Best of Philly

Best Urban Hike

2016 BEST Urban Hike

Ben Franklin Bridge

This is one of those Philly activities you always mean to do but never actually get around to doing. It’s worth it: Once you reach the apex of the near-two-mile span, you’ll be treated to the best view of the skyline in the entire city


2015 BEST Urban Hike

Wissahickon Valley Park

If you’ve only walked Forbidden Drive, you haven’t really done the Wiss. This 1,800-acre park has 57 miles of shaded, twisting, water-edging trails and couldn’t be more accessible. Seek out the paths that lead to the park’s many historic bridges, like the Thomas Mill covered bridge — originally built in 1737, it’s the last of… Read more »