Synopses & Reviews
Discover the spirit of Philadelphia
Fodor's choice ratings you can trust. Exceptional restaurants, hotels, and sights selected to help you make the best choices.
Simple pleasures. Embrace the local culture as you sample a juicy cheesesteak, try shoofly pie at an Amish farmers market, or linger over cocktails near Betsy Ross's old stomping ground.
Boundless activities. Find choices for every traveler, from walking tours through historic neighborhoods to fabulous museum-hopping to riverside biking.
Local Experts Fodor's worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.
Freshest Facts You won't find a more up-to-date guide to the region. Our writers seek out hot spots while verifying that current listings still meet our high standards.
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From the City of Brotherly love to the gardens of the Brandywine Valley, to sharing the roads with horse-drawn buggies in Lancaster County, Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Dutch Country invite visitors to partake in nature's beauty and many moments that help shape the course of American history. Our resident writers have found the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to make your trip worthwhile and memorable. Before you leave on your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing!
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