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, Carpenters' Hall, and Independence Hall as your guide narrates local history.
Take happy hour to a whole new level on this Philadelphia pub crawl. Get a taste of Philadelphia’s brew culture on this entertaining and educational beer tasting walking tour. Visit three Philly pubs that suit the group’s preferences and enjoy a full-sized beer at each. Learn about the history of each establishment — and the local bar scene — from a knowledgeable guide. One snack is included. Additional food and drinks can be purchased for a charge.
Immerse yourself in the customs and traditions of Amish country during this 3-part tour. Explore a farmhouse dating from 1805 where you will listen to narrative on the customs, culture, and traditions of the Amish. In a minibus, enjoy a scenic ride through the Amish countryside, complete with photo ops. Then take a self-guided tour through an historic farmstead that includes a schoolhouse, a craft market, and a variety of farm animals.
This tour combines two of Philly’s best contributions to the country: its history and its food! This is enough food for a meal. Come hungry, leave tipsy, and be in-the-know about Philadelphia’s rich history. We’ll serve you food, drinks, sweets, Ben Franklin, the Liberty Bell, and much more! While the foods during the 17th and 18th centuries may have been bland, we’re serving modernized versions of these foods and drinks that would have the colonials jealous. Learn about Philadelphia’s history in the tastiest way possible.
Hit all the main sites in historic Old City and Independence Park, but hear it all from the perspectives often left out of mainstream tourism. If you have any questions or would like to request a private tour - feel free to reach out! We accommodate time requests, content requests and private parties with special pricing.
This 2.5-hour gourmet tasting adventure in the heart of Philadelphia will introduce you to tastings of 5 decadent and gourmet treats of the city’s best foodie destinations! Your friendly and knowledgeable guide will start you off at the iconic Reading Terminal Market for an insider’s highlight tour that will introduce you to the market’s history, layout, and 3 food havens not to be missed. Here, you'll enjoy delicious treats, such as: gourmet cheese curds, a sampling of Middle Eastern delights, and a fluffy Amish donut or a decadent cake truffle. Next up, a visit to Philadelphia’s most famous gourmet superstore, Di Bruno Bros, where we’ll lavish you with hearty portions of fantastic farmstead and imported cheeses. The sweet and salty finale to your adventure is from one of the most well-known bakeries in the city, and it'll certainly leave you happy!This tasting is perfect for individuals, couples, families, and out-of-town guests! Great for birthdays, anniversaries, and dates!
Love whiskey? Walking? Pittsburgh? This sounds like the tour for you! Come downtown for our whiskey history tour, which ends at our partner Wigle Whiskey’s tasting room in the Omni William Penn Hotel. You’ll learn about the violent Whiskey Rebellion in Pittsburgh, scout out hidden former (as well as existing!) speakeasies around the city, and hear fascinating murder and mobster stories. Find out how Prohibition affected the region, and get to know the revival of craft spirits at Wigle’s local and family-owned business. 4 small tasters of whiskey will make a great finale of this experience. Cheers!Adults 21+ only; approx. 1 mile of walkingThe price includes 4 whiskey samples, as well as the option to purchase whiskey cocktails after the tour for a special price for only $5 due to our partnership with Wigle Whiskey. It also includes an enthusiastic tour guide, lots of fun + free appetizer coupons from our Downtown restaurant partners! - Book through our website and save $3!
See Philadelphia’s historic landmarks and sites while sipping your own beer or wine and hearing little-known facts from a guide. This sightseeing tour by trolley takes the stress off finding a designated driver for exploring as you see tops sights such City Hall, Love Park, Boathouse Row, the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross’ House, and the Declaration House. Drinks are BYOB.
On this two-hour walking tour, we'll discuss the people and institutions that have put Philly on the map as one of the most queer-friendly cities in the country (and in the world)! Tour includes:Barbara Gittings, "Gay Pioneer"Alain Locke, Father of the Harlem RenaissanceGay Bookstore, Giovanni's RoomQueer folks in politicsand more!Wheel Chair Accessible upon request.
We offer a great narrative that will give you a profound understanding of this city, going full circle - where everything will make sense at the end! Learn all about the outstanding architecture, fascinating history, the lives of former titans of industry as well as fun hidden public art pieces of the Steel City. Get to see the main sites but also discover gems off the beaten paths. - Our tour guides are locals who truly love their city, they are very knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile for you if you are particularly interested in something. Groups are kept small to provide a personal experience. Kids and dogs are welcome as well! - Book through our website and save $3!
Discover the culinary gems of South Philadelphia’s East Passyunk Avenue during a private dinner tour with a chef guide. Stroll down ‘restaurant row’ to try a range of foods from international cuisines, including appetizers, a dinner of seasonal fare made especially for your group, and dessert in an exclusive lounge with live opera. Your tour includes stops that make up a 3-course dinner, with drinks available for purchase.
Take the stress out of travel to New York City with this private sightseeing tour that includes round-trip transportation from Philadelphia. Enjoy the dedicated attention of a private guide and a fully customized itinerary. Visit popular landmarks and hidden gems in a minivan that can accommodate up to 6 passengers.
Focus on the female history-makers of Philadelphia on this history tour. With a small group of just 10 people or fewer, stroll through historic Philadelphia and learn about female pioneers in medicine, politics, and other change-makers. A small group means you'll have plenty of time to ask questions and you'll enjoy personalized attention.
We’ll kick it off at the hub of Lancaster, our colonial square, and begin to explore the concentration of historical sites spanning three centuries – all within just a couple of blocks! The nation’s oldest continuously operating farmers market and theater, the birthplace of the Conestoga Wagon, homes of some of Lancaster’s most famous citizens, colonial churches, and much more will be brought to life through stories, characters, arts and architecture. You will learn the out-sized roll our small city played in the birth and growth of America as you stroll through charming streets and alleys and begin to understand the building blocks that take us to the present day. Sound great? Well there is still much more. After our old city history walk, we will whet our whistle at some of Lancaster’s finest craft beer establishments – and the history isn’t over. You will learn how much of our colorful past is tied to beer.
Professional chef led walking food tour starts at the Italian Market Visitors Center and we eat our way through Philly's historic Italian Market. Highlights include larger portions, behind the scenes kitchens and participation in interactive food demos.Meet and greet a famous South Philly chef, get behind the scenes tour of his kitchen and a Q & A about his award winning meatballs. Dessert indulgence is how we finish this food tour, Sicilian cannoli and espresso.
We have worked in the food industry for nearly 20 years with local restaurants, national franchises, and food manufacturers. As lifelong Lancaster natives, we have grown to fall in love with our downtown restaurants and will take you behind the scenes of our gems. We will take you to some of the most iconic and popular restaurants in downtown Lancaster to sample some of their unique offerings, meet owners and chefs, and learn about the history and expertise of each location. This is a walking tour and will give you good sense of where you may want to go for lunch or dinner!Please also checkout our other experiences including a History of Lancaster City and Amish Country, Meal with an Amish Family, and Lancaster History & Craft Brew Walk!
Discover Philadelphia with Welcome Walks - digital walking tours for the modern traveler. Our custom-designed tours give you the freedom to explore a destination on your own time schedule at your own pace. Listen on your smartphone, Welcome Walks tours are distinguished by historical discoveries, art and architecture, popular culture and local food information. Each walking tour showcases local history and provides fresh air and a fun way to exercise.
A walking tour that ends with a treat! Join us on a stroll around Pittsburgh’s Cultural District downtown where we’ll visit public artworks that combine local and national histories, thoughtful perspectives, and technical skills. We’ll end our tour at our restaurant partner Ten Penny close to the starting point where you'll get a specially crafted full-size cocktail for a discounted price for only $5 (tax incl.) to raise your glass to Pittsburgh’s art scene! - This is one of our shorter walks (approx. 1 mile of walking) - Our tour guides are locals who truly love their city, they are very knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile for you if you are particularly interested in something. Groups are kept small to provide a personal experience. Kids and dogs are welcome as well! - Book through our website to avoid third party fees!
I have been giving private tours for nine years and will customize the tour to fit your time and the attractions that you want to see. OR I can figure it all out! Stay in Philadelphia or explore the surrounding counties. Your friend in Philly. Seniors our specialty!! 80 five star reviews on Trip Advisor says you are making the right choice! I am also available to hop on your bus/vehicle.
Are you visiting Philadelphia? You must try our scavenger hunt through the Philadelphia Museum district to see all the sights! It will take you from City Hall to the Philadelphia Museum of Art all while taking a few side trips and proposing challenges at every leg. All the while, you will learn some local history and get valuable local tips.This 3-hour self-guided walking tour is completed with your smartphone. You can start it at your leisure, on any day or time. You can also go as fast or as slow as you wish. Pause at any time and resume when ready.
This is a very rare experience in historic Lancaster County, otherwise known as the "Garden Spot Capital of the United States". We will meet in the historic town of Strasburg, circa 1733. We will then take a guided tour of a local farm where their beef is sourced. We will also travel to a produce stand where the owners will give us a tour of their hydroponics operation and talk about their business, in addition to getting an overview of Lancaster County history amidst the most beautiful landscapes we have!The experience will conclude back in Strasburg, where we'll a 4 course meal, sourced directly from where we just were! We will serve a set menu (with allergy options available) that feature the farm fresh ingredients. You will also have an opportunity to meet the owner of the restaurant, manager, and chef as they discuss their criteria for sourcing ingredients in addition myself or one of my managers or chefs would take a moment to talk with your to the farm to table process.
We offer a great narrative that will give you a profound understanding of this city, going full circle - where everything will make sense at the end! Learn all about the outstanding architecture, fascinating history, the lives of former titans of industry as well as fun hidden public art pieces of the Steel City while enjoying the beautiful light decorations that are on display everywhere. Get to see the main sites but also discover gems off the beaten paths. - Our tour guides are locals who truly love their city, they are very knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile for you if you are particularly interested in something. Groups are kept small to provide a personal experience. Kids and dogs are welcome as well! - Book through our website and save $3!