Enjoy a Romantic Escape to the City of Brotherly Love

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to explore some of Philadelphia’s most romantic activities. With cultural attractions, historic landmarks, excellent restaurants, and more, Philadelphia is home to any number of date-night destinations for you and your special someone to explore, be it Valentine’s Day or any other time of year. Start your romantic escape

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Cold Weather Classics: Winter Fun in Philadelphia

It won’t be long before winter’s on its way out, but that won’t stop the season’s enthusiasts from indulging in all Philly has to offer. That opens up a world of possibilities for you during your winter stay at our Philadelphia Center City hotel, nestled among some essential Philadelphia winter attractions. Even with the holidays

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Make Thanksgiving Memories in Philadelphia

Following a full Thanksgiving feast, Philadelphia has a plethora of activities for your family. Watch the country’s oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade. See Christmas trees come alight across the city. Visit a garden filled with elegant lights. However you want to spend time with family and friends, a stay at The Rittenhouse places you near these

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Our Picks for Fall in Philadelphia

Enjoy the best sights (and occasional frights) of fall in Philadelphia during your stay at The Rittenhouse. From a sprawling haunted house to a city-wide film festival to a family-friendly parade, this exciting season sees an eclectic variety of events and activities around town. There’s a little something for everyone and it’s all easily accessible

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Try the Best Flavors in Philly During Restaurant Week

Foodies, mark your calendars: The most delicious deals in town are all yours to enjoy during the biannual Center City Restaurant Week on September 11-16 and 18-23, 2016. While Philadelphia’s iconic hoagies, soft pretzels, and cheesesteaks are a perennial hit, our city has even more to offer in terms of excellent fine dining experiences. Stay

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Music and More at the Made in America Festival

Attention, music lovers: The Made in America Festival will be returning to Philadelphia on Labor Day weekend. Now in its fifth year of showcasing some of the biggest names in the industry, this Jay Z produced, Budweiser sponsored music-and-culture experience will be taking over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 3 and 4, 2016. The

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Storm The Bastille In Philly

Staying at our hotel in Philadelphia puts you in the middle of history. Celebrate the storming of the Bastille at Philadelphia’s own historic prison, The Eastern State Penitentiary. This old prison was once the most famous and expensive in the world. The grand architecture, empty guard towers, and crumbling cell-blocks give it a haunting atmosphere.

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Politics and Pride at the Rittenhouse During the Democratic National Convention

Be witness to history during your stay at The Rittenhouse Hotel. The Democratic National Convention 2016 is coming to Philadelphia, and the location of our hotel in bustling Center City will be a focal point for travelers in attendance. The convention itself, held at the Wells Fargo Center and the Pennsylvania Convention Center July 25–28,

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Philly Festivals in May and Beyond

From street food specialties to the best of the art world, festival season in Philly knows how to deliver. A globe-spanning array of offerings comes to the city each year, satiating the passions of every kind of reveler imaginable. Foodies will find much to savor throughout the city, while art lovers will be able to

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Fast Times in Philly: 2016 Penn Relays Preview

It’s almost time for the Penn Relays (also known as Penn Relays Carnival). Founded in 1895, the Relays are not only one of the oldest and largest track and field competitions in the United States, but one of the most iconic events hosted in Philadelphia each year. Visit the Penn Relays while staying with us

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