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3 Days in Philadelphia

Education

This trip was originally supposed to be a beach trip to Virginia Beach, but after shooting a wedding and visiting Philadelphia for the first time this Spring, we decided that we wanted to see SO much more of the city than I did in the 12 mere hours that I was there the first time. 

Colby and I road-tripped up to Philadelphia on Friday and made a weekend out of it! Seeing all of these inspiring monuments and amazing landmarks was breath-taking and unexplainable! Getting to see so much of the city in such a short amount of time had us leaving and saying “Man, we need to come back a couple more times just so we can see half of the city!”

We had a plan to see this HUGE list and we attempted to conquer them! We got about half of them, but we also wanted to enjoy this vacation and not just do the things on the list to say we have! 

My favorite part about seeing Philadelphia definitely had to be the culture of the city. It is SO different than little ole’ Fredericksburg, VA. There are a million different types of people all over, there are hilarious accents, and there are of course, PHILLY CHEESESTEAKS! If you want the best Philly Cheesesteak, you HAVE to go to Jim’s. We went there and we were spoiled – I don’t think I could ever eat another Philly Cheesesteak if it wasn’t from there. Best part I learned about Jim’s?! They can ship all over the world!! I may have a problem now, haha! Just kidding. 🙂 

I also loved getting to see all of the amazing architecture that the city had to offer. The brilliant sky-scrapers, the amazing cathedrals, and the inspiring columns and buildings all over blew my mind. I could talk more and more and never stop about Philadelphia, but I’ll stop here and let you enjoy these images! 🙂

August 5, 2015

  1. Nastja

    August 5th, 2015 at 8:05 am

    Philadelphia looks amazing!

  2. Natalie Franke

    August 5th, 2015 at 11:41 am

    I miss Philadelphia so much! Ah! Gorgeous images of my favorite city!

  3. Renee

    August 5th, 2015 at 12:42 pm

    Looks like you had an incredible time in Philly! It’s such a fun city!

  4. Krista A. Jones

    August 5th, 2015 at 12:44 pm

    Philly is such a great city! It looks like you had a ton of fun!

  5. Kristina Wall

    August 5th, 2015 at 1:48 pm

    Looks like you had a blast!

  6. Ray

    August 5th, 2015 at 11:18 pm

    I need to get my ass out that way…!

  7. Arica

    August 6th, 2015 at 1:38 am

    Thanks for giving me a little vacation in the middle of my busy season! I LOVED looking through all of these and imagining what it would be like to be there.

  8. Alexandra Peterson

    August 6th, 2015 at 4:15 am

    Looks like such a fun day! Love Philly!

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