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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Philadelphia: Craft Beer, Bars and Brewing History (Small Group)

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Classic Philadelphia City Bike Tour

Explore Philadelphia on a bicycle with a 3.5-hour tour of the city’s most beloved sites. Pedal alongside your guide as you loop through the city, and pause to take in the Philadelphia Museum of Art before riding a scenic river trail to Rittenhouse Park. Learn about Philly history and culture at Washington Square Park, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and enjoy a pace and route that’s tailored to your group’s needs. This small-group tour ensures a personal experience, and offers a fun, active way to visit Philly’s essential highlights.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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1776 History and Cheesesteak Tour

Enjoy Philadelphia history with cheesesteaks and local foods.You will visit many historic sites including The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, George Washington and Benjamin Franklin homes, The Continental Congress, sites associated with Betsy Ross, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr, James Madison, Patrick Henry, Paul Revere, John and Samuel Adams, and numerous other famous Americans of 1776 Revolutionary Philadelphia.Enjoy cheesesteak and local foods on this historic walking tour of 1776 Philadelphia.Every guide has a history degree.Includes a cheesesteak, sample foods (when available) and negotiated cafe, restaurant, bar, and shop discounts on the very block where we end in the heart of historic Philadelphia.
  • Duration: 1 hour 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 55 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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Franklin's Footsteps Walking Tour

Retrace the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin and his fellow patriots during the founding of a nation on this guided, 75-minute walking tour. Discover colonial Philadelphia's historic past and visit some of the city’s landmark locations, like Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Carpenters’ Hall, and much more.
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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Philly Classic: Historical Walking Tour of Old City

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.
  • 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Sightseeing and Serial Killers Walking Tour of Philadelphia

Uncover Philadelphia’s dark past, and visit some of its most famous landmarks besides, on this macabre, small-group walking tour of Center City. Meet your guide (a college professor or trained historian), and set off to sights ranging from Betsy Ross House and Elfreth’s Alley to Christ Church and beyond. As you go, listen to ghost stories, legends about famous serial killers, and other spooky tales. The tour concludes with a beverage or moonshine sample.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Badass Women of Philadelphia Tour

Ladies up! Time to hear about cool colonial women, change makers, women in medicine, and more pioneers who have made their mark on this city of brother love and sisterly affection. Tour includes:Hannah Callowhill Penn, our forgotten founderOna Judge and her great escape from George WashingtonPeggy, the revolutionary war spyWomen in MedicineWheel Chair Accessible upon request.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Underground Railroad

This unique tour offers knowledge about hardships and specific events during the time of the use of the underground railroad in Philly. Taking this tour you will learn about the people involved, visit the actual places where these historical events actually occurred. As a local historian our guide will be able to fulfill your knowledge on this interesting history that you would not be able to find anywhere else.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour

This half-day Philadelphia tour ditches the guidebooks and provides a dose of history from a local perspective. Follow a guide through Old City and visit unmissable Philly landmarks, from the Liberty Bell to the US Mint (entrance fees included). Then ride the subway to Center City for a happy hour pub crawl that includes four beers. This small-group walking tour is limited to 12 people for a personalized experience.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic Tour of Philadelphia in English or German

Philadelphia is the birthplace of American democracy — and rich in American history. Discover the historical sites in Philadelphia on this expert-guided private walking tour. See some of the city’s most iconic landmark locations, like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Visit the Betsy Ross House, where the seamstress is said to have sewn the first American Flag; plus historic Christ Church, the New Hall Military Museum, the Merchants' Exchange Building, Franklin Court at the Independence National Historical Park and more. Local hotel pickup and drop-off included along with option of adding on a driving tour for additional cost.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Old City and Tavern Tour of Philadelphia

Stroll around the grounds where the founding fathers planned the American revolution on this 2-hour historical walking tour in Philadelphia. Visit the Betsy Ross House, the Arch Street Meeting House, and Independence Hall, among other locations. As you walk, stop by several historic taverns to sip some libations with your fellow travelers.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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East Passyunk Avenue International Dinner Tour

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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