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Outdoors with Kids Philadelphia: 100 Fun Places to Explore In and Around the City
     

Outdoors with Kids Philadelphia: 100 Fun Places to Explore In and Around the City

by Susan Charkes
 

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Getting the whole family outside and active close to home is easy. This new, user-friendly guide from the outdoor experts at the Appalachian Mountain Club features 100 of the best outdoor experiences in and around Philadelphia, where families can hike, bike, paddle, swim, camp, or simply play. Outdoors with Kids Philadelphia offers tips and tricks, safety and planning

Overview

Getting the whole family outside and active close to home is easy. This new, user-friendly guide from the outdoor experts at the Appalachian Mountain Club features 100 of the best outdoor experiences in and around Philadelphia, where families can hike, bike, paddle, swim, camp, or simply play. Outdoors with Kids Philadelphia offers tips and tricks, safety and planning information, and activity ideas, including the ever-important “Plan B” for when the weather—or the kids—won’t cooperate.

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INSIDE YOU’LL FIND
• 100 Outdoor Destinations for families
• At-a-Glance Trip Planner to help you find the trip that’s right for you
• Detailed Maps showing restrooms, parking areas, and highlights
• GPS Coordinates and public transportation directions
• Trip Planning and Safety Tips, including advice on keeping kids excited and engaged
• Icons that tell you which destinations are good for swimming, camping, and biking
• Fun Activity Ideas and Educational Essays

Editorial Reviews

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse - Meg Wise Executive Director
“This is a great resource for families eager to spend quality time with their kids in nature. I’ve lived in Philadelphia for 20 years, but many of the destinations profiled were new to me. The information provided makes planning a visit a breeze.”

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016383330
Publisher:
Appalachian Mountain Club Books MA
Publication date:
03/11/2013
Series:
AMC's Outdoors with Kids , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
13 MB
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Meet 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 AMC and the author of AMC’s Best Day Hikes Near Philadelphia.

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