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Being Vegan (or Vegetarian) in…Philadelphia

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Our local guide Stephanie lets you in on some of Philly’s most surprising vegan cuisine options for those of the veggie persuasion as well the budding urban adventurist.  Whether you’re enjoying takeout, making a meal at your Airbnb, eating on the fly, or dining out, there are plenty of options for the plant-based eater in…

Locals Know: Visiting Philly’s Famous Water Works

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  *Our blogs are written by our actual, real tour guides. This post is brought to you by our history and city guide Rick. Note: The Fairmount Water Works is a featured destination in Philadelphia Urban Adventures’ new Sustainability Tours!   Philadelphia is a great city for visitors. Our 42 million visitors per year have dozens…

Locals Know: Finding More Than Books at the Free Library of Philadelphia

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Locals Know: Finding More Than Books at the Free Library of Philadelphia *Our blogs are written by our actual, real tour guides. This post is brought to you by our guide and history-buff Dick.* Philadelphia is full of hidden places to go exploring, but one of the best spots to visit might be the Free…

Locals Know: Philly’s Coolest Treats For The Summer

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Locals Know: Philly’s Coolest Treats For The Summer *Our blogs are written by our actual, real tour guides. This month, we’ll arm you with what you need to stay cool in the hot Philly streets with some incredible frozen treats, brought to you by our guide and local foodie Ariel.* The simple delights of summer…

Celebrating Juneteenth in Philly

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Celebrating Juneteenth in Philly Philadelphia is always a popular destination in July, but what about June? Coming to Philadelphia early is a great way to experience Juneteenth. Started as a way to celebrate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in Texas on June 19th, 1865, Juneteenth today honors African American culture and the centuries-long fight…

4 Great Philly Beer Gardens

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Four Great Philly Beer Gardens Philadelphia has a great craft beer scene. With new microbreweries, trends in beer, and special events, there’s always something exciting. Once popular in the 19th century, the return of Beer Gardens has given visitors a great casual and inexpensive way to take in some neighborhood vibes. Here’s a list of…