Endless Summer Fun: Free Fun!
Bike the Schuylkill River Trail as far as you can. schuylkillriver.org.
View the night sky from Simpson Observatory. princetonastronomy.org.
Go on the merry-go-round at Fenimore Woods playground (Eagle and Paul roads, Wayne).
Hear Trout Fishing in America at Concerts Under the Stars on July 19th (610-265-1071)
Climb Doylestown’s eight-story Kids’ Castle (215-348-9915).
Play pickup basketball.
Bird-watch at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. heinz.fws.gov.
Play beach volleyball in Ocean City (the beach at 30th Street).
Hike the trails at Wissahickon Valley Park. fow.org.
Tour the Art Museum on a Sunday morning. philamuseum.org.
See ships being built at the Independence Seaport Museum. phillyseaport.org.
Rock-climb at the quarry in Birdsboro (Google “Birdsboro rock climbing”).
Catch the Philadelphia Orchestra at its annual neighborhood concerts. philorch.org.
Take a tour of our own City Hall with a Foundation for Architecture guide (215-686-2840).
Take a cell-phone tour of Valley Forge National Historical Park (484-396-1018).
Salsa at the Hispanic Fiesta at Penn’s Landing on July 11th. delawareriverevents.com.
Ride your bike on the Boardwalk. Any Boardwalk.
Stroll along the Delaware River Canal. fodc.org.
Fly a kite on Belmont Plateau. fairmountpark.org/BelmontMansion.asp.
Visit the Franklinia trees at Bartram’s Garden. bartramsgarden.org.
Hit rocks with a hammer at Ringing Rocks Park in Upper Black Eddy (215-348-6114).
Rate Donovan at Eagles training camp. philadelphiaeagles.com/news/trainingcamp.html.
See money get made at the U.S. Mint near 5th and Race. usmint.gov/mint_tours.