Outdoor Activities

pumpkin patch
Be Well Philly

11 Philadelphia-Area Farms Where You’ll Find a Pumpkin Patch and Tons of Fall Fun

There’s no denying that pumpkin is the flavor of the season. No matter the form — be it a PSL, pie, or even a smoothie — we […]

corn mazes near philadelphia
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8 Corn Mazes Near Philadelphia to Explore This Fall

Fall is fast approaching, and all we can think about is allll our favorite fall activities we’re going to spend every weekend doing. Drinking pumpkin spice stuff. […]

apple picking
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9 Gorgeous Orchards for Apple Picking Within an Hour Drive of Philadelphia

Fall is making its big debut around Philadelphia in just a few weeks, and we are so here for it. For one thing, it is an […]

PADELphia padel courts
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You Can Try a New Racquet Sport in Manayunk This Summer

You’ve probably played tennis. You’ve almost definitely heard of pickleball. The game of squash most likely rings a bell. But padel? Never heard of it. Padel […]

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City Life

The Oval Is Officially Open

It’s an urbanist’s dream: repurposing a forgettable parking lot into a gigantic ground-level mural, nixing the “ing” and creating a park in its stead. That’s what […]

kayak
Be Well Philly

Kayaking Excursions On the Delaware Return For a Second Summer

This story has been updated. When someone coming to Philly for the first time asks for a “must-do,” it’s common to hear (and give) recommendations […]

bike trails
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19 Bike Trails Around Philadelphia That You Need to Try

Biking is awesome because it’s kind of a multitasking activity: You’re getting from point A to point B, but you’re also getting in a workout […]

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Things to Do

The Ultimate Guide to Group and Outdoor Games Around Philadelphia

Shore days, city picnics — hell, even Saturday nights: Philadelphians (grown-up ones!) are obsessed with adding all sorts of games to their social agendas. Here, […]

camping
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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 now that nice (and warm!) weather has finally arrived. Hiking, camping, and sunbathing […]

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10 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 […]

south bowl
Things to Do

South Bowl Is Adding a “Yard” With Batting Cages, a Bocce Court, and More

You probably know of South Bowl as a nicer-than-average bowling alley with a fancier-than-average menu (seriously — how many bowling alleys do you know with shaved […]

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The Best Sledding Hills Around Philadelphia

Whether you view a serious dousing of snow as the winter gods smiling or scowling upon us, one thing is always true: lots of snow […]

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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 […]

wissahickon all trails challenge
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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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The Ultimate Guide to Running and Watching the 2018 Broad Street Run

Get ready to lace up those sneakers, Philadelphia! Whether you’re running the 39th annual Broad Street Run or just cheering on the brave souls that have […]