Philadelphia and the Amish Country

Philadelphia and the Amish Country

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Top-flight guidance for anyone visiting Philadelphia or Pennsylvania Dutch country. * Points visitors to Philly's best museums, nightlife, and recreational activities. * Delivers the details on renovations to Independence National Historic Park and the new Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. * Covers exciting developments in Philadephia's dining scene, including a new restaurant from Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto. * Offers side trips to Bucks County, Valley Forge, and the Brandywine Valley-- plus complete coverage of Lancaster County, home of the more

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  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 134.1 x 214.4 x 14.5mm | 249.48g
  • Frommermedia
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 12th Revised edition
  • 0764567470
  • 9780764567476

Table of contents

List of Maps.§What's New in Philadelphia.§1. The Best of Philadelphia.§1 Frommer's Favorite Philadelphia Experiences.§2 Best Hotel Bets.§3 Best Restaurant Bets.§2. Planning Your Trip to Philadelphia.§1 Visitor Information.§2 Money.§Destination: Philadelphia-- Red Alert Checklist.§3 When to Go.§Philadelphia Calendar of Events.§4 Insurance, Health & Safety.§5 Tips for Travelers with Special Needs.§6 Getting There.§7 Escorted Tours & Package Deals.§8 Planning Your Trip Online.§Easy Internet Access Away from Home.§9 Tips on Accommodations.§10 Recommended Reading & Viewing.§Using a Cellphone on Your Trip.§3. For International Visitors.§1 Preparing for Your Trip.§2 Getting to the U.S.§3 Getting Around the U.S.§Fast Facts: For the International Traveler.§4. Getting to Know Philadelphia.§1 Orientation.§The Neighborhoods in Brief.§2 Getting Around Fast Facts: Philadelphia.§5. Where to Stay.§1 Historic Area.§2 Center City.§Family-Friendly Hotels.§3 University City (West Philadelphia).§4 Near the Airport.§5 City Line & Northeast.§6 Hostels.§6. Where to Dine.§1 Historic Area.§2 Center City.§A Taste of Ethnic Philly: Reading Terminal Market.§Simple Pretheater Choices.§Family-Friendly Restaurants.§3 South Philadelphia 4 University City (West Philadelphia).§5 Chinatown.§6 Manayunk.§7 Local Favorites: Cheesesteaks, Hoagies & More.§7. Exploring Philadelphia.§Suggested Itineraries.§1 Independence National Historical Park: America's Most Historic Square Mile.§2 The Top Museums.§3 More Attractions.§Philadelphia's Oddball Museums.§4 Parks, the Parkway & Penn's Landing.§5 Especially for Kids.§6 Organized Tours.§7 Outdoor Activities.§8 Spectator Sports.§8. City Strolls.§Walking Tour 1: Historic Highlights & Society Hill.§Architectural ABCs Walking Tour 2: Old City.§9. Shopping.§1 The Shopping Scene.§2 Shopping A to Z.§Manayunk Shopping.§10. Philadelphia After Dark.§1 The Performing Arts.§2 The Club & Music Scene.§Sleepless in Philadelphia: Where the Nightlife Is.§3 The Bar Scene.§4 The Gay & Lesbian Scene.§5 Other Nighttime Entertainment.§6 Late-Night Bites.§11. Side Trips from Philadelphia.§1 Bucks County & Nearby New Jersey.§Where Washington Crossed the Delaware.§2 Exploring the Brandywine Valley.§12. Lancaster County: The Amish Country.§1 Introducing the Pennsylvania Dutch Country.§2 Essentials.§3 Exploring Amish Country.§The Bridges of Lancaster County.§4 Especially for Kids.§5 Shopping.§6 Where to Stay.§7 Where to Dine.§Appendix: Philadelphia in Depth.§History 101: The Philadelphia Story.§A Portrait of the Philadelphians.§Index.§General Index.§Accommodations Index.§Restaurant more

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