Getting the whole family outside and active is easy--as long as you know where to go. This new guide from the outdoor experts at the Appalachian Mountain Club features 100 great outdoor destinations in and around Philadelphia. This guide is packed with advice on how and where to plan successful day trips and outings, as well as tips on the best ages for each destination (including whether a location is stroller-friendly), and options for swimming, paddling, or camping. Each trip includes easy-to-follow driving and public transportation directions, parking details, and information on fees, snacks, bathrooms, and more. Including maps and photographs, and a helpful "Getting Started" chapter, this book is a must-have for local residents and visitors alike.
About the Author
Susan Charkes is a native of southeastern Pennsylvania where she writes about nature, outdoor recreation, the environment, and sustainability. She is a hike leader with the Appalachian Mountain Club and the author of AMC's Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia: Four-season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. She works in the nonprofit management and communications field.