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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 […]


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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5 Gorgeous Philly-Area Hikes to See Fall Foliage

The leaves are already starting to turn from bright green to hues of orange, red and purple. To some (read: me), this signals an end […]

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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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10 Gorgeous Philly-Area Walking and Running Trails to See Fall Foliage 

I hate winter. I hate winter so much, in fact, that I fled from the east coast to Arizona the minute I turned 18, just […]

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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 […]