Tips, Posts, and Announcements
Get Tatted At The Independence Seaport Museum This Saturday
For one day only, visitors can explore the life of legendary tattoo artist "Crazy Philadelphia" Eddie Funk and leave with a real tattoo drawn from one of Eddie's original stencils.
Cool Off at the Free Library's New Play and Learn Areas
Libraries are literally cool places to learn and relax when the humidity is through the roof and three even have brand new play and learn areas!
Check Out Our List of Public Pools Near Trails in Philadelphia
There's nothing better than jumping in a pool after a jog or ride on one of our city's trails. GoPhillyGo wants to get you there without a car!
If you aren’t spending time in The Woodlands cemetery, you should be.
Don’t let its original purpose as a final resting place for some of the wealthiest Philadelphians of the Victorian era scare you. The Woodlands is a great place to take a run or an easy stroll and a great green space in West Philly.
Philadelphia's Rail Park Phase 1 Now Open!
Rail Park Phase 1 is the coolest new green space in Philadelphia and GoPhillyGo will get you to this amazing quarter mile park!
Explore The Circuit Trails On A Regional Scavenger Hunt
The Circuit Trails scavenger hunt highlights great places and destinations along the network of Circuit Trails in our region. You can use their interactive map to see all the scavenger hunt locations. Make sure you are committed to the environment by planning your sustainable trip to the Circuit Trails with GoPhillyGo!
Love Your Park Week Kicks Off With 100 Events Citywide!
Love Your Park Week is your chance to give back to a park that gives you a place to enjoy the outdoors. There's over 100 clean-ups, special events and openings happening all across Philly, so make sure you use GoPhillyGo to get there! Here's some of our favorites!
Watch Mayor Kenney Unveil the 2018 Free Streets Date and Route
It's official. The 2018 Philly Free Streets is taking place on August ll from 8-1pm along North Broad between City Hall and Erie Avenue.
South To Christian Segment of SRT is Officially Open!
Watch Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilman Kenyatta Johnson deliver remarks at the trail opening ceremony for the South to Christian segment of the SRT
Penn Museum Reveals New Middle East Gallery
Penn Museum's new Middle Eastern Gallery highlights mans evolution from village and nomadic life to complex ancient urban societies that faced many of the same challenges that face city residents today.
Works By Robin Irizarry Featured in New Art Exhibition
A new art exhibit at Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center highlights the illustrations and wood carvings of local artist Robin Irizarry.
Check Out GPG's List of Plogging Events Happening This Week Across The City
Plogging is the best way to stay fit and clean up Philadelphia. All you have to do is pick up litter along your run to do your part to make Philadelphia litter free!
Stomp Out Cabin Fever with some Prescribed Nature Time
Welcome to Spring. Despite what your eyes may see, warm weather and sunshine are just around the bend. We want to help you shake that cabin fever, and get some prescribed nature time!
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."
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Park(ing) Day 2017
Providing temporary public open space . . . one parking spot at at time.
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%
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 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.
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
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.
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.
Connor Barwin for GoPhillyGo
Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin for GoPhillyGo
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!
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