Gain insight into America’s colonial history on this small-group walking tour of Philadelphia, founded in the 17th century by William Penn as a haven for persecuted Quakers. Visit Powel House, which entertained guests like John Adams and Benjamin Franklin; St Peter’s Church, where the Founding Fathers worshipped; and Independence Hall, the original home of the Liberty Bell. Your guide will tell you about the events and ideologies that set the stage for the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence and the Continental Congress.
Get an in-depth look at an important facet of American history on this Benjamin Franklin walking tour of Philadelphia. Known by most for the famous kite-flying incident, Franklin was in fact a notable 18th-century scientist, businessman and politician who contributed greatly to society. Following your knowledgeable guide, learn about Franklin’s life and role in the Revolutionary War and Continental Congress as you visit sites like Franklin Court, Christ Church, the American Philosophical Society and the post office, where he served as postmaster general.
This small-group tour is limited to six people, ensuring a more personalized experience.
Get a taste for Philadelphia’s local craft brewery culture on this small-group walking tour during happy hour! Soak up the lively atmosphere as you walk to three bars tailored to the group’s vibe. Sample a full-sized beer at each place, enjoy a delicious snack and learn all about the local bar scene from your friendly guide.
Experience the best of US history with a modern twist on this small-group tour of Philadelphia. See where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, take a photo of the Liberty Bell, visit where past presidents like George Washington lived, and learn about William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder. You’ll discover the lively neighborhood culture of Old City as you pass art galleries and cafes, and top off your outing with a refreshing beverage at a local establishment. Numbers are limited to 12 for a personalized experience with an informative guide.
Soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Philadelphia’s University City, home to the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and Drexel University. Experience dynamic campus life as you follow your local guide to the universities’ prettiest and most historical buildings. Admire Victorian architecture in surrounding neighborhoods, explore a city park, pass a cemetery and enjoy tasty bites from street food vendors. End your tour with a trolley ride!
Soak up the festive energy that infuses Philadelphia’s city streets, shopping districts and parks during the holiday season. You’ll revel in the celebratory atmosphere on this 3-hour walking tour of downtown, aka Center City. Listen to a performance by one of the largest organs in the world, explore vibrant Reading Terminal Market and Rittenhouse Square, see a holiday show via a skyscraper’s LED-screen and enjoy free time at Love Park’s annual outdoor Christmas village. Numbers are limited to 12 for a small-group experience with an informative guide.
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Grab your friends or that special someone and get ready for three hours of fun on the waters of Philadelphia! This dinner cruise includes amazing DJ entertainment and views of the magnificent skyline. Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner as you gaze upon a beautiful view of Philadelphia's twinkling lights.
The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia takes you on a walking journey through America's Most Historic Area - the birthplace of America's nation. Step back in time to see where The Declaration of Independence and The United States Constitution were created. This 75-minute walking adventure includes more than 20 historic sites in the Independence National Historical Park, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
Discover the birthplace of American democracy selecting on this guided, 90-minute walking tour around Philadelphia, the 'City of Brotherly Love.' Learn interesting facts about the history of Philadelphia and America while visiting historic landmarks like Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the Betsy Ross House, to name a few. You may choose to add on a 90 minute driving tour as well!
Enjoy a birds eye view of the sites of Chester, Montgomery, and Berks Counties! You will be blessed with tree covered rolling hills, views of the Schuylkill River and its tributaries, the Philadelphia skyline, and the little towns and villages that make up the backdrop of Southeastern Pennsylvania countryside.
This 3-combination tour includes a full-day ticket on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour, admission to the Eastern State Penitentiary, and a 75-minute Franklin Footsteps historic walking tour. Discover one of the most historic cities in the U.S on an open-top double-decker bus. Visit any of the 27 attractions, learn about the once most famous and expensive prison in the world, and retrace Benjamin Franklin's life and impact on American history.
Board a double-decker bus for a guided, 2-hour night tour of historic Philadelphia. This evening sightseeing tour around the 'City of Brotherly Love' departs at 8pm every night. It's a great way to discover many of the city's popular attractions and landmarks, like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Penn's Landing, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and much more. Soak up the history, heritage, and beauty of one of America's oldest and most beloved cities.
Follow in the footsteps of a nation's forefathers on this guided horse-drawn carriage tour through the cobblestone streets of historic old Philadelphia. Enjoy up-close, scenic views of the many attractions and landmarks. Hear a plethora of stories and commentary on the historical significance of each key site while traveling through Philly's busy streets. See the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House, and much more.
Follow the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin and learn about American history on this guided, 75-minute walking tour in Philadelphia. Retrace Franklin's life and impact as one of America's founding fathers. Journey down cobblestone pathways, discovering important landmark locations throughout the Old City neighborhood — like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and many more.
Enjoy a guided small-group tour of Macy's Center City, a true American original in Philadelphia! This tour is an experience like no other with highlights of the breathtaking Wanamaker Building, Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, and the Grand Court Eagle. After the tour, receive a 10 percent Visitor Savings Pass to shop and dine through this historic 3-floor building, filled with the best in fashion for the whole family, cosmetics, shoes and home goods.
See the classic city sites of Philadelphia on this 3.5-hour bike tour. Popular attractions include the Rocky Steps, Liberty Bell, the Italian Market, and Rittenhouse Park. Ride through some hidden gems in the city along the way.
Explore the birthplace of American democracy on this guided, 75-minute tour through the streets of historic Philadelphia. Discover the popular historical attractions and landmarks in the 'City of Brotherly Love,' places like Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, and many more. Walk in the footsteps of our Founding Fathers, see where they lived and worked, and learn from a passionate teacher/guide about the history of this great city.
View 50 romantic murals from the elevated train line and platforms on this one-of-a-kind subway tour. A professionally trained guide will share the stories behind the murals at different stops along the elevated train ride, as well as the 30-year history of the Mural Arts Program on this 90 minute tour.
See the historic landmarks of Philadelphia with a beer in hand on this 2-hour trolley tour. Stop and hop off to walk around City Hall and the famous Love Statue. Careful to not spill your beer as you run up the Rocky Steps and visit Rocky's statue as well as the famed Boat House Row. Cheers to a great time and this fun tour of Philadelphia!
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Trace the footsteps of the Founding Fathers through the streets of historic Old City on this 1.5-hour walking tour. See the famous landmarks of Philadelphia, including Independence Hall, Carpenter's Hall, the Ben Franklin Post Office and Christ Church. Hear the incredible history of Philadelphia brought to life!
See where the Founding Fathers planned a revolution on this 2-hour walking tour. Visit important landmarks of Philadelphia, such as Independence Hall, Ben Franklin's grave, and the Betsy Ross House. Enjoy numerous taverns along the way to stay hydrated for this exciting tour of the City of Brotherly Love.
Learn about Philadelphia’s thriving brewpub scene and taste up to 15 types of beer on this guided, morning brewery tour with lunch. See how beer is made and chat with brewery owners about their operations. Visit some of Philly's most popular brewpubs, including the Philadelphia Brewing Company and the Dock Street Brewery, to name a couple possibilities. Round-trip transportation by bus in downtown Philadelphia is included.
Learn about Philadelphia’s thriving brewery and distillery scene, tasting up to 12 beers or local spirits on this guided tour. See how beer is made and chat with brewery owners about their operations. Visit some of Philly's most popular breweries and distilleries, including the Philadelphia Brewing Company and the Dock Street Brewery, to name a couple possibilities. Round-trip transportation by minibus is included.
Fifteen clues, two hours, one city - this is a self-led scavenger race that sends groups capering around town to solve clues. Unlike other city-wide excursions, this one unshackles racers from the tyranny of official start times and concrete dates. Players simply click on a launch code, head to the starting line, and begin the scavenger hunt whenever they've got a spare two hours. During the process, players will hear fun stories and insights about historical sites while discovering hidden gems along the way.
Savor the flavors of Philadelphia’s Garden District on this Tasting Tour Adventure in Chestnut Hill! Named one of the Top Ten Great Neighborhoods by the American Planning Commission, Chestnut Hill is Philadelphia’s urban enclave, home to artisanal fresh food stands, world-class restaurants, and chic boutiques. There’s truly something for every appetite on these walking tasting tours.
East Passyunk Avenue, named one of the “10 Best Foodie Streets in America” by Food and Wine Magazine, is Philadelphia’s contemporary Restaurant Row and a haven of upscale restaurants to tempt any palate. While this iconic street near South Philadelphia’s Italian Market has strong Italian roots, it’s experienced a true food renaissance in the last decade, and now boasts elevated and daring cuisine from all over the world.
Gather your friends and treat yourselves to time together lunching on one of the “10 Best Foodie Streets in America” on Philadelphia’s Restaurant Row. Savor the company of your friends or family and some of the best food Philly has to offer on this fun, exciting, and of course, mouthwatering lunch-time walking tour of East Passyunk Avenue.
Craving a real culinary adventure in South Philadelphia? The Italian Market is where it’s at. Fragrant with spices, artisan cheeses and freshly ground coffee, buzzing with the bustle of shop owners, locals and produce sellers, the Market is full of the hidden gems of the food scene in Philadelphia.
Your guide is a South Philadelphia native, born and raised just two blocks from the Italian Market, and a professional chef who grew up with most of the shop owners on 9th Street.
Craving a SWEET culinary adventure in South Philadelphia? The Italian Market is where it’s at. Fragrant with spices, artisanal cheese and freshly ground coffee, buzzing with the bustle of shop owners, locals and produce sellers, the Market is full of the hidden gems of the food scene in Philadelphia.
Gain a deeper insight into American art on this walking tour led by an expert art scholar. Browse paintings and sculptures at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and Second Bank of the United States Portrait Gallery, both US National Historic Landmarks. Your guide will share extensive knowledge of the 19th-century American art movement and will explain how it ties into the nation’s history.
This small-group tour is limited to six people, ensuring a more personalized experience.
Explore the birth of American art throughout this 3-hour walking tour and seminar. Philadelphia became a hub of cultural and artistic development in the early 19th century and continued to inspire artistic exploration for nearly a century. Led by an art historian, you'll partake in a robust discussion of early American art and its founding in the birthplace of America.
Stroll for two hours with an informative guide through the labyrinth of food stalls at Philadelphia’s 9th Street Italian Market, considered to be the oldest and largest open-air market in the country. Search for authentic Philadelphia foods, and shop to your heart’s content amid a plethora of cheeses, chocolates, deli items and baked goods. You’ll have a chance to chat with local vendors and view mosaic art in South Philly’s characteristic neighborhoods. For a personalized experience, this small-group tour is limited to 12 people.
Join a local guide in South Philly on a small-group tour of public art, markets and other hidden gems in historic Philadelphia neighborhoods like Queen Village. Pass by bakeries, delis and butcher shops en route to the famed 9th Street Italian Market, where you can peruse the food stalls. Then visit the one-of-a-kind mosaics gallery at Magic Gardens, and ride a local bus down dynamic South Street or Pine Street before finishing at Fabric Row. Numbers are limited to 12 for a more personalized experience.
Art, history, culture, diversity and of course food and beer capture the essence of Philly on this epic journey through our city’s great neighborhoods! From Jewish delis to Italian markets, churches, cemeteries, public art, and local craft beer, this tour gives you a slice of the real Philly. See the iconic landmarks that shaped America before tapping into Philly's legendary beer scene on this total Philly adventure.
What could possibly be better than combining USA’s most iconic historic sites with award-winning beer? Nothing! Tap into Philly's legendary history along with its epic beer scene on this adventure through Philly's major landmarks and into its famed bars, pubs, and microbreweries. Make a toast in Philadelphia's oldest pub, sample craft brews, and learn why Philly is one of America's best beer cities.
Spend a fun and fascinating evening socializing and learning about Philadelphia’s dark side on this pub crawl. Your guide will entertain you with stories of the prohibition days and gangsters such as Al Capone and Leo Lanzetti on this tour that takes you to at least three local taverns. Savor a free beer, shot and snack; take advantage of drink specials; and answer trivia questions to win more free beer. This tour is the perfect way to learn more about Philadelphia while enjoying a relaxing night out meeting new people!
This adult night tour is not for the faint of heart. Developed by a local university professor well-versed in the dark side of Philadelphia, this tour uncovers the R-rated sites and stories not suitable for children. Follow your local guide as you learn about vampires, ghosts, and more on this fascinating tour under moonlight.
Join a tour of unconventional sightseeing off the beaten path. Guests will see the Betsy Ross House, Christ Church, Elfreth's Alley, Benjamin Franklin's Grave, and numerous other historic sites in Old Philly. They will also enjoy tales of serial slayings and psychopathic killers such as the Corpse Collector, the Frankfort Slasher, and H.H. Holmes. Tour guides are college professors or history teachers. The Serial Killers and Cemetery Tour is not your typical Liberty Bell Tour!
Enjoy Marzen Lagers, moonshine, and Halloween and Oktoberfest treats while professor, author, and professional guides regale you in lost pagan traditions of divination and the dead. Toast the ghosts of Old City’s haunted taverns while engaging in trivia games for additional beer and shot giveaways. Select evenings will include psychic and tarot card readings.
Experience the best of Philadelphia’s murals in a unique and exciting way. Enjoy the ride on a Segway as your expert local guide takes you along the backstreets of some of Philly’s most artistic neighborhoods. Learn about the history and legacy of the Mural Arts Program, and view over 20 murals throughout your one-of-a-kind Segway tour. You'll be trained in the art of Segway riding before your tour and your guide will take pictures for you and send them to you free of charge at the end.
Sample five different Philly cheesesteaks as you tour South Philadelphia by Segway, stopping at the best cheesesteak shops along the way! Glide through the streets of Chinatown, Society Hill and South Philadelphia along a five-mile loop past neighborhood highlights, including the Italian Market, South Street and Bella Vista — all without breaking a sweat. On your 2-hour tour, you’ll be introduced to the famed sandwich and the lively vendors who make them. This small-group Segway tour is limited to 7 people per guide, ensuring personalized attention.
See top Philadelphia sights including the Historic District, Penn's Landing, the Italian Market, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Society Hill on a stimulating 1-hour or 2-hour Segway ride. Complete a 5-mile or 10-mile loop – with the opportunity to ride along the Delaware River Trail. This small-group tour is limited to six people, ensuring more personalized attention from your guide.
Take a guided walking tour exploring the exciting culinary offerings of the historic Philadelphia neighborhood of Manayunk. Try eight iconic Philly foods, including tomato pie, soft pretzels, Italian baked goods and yes, a classic Philly cheesesteak. The 2.5-hour tour is crammed with information on the 300-year-old neighborhood, fun historical anecdotes and cultural secrets that enliven the experience in between bites.
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As the original Chestnut Hill Food Tour, we know this neighborhood inside and out, and it shows. You'll taste the best of Chestnut Hill's eateries on this 2.5-hour walking tour. You'll enjoy award-winning craft beer, a gourmet cheese and wine tasting at a 3rd-generation family-owned cheese shop, a olive oil tasting tutorial, and a sandwich so famous that it's been trademarked. As for dessert, you'll have two - one is a "Best of Philly" award recipient, and the other was created exclusively for our tour by the owners of a bakery in continuous operation since 1889.
In addition to experiencing 6+ tastings, equivalent to a progressive lunch, you'll learn the history and architecture of this 300-year-old neighborhood.
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Discover the best of the City of Brotherly Love after dark on this 90-minute bus tour. In a double-decker bus that’s open to the stars, you’ll cover more than 16 miles of Philadelphia’s downtown, swinging by all the quintessential sights as you go. From the Philadelphia Art Museum (and its steps, made famous by Rocky) to the historic Independence Hall, you’ll see just what makes this city special. Your guide will provide live commentary and fascinating historic tidbits to accompany the sightseeing.
Experience the sights of Philadelphia with your own personal guide in a comfortable, private minivan (up to 6 people). From river to river, see the Historic District, Penn's Landing, the Italian Market, City Hall, Love Park, the Franklin Parkway, Rocky steps and so much more. Customize the tour to your own tastes if you have a specific interest in Philly foods, Philadelphia art, the City's murals, its Colonial or Georgian history, the architecture, sports or music. Hear the stories that make this such a wonderful city.
Experience a bit of the Amish life on this private driving tour from Philadelphia to Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. Select from a 6-, 8-, or 10-hour tour, then travel over country roads while learning about the history, philosophies, and culture of the Amish and Mennonite people. Choose from a variety of activities, including an Amish buggy ride and/or visiting local craft stores and bakeries. Enjoy lunch at a classic Pennsylvania Dutch smorgasbord or market. Philadelphia hotel pickup and drop-off included.
Explore all the historic Brandywine Valley has to offer on this private sightseeing tour in southeastern Pennsylvania. Customize the itinerary to meet your interests. Travel over rolling hills to this Chester County gem. Visit Longwood Gardens, the Winterthur Country Museum, the Nemours Mansion and Gardens, and much more. Take a guided tour around the Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site, if desired, and find the best places for a lunch break. Philadelphia hotel pickup and drop-off included.
Take a private driving tour (up to 6 people) of many locations made famous by the Rocky movies. From Rocky to Creed, this tour will take you from Mickey's gym to the pet shop, from Adrian's restaurant to all of Rocky's homes, and from the Italian Market to the Rocky steps. There is plenty of time for pictures and a cheesesteak, as well as time to buy a souvenir and run up the Rocky Steps.
Experience the sights of Philadelphia with a personal guide on this private, 2-hour sightseeing tour. Hop in a comfortable minivan (for up to six people) and ride from river to river. See the Historic District, Penn's Landing, the Italian Market, the Rocky Steps at the entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and much more.
Experience the sights of Philadelphia with a personal guide on this private, half-day sightseeing tour. Hop in a comfortable minivan (for up to six people) and ride from river to river. See the Historic District, Penn's Landing, the Italian Market, Philadelphia City Hall, the South 9th Street Italian Market, the Rocky Steps at the entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and much more.
Get an insider’s look into the City of Brotherly Love! From the beautiful parks and historic buildings to the less traveled neighborhoods and other exciting stops, there’s no better way to explore Philadelphia’s rich past than on a guided bike tour! Your journey begins at Independence Visitor Center, where you’ll ride past Philadelphia’s colonial houses and landmarks. See the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Ben Franklin Park, and much more - you’ll even stop at the famous seventy-two steps Rocky Balboa ran up in the movie Rocky.