Top Adventures in Philadelphia

  • Photograph the Benjamin Franklin Bridge

    Apart from Penn's Landing being a cool place for tourism or to hang out and visit, it's also quite a nice place to photograph. I've gotten the chance to take some shots while my friends were bugging me to leave, but it's still a must go to place f...

  • Run the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk

    The Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk is part of the Schuylkill River Trail. This well trafficked and spacious--15 ft wide--boardwalk offers views of the River and the Philadelphia skyline and even included four lookout points. Take a midday break to get...

    1 miles

  • Hike the Wissahickon Creek Gorge Orange and White Trail

    Wissahickon Creek Gorge Orange and White Trail is lush, quiet, and teeming with wildlife. Keep your ears tuned for chickadees, woodpeckers, titmice, blue jays, and more as you hike. The trail is point-to-point, over 6 miles long and accessible to ...

    6.5 miles

  • Hike the Wissahickon Gorge: Valley Green and Two Meadows Loop

    The Wissahickon Gorge offers beautiful hiking without even having to leave the Philadelphia city limits. There are seemingly countless entry points into the gorge and hiking options are plentiful, with everything from a leisurely stroll down Forbi...

    8.5 miles

  • Hike to the Thomas Mill Covered Bridge

    Built in 1855, the Thomas Mill Covered Bridge is an 85 foot long Howe-truss bridge located about 1/2 mile from the nearest road in Wissahickon Valley Park. Hiking to the bridge is easy and there are two routes to choose from. Start at either of th...

    1 miles

  • Hike the White Trail in Ridley Creek State Park

    The white trail is the only true loop hike in the park. Strangely enough, it has no official trailhead. You can gain access to the trail from either Pavilion/picnic are #9 or Pavilion/picnic area #16. I chose picnic area #9 and hiked in a clockwis...

    5 miles 450 ft gain

  • Hike Valley Forge

    There are many trails to choose from on Mt. Misery and a good place to start is at the parking lot located at the intersection of Yellow Springs Road and Library Lane (off of the main Valley Creek Road).The Mt. Misery Trail starts there, heads up ...

    2.5 miles

  • Hike the Skippack Creek Trail

    The Skippack Creek Trail was one of my favorites on this most recent trip. Any chance I can hike a trail along side a river, I take advantage of it. The trail starts on the south side of Skippack Creek at a parking area on Kratz Road. It was early...

    7 miles 150 ft gain

  • Mountain Bike at Core Creek Park

    A well-kept mountain biking trail right in Core Creek Park! The trail can easily be ridden by beginners, although there are several parts with lots of roots and/or logs where beginners may want to carry bikes over rather than riding.  You can acce...

    3 miles

  • Photograph the Peace Valley Lavender Fields

    Capture the beautiful barn house shop on a farm while taking in the wonderful scent of lavender. Peace Valley Lavender Farm is open during the day and sells a plethora of lavender products from soaps to eats. Pull into the driveway and park behind...

  • Birdwatch at Peace Valley Park

    The feeder area is located in Peace Valley Park, tucked right behind the Peace Valley Nature Center. Here is where you'll find many unique smaller species. The shelter is covered and has several benches to relax on as you watch and photograph many...

  • Hike Woodlawn Trail

    Woodlawn Trail is a 3.8 mile loop hike that takes you past scenic views located near Wilmington, Delaware.

    3.8 miles 459 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Clarksboro, New Jersey

      Philadelphia South / Clarksboro KOA

    • Jamison, Pennsylvania

      Sunrise Hideaway And Organic Farm

      This campsite offers the perfect camping experience. Whether you want to watch the stars or chickens or have a property un-plugged camping experience, look no further. The view every morning is be...

      From $100/night

    • Southampton Township, New Jersey

      Pinelands Getaway

      Located on the reservoir for the cranberry farm, this is the only campsite on the 200+ acre property. Catch and release fishing and BYO kayak for kayaking only steps away, as is your own private ...

      From $130/night

    • Coatesville, Pennsylvania

      Philadelphia / West Chester KOA

    • Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania

      Arrowhead Farm Stables

      We have a hidden, secluded campsite below our horse pastures for you to enjoy. Your campsite is right next to a small creek with trails into the woods. This is a walk in only site and we provide w...

      From $130/night

    • Ottsville, Pennsylvania

      Nockamixon Forest Camp

      Located on top of a ridge that overlooks the winding Tohickon Creek, this 20+ acre campsite is peaceful with abundant wildlife. Secluded enough for you to unwind and relax but also conveniently clo...

      From $130/night

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