Lose Yourself in Philadelphia this Fall

When autumn comes to Philadelphia, it brings excitement with it. You can feel it in the crisp air. It’s the excitement for harvest flavors, changing colors, and a wide range of uniquely fall events. And when you visit Philadelphia, the best way to savor the season is to do it with all 5 senses. So here’s a local’s perspective on getting lost in autumn and getting the most out of your fall stay.

See Independence Hall and Philadelphia's Historic District in all its fall glory.

Freedom was born in Philadelphia, at the Pennsylvania State House—now known as Independence Hall. Autumn is the perfect season to explore this and the city’s other historic monuments as you pay tribute to the past.

Taste a Pumpkin Pecan Maple donut from Federal Donuts

Locals love the donuts that are made fresh every day at Federal’s multiple locations. Flavors change with the seasons, and for fall that means pumpkin pecan maple! Federal Donuts also serves Korean-style fried chicken and excellent coffee.

Hear the unique sounds of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Treat your ears to the impeccable talent and excellent musicianship of The Philadelphia Orchestra as the company kicks off its 2018–2019 concert season.

Smell crisp fall air from a fresh vantage point.

Autumn is all around you in the city but you’ll get more fall magic when you head to one of Philly’s parks or gardens, including Fairmount Park, Wissahickon Valley Park, Longwood Gardens and the Schuylkill River Trail.

Feel the jolt of a good cup of La Colombe coffee.

Our Flavor by Loews Hotels Philadelphia partner La Colombe sources and roasts coffee beans with care. After launching in Rittenhouse Square in 1994, the brand is now served in cafés across the country—including, of course, right here at Bank & Bourbon
and Pod Markets in the lobby of Loews Philadelphia.