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    • The Cobbs Creek Trail is a mostly off-road, paved trail that runs along Cobbs Creek Park from 63rd and Market streets to approximately 70th Street and Woodland Ave
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Staycation: Making a day trip of the Cobbs Creek Parkway

As part of a summer “Staycation” series, Eyes on the Street is profiling outdoor getaways that Philadelphians can explore without having to go too far. Summer is winding down, and…

    • Philadelphia History Museum
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Staycation: Philadelphia History Museum

Just around the corner from the heart of Independence National Historical Park is the Philadelphia History Museum - a marble Greek revival gem, tucked into a row of modernist buildings. Philadelphians may…

    • Tacony Creek Trail
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Staycation: Tacony Creek Trail

Under the Green City, Clean Waters plan, the Tacony Creek should be clean enough to swim and fish in within the next 25 years. This past spring the city and…

    • Zoe Axelrod floats near Grays Ferry Crescent | Neal Santos
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Staycation: Kayak on the Schuylkill River

The river was murky olive green beneath my kayak and rays of light bounced off of the silt churned up by a record rainfall. It was a bright blue, glorious summer…

    • A page in 'Poor Richard's Almanack' for 1733.
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Staycation: Rosenbach Museum & Library Hands-On Tour

If you’re not the outdoorsy, sun-worshiping type, chances are you’re spending the dog days of summer searching for shade, hiding in air-conditioning, and burying your nose in summer reading. This Staycation’s…

    • The lookout tower had permanent binoculars. Visitors can also borrow binoculars from the visitors center
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Staycation: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum

When most Philadelphians think of their backyard, they don’t envision nearly 1,000 acres of unique habitat and diverse ecosystem, but thanks to the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum,…

    • Second Bank
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Staycation: Second Bank Portrait Gallery

Next up in our set Summer Staycations is a jewel in the heart of Independence National Historical Park. Leave Independence Hall for the first-timers and tourists, and head down Chestnut to…

    • Cynwyd Heritage Trail Map 2012
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Staycation: Cynwyd Heritage Trail

As part of a summer “Staycation” series, Eyes on the Street is profiling outdoor getaways that Philadelphians can explore without having to go too far. To kick off the Staycation…

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Summertime Staycations

From now through Labor Day, Eyes on the Street is helping you beat the summertime blues by offering up "Staycation" adventures weekly. We're out and about building up a roster of…

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