This Dorling Kindersley travel guide helps you get the most from your visit to Philadelphia. It provides detailed practical information and expert recommendations. Introducing Philadelphia maps the city and the region, sets it in its historical and cultural context, and describes events through the entire year. Philadelphia at a Glance is an overview of the city's main attractions. The main sightseeing section of the book is Philadelphia Area by Area, which covers all the important sights, with photographs, maps, and illustrations. Farther Afield suggests sights just outside the city core, while Beyond Philadelphia describes Dutch Country and historic Gettysburg among other areas. Information about hotels, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and sports is found in Travelers' Needs. The Survival Guide has practical advice on everything from using Philadelphia's medical services and transport system to public telephones and post offices.