Philadelphia Meanderings, Day 2 on a Tandem Bicycle

After a day of walking around the city, we decided to rent a tandem bicycle and tour around Fairmount Park…

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To prepare for a day of riding, we returned to Sabrina's to try some other items from their diverse menu.. This time we went with another Challah stuffed French Toast

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Overlooking the Fairmount Water Works and the Schuylkill River

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Cycling along the Schuylkill River Trail

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Playing Angel's sculpture

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Ulysses S Grant sculpture

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Our cycling route brought us to view many historic homes and mansions. This one is Mount Pleasant mansion

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Strawberry Hill Mansion

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Will you Road through East Fairmount Park and then up to Wissahickon Creek

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We came upon a great lunch spot called Deke's BBQ

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Crossing Schuylkill River on Falls bridge

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Have you across the river to Laurel Hill Cemetery

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After crossing the river, we biked through West Fairmount Park and up Belmont Plateau for this City View

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We took a much needed rest break at Belmont Mansion, site of the Underground Railroad Museum

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Ohio House

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Fountains at Fairmount Park Horticulture Center

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Massive statues at the entrance of the Please Touch Museum

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Smith Memorial Arch, a memorial for the Civil War

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On the way back to our starting point. The Philadelphia Museum of Art looms large in the background

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On front of the Rocky Steps leading up to the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Inspired by the Rocky movie called Osseo area has been transformed into a public workout with many different groups doing hardcore body exercises. Cool, sign me up!

But after a long day of a going up and down the hills of Fairmount Park, we were content to just get some dinner and head back to our Airbnb to rest and recover…

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