Best of Philly

Best Free Tour

2022 Best Sugary Safari

Termini Bros

Take a free bakery tour at Termini’s South Philly flagship to see mixers as big as hot tubs and cannoli being filled. This is great for kids, who get little paper hats and are highly likely to walk out with a free treat. Read More »

1523 South 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

2022 Best Free Sculpture Ogling

Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden

The Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden behind the Art Museum is totally free — and where else can you see a gigantic electric plug? Another free spot for sculpture sightings: The Rodin Museum garden. Read More »

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA Website

2022 Best Elevator to the Clouds

Four Seasons Philadelphia

Sitting atop the Comcast Technology Center, with a fancy bar and an even fancier restaurant, Four Seasons Philadelphia is pretty much the opposite of free. You know what’s not? A 60-floor elevator ride up to the Sky Lobby. The glass elevator shaft gives you an unparalleled view of the city. Read More »

1 North 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

2021 Best Way to Rediscover Fairmount Park


Pioneering composer Ellen Reid pushes the definition of public art with this GPS-enabled immersive exhibition. An app sends location-­based musical compositions featuring musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra, sound effects and soundscapes into your earbuds as you walk through some of your favorite outdoor spaces in Fairmount Park. The exhibit ends on September 30th. Read More »


2015 Best Free Tour

The United States Mint

The fascinating (and totally free!) self-guided tour gives you a bird's-eye view of the actual, live coin-making process from 40 feet above the factory floor where some 715 million quarters were produced last year. It's the perfect Independence Mall destination for those of us who aren't tourists. Read More »

151 North Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA | 215-408-0112 | Website