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Valley Green

Valley Green

Miles of secluded, gentle trails and lush foliage make up Valley Green, part of Philadelphia’s 9,200-acre Fairmount Park. With the soothing sounds of the Wissahickon Creek bubbling in the background, Valley Green’s rolling hills, shaded woodlands and natural landscapes provide a quiet refuge for walkers, hikers and bikers just minutes...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

Valley Green

Valley Green

Miles of secluded, gentle trails and lush foliage make up Valley Green, part of Philadelphia’s 9,200-acre Fairmount Park. With the soothing sounds of the Wissahickon Creek bubbling in the background, Valley Green’s rolling hills, shaded woodlands and natural landscapes provide a quiet refuge for walkers, hikers and bikers just minutes...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

Valley Green

Valley Green

Miles of secluded, gentle trails and lush foliage make up Valley Green, part of Philadelphia’s 9,200-acre Fairmount Park. With the soothing sounds of the Wissahickon Creek bubbling in the background, Valley Green’s rolling hills, shaded woodlands and natural landscapes provide a quiet refuge for walkers, hikers and bikers just minutes...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

Valley Green

Valley Green

Miles of secluded, gentle trails and lush foliage make up Valley Green, part of Philadelphia’s 9,200-acre Fairmount Park. With the soothing sounds of the Wissahickon Creek bubbling in the background, Valley Green’s rolling hills, shaded woodlands and natural landscapes provide a quiet refuge for walkers, hikers and bikers just minutes...

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

Sheraton University City Pool

Sheraton University City Pool

The Sheraton University City’s rooftop pool resides on the seventh floor, providing guests with a private cabana feel and a peek at the Philadelphia skyline. Weather permitting, the family-friendly space opens 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on a seasonal basis....

Credit: Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Accommodations & Hotels, Outdoors, Summer

Spruce Street Harbor Park

Spruce Street Harbor Park

Serving as a summer getaway right on Philadelphia’s Delaware River Waterfront, Spruce Street Harbor Park attracts impressive crowds with bocce and shuffleboard, tree-slung hammocks and colorful lights, floating barges with over-the-water seating, a beer garden serving plenty of food options and a variety of events....

Credit: Photo by L. Berckey for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Opened in 2015, the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest features an outdoor roller-skating rink and boardwalk-style rides and attractions, including a Ferris wheel, carousel, mini-golf course and games galore. For those who need a break from the heat, an air-conditioned lodge outfitted with rocking chairs offers ample space for eating, drinking...

Credit: Photo by L. Berckey for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Opened in 2015, the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest features an outdoor roller-skating rink and boardwalk-style rides and attractions, including a Ferris wheel, carousel, mini-golf course and games galore. For those who need a break from the heat, an air-conditioned lodge outfitted with rocking chairs offers ample space for eating, drinking...

Credit: Photo by L. Berckey for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest

Opened in 2015, the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest features an outdoor roller-skating rink and boardwalk-style rides and attractions, including a Ferris wheel, carousel, mini-golf course and games galore. For those who need a break from the heat, an air-conditioned lodge outfitted with rocking chairs offers ample space for eating, drinking...

Credit: Photo by L. Berckey for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

Tags: Outdoors, Parks & Gardens, Summer

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