Spreading across 9200 acres (3723.11 hectares) with 63 parks, Fairmount Park is among the biggest city park systems in the nation. It features picturesque trails, rolling hills, streams, historical structures, woodlands, public arts and more. The Centennial Arboretum, Horticulture Center, Japanese House and Garden and Philadelphia Museum of Art are some of the interesting sites located in this massive expanse. It also has recreational centers and sporting fields.
The yearly Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia features taiko drumming & dance, martial arts demos, kimono and art vendors, and most importantly, all kinds of delicious Japanese food. Best of all, the family-friendly celebration is free!