(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 on select days of the week, June through September. Visit the website for specific dates and prices. Tours depart just north of the Walnut Street Bridge on the Schuylkill Banks.