Omar's Guidebook

Hello everyone! Thanks for visiting. I have lived in Philadelphia for over 10 years and really love the city. I work as a social worker and am into travel, fitness, art and music. I'm currently ... read more

Things to do in Philadelphia

206 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Take some time to explore the shops along Walnut Street near the popular Rittenhouse Park. Visitors will appreciate the architecture, large array of shopping options, and the historic park. Paint... read more

80 local Airbnb hosts recommend

You won't want to miss the Unite State's first Zoo. Located in the Centennial District of Philadelphia it boosts a 42-acre garden that is home to more than 1,300 animals, many of them rare and end... read more

67 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful views of the Skuykhill River are a must see for runners, bikers, walkers and explorers alike. Ask me about secret spots that offer amazing views of the city and hidden trails with histor... read more

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Take the elevator the the 19th floor of this exquisite building and ask for the bar. You won't be disappointed with the view and ambiance. Let me share more about this hidden gem in Philadelphia.

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Visit the beautiful gardens and explore the secrets that the Penn Museum holds. You won't regret it!

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If you are into amazing Asian fusion food, beautiful decor and some surprises, this is the spot for you. Let me tell you more about it!


Please Touch Museum

Arts & CultureMuseums
4231 Avenue of the Republic·Map·Hours·Website·

47 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Explore one of the few existing buildings from the 1876 Centennial Exhibition. Ask me about a secret garden there!

47 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A short trip from your stay, you will find a large supermarket that is open 24 hours. There is plenty to do and see around the area near Penn's beautiful campus.

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30th Street station is only a few blocks away from your stay and includes stations for Amtrak, Megabus, BoltBus, NJ Train lines, taxis and the Market Frankforkford Blue line. The historic station ... read more

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

You won't want to miss this hidden gem that is only a few blocks from your stay. Make sure to bring your camera! There is a bike share site for those who want to continue exploring.


Baring Street

Baring St·Map·

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Walk up the street from your stay and take a calming stroll down Baring Street. It is definitely one of my most lovely streets in the neighborhood and Philadelphia. You will appreciate the archit... read more