Travel & Outdoors

Top Things To See In Fairmount Park

September 21, 2010 10:49 PM

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Shofuso (credit: shofuso.com)

Shofuso (credit: shofuso.com)

Take ride along Lincoln Drive and enjoy the view of Fairmont Park. For those looking to take in the park’s beauty while being active, you can jog the pedestrian paths and trails, go bike riding, play sports, or just relax and watch the rowers on the Schuylkill River. For those looking to take it easy, stroll along with the weekend crowds, or have a picnic or barbeque with friends. If you’re looking for something to see, you can check out any of these unique amenities in Fairmount Park.

America’s Oldest Zoo: The Philadelphia Zoo
3400 West Girard Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 243-1100
www.philadelphiazoo.org

Shofuso Japanese House And Garden
5070 Parkside Avenue
Suite 2104
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(215) 878-5097
www.shofuso.com

The Horticulture Center
North Horticultural Drive and Montgomery Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
www.fairmountpark.org/hortcenter

The Water Works
640 Water Works Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 236-9000
www.thewaterworksrestaurant.com

The Mann Music Center
5201 Parkside Ave
Philadelphia, Pa. 19131
(215) 546-7900
www.manncenter.org

Philadelphia Museum of Art
26th street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 763-8100
www.philamuseum.org

Boathouse Row
Kelly Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130
www.fairmountpark.org/Rowing

Historical Sites/Mansions
5 mansions, in the East Park on the plateau overlooking Kelly Drive
www.fairmountpark.org/HistoricSites

America’s Oldest Zoo: The Philadelphia Zoo
3400 West Girard Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 243-1100
www.philadelphiazoo.org

Shofuso Japanese House And Garden
5070 Parkside Avenue
Suite 2104
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(215) 878-5097
www.shofuso.com

The Horticulture Center
North Horticultural Drive and Montgomery Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
www.fairmountpark.org/hortcenter

The Water Works
640 Water Works Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 236-9000
www.thewaterworksrestaurant.com

The Mann Music Center
5201 Parkside Ave
Philadelphia, Pa. 19131
(215) 546-7900
www.manncenter.org

Philadelphia Museum of Art
26th street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 763-8100
www.philamuseum.org

Boathouse Row
Kelly Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130
www.fairmountpark.org/Rowing

Historical Sites/Mansions
5 mansions, in the East Park on the plateau overlooking Kelly Drive
www.fairmountpark.org/HistoricSites

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