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A 26.5-mile, multi-use path from Philadelphia to Phoenixville
This 26.5-mile recreational path runs along the Schuylkill River from Center City Philadelphia to Phoenixville in Chester County.View More
A garden of ideas to inspire home gardeners
A garden of ideas, with more than 4,000 kinds of ornamental trees and plants on the Swarthmore College campus.View More
Nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning television show, Sesame Street®
Sesame Place is the nation’s only theme park based entirely on the award-winning show Sesame Street®.View More
1926 by Alexander Stirling Calder
A morose Hamlet leans his head against a knife, while a laughing jester, Touchstone, lounges against him.View More
Serenity and elegance in Fairmount Park
Explore 1.2 acres of serenity and elegance in Fairmount Park, full of landscaped gardens alongside a ceremonial tea house and koi pond.View More
235 acres for kayaking, bird walks, pond tours and seasonal festivals
Silver Lake Nature Center features a butterfly garden, lakes, marshes, meadows, a bog and 4.5 miles of nature trails that highlight the diverse plant and animal life in the area.View More
Civil war memorial with a romantic side
The Smith Memorial commemorates Pennsylvania’s military heroes of the Civil War.View More
Fun, free and family-friendly for more than 100 years
Located in a six-acre, wooded parkland in beautiful East Fairmount Park, this century-old landmark is home to a four-story, 16,000-square-foot “play mansion,” iconic 44-foot wooden slide and state-of-the-art Play Pod filled with a giant see-saw and spinning “jungle gyms.”View More
1954 by Jacob Epstein
The elongated figures of Jacob Epstein’s Social Consciousness suggest sympathy, tenderness and sorrow for human suffering.View More
Massive outdoor street party to celebrate the season
May 7, 2016View More
Get outside and celebrate the season during the fourth annual South Street Spring Festival. Held on the first weekend in May, the FREE outdoor festival brings thousands to South Street for a day of food, music and family-friendly fun.
Cruise the Delaware River in style
For three decades, the Spirit of Philadelphia has provided a unique combination of dining, dancing, entertainment and incredible skyline views on the Delaware River.View More
The newest way to see some of Philly’s best haunted attractions
Take a spooky stroll through Old City on a tour that’s one part history, two parts haunt.View More
Longwood Gardens’ celebration of spring
April 2 – June 3, 2016View More
At Longwood Gardens, tulips, dogwoods, wisteria, native azaleas, columbines, snapdragons, bluebells and more herald spring’s arrival both indoors and out during the Spring Blooms display, on view through May 31. Breathe in the fresh air and relish the beauty of the gardens, where every day something new bursts into bloom.
Exciting zip line canopy tours through the treetops
Try a zipline Canopy Tour for a trip up into the treetopsView More
The hammock-filled haven on the Delaware River
Through September 25, 2016View More
Blockbuster waterfront attraction Spruce Street Harbor Park returns for its third year, bringing an ultimate hangout – and hammock-lounging – spot to the Delaware River Waterfront.
Boutique winery using solar power and natural farming techniques
Boutique 15-acre winery using solar power and natural farming techniques.View More
William Penn’s powerful agent-secretary, James Logan, made Stenton his country seat
Ben Franklin thought it was worth the trip to Germantown’s Stenton, one of the grandest houses of its time. Original hardwood floors, enormous multi-paned windows, 18th-century furniture, huge fireplaces, icehouse and a barn with pre-industrial agricultural tools can be found on a tour of the early Georgian-style estate of James Logan, secretary to Pennsylvania founder William Penn.View More
Strawberries as far as the eye can see
May 21-22, 2016View More
Celebrate spring at the annual Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village, where festive foods, children’s activities, pie-eating contests and a lively lineup of family entertainment are just some of the weekend’s exciting attractions.
Upscale outdoor shopping — with a farmers’ market
Ardmore’s Suburban Square is a pedestrian-friendly upscale outdoor shopping center that serves as one of the Main Line’s high-end shopping destinations.
The tradition continues today, with a recently updated farmers’ market and an upscale vintage outdoor market, the Clover Market.View More
Outdoor concerts on the Delaware River Waterfront all summer long
All summer long, Penn’s Landing is home to exciting live music on the Delaware River Waterfront.View More
A garden for all seasons
Among the oldest operational community gardens in Philly, Summer Winter provides Powelton Village residents the unique opportunity to connect with community through the shared skills of growing and harvesting.View More
The 25th annual 5K run/walk to fight breast cancer
May 10View More
This Mother’s Day, the Philadelphia Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure invites everyone in the Delaware Valley and beyond to celebrate 25 years of fighting to end breast cancer at the annual Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure.
One of the most prestigious single day bike races in North America
The highest-ranked, longest and richest single day road race in North AmericaView More
Leading outdoor adventures
Find a group of fellow travelers with this outdoor-adventure companyView More
Free, off-beat outdoor movie screenings in Northern Liberties
Friday nights through August 14View More
Every Friday night, The Awesome Fest will return with free outdoor movie screenings for all to enjoy.
Get into the holiday spirit in the heart of Philadelphia
November 19-20 and 24 – December 24, 2016View More
Philadelphia will once again transform into a European wonderland for the annual Christmas Village, this year being held at City Hall.
Hundreds of miles of connected trails for hiking, biking, commuting and more
The Greater Philadelphia region is home to one of the largest trail networks in the country, collectively known as The Circuit Trails, providing endless opportunities for recreation and commuting.View More
A walk through the birthplace of our nation
The Constitutional Walking Tour provides visitors with a primary overview of the Independence National Historical Park area by connecting the buildings and places where the events of the American Revolution transpired.View More
Offering fresh foods, grown on farms throughout the Philadelphia region
Find an open-air market in just about any neighborhood, throughout Philadelphia and The CountrysideView More
Pop-up park on the Parkway
July 15 – August 21, 2016View More
The Oval is a seasonal pop-up outdoor public space that transforms an island of asphalt and surrounding lawns at 24th Street and the Parkway into an eight-acre public space devoted to family-friendly fun.