Best of Philly

Best Kids' Activity

2014 BEST Fishing With the Kids

Fish Finder II

Laugh as your kid’s face lights up with excitement and/or panic when she hooks a flounder on this comfy and clean 46-foot catamaran with the nicest staff at the Jersey Shore. The four-hour trip will set a family of four back about $130, a price that includes rods, bait and a digital family photo. And yes, they’ll bait the hook for you. (See? Nice.)

3654 Atlantic Brigantine Boulevard, Brigantine, NJ | 609-264-0918 | Website

2014 BEST Music for Kids

Sound All Around

1 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s weekly Sound All Around features storytelling, piano accompaniment and a musical demo from an Orchestra member, making it the ultimate pick for musical preschoolers. Read more »

2011 BEST Kids' Activity

Students Run Philly Style

260 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA

“According to Temple research, this program, which trains at-risk kids to run marathons, also gets them eating healthier foods, raking in higher grades, and setting and meeting goals of the non-running variety. Almost makes you want to lace up, too, right? “ Read more »