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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

Experience the history of the United States on this guidedsmall-group walking tour around Philadelphia, the birthplace of freedom in America. See Independence Hall, where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence (this tour does not enter Independence Hall). Snap a selfie with the iconic Liberty Bell. Learn about Pennsylvania’s founder, William Penn, and see where George Washington, the first President of the United States, lived. Then check out the galleries and eateries in Old City Philadelphia, America's most historic square mile, followed by a cold beverage at a local establishment.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Old City Walking Tour in Philadelphia

Walk in the footsteps of America's founding fathers on this walking tour of Philadelphia's Old City. Visit important landmarks such as Christ Church, the Ben Franklin Post Office, Carpenter's Hall, and Independence Hall as your guide narrates local history.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Philadelphia All-Inclusive Pass

Choose from 1, 2, 3, or 5 days of unlimited sightseeing with the Philadelphia Pass, and cover top attractions like the Philadelphia Zoo or the Eastern State Penitentiary with a single package ticket. The pass is easily downloaded to your mobile device, so you can ditch the complicated vouchers. Explore the city of brotherly love at your own leisure—ideal for tourists and residents alike.
  • Duration: 1 to 24 hours
  • Duration: 1 to 24 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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Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia

Discover the birthplace of America on this guided walking tour through the country’s most historic area in Philadelphia. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Independence National Historical Park and more than 20 other historic sites on this 1.25-mile trek, including the National Constitution Center, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell Center, and many more.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Philadelphia 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off, Eastern State Penitentiary

See the sights of Philadelphia at your own pace with a 2-day hop-on hop-off tour that includes admission to Eastern State Penitentiary, a National Historic Landmark. With the hop-on hop-off pass, you'll enjoy easy transportation to 27 stops around the city with live commentary by guides on board the double-decker bus. Get off at the attractions that interest you, such as the Rocky Steps, Independence Hall, and the Liberty Bell, to learn about the history and culture of one of the oldest cities in the U.S.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
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Dark Philly Adult Night Tour

See the dark side of Philly during this adult night tour developed by a local university professor. Not for the faint of heart, this tour uncovers Philadelphia’s R-rated sites and stories, from vampires, pirate ghost ships, and haunted attractions to torture, executions, and the red light district. You'll also visit historical attractions and see the sights illuminated at night. This tour is not suitable for children.
  • Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
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Expert Led Tour of Colonial Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the birthplace of American democracy — and rich in American history. Discover the historic sights in Philadelphia on this guided, 3-hour, small-group walking tour. See where the Liberty Bell originally stood at Independence Hall. Visit Powel House, a brick mansion named after the city’s first mayor and often visited by George Washington, John Adams and Benjamin Franklin, among others. Stop at St. Peter’s, a historic Episcopal church where the nation’s Founding Fathers worshipped.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 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: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Philadelphia to Valley Forge Park, Private 4- or 6-Hour Tour

Experience Valley Forge National Historical Park on this private driving tour from Philadelphia. Drive around the park and see the regimental monuments and recreated huts used by the troops that camped there in the 1700s. Then enjoy time to walk around the park at leisure. Visit the site of George Washington’s headquarters, the Washington Memorial Chapel, the park’s Visitor Center with museum collection and exhibits and much more. Philadelphia hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour of Philadelphia

Explore Philadelphia’s classic sights at your own pace with a 2-day pass for a hop-on, hop-off tour aboard an old fashioned, open-air trolley or a double decker bus with live narration from experienced guides. Design your own itinerary so you can take the time to visit the places that interest you, from historic American landmarks to world-class shopping destinations. Take a run up the ‘Rocky steps,’ eat a Philly cheesesteak, then browse the exhibits at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Courtesy shuttle available from city center, airport and City Line locations.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Philly By Night Double Decker Bus Tour

Get a new perspective on the City of Brotherly Love with this ‘Philly by Night Tour.’ Climb on board a double-decker bus and explore the best that Philadelphia has to offer. Visit 27 of Philly’s top attractions — like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Penn’s Landing and the Rocky Steps at the entrance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art — on a 90-minute loop around this historic city. The tour departs from the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown at 8pm.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour

Philadelphia is the birthplace of American democracy — and rich in American history. Discover the historical sites in Philadelphia on this expert-guided, 75-minute walking tour. See where George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin lived and worked. Stop at some of the city’s most iconic landmark locations, like Independence Hall. Visit the Betsy Ross House, where the seamstress is said to have sewn the first American Flag; plus Congress Hall, the original Supreme Court building, the Library Company of Philadelphia, Franklin Court at the Independence National Historical Park and more.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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1776 History and Cheesesteak Tour

Discover the history and flavors of Philadelphia on a walking tour. Follow your guide to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and other noteworthy sights in the Birthplace of Independence. Get to see some of the favorite haunts of the country’s founding fathers and other influential Americans. The tour cures not only your curiosity, but also your appetite with a cheesesteak sandwich and other popular Philly eats.
  • Duration: 1 hour 55 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 55 minutes
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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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Segway Tour of Philadelphia's Murals

Experience Philadelphia’s most artistic neighborhoods like never before on this guided, 2.5-hour, small-group Segway tour. See the best of Philly’s many murals — from Old City to Northern Liberties, Spring Garden and Chinatown — and learn more about the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. Guided Segway training, headsets and photos from the tour are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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The Black Journey: An African-American History Walking Tour of Philadelphia

The tour will commence at the Independence Visitor's Center with an introduction to the topic of Black History during the colonial period. You will hear about the role that Black Americans played in the founding of the nation. The group will continue to the President’s House and hear about the 9 enslaved people who were held there. The group will hear about Martha Washington's handmaid who ran away to escape slavery. The next stop is Congo Square where people of African descent held celebrations. It is also a potter's field where free and enslaved Africans are still buried to this day. The next stop is Bishop White's house. He ordained two Black pastors. One pastor started the African Methodist Episcopal Church. You will hear about the liberation of a woman whose slave owner attempted to abduct her back into slavery and the trial of her rescuers. You will also see the traditional sites of Independence Hall, liberty bell, Congress Hall, and much more
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Philadelphia Prohibition Pub Crawl

Hear tales of prohibition and gangsters such as Al Capone and Leo Lanzetti on this evening pub crawl in Philadelphia. A spirited guide takes you to local taverns—savor a welcome beer, shot and snack, and then make use of drink specials at the places you visit. Good at trivia? Answer quickly and correctly to get more free beer. Don’t miss this lively night out on the town and learn about Philadelphia’s dark side.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Underground Donut Tour - Philadelphia's First Donut Tour

Satisfy your sweet tooth on a 2-hour underground donut tour of Philadelphia. The sugary culinary walking experience is perfect for families and foodies alike. Stop at four of the city’s top spots for fried dough, including Federal Donuts and Beiler’s Donuts. The tour is also a great opportunity to orient yourself to the city, with stops in South Street and Reading Terminal Market.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Philadelphia Combo Tour: Hop-on Hop-off, Eastern State Penitentiary, Franklin's Footsteps

Delve deep into Philadelphia history with this combination tour, which includes a hop-on hop-off bus ticket, admission to the Eastern State Penitentiary, and an historic walking tour. Hop off the bus tour at any one of the 27 attractions to explore further on your own. See Al Capone's cell and learn about the history of American incarceration at Eastern State. Follow in statesman Benjamin Franklin's steps on an historic walking tour of Old City's highlights.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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National Museum of American Jewish History Admission

Visit the National Museum of American Jewish History during your time in Philadelphia for a deeper understanding of the American Jewish experience. Book your ticket ahead to see the only museum in the United States that exclusively explores Jewish life in the nation. The extensive collection spans the years from the Colonial era to the present, and daily guided tours of the collection offer more details about the exhibits.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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Macy's Center City History Tour in Philadelphia

Take a 45-minute tour of Macy's Center City in Philadelphia, a National Historic Landmark formerly known as the Wanamaker building. Your guide shares the history of the stunning architecture and decor while pointing out features such as the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ and the Grand Court Eagle. You'll also receiver a discount coupon to use in the store after your tour.
  • Duration: 45 minutes
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  • Duration: 45 minutes
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Haunted Philadelphia: Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour

Dare to visit more than 20 of Philadelphia’s scariest sites on this ghoulish 75-minute, outdoor walking adventure. From the legendary ghosts of Independence Hall to the paranormal on Pine Street, this Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour explores Philadelphia’s haunted facts and folklore. Experience the city’s monuments by moonlight and listen to spooky stories. Travel the cobblestone streets of Old City and see famous film locations from big screen thrillers ‘The Sixth Sense’ and ‘National Treasure.’
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Ghost Tour of Philadelphia by Candlelight

Philadelphia is one of the country’s oldest cities—and its centuries of history also include plenty of ghost tales, spooky stories, and other macabre myths and legends. Meet your costumed guide in Center City, and explore Philadelphia’s historical landmarks after dark. You’ll see the highlights of Old City, Society Hill, and Independence National Historical Park, and will also hear tales of hidden burial grounds, haunted houses, and other dark secrets.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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