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Summer Sun + Road Trip Fun: Our Top Picks for Philly-Area Day Trips

FINALLY. We’ve survived winter in Philly and it’s finally time to break out the shorts and flip flops, and get ready to enjoy the warm weather outside. In Philly, there’s rarely a reason to own a car when we have an awesome public transportation system, great bike lanes and bike share programs, and the most walkable streets. But for the days when you’re itching to get to the beach, or want to escape the city humidity (we get it!) having the ease of hopping in a Zipcar and hitting the road is the best.

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Four Spring Road Trips from Philly to Plan NOW!

Admit it – you’re going a little stir crazy with all these snow days, canceled classes, and frigid days spent indoors. Spring is almost here, and with it comes every…

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An Inside Look into Chestnut Hill’s Witches and Wizards Festival

On October 20, I spent the day at the Witches and Wizards Festival (formerly Harry Potter Festival) in Chestnut Hill. The Witches and Wizards Festival is an annual festival that…

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Here’s How You Can Catch the Best Skyline Views… from a Boat on the Delaware River!

There’s no getting around it – Philadelphia has a pretty incredible skyline. Whether it’s from a vantage point on the South Street Bridge, one of the new skyscrapers in University…

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Campus Philly How-to Guide: Taking Public Transportation in Philly

Feeling insecure about getting around Philly? Trust us on this one – you’re not alone!  Maybe you’re a student trying to find your way around a new city, or maybe…

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Paddle boats on the Delaware River

The 5 Best Ways to Spend Summer Evenings at the Seaport

A special message from our partner, Independence Seaport Museum: Kick off summer in the middle of a bustling Philadelphia waterfront at Independence Seaport Museum. With so much to do on…

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Where to get your loungin’ on: a guide to Philly’s best city parks!

Fact: back in 1683, when William Penn was mapping out the design of Philadelphia, his goal was to create a “Green Country Town” that would attract settlers from across the…

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