Art Lovers’ Guide to Philadelphia: Fall 2019 Edition

Between its impressive museums and bold public artworks — the LOVE statue, the towering “Philadelphia Muses” mural, and Claes Oldenburg’s 45-foot clothespin, to name a few — Philadelphia has become an art capital on par with New York and Miami. At least, that’s how Frommer’s described it back in 2012, when it likened the city’s

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The Rittenhouse Guide to Fall in Philadelphia

Fall in the northeastern US — is there a better place in the world to spend autumn? From the vibrant colors of the changing leaves to cooler temperatures, fall is the best time to explore the region, whether by car or train. Follow along as we journey from Philadelphia to New York to Boston, uncovering

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What to See at the Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Show

Experience the oldest outdoor art show in America. Steeped in history and tradition, the Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show is a mainstay on the Philadelphia arts scene that’s been exhibiting renowned artists since 1928. Here’s what to see when you attend the 91st annual Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show from September 13-15, 2019. Enjoy free

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Plan the Perfect Labor Day in Philadelphia

Saying farewell to summer can be difficult. But when you plan a proper summer send off in Philly, parting is such sweet sorrow. From live music and outdoor events to the best Philadelphia restaurants, plan your Labor Day in Philadelphia. For the music lover: Made in America Curated annually by Jay-Z, this epic two-day music

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The Rittenhouse Guide to Philadelphia Summer Activities

When it comes to Philadelphia summer activities, the Delaware River waterfront has you covered. Head to its banks for roller skating, minigolf, and countless other forms of good, old-fashioned summer relaxation.   Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest For pay-as-you-go roller skating, minigolf, and more, the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest is the place to bring the family

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Where to Do Yoga in Philadelphia This Summer

There are plenty of yoga studios in and around the City of Brotherly Love. But why not make the most of the warm summer days with yoga in Philadelphia at some of the city’s most picturesque outdoor locations? Read on for a roundup of our favorite places to start the day with an outdoor yoga

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Six Unique Things to Do in Philadelphia

Philadelphia may be smaller than New York and Washington, D.C., its neighbors to the north and south, respectively, but it still packs a punch. On your next visit, consider checking out these six unique things to do in Philadelphia. To relax in nature: Awbury Arboretum Step off the urban grid and into 55 acres of

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Where to Hear Live Music in Philadelphia

Head to the city’s arenas, bars, and open-air amphitheaters to hear live music in Philadelphia. From rock and rap to jazz and pop, there’s no shortage of places to see and hear buzzed-about musicians in the City of Brotherly Love. Here are some of our favorite venues to explore this summer. For Big-Name Headliners: Franklin

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Great Captures: The Most Instagrammable Spots in Philadelphia

Discover the best of the City of Brotherly Love during your visit to Philadelphia. Light up your Instagram feed with everything from iconic local landmarks to artsy photo spots at some of the coolest places in Philly. Explore our list of the most Instagrammable destinations in Philadelphia during your stay at our Rittenhouse Square hotel.

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6 Places to Drink Outdoors in Philadelphia

As spring approaches, Philadelphia is given a new life from the blooming flowers, rising temperatures, and longer days. Our favorite part of spring? Outdoor dining finally reopens for the warm weather season. Cheers to the end of winter and the exciting promise of the warmer days to come at some of our favorite outdoor bars

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