SN: 114615 - 2020 / Y1278

what is the event

East

Year Round Walk

where is the event

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

From Wed, Jan 1st, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Bridges - Spanning the USA

Ice Cream Parlors

Make a Wish at a Water Fountain

Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk

National Parks Centennial Challenge

Points of Reference

Take a Walk In a City Park

Treasure Hunt - A way to walk our precious trails

Underground Railroad

United States Post Offices

Vice Presidential Walks

Walk the USA - Street by Street

Walking America's Ports of Call

Walking the USA A - Z

Long description

Daily, dawn to dusk. The walk goes through the historic and waterfront areas of Phila. See where the Declaration of Independence was signed by patriots of a very new government. You will pass by the house where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence as well as Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross house and th Museum of the American Revolution. Walk along the Delaware River waterfront, and through the Italian Marketplace.

conditions for the event

Distance: 11K/6K, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Hard

Comments

Access to start point may be affected by COVID-19 virus.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

4th and Arch St. PA 19106 (215-923-8660). Located near the U.S. Mint and Independence Hall. From I-95 take Exit 22 onto Callowhill St., then Left on 4th St four blocks to hotel. From PA Turnpike take Exit 326 (I-76E to I-676E). Exit at 8th St, then Right to 1st light (Race St), Left to 4th St, then Right on 4th to hotel. From NJ Turnpike take Exit 4 Rt (73N to 38W). 38W to 30W to Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Cross bridge and take 1st right around a sharp "U" turn to 4th St. Right on 4th for 2.5 blocks to hotel. There is a charge for parking. Free parking is available on Sundays on certain streets.

event sponsor

Liberty Bell Wanderers

Event website: www.libertybellwanderers.net

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.