Category Archives: Pennsylvania

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Philadelphia

Philly is full of surprises. My mom and I went for an early morning hike, despite drizzly conditions it was remarkably warm on and pleasant at the end of December. Our destination was John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge [8601 Lindbergh … Continue reading

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Wissahickon Valley Park, Philadelphia Hike

After traversing through the dense city center of Philadelphia I was more than happy to have stop number three be a densely treed space. Driving to the outer limits of the city showed me another side of Philadelphia, gorgeous mansions … Continue reading

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Philadelphia’s Magic Garden

Philly is a city full of art. Murals are slathered around the streets (over 2,000!), sculptures adorn iconic buildings, and delightful strange sights are on random corners. It’s a great mix for a city with such diverse culture, history, and … Continue reading

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Insectarium, Philadelphia Museum

WARNING: If you have any sort of bug phobia, arachnophobia, or a distain for all things reptilian…turn back now. We are going forward, even past the point of comfort for ordinary folk. This winter my mom and I went on … Continue reading

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Road Trip to: DC, MD, WV, & PA

Had a phenomenal Memorial Day weekend road trip through DC, MD, WV, and PA! Here is the breakdown, day by day:   Saturday Day 1, D.C.: We left Long Island at 7am (drove from Albany the night before to family … Continue reading

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