Frommer's Philadelphia and the Amish Country

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Wiley, Apr 27, 2011 - Travel - 288 pages
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"Frommer's Philadelphia, 16th edition" is written by localexperts who share their insider tips on the best of Philadelphiaand beyond.You'll get Philly's best museums, recreational activities forfamilies, where to spot "Ben Franklin" off duty, the best historicwalks and tours, the best spots for theater and comedy, the hippestbars, the Gayborhood, and more.Covers exciting developments in Philadelphia's dining scene, including new restaurants from the city's top chefs--plus "TheUltimate Cheesesteak Taste Test."Lists all the best places to eat, drink, and even bathe inchocolate in the town of Hershey. This guide also covers side tripsto Bucks County, Valley Forge, and the Brandywine Valley--pluscomplete coverage of Lancaster County, home of the Amish.

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We used this book to plan a trip to Phila with our two kids 5 and 8. It was great! Love Frommers guides we always count on them. The resturant recommendations were not the best for our family but we ... Read full review

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Very helpful in planning my trip. Took the book around to the sites and read descriptions to the kids. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Lauren McCutcheon was born in, grew up outside of, and currently lives in Philadelphia. She loves it here. She is an editor at Philadelphia magazine, author of A Virgin’s Guide to Everything (Warner Books, 2005) and The Right Way (David & Charles, 2006), former restaurant critic for Philadelphia Weekly, and former editor for the Philadelphia site of Some of her favorite things to do in the city include breakfast at Parc on Rittenhouse Square (or, if in a rush, a cappuccino at La Colombe), visit the Perelman's design exhibits at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, shop at Vagabond in Old City, do yoga at Practice in Queen Village, and consume oysters and Cava at the Oyster House. In that order.

Carrie Havranek writes about travel, food, and culture from her home in Easton, PA, and uses the marble rolling pin from her Pennsylvania Dutch great aunt nearly every day.

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