Philadelphia, PA - National Geographic recently named Philadelphia as one of the best places to visit in 2019. And Irene Levy Baker, the local author of 100 Thing To Do In Philadelphia, felt it a compelling reason to update her travel book published by Reedy Press.
New Book Highlights New & Lesser-Known Attractions in Philadelphia
The first edition was published four years ago, and the second edition came out in early October 2020. Providing the insider's scoop on the region's latest attractions along with hidden gems most Philadelphians might not know about.
Including a few new museums, parks, restaurants, and local attractions along with many lesser-known sights. Such as Rail Park, the Cherry Street Pier, Laurel Hill Cemetery, and Cowtown Rodeo in Pilesgrove, New Jersey.
The book is filled with bonus tips on getting the most out of your Philly adventure, for instance, a list of secret speakeasies and tips on how to get into them.
The 100 things are divided into 5 categories - food and drink; music and entertainment; culture and history; sports and recreation; and shopping and fashion.
The book is full of recommendations for families, dates, and empty-nesters, including places in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, as well as a list of free attractions.
Baker is also doing a series of virtual book tour called "There's No Place Like Home." Signed copies of the book and tour dates are available online at www.100ThingsToDoInPhiladelphia.com. Philly Bite readers can use the promo code PHILLYBITE on the website for a discount. Good through 12/15/20. The book is also sold at independent bookstores, Barnes & Noble, and on Amazon.