French Creek State Park
Wintertime blues got you down now that the holidays are over? No worries, as the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend offers up just enough time to get away from it all.
When temperatures drop and snow piles up in Philadelphia, fans of wintertime fun flock outdoors to head for some of these top spots for skiing, skating, playing and exploring.
Whether you crave a cozy weekend away from it all or you just want to take the family away for the weekend, there’s nothing like “roughing it” in a cabin. Not sure where to find a cabin for rent? Try one of our top picks.
From Amish country to the Poconos, there are plenty of excellent destinations to take in the beauty of the season and reconnect with family or friends, even if just for the weekend.
Whether you seek a quiet, secluded spot in the mountains to relax and unwind, or you’re simply looking for inexpensive accommodations for that beach vacation, these top camp sites are worth checking out.
Here’s a list of the five best places in or near Philly to get your backpacking fix this summer.
Fairmount explorers, ’tis the season to branch out and rediscover the Philadelphia area at its top five campgrounds.
Ice may not be your favorite topping on area highways, but for some winter sports enthusiasts, it’s ecstasy. Take ice fishermen for instance. When the region’s lakes and ponds freeze with a solid five inches of ice from shore to shore, there’s a boat load of cold water pan fish to be caught.
The Philadelphia region is home to a variety of beautiful and unique birds and wildlife, so pack a picnic and make a day of hanging in the wild!
There are more than 85,000 miles of streams and rivers, along with 4,000 inland lakes and ponds, that cover 160,000 acres of land in the Philly area, so put them to good use with our list of top spots for fishing.