Five Ways to Get Away From Philly This Spring, No Companion Required

The reasons are many — we’re getting married later and living longer, technology has made spur-of-the-moment excursions so much easier — but the truth is singular: Solo travel is on the rise. Here’s how to get out of the city and into the world on your own.

El Camino Travel’s Cuba trip takes you beyond Havana and into tobacco country. Photograph courtesy of Jodee Debes

Immerse yourself in a new culture

Go well off the beaten path with these tour groups. Read more »

Get in touch with your do-good side

Cure your wanderlust while giving back. Read more »

Take a break from it all

Find inner peace — or just a moment to breathe — at this introspective wellness resort. Read more »

Bolster your creative self

Learn something new in a beautiful locale. Read more »

Adventure into the great outdoors

Get your adrenaline pumping by land or by sea. Read more »

Plus: The 10 Commandments of Solo Travel

Things to know before you go. Read more »

—Edited by Sarah Zlotnick

Published as “Me, Myself And I” in the March 2018 issue of Philadelphia magazine.