Travel & Outdoors

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Top Spots To Go Fishing Near Philadelphia

Hooked on fishing, angling for a way to get outdoors, or simply want to try something new? Then take the bait and head out to one of these top spots for fishing in and around the City of Brotherly Love!

04/11/2015

(The Four Seasons hotel at 18th and the Parkway.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Top Hotels With A View Near Philadelphia

From sweeping skylines to picturesque views of historic landmarks, the views from these top Philadelphia area hotels are stunning.

04/04/2015

Maxim And Just Dance 3 Have Spring Breakers Dancing In The Sand (Or On The Beach) With 30 Rock's Katrina Bowden...

Don’t Be A Fool

April Showers Bring May Flowers. That is such an encouraging saying, but it isn’t exactly accurate these days. Something more fitting might be, “April Blizzards Bring May Lizards”… Ok, we’re still working on it…. But while we do that, you can take a look at all of these awesome CBS Local E.S.P. “spring” essentials…

04/02/2015

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Five Must-Visit Baseball Stadiums In The USA

The history, architecture and the fans are what make going to a baseball game an exciting adventure. All of these factor into what helps some of these stadiums make the must-see lists for all baseball fans.

03/24/2015

Confederate artillery is fired at Union positions during an evening re-enactment Battle of Gettysburg on June 28, 2013, at the start of the 150th Gettysburg celebration in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Over three days, more than 10,000 re-enactors will pay tribute to the battle that took place in Gettysburg on July 1-3, 1863, during the 1861-1865 US Civil War.     (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Top National Parks Near Philadelphia

Philadelphia is rich in U.S. history and culture, qualities which are reflected in many of the nearby national parks. Here are a few that top the list for Philly residents and visitors alike.

03/14/2015

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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

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24 Hours In Philadelphia

One could easily spend days — even weeks — exploring and taking in all that Philadelphia has to offer, but if time is limited, there are a few sights and experiences that simply can’t be missed.

02/28/2015

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Top Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Philadelphia For Families

From the mountains to the shore, these spring break destinations are sure to top of the list for Philly-area families this year. The best part? They’re all within an easy day’s drive.

02/21/2015

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Top Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Philadelphia For College Students

Whether they want to escape the city for the shore or the mountains, explore the Big Apple or discover all that our nation’s capital has to offer, college students will find plenty of top spring break destinations within a few hours of Philadelphia this year.

02/14/2015

(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

(The Four Seasons hotel at 18th and the Parkway.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Top Luxury Hotels In Philadelphia

When it comes to choosing a luxury hotel in historic Philadelphia, these five are sure to top the list of potential options, even for the most discerning guest.

01/31/2015

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Top Spring 2015 Races In Philadelphia

From fun 5Ks to triathlons, these are some of the top spring races for runners in the Philadelphia area.

01/24/2015

(The Four Seasons hotel at 18th and the Parkway.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Top Hotel Pools In Philadelphia

There is no better way to beat the heat of summer or escape the chill of winter than to relax, swim and splash away the day at one of these top Philadelphia-area hotel pools.

01/17/2015

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5 Essentials To Ease Your Vacay Withdrawal

Whether you’re headed on a road trip or lounging at home this weekend, CBS Local’s E.S.P. has put together a list of awesome essentials to make your long weekend even better.

01/15/2015

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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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