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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

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Experience the history of the United States on this guided small-group walking tour around Philadelphia, the birthplace of freedom in America. See Independence Hall, where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence (this tour does not enter Independence Hall). Learn about Pennsylvania’s founder, William Penn, and see where George Washington, the first President of the United States, lived. Then check out the galleries and eateries in Old City Philadelphia, America's most historic square mile, followed by a cold beverage at a local establishment.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.50
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$46.50

Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia

Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia

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Walk in the footsteps of America's founding fathers on this walking tour of Philadelphia's Old City. Visit important landmarks such as Christ Church, the Ben Franklin Post Office, Carpenters' Hall, and Independence Hall as your guide narrates local history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.50
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Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour

Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour

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Philadelphia is the birthplace of American democracy — and rich in American history. Discover the historical sites in Philadelphia on this expert-guided, 75-minute walking tour. See where George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin lived and worked. Stop at some of the city’s most iconic landmark locations, like Independence Hall. Visit the Betsy Ross House, where the seamstress is said to have sewn the first American Flag; plus Congress Hall, the original Supreme Court building, the Library Company of Philadelphia, Franklin Court at the Independence National Historical Park and more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.34
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$21.34

Hop On Hop Off Double Decker Bus Tour of Philadelphia

Hop On Hop Off Double Decker Bus Tour of Philadelphia

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Experience the History! Enjoy the sites of Philadelphia with a live Tour Guide on board our authentic Double Decker Buses. Hop on or Hop off at any of our 27 stops.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.34
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Philadelphia Horse Drawn Carriage Tour
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Philadelphia Horse Drawn Carriage Tour

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Journey back in time on a guided, 1-hour carriage ride through the tree-lined streets of historic Philadelphia. Visit Philly’s Independence National Historical Park, Society Hill and Old City. This leisurely ride features famous locations like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House, Elfreth Alley, and much more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00
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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

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Explore the best that Philadelphia has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. Visit Philadelphia’s top attractions—like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall—on a full loop. Select from a 1-, 2-, or 3-day pass. Board at any of the stops and get to know the city in custom fashion, with live commentary. A route map and courtesy shuttle from Center City hotels are included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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Philadelphia Segway Tour

Philadelphia Segway Tour

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Experience Philadelphia like never before on this educational and entertaining guided small-group Segway tour. Learn about Philadelphia’s important history and visit popular locations like Penn’s Landing, the Historic District, the Italian Market, Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Society Hill on a 5- or 10-mile loop around Center City. Guided Segway training and photos from the tour are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Dark Philly Adult Night Tour

Dark Philly Adult Night Tour

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See the dark side of Philly during this adult night tour developed by a local university professor. Not for the faint of heart, this tour uncovers Philadelphia’s R-rated sites and stories, from vampires, pirate ghost ships, and haunted attractions to torture, executions, and the red light district. You'll also visit historical attractions and see the sights illuminated at night. This tour is not suitable for children.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

Philadelphia History Tour

Philadelphia History Tour

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Discover the history and flavors of Philadelphia on a walking tour. Follow your guide to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and other noteworthy sights in the Birthplace of Independence. Get to see some of the favorite haunts of the country’s founding fathers and other influential Americans.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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BYOB Historically Hilarious Trolley Tour of Philadelphia

BYOB Historically Hilarious Trolley Tour of Philadelphia

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See Philadelphia’s historic landmarks and sites while sipping your own beer or wine and hearing little-known facts from a guide. This sightseeing tour by trolley takes the stress off finding a designated driver for exploring as you see tops sights such City Hall, Love Park, Boathouse Row, the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross’ House, and the Declaration House. Drinks are BYOB.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Philly By Night Double Decker Bus Tour

Philly By Night Double Decker Bus Tour

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Get a new perspective on the City of Brotherly Love with this nighttime sightseeing tour. Climb on board a double-decker bus and explore the best that Philadelphia has to offer. Visit 27 of Philly’s top attractions — like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Penn’s Landing and the Rocky Steps at the entrance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art — on a 90-minute loop around this historic city.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour

Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour

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Take in the cultural diversity of South Philadelphia on this guided tour through its historic neighborhoods. See the art of Isaiah Zagar, a local mosaic mural artist, whose work is on display throughout the city, including Magic Gardens (admission included). Visit the 9th Street Italian Market, America’s oldest outdoor market, and sample some food. Throughout your tour, you'll pop on and off of South Street, with its eclectic blend of shops, bars, and eateries. There’s something for everyone in South Philly.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.40
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Ghost Tour of Philadelphia by Candlelight

Ghost Tour of Philadelphia by Candlelight

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Philadelphia is one of the country’s oldest cities—and its centuries of history also include plenty of ghost tales, spooky stories, and other macabre myths and legends. Meet your costumed guide in Center City, and explore Philadelphia’s historical landmarks after dark. You’ll see the highlights of Old City, Society Hill, and Independence National Historical Park, and will also hear tales of hidden burial grounds, haunted houses, and other dark secrets.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Franklin's Footsteps Walking Tour

Franklin's Footsteps Walking Tour

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Retrace the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin and his fellow patriots during the founding of a nation on this guided, 75-minute walking tour. Discover colonial Philadelphia's historic past and visit some of the city’s landmark locations, like Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Carpenters’ Hall, and much more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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Flavors of Philly Food Tour
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Flavors of Philly Food Tour

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Bypass the overpriced tourist restaurants with lackluster food and eat your way through Philadelphia like a local on a 2.5-hour culinary walking tour. Follow your guide to the heart of the city and visit five distinctive eateries to sample iconic Philly favorites, such as cheesesteak, tomato pie, and soft pretzels. Make sure to save room for not one but two desserts at the Reading Terminal Market.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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$59.00

Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour of Philadelphia (1, 2, or 3-Day)

Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour of Philadelphia (1, 2, or 3-Day)

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Explore the best that Philadelphia has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. Visit 27 of Philadelphia’s top attractions — like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the United States Mint — on a 90-minute loop in an open-top, double-decker bus. Select a single or multi-day pass, then board at any of the 27 stops and get to know the city in custom fashion, with live onboard narration. Learn about the history and heritage of one of America's oldest cities.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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$36.00

City Sightseeing Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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With several stops and two routes on this City Sightseeing tour of Philadelphia, you won’t run out of things to see or do. Once you board the open-top, double-decker bus, you can stay on for the entire route narrated by a guide, or disembark at any of the hop-on hop-off stops for sightseeing along the way. Select a 1-, 2-, or 3-day pass and see attractions such as the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia Zoo, and Betsy Ross House. Customize your own itinerary and set your own pace in the City of Brotherly Love.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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2-Hour Gettysburg Battlefield Guided History Bus Tour with a National Park Guide

2-Hour Gettysburg Battlefield Guided History Bus Tour with a National Park Guide

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Visit sites from the Battle of Gettysburg on a bus tour with a guide who tells you about the phases of the 3-day battle, which was a turning point in the American Civil War. See Devil's Den, Little Round Top, the location of Pickett's charge and more. If you're a history or war buff, don't miss this chance to learn about a pivotal piece of the United States' past.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.00
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$37.00

Premium Amish Country Tour including Amish Farm and House

Premium Amish Country Tour including Amish Farm and House

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Immerse yourself in the customs and traditions of Amish country during this 3-part tour. Explore a farmhouse dating from 1805 where you will listen to narrative on the customs, culture, and traditions of the Amish. In a minibus, enjoy a scenic ride through the Amish countryside, complete with photo ops. Then take a self-guided tour through an historic farmstead that includes a schoolhouse, a craft market, and a variety of farm animals.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.95
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Civil War Ghosts Walking Tour

Civil War Ghosts Walking Tour

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The Battle of Gettysburg was one of the Civil War’s most important moments, marking a turning point for a brutal war. Follow your host around town to several sights known for paranormal activity such as Unity Park, Dobbin House Tavern, and Gettysburg National Cemetary, and listen to accounts of the thousands of lives that were lost during this bloody war.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.99
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Gettysburg Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour

Gettysburg Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour

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Fully immerse yourself in Gettysburg—site of one of the Civil War’s most important battles—with a self-led audio driving tour. This flexible option, which includes a GPS map, audio narration, and online support, can be downloaded after purchasing, and never expires. Set off at a time that works best for you; drive to key battle locations, monuments, and more; and learn all about those three pivotal days of fighting from the narration.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.99
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Essential Pittsburgh Experience - The One Tour to Take

Essential Pittsburgh Experience - The One Tour to Take

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Enjoy a private introduction to downtown Pittsburgh on this guided tour in and around the ‘Steel City.’ Begin with a trip to the top of Mount Washington via the iconic Duquesne Incline for a stellar, bird’s-eye view of Pittsburgh and the surrounding area. Then explore the popular North Shore, home to football’s Steelers, baseball’s Pirates and a variety of entertainment venues. Finally, cross the Allegany River toward downtown to see Pittsburgh’s Cultural District as well as the neighborhood of Oakland, home to the University of Pittsburgh. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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Pittsburgh Private Tours

Pittsburgh Private Tours

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Experience Pittsburgh through the eyes of a local on a private tour to the city’s top attractions and the hidden gems that most visitors miss. Set the start time and duration of the tour, then relax with provided round-trip transport from your hotel. Enjoy a walking tour of downtown Pittsburgh, visit the old Heinz Factory, discover the hippest neighborhoods, and much more. Then, take the Duquesne Incline up to Mt. Washington for the most impressive view of the city.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.08
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Best of the Burgh Walking Tour

Best of the Burgh Walking Tour

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Join us in this urban adventure where we'll show you some memorable sites, accompanied by a great narrative that will give you a profound understanding of this city. Learn all about the outstanding architecture, fascinating history, the lives of former titans of industry as well as fun hidden public art pieces of the Steel City. Get to see the main sites but also discover gems off the beaten paths. - Our tour guides are locals who truly love their city, they are very knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile for you if you are particularly interested in something. Groups are kept small to provide a personal experience. Kids and dogs are welcome as well!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.95
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Pennsylvania

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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia
"Ric was fantastic! It’s our first time to Philly and he was extremely nice, attentive and explained us the history behind the building and the foundation of the country. I loved the experience and definitely recommend Ric as tour guide. Very nice and educational time"..."
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Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia
"Our tour guide was great at teaching us the history of Philadelphia while keeping it light and a little funny"..."
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Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour
"Neal, our tour guide, was excellent!! Knowledgeable, well-spoken, excited about what he was telling us!"..."
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Hop On Hop Off Double Decker Bus Tour of Philadelphia
"Whole tour was excellent. Didn't realize Ben Franklin was such an overachiever. Tour guide was very knowledgeable of Philly and its history"..."
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Philadelphia Horse Drawn Carriage Tour
"Just a nice night through the city with someone I care for. Would recommend to anyone for a romantic evening"..."
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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
"The process to obtain our tickets was easy, The bus is kept very clean, friendly staff and the tour was very informative."..."
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Philadelphia Segway Tour
"This tour was a really fun experience. I wasn’t sure how hard it would be to pick this up but it was easy. We saw a lot in an hour. My 12 year old had no problem. Good time had by all."..."
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Dark Philly Adult Night Tour
"We had a great time exploring the city at night, and our guide Toni was entertaining with great comedic timing. We would recommend this tour for anyone looking for a different touring experience where you get to laugh while learning."..."
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Philadelphia History Tour
"Terry was a very well-informed, patient, and engaging tour guide. He managed to pack a lot of detail in during our time with him. It was a pleasure."..."
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BYOB Historically Hilarious Trolley Tour of Philadelphia
"Really great time! Trolley host and driver were very accommodating and fun. Would recommend to family and friend groups of adults (the BYOB makes it a great time!)"..."
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Philly By Night Double Decker Bus Tour
"Was in Philly for the weekend with some good friends. We decided to do this instead of doing each individual activity. The 90 min tour was great to see so much of Philly in a concise manner. We ate dinner before at Hard Rock Cafe. All in a all a good tour and we sat on top. Bring a sweater."..."
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Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour
"We had a great tour with Howard. He was super knowledgeable and allowed us to enjoy all of the stops on the tour. We learned so much about the area, food and city in general. Would highly recommend this tour!!"..."
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Ghost Tour of Philadelphia by Candlelight
"Great knowledge and theatric flair! Such a unique view of the historic area. Would definitely do again and recommend to others."..."
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Franklin's Footsteps Walking Tour
"Our guide Bill was fantastic. Very knowledgeable, pleasant and engaging. He seemed to love his job and was enthusiastic about sharing his wealth of information on the subjects covered on the tour."..."
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Flavors of Philly Food Tour
"Going to all the historical areas and hearing the background about them was great. The food was great also. The Philly cheese steak was very good."..."
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Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour of Philadelphia (1, 2, or 3-Day)
"Mike was very personable and knowledgeable. A great experience. Highly recommend. I applaud Keisha the driver I could never navigate and drive that monster double decker in the height of Philly traffic esp on those small streets. Great team."..."
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City Sightseeing Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
"Mike has researched his facts and shares his love of Philadelphia in an interesting presentation. We felt safe with Kiana behind the wheel, especially after an unexpected detour."..."
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2-Hour Gettysburg Battlefield Guided History Bus Tour with a National Park Guide
"Awesome tour. Highly recommend as our tour guide was very knowledgeable and passionate about the park."..."
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Premium Amish Country Tour including Amish Farm and House
"Amish homes and there farms are great places to visit. I Loved the shopping shops we visited also. I look forward to returning next year for another visit."..."
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Civil War Ghosts Walking Tour
"Jay did an awesome job. Learned even more about Gettysburg and the people who lived here. Gettysburg at night is a totally different city than in the day."..."
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Gettysburg Battlefield Self-Guided Driving Tour
"You can go at your own pace.. drive, walk, read , absorb!! Ps when you ask for comments .. take what you can get.. dont demand minimum numbers!!! Jeeesh!"..."
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Essential Pittsburgh Experience - The One Tour to Take
"George gave such a great tour with tons of information about Pittsburg. To see someone takes so much pride of his own city is really something special. I would recommend George to anyone for the tour."..."
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Pittsburgh Private Tours
"We had a fun day with our guide. If you like American history you will enjoy the stories about this city and its importance to our country."..."
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Best of the Burgh Walking Tour
"Very informative, Dave was extremely knowledgeable. Wonderfully maintained old buildings. Easy walk. Pittsburgh is a beautiful city."..."

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