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  • 2 hours (Approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

Experience the best of US history with a modern twist on this small-group tour of Philadelphia. See where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, take a photo of the Liberty Bell, visit where past presidents like George Washington lived, and learn about William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder. You’ll discover the lively neighborhood culture of Old City as you pass art galleries and cafes, and top off your outing with a refreshing beverage at a local establishment. Numbers are limited to 12 for a personalized experience with an informative guide.

Highlights
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • A beer or beverage at the final stop
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Betsy Ross House
  • Entry/Admission - Independence National Historical Park
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Return Details

Old City, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Daily

What to Expect What to Expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Philadelphia Urban Adventures, 229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974

Start your 2-hour tour at the Philly Tour Hub, where you can view local art and photography inside the historic building.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1999

Outside, get a glimpse of the Betsy Ross House and hear stories from your guide about the birth of the American flag.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Elfreth's Alley, 126 Elfreths Aly, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2006

From here, weave through the charming back alleys of Old City and walk down Elfreth's Alley, one of the country’s oldest continuously occupied residential streets. In this vibrant neighborhood, you’ll pass trendy cafes, shops, art galleries and buildings featuring industrial architecture.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Christ Church, 20 N American St On 2nd, Above Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4592

When you reach Christ Church, where the Founding Fathers once worshiped, head inside (if it is open and available) to learn about the birth of the Episcopal Church in America. Then stop at a local coffee shop, where you may grab a quick snack or beverage (own expense) and relax with your guide — it’s the perfect opportunity to ask any questions you have about Philadelphia history.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Franklin Court, 314 Market St # 322, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2704

As your small-group tour continues through the Historic District, pass Franklin Court — the site of Ben Franklin's home — and view Independence Mall, the National Constitution Center and the US Mint.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA

Follow your guide across the Mall and visit the President's House, once the home of George Washington and John Adams during Philadelphia’s tenure as the nation's capital.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Dream Garden Glass Mosaic, 601 Walnut St # 45 in the Curtis Building, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3323

Continue to the Curtis Center, where you’ll enter (weekdays only) for a view of Maxfield Parrish's Dream Garden, a beautiful mosaic mural.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Washington Square Park, Walnut Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Then, it’s off to Washington Square for stories of William Penn, the state’s founder.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution, Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106

And a possible visit to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Independence National Historical Park, 143 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2818

Stroll Independence Mall - the three block section of Independence National Park and the must-see Independence Hall (tour does not enter Independence Hall), where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed. As you walk, learn about Congress Hall, Old City Hall, the Philosophical Society, the Second Bank of the US and Carpenter's Hall.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Old City Arts District, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Making your way back to the Old City neighborhood, end the tour at a local establishment. Enjoy a craft beer or refreshing non-alcoholic beverage before saying farewell to your guide or upgrade your tour and join us for a historical beer tour to learn about how beer and various pubs played a role in shaping our nation's history.

Duration: 15 minutes

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Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Entrance into buildings/sites are on a time and queue permitting basis
  • Guests must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol. Photo ID is required
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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