12 Tourist Traps Actually Worth Visiting In Philadelphia

It’s easy to take Philadelphia for granted. After all, we live here, so we’re used to our coffee shops being in 300 year old buildings and complaining about how our cars rumble on the cobblestones. Sometimes, though it’s important to step back and look at the incredible city that surrounds us with fresh eyes. These Philly tourist traps might seem played out, and you might not have them high on your “to-do” list, but if you take the time to visit them in 2018, you’ll be rewarded with a newfound appreciation for the City of Brotherly Love.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

After you’ve taken the time to appreciate the Philly tourist traps that are actually worth visiting, you’ll have worked up an appetite — so start chipping away at your 2018 Philadelphia Restaurant Bucket List!