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12 Hikes Near Philadelphia With Waterfalls and Gorgeous Views

If you’re a nature-loving city dweller, any chance you get to dive into Philly’s surrounding wooded spots can be a nice reprieve from all the […]

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An Insider’s Guide to Exploring Wissahickon Valley Park

Visits to Wissahickon Valley Park skyrocketed during the pandemic, and nearly three years later, its roads are still very much well-traveled. But considering its 1,800 […]

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Popular Trails and Access Points Throughout Wissahickon Valley Park, Mapped

Trail Talk Familiarize yourself with some of the park’s most popular pathways. F: Forbidden Drive: Five-plus miles of multi-use flat terrain that follows the Wissahickon […]

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12 Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails a Short Drive From Philly

While the Philly area boasts a ton of great hiking trails — including ones with waterfalls and near breweries — not everyone has time to […]

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17 Scenic Philly-Area Spots for Fall-Foliage Hikes, Walks and Runs

One of the most anticipated aspects of autumn’s arrival is fall foliage. The leaves turning vibrant red, orange and yellow gets us all a bit […]

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

If you’re ready and eager to spend a weekend (or midweek!) hitting the trails, these Airbnb cabin rentals — all around a two-hour drive from […]

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6 Gorgeous Philly-Area Hikes Near Breweries

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

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The Best Poconos Hikes, Parks and Natural Wonders to Explore Now

Our favorite Poconos hikes, parks and natural wonders. Tannersville Cranberry Bog Monroe Eons ago, a glacial lake formed in what is now Canada and crept […]

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6 of the Most Peaceful Places to Hike in and Around Philly

Unlike, say, Colorado, it may be easy to overlook the Philly area for hiking. But right here, in our own backyard, we have access to […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]