PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With the arrival of spring, KYW’s Jay Lloyd pops for day trips or weekend getaways to city and suburban River Walks.4 Dead, 2 Injured After Shootings At 2 Different Locations In Wilmington, Delaware
River Walks from New Orleans to New York are the rage. These inland versions of seaside boardwalks, are for more than walking. Biking, horseback riding and running are all in the mix. Among local favorites are the Schuylkill River Trail from Center City to Phoenixville. You can even stop to rent a kayak. Penn’s Landing opens a vista on the Delaware. New York City’s Hudson River Greenway is alive with activity – restaurants, the Intrepid Museum, Chelsea Piers and the 79th Street Boat Basin to chat with bikers.READ MORE: Kaylin Johnson, Teen Killed In West Philadelphia Triple Shooting, Remembered As 'Definition Of Freak Athlete'
“The boat basin is a great place to stop off, get a refreshing drink and look at something beautiful,” said a biker.MORE NEWS: Man Shot In Parking Lot of Courtyard Marriott Hotel, Philadelphia Police Say
America’s love affair with river walks began in San Antonio. And of course for an exotic Creole fueled treat, take a stroll in New Orleans – along the Mississippi.