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    Founding Fathers Tour

    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.
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    Segway Tour

    See top Philadelphia sights including the Historic District, Penn's Landing, the Italian Market, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Society Hill on a stimulating 1-hour Segway ride. Complete a 5-mile or 10-mile loop - with the opportunity to ride along the Delaware River Trail. This small-group tour is limited to six people, ensuring more personalized attention from your guide. You'll start your Segway tour of Philadelphia with an orientation session then continuing by cruising through the Historic District to Penn's Landing and the Delaware River via Welcome Park where your guide will initiate you in the founding of the City and the grid-like streets on a 5-mile or 10-mile route. Cruise down the River (on land!) and then back to Head House Square. Depending on the option you choose, your glide will take you past many of the historic homes in wonderful tree-lined residential neighborhood, filled with stories of the the 1800s and home to some great little coffee shops and restaurants. Along the way, your guide will stop for photo ops and entertain you with fun stories and facts about Philadelphia's history. See more than 15 Philadelphia attractions on the this route! This loop takes you through the Historic District, Penn's Landing and the Delaware River via Welcome Park for an introduction to major city sites. You'll pass the Italian Market, the host of beautiful murals painted along several buildings, and travel around the mosaic clad site of the Magic Gardens on South Street. Along your journey you will see important historical sites such as the First Bank of the United States and several old churches that helped establish William Penn's "freedom of worship" philosophy.
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    Philly Historic District Tour

    Photography Tours of Philadelphia
    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!
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    Cheesesteak Segway Tour

    Sample five different Philly cheesesteaks as you tour South Philadelphia by Segway, stopping at the best cheesesteak shops along the way! Glide through the streets of South Philadelphia along a five-mile loop past neighborhood highlights, including Italian Market, South Street and Society Hill- all without breaking a sweat. On your two-hour tour, you'll be introduced to the famed sandwich, wit or witout onions, and the lively vendors who make them. This small-group Segway tour is limited to 6 people, ensuring personalized attention from your guide. Meet your entertaining guide and begin your South Philadelphia tour with a 30-minute orientation session. Once you feel comfortable riding your self-balancing electric Segway, you'll weave through the streets of South Philly, stopping at five famous cheesesteak shops, on a five-mile loop. As you enjoy these scrumptious tastings of the sandwich that made the city famous, you'll understand why there's nothing quite like a crusty roll filled with thinly sliced sauteed beef and melted cheese. (See list under Itinerary, subject to hours of operation.) Follow your guide through South Philadelphia neighborhoods like Italian Market, South Street and Society Hill as you take in the historical sights. Along the way, stop at five authentic Philly cheesesteak shops, where you'll sample five different cheesesteaks and determine which kind is your favorite ordered wit or without toppings. Gobble up one quarter of a cheesesteak at each vendor, from your classic hole-in-the-wall restaurant to the take-out window. Enjoy the flavors and textures of ribeye beef and melted cheese, dripping with toppings such as sauteed mushrooms, ketchup and hot or sweet peppers. Your guide will make sure you order the traditional Philly cheesesteak, known in Philly as whiz wit, meaning Cheez Whiz (processed cheese spread) and fried onions. Delicious!
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    Chinatown Food Tour

    Free Tours By Foot Philadelphia
    You don't need a passport for a trip to mainland China, Korea, and Vietnam. On this exploration of Philly's Chinatown, there will be frequent stops to sample delicious treats and learn about the area's fascinating history. Just a few stops on this food tour include: Asian Arts Initiative, Fo Shou Temple, Fortune Cookie Factory, Noodle Factory, Tea Talk Bread, Top Bakery, and the "House of Dragons" Fire House. As you go, you'll find out how Chinatown changed from a society of bachelor railroad workers to the thriving district you see today. This food tour is about more than just food: it's journey through history that will fulfill both your appetite and your sense of wonder.
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    Private Dance Lesson

    Society Hill Dance Academy
    Want to surprise someone with fancy new dance moves? A private dance lesson is the perfect way to learn some! The instructors at Society Hill Dance Academy are experts in a number of different social dance styles, including ballroom classics, swing, and latin partner dances. Get personalized instruction as you pick up the fundamentals moves and motions of the such dances as Salsa, Waltz, Rumba, and Swing! This is a great way to make sure your alignments, posture, control, and timing are spot on, learning the finer technical points that separate great from good dancers. Get ready to impress everyone on the dance floor!
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    Latin Night Club

    Society Hill Dance Academy
    Spice up your repertoire of dance moves by learning the hottest twists and turns being performed in Latin night clubs! This is a fun, full-body workout led by an energetic dance instructor. Think moves inspired by sexy, iconic dances like salsa or bachata. After some time, you'll find yourself grooving to the upbeat music without thinking twice, mixing in your own personal flair! The next time you go to the club with your friends, they won't be able to stop looking at you rocking the dance floor with your new moves!
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    Swing & Hustle

    Society Hill Dance Academy
    Get ready for a swingin' time during this intro to swing/hustle class! You'll learn some basic moves of swing dance and the hustle, two popular dances originating in 1900s America. Swing dance was inspired by jazz music, which was booming in the 1920s. Then you've got the hustle, a catchall name for disco dances that got popular in the 1970s. As you pick up the basics of both styles, you'll improve your sense of rhythm, as well as your agility, nimbleness, and overall physical fitness. Say goodbye to your two left feet!
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    African American History in Philadelphia Tour

    Context Travel
    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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    Ballroom

    Society Hill Dance Academy
    Take your classiness to the next level with some ballroom dancing lessons from Society Hill Dance Academy! You'll learn the basics of this social partner dance from a fun, qualified instructor who will have you gliding across the floor like a pro. Your footwork and your nimbleness will improve drastically over the course of this class. Feel like one of the competitors on Dancing With the Stars... sans the fancy costumes, lighting crew, and insane amounts of pressure. Scratch that, you'll be your own ballroom-dancing star.
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