Travel & Outdoors
Whether you do your star gazing when you are looking up at the night sky or you are looking deep into your partner’s eyes, it’s all about the mood and location. Finding that special place, makes the moment all that more magical.
You’ll see plenty of historic buildings, monuments and museums in Philadelphia, but the City of Brotherly Love and its surrounding areas are also home to a good many parks, open spaces and other top spots for viewing wildlife.
From escaping the daily grind with a day trip to a fun destination to squeezing in some vacation fun without the added expense of an overnight stay, these top spots are all within an easy drive of the City of Brotherly Love.
Sometimes the road that life offers just doesn’t take you where you need to go. In those moments, you have to shift into four-wheel drive and tackle the terrain as it comes, creating your own path.
You can’t beat horseback riding for exploring the great outdoors with friends and family. Whether you’re new in the saddle or a seasoned rider, this list is sure to include a stable with the hours and riding experience to fit your needs.
Here’s a honeymoon hint: Philadelphia is in close proximity to a variety of romantic spots for newly married couples. While the area’s high-end hotels are legendary, other types of unique getaways are just a short car ride away from the city.
From a charming inn in the heart of Amish country to a full-on resort in the Pocono Mountains, here are five of the best lake house getaways near Philadelphia.
Extended weekends are the savior of the working class. Take advantage of Memorial Day and check out one of these nearby getaways.
From famous landmarks, parks and museums to local eateries and everything in between, we can’t imagine any of these top films without Philadelphia as its backdrop.
From natural bodies of water to man-made reservoirs, these top lakeside getaways are all within an easy drive of the City of Brotherly Love.
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!
From sweeping skylines to picturesque views of historic landmarks, the views from these top Philadelphia area hotels are stunning.
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…
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.
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.