Uncovering The Obscure:
Off The Beaten Path Destinations In and Near Philadelphia

As all poets know, getting lost in a daydream or a daydreamy space isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Make your way to the road less traveled by following the paths listed on this page. It doesn’t matter how you get there so long as you take your time going home.

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Hikes, Tours & Trails

Walk with us down narrow alleys, up rolling hills and under covered bridges of Pennsylvania. Here are some of the most invigorating hikes, tours and trails you’ll find:

  • Buck’s County Barn Tour
    • The rustic country side of Southeast PA is showcased on this epic, self driving tour of Buck’s County farmland which consists of 15 barns from various agricultural eras.  Learn more
  • Buck’s County Covered Bridge Tour
    • Add this exciting tour of Buck’s County’s finest bridges to your list of things to do in pennsylvania this weekend. Learn more
  • Fairmount Park’s Forbidden Drive 
    • Statues, skaters and Philly’s only covered bridge await you at Forbidden Drive, a philadelphia off the beaten track attraction worth pursuing. Learn more
  • Hawk Mountain 
    • Perch atop the forest like an eagle and gain a new perspective here in one of the most exciting hidden places philadelphia has to offer.Learn more
  • Mural Mile 
    • Art meets poetry meets billboards at this one of a kind attraction guaranteed to lift your spirit up a mile high, maybe even two. Learn more


Romantic Corners

Assuming you’ve exhausted the benches of LOVE PARK and are seeking someplace new to steal a moment with your sweetie, these inner city locales and hidden suburban PA romantic attractions are guaranteed to make your lover swoon.

  • Dream Garden 
    • Cop a squat beside your honey and drift off into the colors of this beautiful (and free) dream garden complete with a colossal mosaic and shimmering fountain. Learn more
  • Love Letter Tour 
    • Mural art with a romantic twist? Only in Philadelphia. Learn more
  • Chanticlear
    •  A horticultural excursion that should be right on the top of your list of things to do in pennsylvania for couples. Learn more