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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

From US$35.00
Highlights
  • Learn Philadelphia's history from onboard guide commentary
  • Flexible 1-, 2-, or 3-day ticket options to fit your schedule and budget
  • Included map of the routes to help you explore further and find the stops
  • Complimentary shuttle between many Center City hotels and departure points
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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
From US$35.00
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Overview
This Philadelphia hop-on hop-off bus tour allows you to visit all of the landmarks in the City of Brotherly Love at your own pace. Choose from a 1-, 2-, or 3-day pass, and hop off (and back on) to explore more independently whenever you like. The 27 stops include Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, among other must-sees, and you’ll learn about highlights from onboard guide commentary.
What to Expect
Make your way to the central departure location, the Independence Visitor Center, for your hop-on hop-off bus tour. Alternatively, you can hop on at any of the 27 stops around the city with your voucher for your 1-, 2-, or 3-day pass in hand.

Find a seat in the closed cabin or the open-top level, which offers panoramic views of the passing sights. Listen to the commentary from your onboard guide, which details the long and important history of Philadelphia and its role in the formation of our nation.

Stops include the Liberty Bell, the U.S. Mint, City Hall, the Philadelphia Zoo, and the rocky steps at the Museum of Art. Stay on the bus for the entire loop, or disembark at any stop to explore further on your own.
Reviews (1,039)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Great tour

Depending on your live tour guide you will get to hear different insiders about Philadelphia. Even though it was cold we could sit on the top bc there was a dome covering us from the wind. The bus frequency was every 45min but they did...More

Thank NeomeVdd
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello NeoneVdd, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience, and that it inspired you to return for another visit. During the cold weather months, our double decker buses do have a covered top to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
great overview

we just got finished doing a loop around Philly. we had two different tour guides as you have to change buses if you start somewhere in the middle of the tour. both guides were great. they have a lot of local color. we will do...More

Thank D742NXkareng
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello D742NXkareng, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour, and appreciated your guides. All our guides are experienced, knowledgeable, and add their own touches to each tour, so that no matter how many times you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The guides/narrators both on the bus and at major stops were tremendous: friendly, helpful and great history

I'd recommend this to anybody, particularly visitors who don't know their way around. Great way to get familiar with the city, learn its history and get to and from the main visitor sites.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bob A
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Bob A, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you enjoyed the tour, and that you recommend it. Our comprehensive tour route allows you to easily see the highlights of the city, and our tour guides enjoy sharing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great tour!

tremedous knowledge of history..really cool..definitely a must when you get to town..a whole new appreciation of Philly!More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bill C
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Bill C, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience,and that it enhanced your understanding and appreciation of Philadelphia. Our guides are expert at what they do and take great pride in sharing their...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019
HO HO...great synopsis of PHL

It had been years since any of us have been in Philadelphia. And boy, were we impressed! The tour was well done. And we saw all of the major landmarks of the city-I’m sure we missed many of them, but it was great to see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kerry D
Pamela M, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Hello Kerry D, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you were impressed with your tour, and that you and your group had fun while using our Hop On/Hop Off feature to enhance your visit to the city. Thank...More

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Lrh137
January 13, 2019|
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Response from FCT3 | Reviewed this property |
You can do a lot of the historical sites without the bus trip, as many are close together. But one day should be fine for most things. If you want to spend a lot of time at museums, a 2 day pass might be better. Decide what... More
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January 3, 2019|
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Response from lovetomunch | Reviewed this property |
Yes, riding on top of the bus would be the best choice for a 7 yr. old. BUT, we were there on July 4th and the temp was 99 degrees! We stayed down in the A\C lower level of the bus, although due to the heat wave more than... More
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