A Weekend in Philadelphia

Earlier this month, I spent a weekend in Philadelphia. I had never been there before, and it was a visit that I looked forward to.

As I planned for the trip, I mentioned to friends that I was going, and asked what they thought I should see and do while I was there. There were two recurring themes: the Liberty Bell, and the movie Rocky.

I was able to see the Liberty Bell, the museum steps that Rocky ran during his workouts, and much more. I’ll be posting about some of the highlights of my Philadelphia trip over the next few weeks. I think you’ll see why the city’s current tourism campaign, “Philly’s more fun when you sleep over” is accurate.

Tomorrow: The Liberty Bell

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Mary Jo Manzanares is a traveler, travel blogger, and podcaster. In addition to her blog, Traveling with MJ, she hosts the Where Else to Go podcast, and is the founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine. Her travel ethos is value luxury - luxury for real people - and her goal is to help travelers know when to splurge and when to save. Mary Jo has been a speaker at various industry events around the world. When she’s not traveling, Mary Jo likes lingering over a cup of coffee, wandering in a museum, sipping wine at a cafe, and sharing it all with friends and readers. Her most recent travels were to Stockholm, a Baltic cruise, and Universal Orlando Resort.

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