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Kelly Drive

Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19131
+1 215-685-0000
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This is one of my favorite drives in Philly

I live in Manayunk and go to the Inner City often. This is my preferred route. Yes, I can get there... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Scenic in the City

Great place for walking, jogging, bike riding amidst some wonderful museums. Nest to the river,so... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19131
+1 215-685-0000
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

I live in Manayunk and go to the Inner City often. This is my preferred route. Yes, I can get there faster on I-76 but then I miss all those lovely windy turns and the great view of the river. Nothing beats driving by the...More

Thank denisetheartist
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Great place for walking, jogging, bike riding amidst some wonderful museums. Nest to the river,so you can just sit on the grass and relax.

Thank BoSox999
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It is great to stroll along Kelly Drive on a spring afternoon. There are beautiful flowers, tree, and grassy areas to enjoy.The river view is lovely.

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

You live in Philly, you probably run along Kelly drive. The best times are during the day. Try to avoid the weekends. Nice, flat, wide paved path. If strolling is your thing, it's great for that too. You can go all down the river and...More

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Always something going on there. It is beautiful u can park and walk along the drive. The flowers r beautiful especially in the Spring

Thank MsBeth2016
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Lovely place to drive by or take a walk. Reminds me of why I love Philadelphia! Drive by if you've never been there or if it's nice walk! Take someone who's never been to Philly.

Thank Alexandra J L
Reviewed 11 April 2017

What a great drive! I always choose Kelly drive vs. I-76 to go home. It offers a laid back experience and awesome views.

1  Thank Philly-In-Durham
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Skip the expressway and take a leisure drive along the river , stop park and walk for awhile to see the statues, sit under the trees, hop back in the car and stop again to see the boaters out practicing for the races. Hop back...More

Thank nickmac207
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is one of the more charming areas of Philadelphia. Cherry trees bloom beautifully here in the Spring. This is also great place to watch school team row and dragonboat teams paddle.

Thank CrustyPirateWife
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Kelly Drive is such a lovely place to walk. River, rowing, bridges, flora and fauna. Easy terrain too.

Thank btravelhappy
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Philly-In-Durham | Reviewed this property |
Actually, there is a stone tunnel near that bridge that is way less than 135 feet. Even this tunnel is capable of a truck passing through.
Beth O
3 September 2016|
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Response from MissElegance | Reviewed this property |
t Suburban Station at 15th & JFK Blvd. or at 30th Street Station, which is closest to Kelly Drive. There are Flash tour vans (purple) that have many stops around the city. Center City Philly is very walkable -- about 4... More
6 April 2015|
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Response from sararefaeli | Reviewed this property |
It's a tough question. You can park behind the Philly Art Museum and look for a nice spot for a picnic. During the week it's fine on weekend it's very busy all over