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QUALITY OF LIFE I where history, culture and family
fun meet
With its top-notch education, healthcare, culture and sports, Greater Philadelphia is a terrific place to live, work, play, dine, create, innovate and raise a family.
healthcare options in the world; access to top schools; exposure to world-class arts and culture; a close look at our country’s early history; or close-by major league sporting events, including football, baseball, hockey, basketball, soccer, arena football, and more, then Greater Philadelphia is a wonderful place to call home. If you and your family want access to hiking trails, rowing, cycling, and running; short trips to the beaches of Delaware and New Jersey and the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania; opportunities to dine at award-winning restaurants by world renowned chefs and restaurateurs or enjoy traditional fare specific to Greater Philadelphia like hoagies, cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, water ice, Tastykakes, pork roll, and scrapple, look no farther than one of the welcoming neighbor- hoods of northern Delaware, southern New Jersey, and southeastern Pennsylvania.
Greater Philadelphia: a center of academic excellence
From pre-K through college, there’s no shortage of options.
The region is home to an array of public and
private schools catering to students of all ages and learning styles. Greater Philadelphia is home to fine institutions of higher education, including Villanova University, Princeton University, Rowan University, Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College, Cabrini University, Swarthmore College, the University of Delaware, Temple University, Drexel University, and The University of Pennsylvania among scores of others.
FUN FACT: There are 102 colleges and universities, and nearly 1,200 kindergarten through 12th-grade public and private schools across the 11 counties of Greater Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) pop-up beer garden
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