French Creek State Park

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Five Reasons To Visit The Philadelphia Area For Spring Break

Whether your spring break was cut short this year because of snow day make-up days or you simply want to stay close to home, families and students can find plenty to do right here in the Philadelphia area.

03/07/2015

(Bushkill Falls, in Bushkill, Pa., a short drive from the town of Milford.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Top Romantic Getaways On A Budget Near Philadelphia

From a cozy mountain retreat to a relaxing B&B weekend for two, these Philadelphia-area destinations are tops when it comes to romantic getaways that won’t break the bank.

02/02/2015

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Top Martin Luther King Day Getaways Near Philadelphia

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.

01/10/2015

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Top Spots For Winter Outdoor Adventures In Philadelphia

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.

11/29/2014

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Top Spots For A Cabin Weekend Near Philadelphia

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.

11/01/2014

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Top Spots For A Fall Getaway Near Philadelphia

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.

10/11/2014

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Top Camping Sites Near Philadelphia

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.

09/13/2014

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Top Summer Backpacking Trips Near Philadelphia

Here’s a list of the five best places in or near Philly to get your backpacking fix this summer.

05/02/2014

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Top Campgrounds In The Philadelphia Area

Fairmount explorers, ’tis the season to branch out and rediscover the Philadelphia area at its top five campgrounds.

05/19/2012

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Top Spots For Ice Fishing

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.

02/15/2011

Top Wildlife Areas Around Philadelphia

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!

01/23/2011

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Top Fishing Holes

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.

09/21/2010