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
http://www.friendscentercity.org/content/fitc-helps-you

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 susiepaige@gmail.com

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

Center for Architecture

Emergence of a Modern Metropolis – 2 PM, Tu/Thu/Sat April-Nov, Sat only Dec-Mar. http://philadelphiacfa.org/architectural-tours.php

City Food Tours

Walking tours include: Flavors of Philly, Ethnic Eats, Taste of Northern Liberties, Prohibition Cocktails.
http://www.cityfoodtours.com/philadelphia/philly-food-tours-general-info.html

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. http://www.philadelphiaurbanadventures.com

Free and Friendly Tours  

Walking tours include the Colonial Cheesesteak Tour and the Billy Penn Tour. http://freeandfriendlytours.com/

Free Tours by Foot

Tours include: Independence Mall, Real Philadelphia, Italian Market Food Tour, Chinatown Food Tour. http://www.freetoursbyfoot.com/philadelphia-tours/

Hidden City Philadelphia

Walking tours have included Industrial Wayne Junction, Fantastic Frankford, & Powelton. http://hiddencityphila.org 

Hiking Around Philly

A Meetup Group that goes on hikes, many in parks, around the city. http://www.meetup.com/HikingAroundPhilly/

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

http://muralarts.org/tour/mural-mile-walking-tour-0

Friends of the Wissahickon

Various hikes and walks, including some with focus on birding, geology, and native plants. http://www.fow.org/events/ 

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. http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/visit_tours.shtml

Constitutional Walking Tours of Philadelphia

Guided and Audio tours of Independence National Historical Park. http://www.theconstitutional.com

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. http://www.visitphilly.com/tours/walking-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. http://www.phillytours.us/?event=offer.detail&offerId=13595

Stray Boots

Interactive walking tours to download on your phone. Tours include: Old City, Center City, Italian Market. https://www.strayboots.com/locations/philadelphia/tours

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. http://www.meetup.com/ahikeintime/

Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA

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

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
http://www.peacevalleynaturecenter.org/events/

Silver Lake Nature Center, Bristol, PA

Sunday StrollEvery Sunday at 2:00 PM
http://www.silverlakenaturecenter.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=142&Itemid=252

Churchville Nature Center, Southampton, PA

Saturday Morning Bird WalksEvery Saturday at 7:00 AM http://www.churchvillenaturecenter.org/sm_db_item.php?featuretype=event&id=14

Warwick Walkers, Pottstown, PA

Every Wednesday at 9:00 AM http://www.ccpa.us/events/warwick-walkers/

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. http://www.destateparks.com/park/bellevue/programs/

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. http://www.destateparks.com/park/brandywine-creek/programs/index.asp

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