A week or so ago my boyfriend and I visited the Philadelphia Morris Arboretum. Yes you heard me right this little gem of 175 acres resides just within the Philadelphia boundaries. If you love Longwood Garden but feel it’s a bit of a travel the Morris Arboretum will give you some of that vibe. It is an oasis within the city life for sure and its located right near Chestnut Hill College on Germantown Pike. Until a few years ago I did not even know this place existed. But since I’ve found this place I’ve gone a few times during some of our nicest weather. This fall you can experience the change of the flowers and trees as well as check out the Scarecrow section that local children and groups made. You can even vote for your favorite!

Be sure to check their calendar because they often have events going on for you or your child. The food there is really good and they even have rentals for parties, weddings, meetings and special events. With a full brochure of local photographers, caterers. event planners and pretty much anything you would need for an event. (Just an F.Y.I. I was not sponsored to say any of this, I just seriously love this place!)