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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

“My favorite place in our city. A 10 minute walk gives you access to scores of miles of trails. Walk, hike, run, bike, wander, horseback ride and forget your are even in a city.”
  • 87 locals recommend
“The perfect place to take your children. The name of the museum speaks for itself.”
  • 57 locals recommend
“The trendy Neighborhood of Manayunk hugs the Schuylkill River banks, and provides direct access to the Wissahickon Park! 15 mins from Center City, this area has a small-town vibe with traditional Philadelphia charm. Galleries and boutiques line Main Street, while its trendy eateries and boisterous bars evoke the area's Lenape name, "the place to drink.””
  • 29 locals recommend
“Slightly west of the city, but Manayunk offers tons of entertainment day and night!”
  • 34 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Plan for a morning Sunday Hike on one of the many trails in Wissahickon followed by brunch at this spot! ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“This outdoor music venue is great for summer concerts in good weather. You can BYOB and put out a blanket. They have some concessions or bring your own food too... Lawn tickets are affordable. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“A combination of boutique and chain stores within walking distance. During the Summer, there are small concerts in the main courtyard every Thursday evening.”
  • 23 locals recommend
“Voted one of the best neighborhood in the US. Chestnut Hill has everything to offer: from summer concerts, to fine shopping and dining.”
  • 25 locals recommend
“Get outdoors. I've traveled all over. This is a premiere woodland that you don't get this close to a major city anywhere else. Enjoy. If you want a closer version, walk two blacks up behind Union Tap and visit Germany Hills micro trail.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Historic Site
“This structure built in Japan in 1953 has a mural exhibit, plus tranquil, landscaped grounds.”
  • 17 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Best place for everyone in Manayunk, breakfast, lunch or dinner, always open.”
  • 17 locals recommend
“Not many people seem to know about this place. It's free and open to the public, with walking trails, demonstration gardens, and a proper English-style fountain area with beautiful lawns for picnics, etc. Such a perfect place for a sunny day! Easily accessible by bike or car. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Absolutely 100% the best tacos in Manayunk. EXCELLENT Lunch Special! Must try: fish tacos, kale salad, coconut shrimp!!! ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Neat spot to check out with an old Japanese House relocated to this spot with a koi pond outside.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Delicious local cafe with fresh food options, great coffee, and a cute atmosphere. Excellent for a slow latte, a quick cappuccino, or a working cortado. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Salon / Barbershop
“Food, shopping and everything else in between happen down on Main Street! Main Street regularly has different festivals or specials going on with the local restaurants and bars. Its great to take a stroll down and explore different little places!”
  • 12 locals recommend