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    Founding Fathers Tour

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    Experience the best of US history with a modern twist on this tour of Philadelphia. See where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, take a photo of the Liberty Bell, see where past presidents like George Washington lived, and learn about William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder. Discover the lively neighborhood culture as you pass art galleries and cafes, and top of your tour with a refreshing drink at a local pub. Start your 2-hour tour at the Independence Visitor Center, where you'll get great views of Independence Mall, the National Constitution Center and the US Mint. Throughout your tour, your friendly and knowledgeable guide will cater to your requests and preferences whenever possible.

    Visit the President's House Site, once the home of George Washington and John Adams during Philadelphia's tenure as the country's capital. View the Liberty Bell with the possibility of going inside, crowds permitting. Then continue to the Curtis Center, where you'll enter (weekdays only) for a view of Maxfield Parrish's Dream Garden beautiful mosaic mural.

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

    Continue through Independence National Park and see 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 2nd Bank of the US and and Carpenter's Hall.

    Catch great views of the site of Ben Franklin's home as you walk through the Old City neighborhood. Soak up the high energy as you pass trendy cafes, shops and art galleries featuring interesting architecture.

    Your next top is the Old City Coffee shop, where you can grab a quick snack or beverage (own expense) before heading to Arch Street Meeting House, a US National Historic Landmark. Pass Betsy Ross House and hear stories of the birth of the American flag.

    Weave through the area's charming back alleys and wind up walking down Elfreth's Alley, one of the country's oldest continuously occupied residential streets.

    Enter into Christ Church, where the Founding Fathers once worshipped, and end your tour at a local pub for a craft brew or refreshing non-alcoholic beverage.
    Founding Fathers Tour

    101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia

    • Experience a historical walking tour of Philadelphia with a friendly, knowledgeable guide
    • See Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the home of past presidents like George Washington
    • Visit important sites like the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Betsy Ross House, Christ Church and Old City Hall
    • Soak up modern culture as you walk through neighborhoods filled with cafes and galleries
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    Philly Historic District Tour

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    If you've got an affinity for capturing Old World charm, then this tour of Historic Philadelphia is just right for you! Camera in hand, you'll walk through the most historic square mile in the United States -- home of the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Ben Franklin's Post Office, and more! You'll also stop by Elfreth's Alley, the oldest, continuously lived-in residential street in the US! Along the route, there are even Old City Coffee and Christ Church to visit, both of which have plenty of quaint, Old World qualities that beg to be photographed. If you choose to venture to Society Hill as well, you'll explore the 18th and 19th-century houses that make up the neighborhood. You'll have the opportunities to photograph unique architecture, street scenes, and the historic Old Pine and Saint Peter's churches! By the end of the tour, there'll be plenty of new images that you can add to your photography portfolio!
    Philly Historic District Tour

    6th & Market St, Philadelphia

    • Take a walking tour of the historic district in Philly
    • Find amazing shots for your camera that will thrill you
    • Discover how to take better photos from the experts
    • Increase your camera knowledge and skills
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    City Murals Segway Tour

    Walking tours are so last year. It's all about the Segway tours now. On the Segway Tour of Philadelphia's Murals you'll get to see all of the gorgeous paintings that decorate the historic city. You'll learn about the artists and how their beautiful creations came to be from your expert tour guide. You'll also get to explore some of Philadelphia's happening neighborhoods, like Old City. And don't worry about getting hungry. You'll have time to stop into some of the cool cafes for lunch and to stretch your legs before hopping back on your Segway to take in more amazing sights. Step -- or ride -- into the beautiful future with this amazing Segway tour of Philadelphia's murals.
    City Murals Segway Tour

    Center City, Philadelphia

    • Explore Philadelphia's gorgeous murals while riding on a Segway
    • Learn to operate the Segway from a friendly tour guide
    • Discover the beautiful paintings and eclectic neighborhoods
    • Get to know the city of Philadelphia in a unique and fun way
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    Independence Mall Tour

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    Freedom Rings in Philly during this two hour, family friendly tour that takes you through the cradle of American Democracy! Be entertained as you reveal hidden secrets, fun trivia, and light hearted anecdotes about the City of Brotherly Love, and the men and women who defined it so many years ago. Adventure through historic Philadelphia and chronicle the early history of America's first city, learning more about famous characters including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, and Alexander Hamilton and the sites where they made history, such as the Liberty Bell, Declaration House, Independence Hall, Old City Hall, and the Betsy Ross House. It's the best US history lesson you will ever have, and you'll be kept laughing the whole time!
    Independence Mall Tour

    239 Arch St, Philadelphia

    • Enjoy an incredibly entertaining lesson in history on this guided tour of Philadelphia
    • Reveal hidden secrets, fun trivia, and light hearted anecdotes about the City of Brotherly Love
    • Learn about famous figures including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Ben Franklin
    • Snap photos of the most notable locations in American history, such as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
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    Constitutional Walking Tour

    The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia takes you on a walking journey through America's Most Historic Area - the birthplace of America's nation. Step back in time to see where The Declaration of Independence and The United States Constitution were created. This 75-minute walking adventure includes more than 20 historic sites in the Independence National Historical Park, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.

    Philadelphia is best seen by foot. See more than 20 historic sites and attractions in 75 minutes on a 1.25-mile outdoor walking journey, including:

    • Independence Hall
    • The Liberty Bell Center
    • Betsy Ross House
    • National Constitution Center
    • Declaration House
    • Signers' Walk
    • Carpenters' Hall
    • Franklin Court
    • B. Free Franklin Post Office
    • Christ Church Burial Ground
    • The First Bank of the U.S.
    • Congress Hall
    • Old City Hall
    • Library Hall
    • Christ Church
    • The Signer
    • Second Bank of the U.S.
    • New Hall Military Museum
    • Arch Street Friends Meeting House

    This tour is seasonal and operates from April to November only.

    Constitutional Walking Tour

    525 Arch St, Philadelphia

    • Journey through the historic birthplace of the American nation
    • Visit more than 20 historic sites in the Independence National Historical Park, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
    • Learn the stories of these historically rich sites with a friendly, knowledgeable tour guide
    • Enjoy this 1.25-mile outdoor walking journey and experience the city's landmarks best seen by foot
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    Colonial City in Context Tour

    Looking for a little brotherly love? During this historical exploration, you'll come to embrace the city of Philadelphia through three hours of guided sightseeing! Your guide on this journey will be a local historian, who will introduce you to two of Philly's oldest neighborhoods: the aptly-named Old City and Society Hill. Along the way, you'll learn about the city's early days as a Quaker settlement and its rise to political importance, while visiting various sites of historical importance, including some that have stood for over 200 years. You'll explore historic houses and churches on the inside and out as you get an intimate glimpse at how the city evolved socially and architecturally during the 18th century. The tour generally concludes at Headhouse Market in Society Hill, which today is an active and vibrant farmer's market. Time to find out more about the founding fathers!
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    Colonial City in Context Tour

    420 Chestnut St, Philadelphia

    • Get to know the origins of Philadelphia during a 3-hour past-focused tour with a local historian
    • Learn about the city's interesting origins, including its social and architectural growth during the 18th century
    • Visit sites of historical importance, including homes and churches, while touring the Old City and Society Hill neighborhoods
    • Enjoy an eye-opening look at one of the most politically and culturally important cities in America
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    The Colonial Cheesesteak Tour

    Ah, the classic Philadelphia cheesesteak, piping hot and filled with tons of whiz. What was this city like before this wondrous invention? Find out during this colonial tour! Your guide will take you back to the very beginning -- before the appearance of the cheesesteak. You'll explore the history and the culture of the area, from the Old City and Independence National Historical Park to the Liberty Bell. Walk the same streets that George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Ben Franklin walked! You'll travel back in time to the city's Quaker beginnings and the days of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Come see the city's grand old colonial brickwork alongside its contemporary murals, mosaics, and culinary delights! Perhaps you'll pick up a cheesesteak somewhere along the way.
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    The Colonial Cheesesteak Tour

    401 Chestnut St, Philadelphia

    • Explore Philadelphia's history firsthand by taking a walking tour of its historic neighborhoods
    • Visit landmarks like the Liberty Bell and the National Historical Park
    • Walk the same streets that founding fathers George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Ben Franklin once walked
    • Experience both the old history and the new murals, mosaics, and culinary delights of Philadelphia
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    African American History in Philadelphia Tour

    Looking to brush up on your African American history while in Philadelphia? You've picked a great place to learn, as you'll find out on this three-hour walking tour! Alongside an historian, you'll explore the neighborhoods of Society Hill and Old City, beginning with a visit to the first African American Episcopal Church, Mother Bethel. Then it's on to Washington Square Park, Independence Hall, and the President's House -- which will all serve as backdrops for discussions of the historical significance of African American Philadelphians. A wide range of topics will be discussed on the tour by your scholarly guide, including religious freedom, community organization, education, Abolitionism, and war. So, don't forget your walking shoes ... and your thinking cap!
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    African American History in Philadelphia Tour

    420 Chestnut St, Philadelphia

    • Discover Philadelphia's African American heritage during a three-hour, guided walking tour
    • Gain insights into the city's prominent African American leaders and movements from a local historian
    • Visit sites with strong ties to the African American community, including Mother Bethel Church, Washington Square Park, Independence Hall, and more
    • Enjoy an immersive and educational experience while stretching your legs and exploring the city
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    Total Philly Tour: Markets, History, & Beer

    You’ll start your Total Philly Tour exploring the ever-colorful South Street, then into the Bella Vista neighborhood for a glimpse of some beautiful mosaics. From there, hit up the oh-so-tempting tastes of the famous Italian market! Wander past the myriad of local stores carrying everything from cheese to chocolate, as well as the city’s best bakeries, butcher shops, and produce stalls. You'll continue with Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, which showcase the mosaic art of Isaiah Zagar. This amazing place includes a fully mosaicked indoor gallery and a massive outdoor labyrinthine mosaic structure. From there, discover Philly’s eclectic and dynamic South Street, as well as one of the country’s most historic neighborhoods, Queen Village. If you’re hungry, you’ll have a chance to pick up some lunch and rest your feet. Your guide will have plenty of great recommendations. On the next part of your Total Philly journey, you’ll visit those unmissable Philly sights. You’ll gather at the Philly Tour Hub, and from there, weave through the charming back alleys of Old City, and down the oldest continuously occupied residential street in the country. You'll get some great views of the site of Ben Franklin's home as the tour continues through Philly’s Historic District. You’ll be greeted with views of Independence Mall, the National Constitution Center, and the U.S. Mint. You’ll also pass the Liberty Bell, where you might get a chance to go inside for pictures. Then off to Washington Square for stories of William Penn. Continue through Independence National Park and the must-see front yard of Independence Hall, the sight of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. There are few better ways to get to know a city than over a beer with a local. So, enter your local beer expert to cap off your tour! You'll meet your beer guide at City Hall just as locals are finishing up their workday. You’ll get a glimpse at some of the most popular drinking establishments in the city. You’ll have the option to visit the oldest continuously operating bar in Philadelphia, a classic dive bar, an Irish pub with local flair, a modern beer café, and many other neighbourhood bars and pubs. One drink at each bar is included with the tour, as well as a pub or street snack. After happy hour, end your Philadelphia tour at the tour's final pub. From there you’ll be able to continue on your own Philly beer journey, grab some dinner at one of Philadelphia's many great restaurants nearby, or head straight back to your new favourite Philadelphia pub.
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    Total Philly Tour: Markets, History, & Beer

    S 9th St,, Philadelphia

    • Explore a history-drenched neighborhood and view some of the iconic sights of Philadelphia
    • Get a glimpse into one of the city’s most charming neighborhoods and discover the eclectic South Street
    • Taste the best of Philadelphia's craft beers, regional breweries, and microbrews at the city’s most unique watering holes
    • Wander among the colourful stalls and enjoy the tastes of the world-famous Italian Market
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    Historical Walking Tour of Colonial Philadelphia

    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 Powell House, which entertained guests like John Adams and Benjamin Franklin; St Peter's Church, where the Founding Fathers worshiped; 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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    Historical Walking Tour of Colonial Philadelphia

    138 S 2nd St, Philadelphia

    • Learn about William Penn and the Founding Fathers during this Colonial Philadelphia walking tour
    • Visit Powel house, a historic mansion that entertained guests like John Adams and Benjamin Franklin
    • Hear what events set the stage for the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence
    • Discover where the Liberty Bell originally stood at Independence Hall
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