(Courtesy Schuylkill Banks Kayak Tours)
The eight-mile stretch of the Schuylkill River that passes through downtown Philadelphia has become a burgeoning destination for kayaking fans. Beginner tours and moonlight tours are offered seasonally. Tours offered June through Sept. Visit the web site for tour dates. www.schuylkillbanks.org. Tours depart just north of the Walnut Street Bridge on the Schuylkill Banks.