Guide to Fun Maple Sugaring Demonstrations 

Pails hanging off of maple trees to catch sap

This time of the year, whether we have snow on the ground or experiencing more balmy temperatures, behind the scenes, maple trees are doing their magic. It’s maple sugaring season in our area and it is a fascinating process that you and your family can see firsthand at many of the area’s environmental centers.  A few years […]

Where to Explore: Exciting Outdoor Gardens and Spaces

Closeup of red leaves at a garden

Good news, fans of the outdoors! There is still plenty of time to enjoy the season and enjoy outdoor gardens and spaces and still plenty of awesome ideas for adventures. The best part is you do not have to travel far to become absorbed in these exciting outdoor places and spaces! And there are SO […]

Where to Find Free and Inexpensive Summer Fun

picnic summer

The heat is on! As the summer gets into full swing there are plenty of opportunities for fun and also free or low-cost events to do with the kids. And there are plenty of weeks remaining to enjoy finding free things to do! While gas prices and groceries seem to still be high, that does […]

Your Guide to Free Local Concerts, Outdoor Movies and More!

Outdoor movie

Watching a favorite family movie under the stars or grooving to the music of a great band are fun ways to spend a summer evening. Many local townships have amazing programs like outdoor movies and concerts free of charge this summer (or available at a low cost). Grab your blanket and chairs and see what’s […]

Local Fourth of July Festivities and Fireworks

family watching fireworks

Hometown parades, local fireworks and family barbecues! The Fourth of July weekend is almost here and if your celebrations include an evening watching fireworks light up the night sky, we have your guide to the best local fireworks displays and township celebrations. Please visit the links for the most up-to-date information and any changes to […]

How to Enjoy a Family Night: Go to the Drive-In

Drive-In

Looking for some early summer fun with the kids? Load up the gang and bring back some nostalgia with a family night at a Drive-In Movie. This iconic format of watching a movie in the great outdoors is making a comeback. You can take the entire family and you don’t have to go far to […]

Why You Should Care About Air Quality

DVRPC

The spring weather brings outdoor activities, the end of the school year, and all the fun-filled days summer brings. The spring and summer also bring episodes of poor air quality to the Greater Philadelphia region. The longer days of bright sunshine and higher temperatures help to bake pollutants from our cars, trucks, and even lawn […]

Where to Watch Exciting and Affordable Collegiate Sports this Spring

College Lacrosse

Spring is officially here, and since the days are now longer (think, more daylight!) and the weather is working its way to the  warmer side, it is time to go watch accessible and affordable collegiate sports as a fun family activity. Who doesn’t enjoy watching baseball and softball players run around the bases on a […]

Guide to Fun Maple Sugaring Demonstrations 

This time of the year, whether we have snow on the ground or experiencing more balmy temperatures, behind the scenes, maple trees are doing their magic. It’s maple sugaring season in our area and it is a fascinating process that you and your family can see firsthand at many of the area’s  environmental centers.  A […]

Discover Beautiful Vistas in PA for Viewing Fall Foliage

Fall Foliage

While there truly is an exact science as to why the leaves on trees change colors in the autumn, there is no exact science to plan an outing to witness the glorious fall foliage at its peak performance. With some guidance and a predetermined plan, your family can be in the middle of a beautiful […]

Where to Explore: Exciting Outdoor Gardens and Spaces

Good news, fans of the outdoors! There is still plenty of time to enjoy the season and enjoy outdoor gardens and spaces and still plenty of awesome ideas for adventures. The best part is you do not have to travel far to become absorbed in these exciting outdoor places and spaces! And there are SO […]

Best Beach Day Trips for Family Fun in The Sun

beach day

There’s nothing that feels more summer-y than a great day at the beach. As much of life as we know it returns to “normal,” a great beach day trip may be at the top of your list this summer. If the sun, sand and surf are calling your name, we’ve gathered a great list of […]