Category: Outside

San Diego: Exploring Fauna, Flora, and More in Balboa Park

Photo by Brett Shoaf

For culturally minded visitors, San Diego makes it easy. Some 15 museums are located in one beautiful urban space: Balboa Park, a jewel located in the heart of the city. Established in l868, and encompassing almost 1,200 acres, the park…

Philadelphia: On Bike and Skate

View of the Fairmount Water Works and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Cathleen McCarthy

Philadelphia was designed for pedestrians and horse-drawn carriages, and this makes it nice for bikers and skaters too. Bicycling there has doubled since 2005 and, with newly-announced dedicated bike lanes, it’s about to get even more popular. An overview of the best ways to tour Philadelphia and surroundings on two wheels or four.