Boathouse Row is a national historic landmark, and often referred to as one of the ten must-see tourist destinations in the state of Pennsylvania. For those that have never been to Philly, Boathouse Row is situated on the Schuykill river with the historic Philadelphia Museum of Art as a backdrop to the west. It's historic 19th century boathouses are outlined in colorful LEDs that can light up in various colors to celebrate different events or seasons. These lights enhance the natural beauty of the Boathouses that line the river, giving Philadelphia one of the most beautiful views the city has to offer. Here are our favorite Boathouse Row light displays that helped make Boathouse Row one of the most photographed sites in Philadelphia.
Going to HOCR2019? Here’s what you need to know about the world’s largest regatta as seen through the eyes of CEO and Founder, John Strotbeck, who has a 40 year history of participation and attendance at this spectacular event. From the early days when spectators would lower beer from bridges to rowers as they completed their race to the eventual commercialization of the HOCR in more recent years. John calls it like he sees it in this must-read for anyone heading to Head of the Charles 2019 this weekend.