In a world full of bougie tour guides and TikTok destination suggestions, it’s easy to forget that there’s so much to explore in Philadelphia without breaking the bank.
Whether you’re visiting the city or a resident looking to see more sights, there’s plenty to do at a discount – plenty to include in a guidebook. But we’ve taken stock of what’s currently available and collected some of the best options.
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From enjoying world-renowned paintings or unique local creations, to finding new discoveries at the city’s historic institutions, to simply enjoying nature amidst the metropolis, here’s a rundown of some great options for experiencing Philly’s arts, nature, and history. without hurting your pocket.