There are plenty of cities with interesting things to do in the U.S. Thrillist staffer Matt Meltzer culls a list of more than 300 compiled by the publication's staff down to a manageable 25 .

Thrillist took everything from Airbnb rates to bars and restaurants to popular attractions into account in creating the list. One of the top cities? Philadelphia.

While pics near the Rocky statue after you run up the art museum's steps or at Pat’s and Geno’s in South Philly (aka “cheesesteak Vegas”) will probably generate the most interest on your social media feeds, if you want to quietly take in Philly’s cobblestone charm, snap up a sundae from Old City’s Franklin Fountain and stroll around the historic district.

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