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Best Fun on a River

2016 BEST Free Fun

Bartram’s Garden

As if it isn’t enough that this gorgeous urban sanctuary offers free admission daily, on Saturdays they throw in a complimentary kayak or rowboat rental and let you paddle around on the Schuylkill.

5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA | 215-729-5281 | Website


2015 BEST Fun on a River

Delaware River Tubing

1121 Route 12, Frenchtown, NJ

An ideal staycation: Spend three to four hours languidly floating on a tube down the river with this superb outfit, which even throws in a mid-trip lunch at a little hot-dog shack on the banks. Read more »