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Top park recommendations from locals

Historic Site
“One of history's most famous symbols of freedom and justice is a must-see when in the city! Surrounded by other historic monuments and sights which makes it an easy day trip!”
  • 189 locals recommend
Plaza
“Lots of shops and restaurants sights to see on your walk there and Rittenhouse park ”
  • 214 locals recommend
Park
“Grab a beer and a sandwich and swing on a hammock along the Delaware River! Awesome views of the Ben Franklin Bridge!”
  • 153 locals recommend
Park
“ The new trails and walkways are friendly for bikes and pedestrians and take you right along the river ”
  • 132 locals recommend
Park
“For a nice walk, see the river front. Ice skating in the winter. Spruce street harbor park in the summer which has food and drinks, hammocks and lights!”
  • 67 locals recommend
National Park
“This landmark-filled park covers 20 city blocks with museums, Independence Hall & the Liberty Bell.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Park
“One of five public squares laid out by William Penn in his original plan for Philadelphia. There is something for everyone within its eight-acre grounds such as mini-golf and a carousel for the kids! There are often special exhibits during the spring and summer like the Chinese Latern Festival!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Plaza
“It’s so much joy here. It’s a great place located in the center of the city. Picture perfect.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Plaza
“The famous Love sign you must check out. It's near a fountain and offers amazing views of Philadelphia's museums and City Hall. If there's one place you need to take a photo of, this is it.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Plaza
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“One of the five original green squares laid out by William Penn at the founding of the city. This park was used as a Potter's Field (mass grave) during the late 18th-century yellow fever epidemic.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Park
“Always something happening here, from holiday ice skating to summer outdoor movies to excellent people watching. Easy to get to as well!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Park
“Rain or shine, definitely stop here! They have giant seesaws and a bar inside too. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Park
“Plaza in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art featuring the large Washington Monument fountain.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Skating Rink
“The only regulation-sized outdoor ice skating rink in Philadelphia. In the summer, it becomes a skating rink! Close to Spruce Street Harbor when the spring and summer come around.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Extensive beer list & creative American fare in a warm tavern with reclaimed decor, plus a patio.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site is a preserved home once rented by American author Edgar Allan Poe. Though Poe lived in many houses over several years in Philadelphia, it is the only one that still survives.”
  • 5 locals recommend