Wissahickon Valley Park is one of the most stunning sites to visit in all of Philadelphia. With its 50 miles of trails, beautiful streams and swimming holes, and winding paths for both humans and horses (the latter of which you’ll see more often than you’d think), the Wiss, as its known to locals, is a must-see destination for nature-loving visitors and residents of Philadelphia alike.
Spanning the length of Northwest Philly — from the tip of Chestnut Hill to the beginning of East Falls and Germantown — the Wissahickon is also lucky to be situated near dozens of great places to drink, eat, and get caffeinated before or after a day in the woods. Meeting friends for some birdwatching, hiking, or biking in the park? Here are 13 great places to try when you’re coming off the trail.Read More