Philadelphia Travel Articles

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Books on Philly
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Books on Philly Books on Philly Supplement what you learn here with these guides and books. An Architectural Guidebook to Philadelphia Quick Escapes Philadelphia Lonely Planet New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania (no shot of the cover available, we’re afraid) Fodor’s Road Guide USA: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – General Info
Geography Philly is located on the Eastern Coast of the US, a short distance from Washington D.C., New York City and Atlantic City, NJ. Accommodation A wide variety of hotels at all price ranges may be found in Center City. I am myself a B&B lover, especially in such a historical city, so here are […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – January 2001
Events in January December 31 – January 1 Millennium Philadelphia Countdown to 2001! Philadelphia’s City Hall will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2001. Join this year’s celebration and enjoy a free concert, a laser light show on the Avenue of the Arts (a.k.a. Broad Street), and numerous cultural festivities at the City Hall Gala. […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – December 2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – December 2000 A New Year & Mummers: In Philly The Two Go Hand-in-Hand This statue is outside a renovated firehouse in the Queen’s Village section of Center City. Well, it’s now December, which means 2001 is sneaking up on us. (We’ll finally see the true start of a new millennium!) Around Philly, that means it’s almost time […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – November 2000 Events for November October 21 – November 19 Autumn Colors and Chrysanthemum Festival This festival is held at Longwood Gardens, located in Kennett Square, PA, 30 miles outside of Philadelphia. The facility consists of 1,050 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows, and bills itself as the “world’s premier horticultural display garden”. This festival brings the […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – October 2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – October 2000 Events for October All month Simply Delicious A month long celebration of Pennsylvania foods and wines held at Reading Terminal Market. Attend “Meet the Producers” on October 7 from 10am – 4pm and enjoy exhibits on cheese-making, honey-making and aquaculture; wine tastings hosted by four PA wineries, and various cooking demonstrations and samplings. Yum! You […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – September 2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – September 2000 Events for September September 2-4 Yo! Philadelphia A festival celebrating Philadelphia held on the Delaware River waterfront. Featuring live performers, music, and local food. Can you smell the cheesesteaks? For info call: (215) 636-1666. September 3-4 Philly’s Big Backyard BBQ Another excuse to get outside and eat – sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. Held on […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – August 2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – August 2000 Events for August The Republicans Are Coming!!! – The Republican National Convention July 31 – August 3 At the First Union Center (S. Broad Street) This will be the fifth Republican Convention held in Philadelphia, which was the host city for the party’s first convention in 1856. PoliticalFest July 26 – August 3 At the […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – July 2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – July 2000 Welcome to Philadelphia – City of Brotherly Love For those of you that have not visited Philly recently, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. The last few years have brought an infusion of the arts into the city.  Philadelphia offers a wealth of choices in galleries, theatrical and musical productions and museums.  These attractions, combined […]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – June 2000
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – June 2000 Events in June Elfreth’s Alley Days First weekend in June Elfreth’s Alley is the oldest continuously inhabited street in the U.S. This celebration includes tours of the homes along this street, as well as colonial crafts and entertainment. Mellon Jazz Festival June 13 – June 18 This festival is in it’s 15th year, and is […]