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Fall

bear mountain state park
Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Bear Mountain State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Bear Mountain, NY Getting there: 134 miles from Center City — just under two and a half hours by car Personal space: […]

rocks state park hikes
Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Rocks State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Jarrettsville, MD Getting there: 86 miles southwest of Center City — about an hour and a half by car Personal space: 855 […]

hiking near philadelphia
Things to Do

7 Glorious Hiking Destinations Within a Few Hours’ Drive of Philly

Every year about this time, we look forward to a little fall hiking. Some leaf-peeping. Maybe a bit of camping. But this year? This year […]

pinelands
Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring the Pinelands and Wharton State Forest

FIELD GUIDE Location: Eastern NJ Getting there: Varies. Wharton State Forest is 26 miles from Center City — some areas are up to an hour […]

lums pond state park
Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Lums Pond State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Bear, DE Getting there: 50 miles southwest of Center City — roughly one hour by car Personal space: 1,790 acres, including the […]

pine creek state park
Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Pine Creek Gorge

FIELD GUIDE Location: North-central PA Getting there: 230 miles northwest of Center City — about four hours by car Personal space: The gorge is in […]

valley forge
Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Valley Forge National Historical Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: Valley Forge, PA Getting there: 21 miles northwest of Center City — about 35 minutes by car Personal space: 3,452 acres, 35 […]

hickory run state park hike
Things to Do

Your Guide to Hiking and Exploring Hickory Run State Park

FIELD GUIDE Location: White Haven, PA Getting there: 90 miles north of Center City — about an hour and 40 minutes by car Personal space: […]

peak fall foliage
City Life

The Best Spots in and Around Philly for Fall Foliage Photos

Fall is here, and so are the fall photos. If your timeline has yet to be filled with infinite gradients of rusty autumnal tones, it won’t […]

Foobooz

Forget Apples, Let’s Eat Some Pears

There are many harbingers of fall – apples, pumpkin spice, Halloween-themed bars. But among all this excitement, somehow pears never seem to get their due. […]

fall foliage philadelphia philly
City Life

Here’s When Pa. Will Reach Peak Leaf-Peeping Season

The best time of the year — leaf-peeping season — is almost upon us. Pennsylvania’s Bureau of Forestry (yes, such an entity exists, and it’s […]

pumpkin spice phone
City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Pumpkin Spice Phone

Our birthday happens to cozy right up to Halloween, and as a child, we preferred pumpkin pie to cake to fete the occasion. Anybody can have […]

fall theater
Things to Do

Your Guide to Philly’s Most Exciting Theater Season in Years

With Hamilton mania in full swing and the Fringe Festival — as well as a renegade competitor — about to begin, a look at the […]

philadelphia actors
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The Philly Theater Stars You Can’t Miss This Season

Mary Tuomanen North Philly Onstage this season in: Tuomanen, 38, will be Emma Goldman in Ragtime and the sole actor in An Iliad (see our […]

City Life

Wander a Giant Field of Sunflowers at This NJ Farm’s Festival

I feel a little suspicious of the mild temperatures we’ve experienced as summer’s bittersweet end draws nearer. I worry that just as we’re expecting fall, […]