Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
As the official web site of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania says, “From the Pocono mountains to Lake Erie’s shore, the Steel City to the City of Brotherly Love, the Keystone state is a great place to live, work, play and learn.”
Your First Visit? Visit PA tells you how to get here and what to do once you have arrived. Find state facts, things to do, places to stay, maps and guidance for planning your trip.
Greater Philadelphia Area
Check out Visit Philly to find out about the latest events, attractions, hotels and restaurants in Philadelphia, Bucks, Delaware and Montgomery counties — all in one place. Includes a comprehensive guide to transportation by plane, train, car and bus, as well as how to get around once you arrive.
Serving the Greater Philadelphia region for more than 40 years, DVRPC addresses key issues, including transportation, land use, environmental protection and economic development in nine counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. DVRPC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Greater Philadelphia Region. The commission provides services to member governments and others through planning analysis, data collection, and mapping services. Aerial photographs, maps and a variety of publications are available to the public and private sector.
Representing 5,000 member companies across 11 counties in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce is a comprehensive source of information for doing business in the region. The web site links to organizations that specialize in economic development, venture capital investment, partnerships between the arts and business communities, and supporting emerging entrepreneurs. For example, Select Greater Philadelphia has a wealth of regional data, including information about the area’s industries and educational institutions.
Designed specifically for persons, families and companies that are relocating to the area, the web site has information about neighborhoods and housing, schools, businesses, cultural attractions, recreational activities and more.