Philadelphia Sights

Boathouse Row

  • Kelly Dr., E. Fairmount Park Map It
  • Fairmount Park
  • Building/Architectural Site
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Boathouse Row, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

    (c) Fairiegoodmother | Dreamstime.com

Published 02/01/2016

Fodor's Review

These architecturally varied 19th-century buildings—in Victorian Gothic, Gothic Revival, and Italianate styles—are home to the rowing clubs that make up the Schuylkill Navy, an association of boating clubs organized in 1858. The view of the boathouses from the west side of the river is splendid—especially at night, when they're outlined with hundreds of small lights. The row's newest addition, Lloyd Hall, has a gymnasium, bicycle and skate rentals in season, and a two-story café.

Sight Information

Address:

Kelly Dr., E. Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19130, USA

Map It

Published 02/01/2016

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.