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Iconic 9th Street Italian Market Experience Tour in Philadelphia

With Philadelphia’s rich history and litany of firsts, it comes as no surprise that the 9th Street Italian Market is America’s oldest outdoor market. Take a 2-hour, guided stroll through the streets of this South Philadelphia neighborhood, with its bakeries, markets and gourmet specialty food stores. Sample authentic Philadelphia foods, like the world-famous Philly Cheese Steak, the city’s signature sandwich, and local farm fare. Select from a seemingly endless variety of food items — cheeses, chocolates, fresh fruits and vegetables, deli and baked goods and much more.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Amish Country Tour in Lancaster County

Immerse yourself in Amish culture with a visit to the country's oldest Amish settlement in Pennsylvania's Lancaster County. On this full-day tour of Pennsylvania Dutch Country from Philadelphia, step back in time to learn about Amish culture while visiting some of the area's highlights such as an Amish bakery, a quilt shop, and a typical homestead.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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South Philly Culture Tour Including 9th Street Italian Market and Magic Gardens Mosaic Gallery

Take in the cultural diversity of South Philadelphia on this 3.5-hour guided tour through its historic neighborhoods. See the art of Isaiah Zagar, a local mosaic mural artist, whose work is on display throughout the city, including Magic Gardens (admission included). Visit the 9th Street Italian Market, America’s oldest outdoor market, and sample some food. Catch a public bus to South Street, with its eclectic blend of shops, bars and eateries, and walk along Fabric Row, America’s largest concentration of fabric shops. There’s something for everyone in South Philly.
  • Duration: 1 day 11 hours
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  • Duration: 1 day 11 hours
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Vikings: Beyond the Legend at The Franklin Institute

Journey back to the time when Vikings navigated the seas in search of new lands with Vikings: Beyond the Legend, making its North American Premiere at The Franklin Institute this fall.  Who were the Vikings? How did they live? How did their belief, skills, and culture influence our modern world?Featuring more than 600 treasured artifacts balanced with interactive technology, striking multimedia, augmented reality, plus dramatic Viking ship reconstructions—this captivating new exhibition reveals the true story of the explorers who set sail from Scandinavia centuries ago, and highlights their impact on the modern world.    What to Expect   • 600 Artifacts • Full-size 21-foot replica Viking Ship • Activities about everyday life • Authentic Viking games • Norse mythology
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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Philadelphia Small-Group Holiday Tour

Take a 3-hour holiday walking tour of Center City, the heart of Philadelphia and home to its central business district—both beautiful and bustling as the second-most populated downtown area in the US. During the holiday season, it comes to life like at no other time. Visit festive staples such as the Christmas tree at Rittenhouse Square; the Wanamaker Organ, with its seasonal show of lights and sound; and the Christmas Village at Love Park. A variety of foods are available for purchase along the way. Tour is limited to 12 participants.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Philadelphia's Beyond the Cheesesteak Walking Tour Including Penn and Drexel

Take a guided, small-group walking tour of one of Philadelphia’s most vibrant areas — University City, located in the easternmost part of West Philadelphia. University City includes the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. The 2.5-hour journey features Penn and Drexel University campus tours, with stops at their most beautiful and historic buildings. Also experience the area’s Victorian and early 20th-century residential housing, historic sports venues, and more. Tour includes a trolley token plus a snack from each of three popular food truck areas.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private Driving Tour of Lancaster and Amish Country

Experience the simpler life of the Amish people on this private driving tour of Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. Travel along winding country roads from Philadelphia to Amish country, learning about the history, ideals and culture of the Amish and Mennonite people along the way. See how the Amish live and take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage. Browse handmade arts, crafts and other products and experience the simpler life of the Amish people. Then enjoy lunch at a classic Pennsylvania Dutch smorgasbord or market. Philadelphia hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Eat Drink and Experience Philly Walking Tour

Journey around Philadelphia, see some the city’s most popular sights, and drink four local beers on this 9-hour walking tour. Your guide takes you to the city’s must-see areas, as well as bars and pubs loved by locals. Along the way, pass the Liberty Bell, the National Constitution Center, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, Queen Village, and Ben Franklin House. Plus, at each of the four bars you stop at, enjoy a beer and a snack.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Five-Spice Tour of Philly Chinatown and Dim Sum Tasting

Philadelphia’s Chinatown, demarcated by its colorful arch, is one of the city’s most characterful and vibrant areas. Get to know this unique part of the city on a morning walking tour. Follow your guide to a traditional bakery, an herbal medicine shop, a Chinese bookstore, and other neighborhood highlights. Afterwards, take part in a classic Chinatown tradition: a dim sum meal (own expense).
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Experience Philadelphia Like a Local

See Philadelphia through the eyes of a local during this personalized excursion, a great choice for first-time visitors. Go beyond the typical tourist attractions and experience some of Philly's local hangouts. Opt to grab drinks at a hidden bar or coffee shop, join a food blogger for lunch, spend a few hours with a street photographer, or bike around the city—all while getting insider tips from your local Philly guide.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
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  • Duration: 1 to 2 hrs
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Exploring Philadelphia's Gilded Age to now Private Walking Tour

This Walking Tour will also take you by and into some of Philadelphia's most prominent buildings. The buildings in this area are mostly from the mid-1800's through the present. Styles range from Beaux Arts, to Chicago and International style.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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'New York Times Journeys' Walking Tour with Food & Drink

Take a trip into 'The New York Times’ much-loved “36 Hours” travel column in one day! Always a draw for American history buffs (and Rocky fans), Philadelphia also has exceptional food, local craft beer and eclectic art to add to its long list of attractions. Inspired by tips from Times journalists and local experts, on this tour we'll try some of the city's best foods (hello cheesesteak!), visit the waterfront and enjoy a few drinks together too. Expect a local's perspective, hands-on experiences and behind-the-scenes access courtesy of 'The New York Times'.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Discovering Colonial Philadelphia to now Walking Tour

We will visit a number of notable properties during the Discovering Colonial Philadelphia to now Walking Tour. We will see buildings that go back almost to the founding of the city in 1682, up to buildings currently under construction. Georgian, Federal, and many Revival styles will be seen along the way.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Zombie Scavengers Game - Erie, PA

CAN YOU SURVIVE THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE?Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive. Using your smartphone, your team will be tasked with scavenging the city for food, supplies, weapons, and shelter. The more things you find, the more points you get and more likely you are to survive. Along the way, you will be asked to do a challenge or answer a trivia question in order to be rewarded virtual weapons to ward off the zombies. The area is crawling with relentless zombies, and rival colonies are moving in. If you get too relaxed, rival colonies will take what you worked hard to find. The goal is to find all of the items in hopes that you will survive the zombie apocalypse.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • Duration: 1 hour
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Soweto & Apartheid Museum Tour from Pretoria

Read articles, watch video clips, look at artifacts & listen sound clips of detailed summary showcasing the Apartheid Era timeline in the well documented Apartheid Museum. Drive & stop past iconic landmarks in Soweto through the township houses including the Orlando Towers, Klip Town Square Freedom Charter, Nelson Mandela House Museum, Desmond Tutu House & the Hector Pieterson Memorial. The Vilakazi street craft market has a variety of vendors with different gifts to choose from.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Hamilton-The Tour where it Happens!

Starting at Independence Hall, we will discuss the life and times of Alexander Hamilton. We will visit the President's House, the portrait gallery in the Second Bank of the United States, Franklin Court, where Hamilton and Maria Reynolds lived, the First Bank of the United States, Dolly Madison's house, and Christ Church.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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FALLINGWATER - The Best All-Time Work of American Architecture -AIA

Fallingwater stands as one of the greatest architectural triumphs of the 20th Century.  Let Pittsburgh's Best Tour Guide take you to its location astride Bear Run in the Laurel Highlands of of the Allegheny Mountains.  Along the way you will learn the story of America's First Superhighway:  The Pennsylvania Turnpike.  The Tour usually takes 6 hours to complete from Downtown Pittsburgh and back..
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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North Pole Express at The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus as you depart New Hope Station for a North Pole Express Train ride through the historic Bucks County countryside on the way to the North Pole. The journey begins when the Conductor calls “All Aboard”! Whether you’re a new guest or returning for a family tradition, you will experience the sounds and tastes of the holiday season. Sing along with our roaming musicians as they play Christmas carols and you sip warm cocoa and enjoy a freshly baked cookie.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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