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6 Gorgeous Philly-Area Hikes Near Breweries

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

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10 Gorgeous Philly-Area Spots for Fall Foliage Hikes, Walks, and Runs

It’s no secret that the colder temperatures fall brings make getting out of your warm beds for morning workouts a whole lot harder. And the […]

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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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These Are the Best Spots to Go Camping Near Philadelphia

After a long winter, we are SO ready to hit the great outdoors when nice (and warm!) weather finally strikes. Hiking, camping, and sunbathing (with proper […]

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Over 50 Free Events Are Planned for Love Your Park Week

When nice weather hits, Philly’s parks quickly fill with locals lounging on blankets, working out, or playing games. Having these safe, clean, and green spaces make […]

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11 Hikes Near Philadelphia With Waterfalls and Gorgeous Views

If you’re a nature-loving city dweller, then virtually every weekend with nice weather is spent diving into the area’s surrounding wooded spots. As we all […]

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The Wissahickon’s Forbidden Drive Voted the Pennsylvania Trail of the Year

Philadelphia has some truly spectacular running trails. The options and variety are endless, and many offer some pretty sweet views of nature. But since we know […]

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These Philly Entrepreneurs Want to Take You Running Through America’s National Parks

How many of you dream about hiking the likes of Death Valley, wish you could be running the trails of Glacier National Park or exploring […]

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Here’s a Map of When Pennsylvania’s Leaves Will Reach Peak Color

It’s leaf-peeping time again. The Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry has released its first fall foliage map, revealing when leaves in the Keystone State will reach peak color. 

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The Checkup: Remember This Simple Rule to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution

• Face it: You’ve probably never followed through on a New Year’s resolution. Don’t worry, I am not here to judge. The only resolution I’ve […]

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8 Places for Hiking in Philadelphia with Kids

The playground is fun and all, but going for long walks — in nature — is something that benefits everyone in the family. Babies can nap, kids […]

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Love Hiking Around Philly? Bookmark This Awesome New Hiking Resource 

The Wissahickon is to my hiking life as Sweetgreen is to my work-lunch life: It’s great and it’s my  go-to because it’s great. But, like […]

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50 Acres of East Fairmount Park to Reopen to Public After Years of Being Fenced Off

Remember back when Emily, our fearless Be Well Philly leader, rappelled down 31 stories in the middle of Center City one weekday afternoon? Yes: 31 stories. […]

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Bust Out Your Sneakers: Pennsylvania Hiking Week Starts Tomorrow

We know what you’ll be doing this weekend: A whole lot of hiking. Pennsylvania Hiking Week kicks off tomorrow, Saturday, May 30th and runs through […]