Recurring Walks

Recurring Walks:

This section provides links to providers and organizers of walks and tours that are offered on a regular or frequent basis.

In Philadelphia

Friends in the City (FitC) FitC is a membership organization that supports a diverse group of older adults who wish to participate in the vibrant life of Philadelphia. FitC offers an active program of events, with a particular emphasis on health-oriented activities, including walking.

Schuylkill Walkers – M, W, F 8 AM, and Tu, Thu 2 PM

Wednesdays on the Wissahickon – alternate Wednesdays at 10:30 AM

Walk in the Park – 3rd Saturdays, Delaware Riverfront

Rittenhouse Walkers (with Friends Life Care and Feet First Philly) – Meet at 11 AM in Rittenhouse Square after walking

Great Strolls (with Friends Life Care) – monthly visits to sites such as outstanding gardens, the Navy Yard

GirlTrek Philly  GirlTrek is a nonprofit organization that inspires and supports African-American women and girls to live their healthiest, most fulfilled lives – simply by walking. For information about GirlTrek Philly’s Superhero Saturday walks and other local challenges, email

Team Nazarene Baptist Church North Philly – 2nd Saturdays from 3975 Germantown Ave.

Center for Architecture

Emergence of a Modern Metropolis – 2 PM, Tu/Thu/Sat April-Nov, Sat only Dec-Mar.

City Food Tours

Walking tours include: Flavors of Philly, Ethnic Eats, Taste of Northern Liberties, Prohibition Cocktails.

Philadelphia Urban Adventures

Walking tours include: Essence of South Philly, 9th Street Italian Market, Philly on Tap, History in HD, Food for Thought (University City and food trucks), Center City Holiday tour.

Free and Friendly Tours  

Walking tours include the Colonial Cheesesteak Tour and the Billy Penn Tour.

Free Tours by Foot

Tours include: Independence Mall, Real Philadelphia, Italian Market Food Tour, Chinatown Food Tour.

Hidden City Philadelphia

Walking tours have included Industrial Wayne Junction, Fantastic Frankford, & Powelton. 

Hiking Around Philly

A Meetup Group that goes on hikes, many in parks, around the city.

Mural Arts Program

Mural Mile North – Old City, Chinatown, and City Hall, Sat 11 AM

Mural Mile South – Market to Lombard, 13th Street Corridor, Sun 11 AM

Saturday and Sunday tours April to November, Wednesday tours added June to August

Friends of the Wissahickon

Various hikes and walks, including some with focus on birding, geology, and native plants. 

Morris Arboretum

Open Guided Tour– Every Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 PM

Native Trees Tour – 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 11:00 AM, Sept-Nov & April-June

Self-Guided Tours: Great Trees, Sculpture, Wetlands, Founding Treasures.

Constitutional Walking Tours of Philadelphia

Guided and Audio tours of Independence National Historical Park.

Visit Philly

This site links to many walking tours including: Once Upon a Nation historical tours, Tippler Tours, Ghost Tours, Taste of Philly (Reading Terminal Market), Photography tours, Grim Philly Twilight Tours.

Philly Tours

This site links to many walking tours including: Franklin Footsteps, Spirit of ’76 Ghost Tour, Urban Scavenger Quest, Franklin Seminar Small Group Tour (includes archaeological sites and lab), Colonial City in Context, American Art in Philadelphia.

Stray Boots

Interactive walking tours to download on your phone. Tours include: Old City, Center City, Italian Market.

In the Region

A Hike in Time

A Meetup Group whose hikes “are designed to be physically energizing and are centered around a historic place or trail.

Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA

Insider Tours – Most Thursdays through Sundays at 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM.

Peace Valley Nature Center, Doylestown, PA

Naturalist Forays– Every Sunday at 2:00 PM

Singles Walk– Every Saturday 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Silver Lake Nature Center, Bristol, PA

Sunday StrollEvery Sunday at 2:00 PM

Churchville Nature Center, Southampton, PA

Saturday Morning Bird WalksEvery Saturday at 7:00 AM

Warwick Walkers, Pottstown, PA

Every Wednesday at 9:00 AM

Bellevue State Park, Wilmington, DE

Walk it Off!Every Monday at 9:00 AM

Stroller RollersEvery Monday at 11:00 AM

Walk and HistoryEvery Wednesday at 9:00 AM.

Brandywine Creek State Park, Wilmington, DE

Terrific Toddlers – Second Thursday of the month, 9:30 AM

Nature Explorers – Second Thursday of the month, 1:30 PM.

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