Nan's Guidebook

Nan
I am very personable and enjoy helping others navigate and explore my city. As an avid traveler, I am very good at directions, figuring out the best ways to travel locally and of course where the g... read more

Things to do in Philadelphia

156 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place is infamous and you must take a walk through. There are specialty food concession stands like cheese, spices, meat, fish, produce and desserts. There are other spots throughout the marke... read more

211 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Philadelphia has many great museums but this is one of my favorites with an interesting story about the collection and its current location

404 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the bigger museums with great art collection. Famous steps from the Rocky movies and the statue of Rocky Balboa is at the bottom of the steps. You will see people posing for pics next to st... read more

74 local Airbnb hosts recommend

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184 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#7

Termini Bros Bakery

Food SceneBakeries
$$· 1523 South 8th Street·Map·Hours·Website·

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Old school bakery that has been part of South Philly for generations. They give you a tray and you walk around the store selecting the pastries and cookies you want. They also have an outpost at th... read more

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good American Continental Cuisine with typical diner type food and other unique dishes. The building is an old mansion. Great ambiance, good service, portions plentiful and reasonably priced. Prefe... read more

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Food is farm to table. Great brunch menu with food made fresh to order. Portions are just right. Staff is friendly and extremely accommodating. Reservation is suggested for brunch on weekends.

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I like the location near Rittenhouse Square the best out of the 3 locations because they also have very interesting and freshly prepared soups, salads and other food.

52 local Airbnb hosts recommend

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

In addition to their Brick Oven Pizza ... they offer a full menu of Continental and Italian Dishes including Burgers, Salads, Wraps and entrees like Chicken Piccata and Grilled Salmon in a very nic... read more

#14

Trader Joe's

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$$· 2121 Market Street·Map·Hours·Website·

80 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Certain times of the day are much busier than others.

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good local pub type food. Happy hour drinks and appetizers half price everyday 5-7pm. Indoor and outdoor seating with firepit outside. Walking distance to apartment. Some nights they have live music.

#16

United States Mint

SightseeingPoints of Interest
151 North Independence Mall East·Map·Hours·Website·

16 local Airbnb hosts recommend

47 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They are open 24/7. Carry typical grocery items, has a salad bar, hot prepared food and other items such as toiletries, over the counter pharmaceuticals/ first aid, basic clothing and stationary it... read more

#18

Tre Scalini

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 1915 Passyunk Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of my favorites. Food is made fresh to order. Interesting variations of typical italian food. Family owned and operated. Francesca will greet you as you come in the door. Very quaint and charmi... read more

33 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#20

Max's Steaks

Food SceneRestaurants
3653 Germantown Avenue·Map·Hours·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is the infamous spot that was in the movie Creed- sequel to the Rocky Balboa story.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#23

CVS

EssentialsConvenience Stores
1826 Chestnut Street·Map·Hours·Website·

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

ATM Machine & can purchase subway/bus/ trolley tokens

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Designer clothing and quality household items at huge discounts.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the top ten Cheesesteak spots in Philly and closet to apartment

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#29

Bloomingdale's

1625 Chestnut St·Map·Hours·Website·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

#31

PNC Bank

1600 Market St·Map·Hours·Website·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

ATM Machine across the street - can see it from living room window

#32

Megabus Stop

John F Kennedy Blvd·Map·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

1 local Airbnb host recommends