50 states in 52 weeks: run, ride or walk Philadelphia

From beers gardens and high-design parks to outdoor art installations, Philadelphia has ramped up its outdoor offerings, making this flat and easily navigable city a top destination for those who like to get active in an urban setting. Here are three mini-itineraries for exploring the city’s alfresco offerings

Justin Rose’s hole in one hit list

The first English player to win the US Open in four decades, even 
for Justin Rose it’s not all about bunkers, birdies and bogeys; his favourite courses feature mountains, distant islands and greens reached only by helicopter. He exclusively reveals to Tim Hulse his top places to tee off

City hot spot: Fishtown, Philadelphia

Fishtown, the riverside city in Philadelphia, is buzzing with exciting places to eat, shop and party. Rowena Carr-Allinson uncovers a selection

In focus: Philadelphia street artist Isaiah Zagar

How Philadelphia artist Isaiah Zagar is making his neighbourhood a more magical place

Philadelphia essentials: Where to eat, sleep and shop

Andrew Mueller reports on what you need to know to get the most out of Philadelphia

The Philadelphia story

Long overlooked in favour of glitzier destinations, New York's neighbour has plenty to offer the European traveller – from monuments charting the birth of a nation to eccentric dive bars. Andrew Mueller reports