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Outdoor Things To Do In Philadelphia

With 300-plus parks, 60 community gardens, and more than 150 miles of trails, Philadelphia offers a wealth of outdoor activities for those seeking a nature-filled escape. When you stay at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, you'll be in close proximity to an array of hiking trails in Philadelphia. Explore the scenic beauty of these trails, many of which are adorned with lush vegetation, serene lakes, and historic landmarks. It's the perfect opportunity to engage in Philadelphia outdoor activities, whether you're an avid hiker, a nature enthusiast, or simply looking to enjoy the city's natural beauty.

Mural Arts Philadelphia

In the Mural Capital of the World, immerse yourself in one of the most engaging Philadelphia outdoor activities by taking a walking tour to get behind-the-scenes stories on Philly's incredible public art scene.

(215) 685-0750

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Schuylkill River Trail

Want to get in a long run or a leisurely bike ride? This 30-mile trail serves up water views, wide paths and scenic overlooks.

(484) 945-0200

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Bartram’s Garden

The birthplace of American gardening is filled with 18th-century farm buildings and natural wonders, including what is likely the oldest gingko tree in North America.

(215) 729-5281

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Morris Arboretum

Transport yourself out of the city and into an English landscape with Victorian sculpture gardens, rare plants and many of the city’s oldest trees.

(215) 247-5777

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Fairmount Park

In Philly’s biggest park, you could spend days exploring everything from a Japanese house to giant outdoor concerts, historic mansions to a horticulture center.

(215) 683-3600

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Benjamin Franklin Bridge

For pretty views and a pretty good workout, take the pedestrian pathway across this suspension bridge over the Delaware River all the way to New Jersey.

(856) 968-2000

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