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    South Street & Penn’s Landing

    The natural energy that radiates off an area is one that does not happen very often. There is such a gravitating beauty when everything and everyone vibes together. Come cherish and embrace this type of environment with this South Street/Penn's Landing Photography Tour and class. Along Philadelphia’s South Street, visitors and residents, teenagers and adults, preppies and punk rockers, artists and attorneys all mix seamlessly together. The street is always buzzing no matter if you visit on a Tuesday afternoon or a Friday night. This tour is the perfect blend for those who want to photograph people, unique architecture and street life. Once you explore South Street and take all the photos you want, you will walk over the South Street Bridge to Penn's Landing on the Delaware River. You'll enjoy a relaxing time seeing a river view, interesting monuments, historic naval vessels, and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. This will bring you face to face with a variety of photographic opportunities. You will have feelings of satisfaction and awe after this breathtaking tour that will last you a lifetime!
    South Street & Penn’s Landing

    2800 South St Schuylkill River, Philadelphia

    • Take off on a photography tour along Philadelphia's South Street
    • Walk over the South Street Bridge to Penn's Landing on the Delaware River
    • Experience wonderful views of interesting monuments, historic naval vessels, and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge
    • Embrace a day with photogenic opportunities and unique street life and architecture
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    Horticultural Center + Shofuso House & Garden Photo Tour

    Are you tired of photographing the same things over and over again? If you are, then this tour will give you just what you need to spice up your portfolio! The Horticultural Center and Shofuso Japanese House and garden offers wonderful opportunities to photograph a traditional Japanese House and Garden on the grounds of the Horticultural Center with its own gardens, majestic trees, greenhouses, and fountain. The Shofuso House and Gardens embodies Japanese traditional values by the melding of history and culture. The Shofuso Japanese House and Garden is a traditional-style Japanese house and garden that was built in Japan in 1953 using traditional techniques and materials. It was moved from the courtyard at the Museum of Modern Art in New York to Philadelphia in 1958, to the site of several previous Japanese structures and gardens dating to the 1876 Centennial Exposition. On this tour you will walk through this site and have the opportunity to photograph the beautiful and breathtaking area. Along the way, you will increase your knowledge by learning useful tips and tricks on how to take the best photos that will last you a lifetime. Happy capturing!
    Horticultural Center + Shofuso House & Garden Photo Tour

    100 N Horticultural Dr, Philadelphia

    • Embark on a photography tour of The Horticultural Center and Shofuso Japanese House and capture its remarkable beauty
    • Photograph a traditional Japanese House and Garden
    • Witness the beauty, history, and culture that this center embodies
    • Enjoy a day of adventure and discovery that will last you a lifetime
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    Museum of Art + Schuylkill River Banks

    Philadelphia has a rich history, one which has some of the most iconic landmarks. This photography class and tour is for those interested in seeing one of Philadelphia’s most photogenic locations on the banks of the Schuylkill River. You will kick your tour off at the bottom of the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Rocky steps and you will walk around the Art Museum, and the Fairmount Water Works. History will really come to life as you have the opportunity to photograph the inspiring Rocky Statue and embrace the beauty that lives within this area. Then you will proceed along the Schuylkill River Bank. You will be able to explore the area, enjoy wonderful views of Philadelphia’s skyline, Boat House Row and the wide variety of flora and fauna on the banks of the Schuylkill River, and take photographs of the amazing and breathtaking views. After this tour you will gain many irreplaceable photos and memories that will be everlasting!
    Museum of Art + Schuylkill River Banks

    Spring Garden St, Philadelphia

    • Embark on a photography tour of Philadelphia's most photogenic location
    • Walk around the Philadelphia Museum of Art and photograph the beautiful Rocky Statue
    • Take in the wonderful views of the Philadelphia skyline and the Boat House Row
    • Treat yourself to a day of adventure and exploration that will last you a lifetime
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    Outdoor Rock Climbing - Chickies Rock

    You've always wanted to be a rockstar, right? Well here we've got all of the rockstars you could ask for -- rock climbing stars that is! Join this tour, specifically for beginners, and learn everything you need to know to become the rock climbing champ that you are! Your experienced instructor will teach you safety, such as belay instruction, knot tying, equipment use, safety checks, and communication calls, as well as climbing techniques and tips, such as foot positioning, hand holds, body movements, and climbing ethics. Along the way you'll be able to enjoy the great outdoors, make new friends, conquer your fears, and challenge your body. You'll be reaching new heights in no time!
    Outdoor Rock Climbing - Chickies Rock

    Lancaster County, Columbia

    • Climb the largest exposed Anticline on the East Coast
    • Learn the basics of outdoor rock climbing including communication calls, climbing techniques, foot positioning, hand holds, and climbing ethics
    • Experience a premier climbing crag with cliffs over 100 ft overlooking the eastern bank of the Susquehanna River
    • Stretch your comfort zone, make new friends, and have fun!
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    History in HD Tour

    Feed your mind and your belly simultaneously on this Philadelphia city tour. On this tour, you’ll bypass the usual tourist spots and sends you back to school on the university campuses. Don't worry, there won't be an exam at the end — there'll be a drink instead!
    History in HD Tour

    101 S Independence Mall East, Philadelphia

    • Explore a history-drenched neighborhood and view some of the iconic sights
    • Get a whistle-stop tour of all the major Philadelphia sights, as well as a couple of hidden gems
    • Absorb the rich historical significance of landmarks
    • Visit local businesses and watering holes
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    The Black Cat Tour

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    Goosebumps in Gettysburg? Explore the creepy side of the historic area during this one-hour evening of exploration by candlelight. Each tour is customized by its storyteller guide, who will add to the spooky ambiance with authentic Victorian garb. You'll visit a selection of Gettysburg's creepiest locations, which may include the Haunted Creek Bed, the Dobbin House, the Jennie Wade House, the Orphanage, the Evergreen Cemetery, the Lincoln Cemetery, and the Grove. As you walk, your guide will offer insights into the bloody Civil War battle that Gettysburg is most known for, as well as some of the haunted stories that dominate local urban legend. It's going to be a boo-tiful thing.
    The Black Cat Tour

    47 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg

    • Explore Gettysburg by candlelight with a storyteller dressed in Victorian garb
    • Visit some of the area's creepiest locations
    • Hear stories of haunted sightings dating all the way back to the Civil War
    • Enjoy an outside-the-box tour designed to give you goosebumps
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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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    XTREME Ghost Hunt

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    You know what's scary? Ghosts. With the largest number of casualties of any battle during the Civil War, it's no wonder that Gettysburg is home to numerous urban legends detailing spooky sightings. You'll be hunting for a few ghosts of your own during this three-hour evening exploration. Work with actual ghost hunters from the Gettysburg Paranormal Association using state-of-the-art ghost gear such as FLIR thermal imaging, full spectrum video, EMF detectors, and a spirit communications device (Ovulis) that modulates energy field changes into audible speech. Say what? In addition to public venues, you will visit both private indoor and outdoor locations that are supposed to be paranormal hotspots. You'll also get a DVD of your experience, a certificate commemorating your nerves of steel, and a glossy group photo ... Plus photos, videos, and evp sessions mailed, just in case you'd like to review the evidence later on. It's going to be super. Supernatural, that is.
    XTREME Ghost Hunt

    47 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg

    • Explore haunted Gettysburg during a 3-hour evening ghost hunt
    • Use authentic ghost detection gear to locate and communicate with spirits
    • Receive photos, videos, and other records of your experience
    • Challenge your sense of disbelief during a hair-raising experience
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    Intense Ghost Hunts

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    You know what's scary? Ghosts. With the largest number of casualties of any battle during the Civil War, it's no wonder that Gettysburg is home to numerous urban legends detailing spooky sightings. You'll be hunting for a few ghosts of your own during this two-hour evening exploration. Work with actual ghost hunters from the Gettysburg Paranormal Association using state-of-the-art ghost gear such as FLIR thermal imaging, full spectrum video, EMF detectors, and a spirit communications device (Ovulis) that modulates energy field changes into audible speech. Say what? In addition to public venues, you will visit both private indoor and outdoor locations that are supposed to be paranormal hotspots. You'll also get a DVD of your experience, a certificate commemorating your nerves of steel, and a glossy group photo ... Plus photos, videos, and evp sessions mailed, just in case you'd like to review the evidence later on. It's going to be super. Supernatural, that is.
    Intense Ghost Hunts

    47 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg

    • Explore haunted Gettysburg during a 2-hour evening ghost hunt
    • Use authentic ghost detection gear to locate and communicate with spirits
    • Receive photos, videos, and other records of your experience
    • Challenge your sense of disbelief during a hair-raising experience
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    Segway Tour

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    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.
    Segway Tour

    7 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia

    • Tour Phily as you ride your Segway on a 5-mile loop of Center City
    • View the city's best landmarks such as the Italian Market, Independence Hall and the Philadelphia Museum of Art
    • Learn fascinating facts about the city's history from your knowledgeable guide
    • Comfortably ride your segway with instructions and training before embarking on this personalized small-group tour
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