Tips, Posts, and Announcements
GoPhillyGo Rides the Pennypack Path
Once in a while, a nice day pops up in a season of seemingly endless noreasters. The best thing to do is find your way to the nearest trail, and spend as much time as you can enjoying nature!
Spring at Mill Grove: New Building and an Art Show in Audubon's Barn
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove has been closed since last November, and will be reopening this Spring with a new visitor center, and their annual art show "Drawn From Nature."
Learn to Tap A Tree and More At Local Maple Syrup Festivals!
We are a month into the maple syrup season, and there are some great festivals and events happening around our region that will let you get outdoors and sample some of the tasty final product.
LOVE Sculpture is Back in LOVE Park for Valentine's Day
The Iconic LOVE sculpture is back after nearly two years away from LOVE Park. Onlookers watched the iconic statue parade down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, before being hoisted on top of its pedestal at the entrance to the park.
Let GoPhillyGo Help You Make A Lasting Memory This Valentine's Day
Memories are much better than flowers and candy. Let GoPhillyGo help you plan a Valentine's Day adventure with your special someone that you will never forget.
South Street to Christian Street SRT Segment Now Open
The section between South and Christian Streets is one more piece in linking up the entire Schiuylkill River Trail through Philadelphia to the Delaware River.
When a Fish and a Mussel Team Up, A River Gets Cleaner
The Fairmount Water Works is playing matchmaker with freshwater mussels and fish from the Schuylkill River. This unlikely partnership will bring back the once plentiful freshwater mussel, and provide the Schuylkill River with tiny living filters who inadvertently clean our water.
Take a Free Trip on Regional Rail When Your Transpass Becomes a Trailpass
Your weekly and monthly transpass turns into a trailpass on Saturday and Sunday. You can bring your bike on all weekend trains, or connect to another SEPTA route for a multimodal trip to destinations all over our region.
Learn A River's Name
A new curated art exhibit at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education examines a watershed's unique characteristic, and encourages visitors to explore their own local streams, creeks and rivers.
Clean Trash, Clear Trails and Support the Environment this MLK Day
Commit to the environment this MLK Day, and commute by biking, walking or public transit to your day of service.
Ditch the car and let GoPhillyGo and SEPTA take you to the best sledding spots
SEPTA is up and running, so leave the car behind, and let GoPhillyGo plan your trip to one of our favorite sledding spots. (Clark Park pictured above)
Looking for the best Holiday lights in Philly? GoPhillyGo has you covered
Ditch the traffic, and let GoPhillyGo take you to the best holiday light displays in Philadelphia!
Tacony Creek Trail To Get New Underpass at Roosevelt Boulevard
A new underpass at the Roosevelt Boulevard means pedestrians and cyclists will no longer have to cross one of America's most deadly highways.
Need an escape for some fresh air? Let GoPhillyGo and SEPTA get you there!
There are a ton of great parks and outdoor spaces along SEPTA's transit routes. You may be surprised how quickly you can get from major urban centers to green space. Here are a few quick trips you can plan today on GoPhillyGo
Part 2: Winterize You + Your Bike
In this blog, Aaron Ritz, who is on his tenth year of winter cycling in Philadelphia, adds his tips and useful habits for winter cycling. Aaron has been biking for transportation all of his life, including snow and ice covered roads in Iowa, Minnesota, as well as Japan.
Philadelphia Open Studios Tour
Studios across West and Northwest Philadelphia are opening up the doors this weekend for a behind the scenes look at the artist's space.
Rethinking Transit: SEPTA's Bus System
SEPTA's antiquated transit system is due for some upgrades to make service easier and available to all Philadelphians.
Vision Zero Breakdown
Philadelphia has the highest rate of vehicle involved pedestrian deaths in the entire country.
Scudder Falls Bridge Work closes Delaware and D&R Canal Towpaths
Ongoing construction on the Scudder Falls Bridge has forced the Delaware and D&R Canal towpaths to be closed until October 31 for safety concerns.
The Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavillion
You can find about 2000 butterflies and 80 different species of arthropods all living on Frankford Ave in Holmesburg.
Go Philly Go Visits the Wissahickon Environmental Center
The Wissahickon Environmental Center is surrounded by some of Philadelphia's last remaining forests and meadows.
New Boulevard Direct Bus Service Turns 80 Stops to 8
The new route 14 direct bus has only 8 stops between Frankford Transportation Center and the Neshaminy Mall, and cuts travel time by 30%
The Tinicum Segment of The East Coast Greenway is Now Open
Tinicum Township in Delaware County opened a 3500 foot protected greenway along Route 291,
Last Chance Fall Foliage Bike Trips!
There's not much time left to get out and see the changing colors of our regions fall foliage, so we planned a few trips to get you on your bike and out to the trails.
Update: Delaware River Towpaths Open to Bikes and Pedestrians
Bikers and Pedestrians can once again travel through the area in the vicinity of the Scudder Falls bridge, but intermittent closures may still occur.
Let GoPhillyGo help you #OptOutside this Black Friday
Don't be the person who gets punched for a TV. There's plenty of great places to go that don't involve shopping this holiday weekend. Here are a few fun ways to avoid the crowds.
Connor Barwin for GoPhillyGo
Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin for GoPhillyGo
Video Trip to Palmyra Cove
GoPhillyGo student ambassadors, Tykee James and Stephanie Mason, used GoPhillyGo.org to plan a trip to one of our featured destinations, Palmyra Cove Nature Park.
Part 1: Winterize You + Your Bike
Part 1 of a 2 part series on winterizing yourself and your bike. Read this article to learn about what to wear, and read an interview with seasoned winter commuting cyclist, Larkin S. Check out part 2 to learn how to winterize your bike.
GoPhillyGo Goes to Bartram's Mile: Bike Ride & Tour
Explore the brand new Bartram's Mile with GoPhillyGo and Bartram's Garden!
Park(ing) Day 2017
Providing temporary public open space . . . one parking spot at at time.
Where to Paddle in the Philadelphia Area
Summer is here and there’s no cooler way to spend it than on the water. We’ve rounded up the top paddling spots for kayaking, canoeing and pedal boating in the Philadelphia area. Bring your own boat or join a guided tour!
Video Trip to SCEE
GoPhillyGo.org takes a trip to The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education located off of Hagy’s Mill Road in Philadelphia.
7 Great Views of the City & How to Get There by Public Transit, Foot, or Bike
Ever wonder where you can get a gorgeous view of our city? We've complied a list of urban and nature destinations that are easily accessible by walking, biking or riding public transit where you can do just that.
Ready, Set, GoPhillyGo!
GoPhillyGo’s trip-planning website is now available for mobile
GoPhillyGo Goes to Fairmount Water Works: Water Works Tour & Happy Hour
Learn about this award-winning urban environmental education center!
6 Ways to Celebrate Opening Day for the Trails
From spending leisure time on a local trail with your dog to a fist-bump relay or toad hike, here are some ways you can celebrate Opening Day for the Trails!
#GoPhillyGo Social Media Contest
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GPG Goes to the Movies in the Garden
What: Group bike ride to Camden Children's Garden Movie Night
Movie: Disney's the Jungle Book (2016)
When: Saturday, October 15, meet at 5:15 pm
Where: Meet-up is at Louis Kan Park (11th and Pine) and ride 4 miles to Camden Children's Garden (3 Riverside Drive Camden, NJ)