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2018 Best Underrated Tourist Attraction

Fort Mifflin

Yes, it’s the only Revolutionary War-era fort in the city, and yes, you can actually camp out here overnight, but the big draw is that this tiny slice of land along the Delaware River is literally next to the airport, and there’s no better place to watch big jetliners come in for landings. Read More »

1 Fort Mifflin Rd, Philadelphia, PA | 215-685-4167 | Website

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. Read More »

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

2013 Best Overlooked Tourist Attraction


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 ( for weekly updates of whats in bloom. Read More »

786 Church Road, Wayne, PA | 610-687-4163 | Website