drinking

Pancakes at Sabrina's Cafe

Philadelphians love food and drink, and we're equally as passionate about digging in to fine French cuisine as we are about eating a greasy cheesesteak. Whether you're looking for a low-key neighborhood bar, a fancy vegan date spot or a restaurant to take your entire extended family to, Philadelphia's got it.

Theater, Comedy, Music & Arts

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The Greater Philadelphia area features a diverse array of cultural experiences ranging from opera to punk shows, comedy to dance and so much more.

Sports, Recreation & Outdoors

Bikes on Drexel's campus.

Whether you're looking to support one of Philadelphia's several professional sports teams or want to get out and get moving yourself, Philadelphia is a great place for sports and recreation.

Museums & Historical Attractions

The Betsy Ross House

From the buildings where the Founding Fathers met to quirky museums like the Mutter with its medical oddities, Philadelphia is full of interesting, informational and important museums and historical attractions.

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