Explore the city of neighborhoods
Philadelphia comes alive through its neighborhoods, starting with our very own Rittenhouse Square, right in the heart of Center City. Each has its own personality and attractions to explore, from the historic artifacts and cobblestone streets of Old City to the foodie hot spots and vintage shops of East Passyunk. If you have time, explore the neighborhoods —it’s the best way to fall in love with the City of Brotherly Love.
The shopping and strolling don’t get much better than in this fashionable downtown neighborhood, punctuated by green spaces and charming buildings.
Where American independence was born, see the cracked Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross’s iconic flag and the quaint Elfreth’s Alley, one of the country’s oldest residential streets.
The heart of this hilly neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia is a five-block stretch of Main Street, lined with restaurants, small boutiques, galleries and bars.
An eclectic neighborhood with blue-collar roots, Fishtown has experienced a recent infusion of creativity. Find fun music venues, locally owned restaurants and innovative art studios.
With an air of youthful exuberance and academic curiosity, this West Philly neighborhood offers everything from casual food trucks to world-renowned medical centers.
Come here on an empty stomach—South Philly’s East Passyunk Avenue made Food and Wine’s list of 10 Best Foodie Streets in America. Between bites, the shopping is superb.