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When looking for the perfect romantic thing to do in Fairmount Park, nothing beats the Whispering Benches at the Smith Civil War Memorial Arch near Memorial Hall. A unique phenomenon, it works like... Read More
When looking for the perfect romantic thing to do in Fairmount Park, nothing beats the Whispering Benches at the Smith Civil War Memorial Arch near Memorial Hall. A unique phenomenon, it works like this: simply sit at one end of the long, curved, stone bench and whisper something. The person at the other end of the wall should be able to clearly hear what has been said, making it the perfect spot to whisper sweet nothings to that special someone. The site is pretty, and makes for a lovely place to sit and relax or picnic nearby. After exchanging confidences, feel free to stroll hand-in-hand along the scenic paths. Fairmount Park is also great to bike ride, walk, jog or take pictures. Depending on the interests of the individuals that come here, there's sure to be an activity that suits the day.
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- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: One of Philadelphia's premier assets offers a plethora of activities, from active to simply taking in the lovely scenery.
- Best for Outdoor Activities Because: With a wonderful expanse of green space like this one, there's certain to be a way your crowd can enjoy it to the fullest.
- Best for Sightseeing Because: Spending some quality time outdoors surrounded by beautiful scenery is a wonderful way to get a look at the other side of Philly.