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Philly’s Bikeout Will Cruise Through a New Region This Fall

For four years, Philadelphia’s Bikeout has been bringing together bicyclists of every level for a combo biking and camping trip. The community-focused fitness and wellness […]

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5 Places to Rent Outdoor Gear for a Summer’s Worth of Adventures

Looking to get off your beach blanket this season? With their nearly seamless rental programs, these local resources make being a spontaneous outdoors enthusiast a […]

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6 Gorgeous Philly-Area Hikes Near Breweries

Living in a large city like Philly, going on a hike isn’t as easy as strapping on some boots and stepping out the door. Nope, […]

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5 Woodsy Airbnb Cabins Near Philadelphia That You Can Book for Your Next Hiking Getaway

Now that fall is here, we’re ready to spend every weekend hitting the trails and enjoying the gorgeous fall foliage. To turn an outing into […]

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Explore 50 Miles of Wooded Trails During the Wissahickon All Trails Challenge

If you took a brief sabbatical from exploring one of Philly’s best green spaces, Wissahickon Valley Park, this summer due to the extreme heat and unpleasant […]

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This 15-Mile Boating Adventure Will Take You Through Both of Philadelphia’s Rivers

If you’ve been talking about boating on the Schuylkill River for years now — as so many long-time residents do — there’s a perfect, only […]

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8 Fitness-Oriented Camping Spots Near Philadelphia to Try This Summer

During summer, everyone loves to make full use out of the warm weather, later sunset, and overall positive vibes with vacations, beach trips, and getaways. […]

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This Awesome Biking and Camping Adventure Trip Is Returning to Philly in August

There are some things that just go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Beyoncé and Jay Z. Pizza and Ranch dressing (don’t fight me on it). And now: […]

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The Insider’s Guide to Cape Henlopen State Park

Drive time from Center City: 2 hours, 18 minutes Where to start: Go to our nature center first. There are touch tanks with stingrays and […]

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The Insider’s Guide to French Creek State Park

Drive time from Center City: 1 hour, 18 minutes Where to start: Take a tour of Hopewell Furnace, an old iron production site from the […]

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21 Ways to Be One With Nature at a Nearby Park This Summer

Got an itch to get to the great outdoors? You aren’t alone: Around 39 million people visit Pennsylvania state parks each year. (Visits to national […]

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The Insider’s Guide to Marsh Creek State Park

Drive time from Center City: 1 hour Where to start: On the 500-plus-acre lake. There are hundreds of boats to rent — sailboats, paddleboards, kayaks, […]

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Fairmount Park’s New Treetops Zip Line and Ropes Course Is as Insanely Fun as You’d Imagine

On May 12, the long-awaited Treetops Quest zip line and ropes course is opening in Fairmount Park. We had the chance to check it out […]

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Love Beer and the SRT? You Need to Know About These Spring Events

How great is it that Earth Day is on a weekend this year? Events celebrating the great outdoors and this lovely planet as a whole keep […]

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A Walk Around Philadelphia – Literally

Can you tell where Philadelphia ends and the suburbs begin without a sign to tell you? For most of their 102-mile walk along the Philadelphia […]