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Take a stroll along the Tidal Basin in the spring to catch a glimpse of the Jefferson Memorial and the iconic Cherry Blossom trees

Get into the swing of spring at these top festive celebrations of the season. Spend an evening sampling Park Slope’s best nibbles, see the cherry blossoms in our nation’s capital or hop on train to Philly for a nonstop…

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What: Philadelphia Flower Show 2016: Explore America Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia. PA When: March 5 – March 13, 2016 Why: This year’s show celebrates the 100th anniversary of America’s National Parks. The extravaganza, presented by The…

Sonesta Philly

Just designated the United States’ first World Heritage City, Philadelphia is savoring its moment in the spotlight. None other than the Pope dropped by this past September and the Democratic National Convention is arriving this summer, further solidifying the “it” factor….

Philly 4th of July

As if this awesome summer lineup of Philly events wasn’t enticing enough (and these too), this new $41 fare deal from Amtrak should make the decision to visit Philadelphia a whole lot easier. To book your one-way ticket to the…

DC cherry blossom fest

It’s a big world out there and nothing beats discovering it with your kid. Far-flung destinations are enticing but big-ticket trips take time and planning. Even if you haven’t planned ahead for the upcoming school holidays, you’re in luck….

Longwood Gardens

When you’re looking to slow things down (let’s say by ambling through a secret “pleasure garden,” dining on delicious dishes at the farm table, or unwinding in a grand historic hotel), head for these tiny oh-so-pretty towns just a…

Lotus Diamond by Fairey

Philadelphia may conjure images of Rocky, the Liberty Bell, and cheesesteaks. But if you’ve been to the City of Brotherly Love and only have a short time in town, skip the main attractions and experience the little things that…