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20 Apr 2007  surprises are half the fun of traveling
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  • 1. Eastern State Penetentiary tour

    very interesting authentic tour with bonus Steve Buscemi narration

  • 2. C. Neri Antiques 3rd and South Street

    wonderful antique store on South Street, you have to experience it

  • 3. University of the Arts Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery
    University of the Arts Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Check out the interior gallery where the old and new intersect in a very cool space

  • 4. Little Pete's Diner 17th & Chancellor

    little jewel of a diner, like an Edward Hopper painting with breakfast and coffee too

  • 5. Main Street in Manayunk

    Lively fun colorful Manayunk, love this Main Street

  • 6. Double decker sightseeing tour of Philadelphia

    new city--take the double decker bus tour and sit up top so you can see it all once, then hop on hop off for the special points of interest

  • 7. Blendo 10th & Pine

    Of all the little shops on Antique Row, I found this one to be the most entertaining

  • 8. Ludwig's Bier Garten 13th & Sansom

    great selection of beers plus an unexpected great selection of music from the 60s

  • 9. South Street
    South Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Take a walk on the wild side. If you're going to Philly, ya gotta see South Street.

  • 10. Reading Terminal Market
    Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Yep it's a little touristy, but it's also a taste of everything Philly under one roof and a very cool roof it is. Remember the Reading Railroad from Monopoly, this was the real Reading Railroad.

  • 11. Street vendor at 13th & Market

    I also highly recommend street vendors in Philly--try the stand at 13th and Market. They make a great burger for $2.75. You can't beat it.