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2017 BEST Overlooked Tourist Attraction

The Navy Yard

The main reason people go to this neighborhood-in-a-neighborhood these days is because they work there. But before Urban arrived, for the better part of 200 years, the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, as it was known, was an essential part of the U.S. military. Appreciate how well it’s cleaned up and learn something new on the (actually interesting) self-guided tour.

4500 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-551-0251 | Website


2013 BEST Overlooked Tourist Attraction

Chanticleer

786 Church Road, Wayne, PA

The former estate of pharmaceutical tycoon Adolph Rosengarten offers 35 pristine acres of gardens and flora-lined trails an id-yllic retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. If youre not relaxed after a meditative stroll through Chanticleers quiet Asian Woods, we dont know what to tell you. Check the website (chanticleergarden.org) for weekly updates… Read more »