Laura Longwell

Laura Longwell is an award-winning travel writer covering the US and the world for the last 13 years on her site, Travel Addicts. Many weekends, you’ll find her seeking out the fun, delicious, and historic things to do and see in Philadelphia and its suburbs.

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When is the Best Time to Visit Philadelphia?

Philadelphia is a bustling city year-round. The historic sites are always open, every season is packed with festivals and special events, and you can find cheesesteaks every day of the year.

Top Philly Ice Cream Shops Not to Miss

There is an astounding amount of excellent ice cream in this city. Whether you’re looking for a simple scoop of vanilla or a unique flavor combination, there’s something that will fit the bill.