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Small-Group Historical Walking Tour of Colonial Philadelphia

Small-Group Historical Walking Tour of Colonial Philadelphia - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

From USD
$85.00

Gain insight into America’s colonial history on this small-group walking tour of Philadelphia, founded in the 17th century by William Penn as a haven for persecuted Quakers. Visit Powel House, which entertained guests like John Adams and Benjamin Franklin; St Peter’s Church, where the Founding Fathers worshipped; and Independence Hall, the original home of the Liberty Bell ... More info ›

Gain insight into America’s colonial history on this small-group walking tour of Philadelphia, founded in the 17th century by William Penn as a haven for persecuted Quakers. Visit Powel House, which entertained guests like John Adams and Benjamin Franklin; St Peter’s Church, where the Founding Fathers worshipped; and Independence Hall, the original home of the Liberty Bell. Your guide will tell you about the events and ideologies that set the stage for the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence and the Continental Congress.

Meet at a central Philadelphia location and follow your guide on a 3-hour walking tour. You’ll visit several historic houses, monuments and churches dating back to the 18th century, all of which played a role in the founding of the US.

Learn about William Penn, who founded Philadelphia in the 17th century as a safe haven for persecuted Quakers. Make your way to the Society Hill neighborhood to visit Powel House. Built in 1765, this elegant Georgian brick mansion was bought by Samuel Powel, who served as the last mayor of Philadelphia under British rule. Hear how he frequently entertained guests like John Adams and Benjamin Franklin.

Continue to the Old City neighborhood to visit Christ Church, the first Protestant Episcopal church in the US and the birthplace of the American Episcopal Church.

Stop by St Peter’s Church, a historic church that opened in 1761 and served as the place of worship for many of the US Founding Fathers during the period of the Continental Congress. Learn how the building was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1996.

Explore Independence Hall, the original home of the Liberty Bell which now houses the Centennial Bell. As you walk, your guide will explain how the city evolved during these times, and discuss the events and ideologies that set the stage for the American Revolution and beyond.

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Benjamin Franklin Walking Tour of Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin Walking Tour of Philadelphia  - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

From USD
$85.00

Get an in-depth look at an important facet of American history on this Benjamin Franklin walking tour of Philadelphia. Known by most for the famous kite-flying incident, Franklin was in fact a notable 18th-century scientist, businessman and politician who contributed greatly to society ... More info ›

Get an in-depth look at an important facet of American history on this Benjamin Franklin walking tour of Philadelphia. Known by most for the famous kite-flying incident, Franklin was in fact a notable 18th-century scientist, businessman and politician who contributed greatly to society. Following your knowledgeable guide, learn about Franklin’s life and role in the Revolutionary War and Continental Congress as you visit sites like Franklin Court, Christ Church, the American Philosophical Society and the post office, where he served as postmaster general.

This small-group tour is limited to six people, ensuring a more personalized experience.

Your walking tour starts at Elfreth's Alley, where you’ll begin to explore Philadelphia through the lens of Benjamin Franklin, one of America’s most notable scientists, businessmen, politicians and philosophers.

Your expert historian guide will entertain you with enlightening commentary. Get an in-depth look at Franklin's life, his important role in society and his impact on American history, as well as the social and political changes that took place in this city during the 18th century. You'll also hear about his famous kite-flying incident, where he proved that lightning is electricity.

Visit sites central to Franklin’s life such as the post office, where he served as postmaster general. Stop by Franklin Court, Christ Church and the American Philosophical Society, and hear about his fascinating work as an inventor beyond the famous kite-flying story. You’ll also discuss his role in the Revolutionary War, international diplomacy and the Continental Congress.

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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Duration: 2 hours for the Founding Fathers Tour
2 hours for the Beer Tasting and Tour
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

From USD
$33.00

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 ... More info ›

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.

Start your 2-hour tour at the Philly Tour Hub, where you can view local art and photography inside the historic building. Outside, get a glimpse of the Betsy Ross House and hear stories from your guide about the birth of the American flag.

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.

When you reach Christ Church, where the Founding Fathers once worshipped, 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.

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. 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.



See the Liberty Bell, with the possibility of going inside, crowds permitting, and continue to the Curtis Center, where you’ll enter (weekdays only) for a view of Maxfield Parrish's Dream Garden, a beautiful mosaic mural.


Then, it’s off to Washington Square for stories of William Penn, the state’s founder, and a possible visit to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 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.

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.

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Haunted Philadelphia: Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour

Haunted Philadelphia: Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Duration: 75 minutes
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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$19.00

Dare to visit more than 15 of Philly's frights and sights on a ghoulish outdoor walking adventure. Walk the cobblestone streets of historic Philadelphia and catch the Spirits of '76 come alive.

Hear chilling stories about the Spirits of '76, featuring:

  • Haunted Facts - Hear stories about the Master of the Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe, who used to reside in Philadelphia and learn about Leo Callahan, the only prisoner to escape from Eastern State Penitentiary and never be captured!
  • Haunted Folklore - Learn about the legendary ghosts that inhabit Independence Hall, the spirits of Carpenters' Hall, the dancing statue of Benjamin Franklin at Library Hall and paranormal Pine Street happenings.
  • Haunted Movie Sets - See famous film locations from big screen thrillers such as The Sixth Sense, Shooter, National Treasure and more!

This tour is seasonal and operates from April to November.

Dare to visit more than 15 of Philly's frights and sights on a ghoulish outdoor walking adventure. Walk the cobblestone streets of historic Philadelphia and catch the Spirits of '76 come alive.

Hear chilling stories about the Spirits of '76, featuring:

  • Haunted Facts - Hear stories about the Master of the Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe, who used to reside in Philadelphia and learn about Leo Callahan, the only prisoner to escape from Eastern State Penitentiary and never be captured!
  • Haunted Folklore - Learn about the legendary ghosts that inhabit Independence Hall, the spirits of Carpenters' Hall, the dancing statue of Benjamin Franklin at Library Hall and paranormal Pine Street happenings.
  • Haunted Movie Sets - See famous film locations from big screen thrillers such as The Sixth Sense, Shooter, National Treasure and more!

This tour is seasonal and operates from April to November.

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Classic Philadelphia City Bike Tour

Classic Philadelphia City Bike Tour - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

From USD
$59.00

See the classic city sites of Philadelphia on this 3.5-hour bike tour. Popular attractions include the Rocky Steps, Liberty Bell, the Italian Market, and Rittenhouse Park ... More info ›

See the classic city sites of Philadelphia on this 3.5-hour bike tour. Popular attractions include the Rocky Steps, Liberty Bell, the Italian Market, and Rittenhouse Park. Ride through some hidden gems in the city along the way.

Begin the tour in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia, about a mile north of Center City. You'll travel counter-clockwise around the city, with one of the first stops being the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Ride the Schuylkill River Trail down to Rittenhouse Park, stop over on South Street and the Italian Market, and then head over to Old City.

You'll stop to discuss the history of Pennsylvania Hospital, Washington Square Park, the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and more! The way back is determined by the pace, skill level, and interests of the group. Large groups will have a "sweep" ride in the back - this is someone who can block traffic for the group, fix any issues that may arise on your bicycle, and make sure no one gets left behind!

The minimum age to book a tour is 18, but youth 14 and up are welcome to join as long as they are with a parent or guardian.

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Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour

Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Duration: 75 minutes
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

From USD
$20.00

Explore the birthplace of American democracy on this guided, 75-minute tour through the streets of historic Philadelphia. Discover the popular historical attractions and landmarks in the 'City of Brotherly Love,' places like Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, and many more ... More info ›

Explore the birthplace of American democracy on this guided, 75-minute tour through the streets of historic Philadelphia. Discover the popular historical attractions and landmarks in the 'City of Brotherly Love,' places like Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, and many more. Walk in the footsteps of our Founding Fathers, see where they lived and worked, and learn from a passionate teacher/guide about the history of this great city.

This historical walking tour begins at the Independence Visitor Center, located at 6th and Market Streets.

Then travel to more than 20 attractions and points of interest throughout the city of Philadelphia. Visit Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were adopted. Walk to the Betsy Ross House, where it is believed the seamstress lived when she crafted the first American flag. Also, see landmarks like the Declaration House, Franklin Court, Congress Hall, the original Supreme Court building, the First Library, Carpenters Hall, and many more. 

Learn from a teacher/guide who is well-trained in providing information in an interesting and entertaining manner. Whether a parent with young children or a college professor looking to gain insight into the historical activities of Philadelphia, this tour delivers. Discover how America transformed from thirteen British Colonies into a new nation. Hear about 'the first American,' Benjamin Franklin, and his exploits as a writer, scientist, diplomat, and patriot.

Hear the stories of George Washington, John Adams, and Alexander Hamilton while following in their footsteps — literally.

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