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“Watch the "S" curves!”
Review of Kelly Drive

Kelly Drive
Ranked #49 of 462 things to do in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

There is nothing like a fine day breezing along in your ride along the Drive. Watch the rowers, the birds, the cyclists, the walkers or just enjoy the scenery. There are several places to pull off and just watch the nature and the natives (Philadelphians) enjoy what is touted to be the largest non-continuous city-owned park in the world. Out-of-Towners, take the Drive in a passenger car only and obey or go under the speed limit -- regardless of Philadelphians passing you by. We've driven the Drive all our lives and know where the next curve and/or narrow lanes appear. Take your time, stop and get a ice cream or snack (about mid-way going north, by the river).

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Reviewed January 10, 2014

Great place to ride, nice wide paved trail that holds plenty of bikers and runners. It's along the Schuylkill River which has been cleaned up in recent years and connects with Fairmont Park.

Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed January 10, 2014

What a beautiful drive! For those who have an unfavorable impression of Philadelphia, take the drive. No matter what the season, but especially in the spring it is lovely.

Thank Jbendler
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

Plan a long, pleasant and interesting walk along the Kelly Drive. That seems to be the best way to explore in detail everything on this route. And there is indeed a lot to see including the art museum, the Waterworks, the boathouse row and the Fairmount Parks beautiful nature. If time does not allow for a long walk biking or even driving will allow you to sample the vistas along the Kelly Drive.

2  Thank podrozniczka60
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Reviewed November 4, 2013

Kelly Drive is nice to just stroll and relax while you watch the people go by. In the summer time it is more crowded as people are more health concious and there are more people out enjoying the nice weather.

Thank dfc9258
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