August 26, 2016 |

Getting Around at CollegeFest

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Looking to get off campus and explore Philly? The first step is joining us on Saturday, September 10th for CollegeFest. More than 5,000 students from over 100 schools will be there for games and freebees from great brands and exhibitors.

So how will you get there? Here are some ways:

Hop on your bike!  Whether you have your own or you ride with Indego, start pedaling to Dilworth Park

Ride with SEPTA. The following SEPTA routes go directly to CollegeFest: 2, 16, 17, 33, 38, 44, 48, 124 & 125, MFL or Trolley to 15th, BSL to City Hall or Regional Rail to Suburban! Map out your trip here. 

If you’re coming from Jersey, take the PATCO line (from any station!) to 15-16 and Locust, then head towards South Sydenham St. and hang a left on 15th St. The walk to Dilworth should take less than 10 minute! Tickets to ride PATCO are $3 for a single ride and $6 for a round trip. We recommend a single ride… ’cause once you land in Philly, you’ll want to stay here.

Once you arrive, you will check in with Campus Philly. A valid college ID gets you free admission to TEN MUSEUMS (!!!) along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and in Historic Philadelphia, and free rides on the Philly PHLASH Downtown Bus Loop.

The Philly PHLASH Downtown Bus Loop is the quick, convenient, and affordable way to access key destinations with 22 throughout Center City and beyond. Its route travels in a continuous loop from the Delaware Waterfront to Fairmount Park, providing service to each stop every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Philly PHLASH Downtown Bus Loop is the perfect way for students to get to and from CollegeFest’s participating museums and cultural venues, which include Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University (Stop 17), African American Museum in Philadelphia (Stop 3), Eastern State Penitentiary (Stop 9), Franklin Institute (Stop 16), Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, National Constitution Center (Stop 3), National Museum of American Jewish History (Stop 3), Philadelphia History Museum (Stops 3 and 21), Philadelphia Museum of Art (Stop 11 and 15) and Rodin Museum (Stop 8). For a PHLASH route map and more details, visit www.phillyPHLASH.com. Students can find PHLASH on-the-go with live updates by visiting www.RidePhillyPHLASH.com.

 

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