tourism

How to be a Bicycle Tourist

Note to the reader: This piece is about being a Tourist, not a Touring Cyclist. Do you love to travel, but hate not knowing your way around? Do you eagerly anticipate visiting new places, but cringe at the thought of being lost in an unfamiliar place? Do you prefer to hit the ground running on vacation, but fear the thought of having to ask someone for directions because you don’t know if th...

Museum Without Walls

Smith Memorial Arch (1897-1912) in West Fairmount Park is one of the recommended stops on aPA’s Public Art Bike Map. Photo by Craig Harris, courtesy of the Association for Public Art (aPA). Whether walking near City Hall, hanging out in Rittenhouse Square, driving down the Parkway or biking along Kelly Drive, you are likely to encounter an impressive variety of public artworks along the way....