Just south of New York, Pennsylvania tends to be known for its largest city, which is highly underrated. Philadelphia is where centuries-old establishments are the real celebrities, diversity is celebrated, and neighborhood festivals spring up for all to join. For all of the reasons, Philadelphia is a gem of an American city.
Truthfully, we all have travel prejudices, and only travel can eradicate it. My Philadelphia trip, for me, obliterated it.
My Philadelphia trip gave me just enough of a taste to ensure that Philly is my new favorite city. Here’s where I ate, stayed, and what I did.