Queen Village, Philadelphia: A low-key local wander

If you’re looking for a way to break free of the tourists milling about downtown Philadelphia, check out Queen Village. This walkable maze of narrow streets in South Philly is home to eclectic shops, cozy local restaurants, eye-catching architecture and, of course, historic sites. Though it has undergone a revival alongside the rest of central Philadelphia, Queen Village has retained its funky character © Kirkikis / Getty Images Once a suburb of Philadelphia, Queen Village was first settled in the 1600s by Swedish immigrants. Since then, successive rounds of evolution have…

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