Boathouse Row1342 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 1 Boathouse Row, Philadelphia, PA 19130, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: 1215-6853936
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Waterfront, River, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Architecture
Regattas became cool everywhere after the Social Network came out. Sure, you might not have “In the Hall of the Mountain King” playing in the background, but the races here are terrific nevertheless. The fifteen boathouses, each owned by a particular club all have their own history – and they are all at least a century old. You want to know the history of each? Go visit – they’ll only be too eager to tell you. These boathouses are the centre of most rowing sports in the US, holding events at all levels from high school al the way up to nationals. In the 1970’s they were done up with pretty lights – which when lit, give the effect of a shining Gingerbread House. This unusual place has thus been named a national historic landmark. Most of the Boathouses here are part of group called the Schuylkill Navy. If not here for the races, the road along the riverside here makes for a terrific cycling, jogging or walking track.
Boathouse Row Travel Tips
- Individual houses will have their own visiting hours.
How to Reach Boathouse Row
- Buses on Pennsylvania Avenue and Poplar Street
- Lemon Hill
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36.52% of people who visit Philadelphia include Boathouse Row in their plan
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50.64% of people start their Boathouse Row visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Boathouse Row
91.81% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Boathouse Row