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The site of the first paper mill in British North America
The birthplace of paper in North America, Historic RittenhouseTown is now a preserved village on idyllic Lincoln Drive in beautiful Fairmount Park.View More
An early American spa and hospital in a rural setting
An early American spa and hospital in a rural settingView More
Journey from Valley Forge to the Appalachian Trail
A challenging 130-mile trail connecting Valley Forge National Historic Park to the Appalachian TrailView More
One of the region’s most significant private gardens
An 18th-century, 100-acre farm, complete with 30 acres of gardens, walks and a nursery, Hortulus Farm includes major perennial and summer borders, bircha and pine allees, important herb and vegetable gardens, and lovely meandering trails and walks.View More
Affordable, city-wide bike rental service
Now availableView More
Philadelphia continues to be one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country with the launch of its own bike sharing program called Indego.
The birthplace of American democracy
Known as the birthplace of American democracy, Historic Philadelphia’s Independence National Historical Park (INHP) is located on the site of many of the seminal events that carried the nation through its founding as a global leader of democratic ideals.View More
A surburban bike-shop convenient to the Perkiomen Trail
Explore the leafy backroads around this suburban Montgomery County town or head for the Perkiomen trailhead, which is located about three miles up the road from this Harleysville bike shop.View More
Sunset bike race through streets of downtown West Chester
August 8View More
Hundreds of cyclists, including national professionals and locals, will challenge themselves on the streets of downtown West Chester during the 10th annual Iron Hill Twilight Criterium.
City’s first solar-powered bike shop
The staff at Jay’s count more than 100 years of experience in the bike industry, and it shows in the staff’s customer service.View More
The community gathers in this 19th-century green space
This classic 19th-century strolling park sat outside of Philadelphia’s boundaries when it was established. Because of its proximity to ports and saloons, it later would be used by the Union Army as an encampment site. Today, people enjoy the relaxing green space and fun events, such as movie screenings and concerts.View More
A hardwood forest abloom with rhododendrons and azaleas
A hardwood forest abloom with rhododendrons and azaleas.View More
14th annual arts festival will include 60 artists and a beer tent
September 20View More
Local artists, musicians, and vendors will pack the streets of Jenkintown for an afternoon of fun during the Jenkintown Festival of the Arts.
Pennsylvania’s largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh
With 1000 acres, ten miles of trails and many native wildlife and plants, the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum protects the largest fresh water tidal marsh in Pennsylvania.View More
The place that inspired America’s first great naturalist
The place that inspired America’s first great naturalistView More
An awesome new neighborhood park at 22nd and Carpenter Streets
This public green space has been revamped to make it even friendlier to local residents looking to relax in a clean, green setting.View More
Patriotic celebration in America’s birthplace
July 4View More
Independence Day in Philadelphia kicks-off with a series of inspirational events in Historic Philadelphia including Celebration of Freedom and the Independence Day Parade featuring more than 6,000 participants from around the country.
Where to watch fireworks during July 4th celebration in Philadelphia
July 4View More
When it comes to celebrating America’s birthday, nobody rocks it like America’s birthplace: Philadelphia. And 2015—the country’s 239th birthday—will be no exception.
Annual festival in Historic Germantown celebrating African American freedom
June 20View More
Historic Germantown celebrates Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, with its seventh annual Juneteenth Festival on Saturday, June 20.
A spring run through Chester County
May 16View More
Serious runners, biathletes and weekend warriors will find the right kind of challenge at the Kennett Run, a family-friendly event held each year in the charming and historic borough of Kennett Square.
All things mushroom celebrated in “The Mushroom Capital of the World”
September 12 – 13View More
Mushroom lovers across the nation converge in historic Kennett Square each year on the weekend after Labor Day. They come to celebrate the humble fungi known as the mushroom at the Kennett Square Mushroom Festival, a two-day festival of food and family fun.
Off-beat design competition and community arts festival
May 16View More
The Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby & Arts Festival is the new name for one of the city’s quirkiest spring events. Formerly two events, the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival and Kensington Kinetic Derby, is a day-long celebration of the creative spirit and community pride.
A week-long celebration of crafts, food, music and folk life
June 27 – July 5View More
Bring your family to enjoy the finest in traditional crafts, food, music and folk life. Good, old-fashioned fun and non-stop entertainment happens every day, all week at the Kutztown Festival.
Whitewater rafting right here in the Delaware Valley
Whitewater rafting, with Class 3 and 4 rapids, right here in the Delaware ValleyView More
The 9th annual celebration of music in Powelton Village
July 18View More
Spend the day in West Philadelphia’s Powelton Village during the 8th annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival.
Founding father Robert Morris’ hilltop estate
Lemon Hill is one of Fairmount Park’s most enduring attractions, an open-to-the-public Federal-style architectural beauty built in 1800.View More
Philadelphia’s annual walk of Gay Pride
June 14View More
Held every year in June during Nation Gay Pride Month, the LGBT Pride Parade and Festival brings more than 25,000 participators to Philadelphia for a march down Broad Street and a party at Penn’s Landing.
Breathe in the fresh air and browse the shops
People strolling down the four blocks of this mixed-use space see kids riding bikes, owners walking their dogs and friends enjoying the outdoors.View More
Northern Liberties’ largest and most popular public green space, Liberty Lands boasts a myriad of trees, a community garden, a kids’ play space and local artwork spread across two acres of repurposed urban land.View More
A 300-acre family farm dedicated to agriculture, entertainment and education
A 300-acre family farm dedicated to agriculture, entertainment and educationView More
Philadelphia’s only public boathouse
Situated on the banks of the Schuylkill River just north of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Lloyd Hall is the only public athletic facility on Boathouse Row and the best point of departure for your outing into Fairmount Park.View More