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Philadelphia


Philadelphia
Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the 6th most populous in the United States over all. As of 2007, the city had an estimated population of 1,448,394, with a total of more than 5.8 million living in the metropolitan area.

Philadelphia is home to many historic landmarks, including Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was signed, and the Liberty Bell (which is located in the Liberty Bell Center in the Independence National Historical Park). The city also contains the homes of Betsy Ross who made the first United States flag, and of the author Edgar Allan Poe.

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country

By DK

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2016-01-12
Paperback (208 pages)

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country is your in-depth guide to the very best of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Dutch Country.

Discover the best of Philadelphia, from the Old City (known as "America's most historic square mile") encompassing Independence Hall and the iconic Liberty Bell to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Venture outside the city to the Pennsylvania Dutch Country for a horse-drawn buggy ride, tiny road-side bakeries, and a true taste of the Amish lifestyle.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country.

   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   • Free, color pull-out map (print edition) marked with sights, a selected sight and street index, public transit map, practical information on getting around, and a distance chart for measuring walking distances.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights and restaurants.
   • Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Suggested day-trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city.
   • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country truly shows you this region as no one else can.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide.

Fodor's Philadelphia (Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's
Released: 2016-05-24
Paperback (232 pages)

Fodor s Philadelphia (Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering trusted advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Fodor's Philadelphia highlights the best the City of Brotherly Love has to offer:  famous historic sites in Independence National Historical Park, world-class museums along Ben Franklin Parkway, and the ongoing culinary renaissance. Every recommendation has been vetted by a local Fodor’s expert to ensure travelers plan the perfect trip, from the cobblestone streets of Old City to the local cuisine at Reading Terminal Market to Philadelphia’s iconic landmarks like the Rocky Steps, the LOVE Statue, and Boathouse Row in Fairmont Park.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of maps
· An 8-page color insert with a brief introduction and spectacular photos that capture the top experiences and attractions throughout Philadelphia
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· Major sights such as the Independence National Historical Park, Fairmount Park, Reading Terminal Market, Rittenhouse Square, Parkway Museums, Old City, and South Street
· Side trips from Philadelphia including the Brandywine Valley, Valley Forge, and Bucks County
· Coverage of Historic Downtown, Center City, Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Fairmount, South Philadelphia, University City and West Philadelphia, Northwestern Philadelphia, Northeastern Philadelphia, and City Line Avenue


Frommer's Philadelphia day by day

By Reid Bramblett

FrommerMedia
Paperback (192 pages)

Frommer s Philadelphia day by day
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Frommer's Philadelphia Day-by-Day Guide is the complete up-to-date reference for visitors who want to maximize their stay in the smartest, most time-efficient way. With full-color throughout with hundreds of evocative photos, this invaluable guide offers reviews on a wide array of sightseeing, lodging, shopping, dining and entertainment options in all price ranges, and also includes thematic and walking tours of the city's best-loved neighborhoods with Frommer's trademark candid and accessible expertise.

Great Than a Tourist – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: 50 Travel Tips from a Local (Greater Than a Tourist)

By Karin Bauer

Independently published
Paperback (56 pages)

Great Than a Tourist – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA: 50 Travel Tips from a Local (Greater Than a Tourist)
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Do you want to try something new while traveling? Do you want some guidance from locals? Do you want to travel with the advice from a local? If you answered yes to any of these questions then Great than a Tourist Books are for you. Greater Than a Tourist - Philadelphia by Karin Bauer offers the inside scope on Philadelphia. Most travel books tell you how to travel like a tourist. Although there's nothing wrong with that, this book will give you bucket list items to complete, places to stay and eat on a budget or a splurge, what to do if you are in the location for the hour or the day and much more. In these pages, you will discover local advice that will help you throughout your stay. Greater than a tourist is a series of travel books written by locals. Tips from locals to tourists. Travel like a local. Get the inside scope. Slow down, stay in one place, take your time, and get to know the people and the culture of a place. Try some things off the beaten path with guidance. Patronize local business and vendors when you travel. Be willing to try something new. By the time you finish this book, you will be excited to travel to your next destination. So grab YOUR copy today. You'll be glad you did.

Philadelphia & The Pennsylvania Dutch Country (EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDE)

By Richard Varr

Brand: DK Travel
Paperback (208 pages)

Philadelphia & The Pennsylvania Dutch Country (EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDE)
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DK Eyewitness Travel: Philadelphia & The Pennsylvania Dutch Country will lead you straight to the best attractions this region has to offer. Packed with detailed maps, including a new pull-out map with detailed sheet maps and useful transportation information, this guide explores every facet of this historic area.



Also included are beautiful cutaways and floor plans of all the major sites and suggestions for the best places to visit, from the Old City known as "America's most historic square mile," encompassing Independence Hall and the iconic Liberty Bell, to the outstanding museums, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. This DK Eyewitness Travel Guide provides all the insider tips every visitor to needs, with dozens of reviews of hotels, recommendations for restaurants, tips for shopping and all the best places for entertainment in Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country.



Don't miss a thing on your vacation with the DK Eyewitness Guide to Philadelphia & the Pennsylvania Dutch Country.



HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

-Packed with photographs, illustrations, and maps

-Cutaways and floor plans of all the major sights

-3-D aerial views of the city's most interesting districts

-Huge selection of hotels, restaurants, stores, and entertainment venues

-Specially devised walking tours, special events info

-Now includes a new durable, oversized pull-out map with useful transportation information, a distance chart, a street and sight index, and practical information for getting around the city.

Moon Philadelphia: Including Pennsylvania Dutch Country (Travel Guide)

By Karrie Gavin

Moon Travel
Released: 2017-06-13
Paperback (400 pages)

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See Philadelphia with a Local

Travel writer and native Philadelphian Karrie Gavin shares her expert perspective on the City of Brotherly Love, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.

Whether you're exploring the 9,200 acres of Fairmount Park or sampling the city's renowned cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, and hoagies, Moon Philadelphia has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “Three-Day Best of Philadelphia” and “Fun and Free: Philly on a Budget,” expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Karrie's trustworthy advice, Moon Philadelphia provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!

Moon Philadelphia covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including:
  • Washington Square
  • Pennsylvania Dutch Country
  • Brandywine Valley

Philadelphia Liberty Trail: Trace the Path of America's Heritage

By Michael Milne

Globe Pequot Press
Released: 2015-01-20
Paperback (240 pages)

Philadelphia Liberty Trail: Trace the Path of America s Heritage
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Winner of a 2015 Book-of-the-Year award from the Society of American Travel Writers Eastern Chapter.

Experience the founding of America in the city where it all began by strolling the newly created Philadelphia Liberty Trail. This guide takes a fresh approach to the historic district; going beyond such popular sights as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, highlighting over 50 attractions and unique spots overlooked by other guidebooks. Philadelphia Liberty Trail provides the colorful history of each sight along with practical travel information. Historic tidbits sprinkled throughout engage visitors of all ages:

* Learn the shocking story of Benjamin Franklin's electric turkey experiment.

* Tour the sight of the first bank robbery in America in 1798, and learn how the hapless criminal was captured when he deposited the pilfered funds back into the very same bank.

* Read about the unsung Quaker woman who saved George Washington's army from destruction.

Easy to follow maps break the trail into segments. It also includes suggested side trips to area attractions such as Valley Forge and Fort Mifflin. Complete with lodging, dining, family-friendly options, and practical travel information,
Philadelphia Liberty Trail immerses visitors in history right where it happened.


 
 
 

 
 
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