- Philadelphia University City walking tour with a local guide
- Soak up the dynamic campus life of the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and Drexel University
- Explore picturesque avenues, historical buildings and sports venues
- Try tasty bites from street food vendors and take a trolley ride
- Choose a 2-hour weekday or 3-hour weekend tour
- Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a more personalized experience
What You Can Expect
Walk down the hill past World Cafe Live, a live music venue, and enter Penn Park, a new green space with spectacular views of the Philadelphia skyline.
Pass some of the most iconic college sports venues in the country, such as Franklin Field and the Palestra, and then enter the heart of the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) campus, which opened its doors in 1751 and credits Benjamin Franklin as its founder.
Your guide will lead you past Fisher Library, an architectural masterpiece created by Frank Furness, and past College Hall, with its characteristic green hue. Enter Houston Hall, home of the country’s first Student Union, and then continue up Locust Walk, a picturesque campus promenade.
2-Hour Weekday Tour: From Locust Walk, head to Spruce Street, where you can grab a delicious bite from one of the many food trucks (own expense). After stopping by a hidden nature preserve and pond, ride the street trolley back to 30th Street or into Center City with your provided token.
3-Hour Weekend Tour: From Locust Walk, stroll past historical Woodlands Cemetery, through University of the Sciences and then into a residential neighborhood featuring beautiful Victorian architecture.
Head to Clark Park for some tasty street food bites (own expense) and then admire a view of Baltimore Avenue's restaurants, cafes, shops and markets. Arrive finally at the trolley stop for a ride back to 30th Street or into Center City with your provided token.