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Franklin's Footsteps Walking Tour

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Philadelphia, United States
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1 hour 15 minutes (Approx.)
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Offered in: English

Overview

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.
  • Take a walking tour of historic Philadelphia
  • Follow Benjamin Franklin’s footsteps through the city
  • Visit popular landmark locations
  • Learn about the US Constitution
  • Fun for the entire family
This entertaining and educational walking tour departs from the Sightseeing Tour kiosk at the Independence Visitor Center. Explore Philadelphia through Benjamin Franklin’s eyes as a professional guide leads the way through the city’s historic district.

Along the way, visit Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and Carpenters’ Hall, a key meeting place in the early history of the United States.

Also, see historic Christ Church, where Franklin and the other Founding Fathers worshiped; the Christ Church Burial Ground, where Franklin and many other historic leaders are buried; and the Betsy Ross House, where it is believed the seamstress created the first American flag.

Finally, visit the National Constitution Center — America's most hands-on history museum and the historic area’s newest attraction. Learn about the US Constitution, a worldwide symbol of freedom and justice, and what it represents.

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We had taken an earlier walking tour...
mom2dcb
, Aug 2017
We had taken an earlier walking tour that was so much better I'm afraid it colored my view of this one. The guide wearing a colonial costume was a bit hokey. But what bothered me the most was that he went over the advertised tour time so apparently decided not to go to a couple of stops that were on the map. Fortunately we had already seen those places on the other tour, but I felt bad for the other tourists who missed out on those sites.
Our tour guide Steve was really...
houstonkiki
, Jun 2017
Our tour guide Steve was really awesome - he was dressed for the part, and full of good facts - some very obscure facts that our other guides did not know.. Kevin Bacons dad (Edmund) was the Urban planner that was responsible for much of philadelphia's revitalization and preservation- too cool.

Product code: 13471P7

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