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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

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Explore Philadelphia on this hop-on hop-off tour! Visit 27 top Philadelphia attractions including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Betsy Ross House while touring the city in a fun, fast and scenic way. Enjoy a ride on an open-top, double-decker bus, with live commentary from your friendly and experienced guide. Select a 1, 2 or 3-day Pass for additional flexibility during your stay in Philadelphia.
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
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.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came into town from Michigan. I didn't want to be driving all around philly; anxiety unfortunately. So we had gotten a sightseeing pass with 3 attractions, knowing we were going to choose the tour bus as a model of transportation for the day. When...More

Thank Sarah E
Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Sarah E, Big Bus Philadelphia does not employ a tour guide named Warren. Your experience was with another company.

Reviewed 4 days ago

We purchased tickets via Groupon. Philadelphia is not an easy city to drive through. There is a lot of traffic, parking is a nightmare and the streets are very narrow. This was an awesome way to see the city. We had no issues. Found the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lisa M
Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Lisa M, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you thoroughly enjoyed your tour experience. Thank you for acknowledging our guides. They are expert at what they do and enjoy sharing their knowledge with visitors. When you come...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Based on Warren (the tour guide) I would've given a 5 star. More staff were also awesome, but I don't remember their names. The problem was, we were told the rides started at 9 am, so we got up early, to eat breakfast before starting...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Jaegermeister22, Big Bus Philadelphia does not employ a tour guide named Warren, so your experience was with a different tour company.

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a pretty nice tour. Hit many of the spots although the loading and unloading process leaves a little to be desired.. I think that it is an effective way to get around if you don't really know what you want to see, but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Limeguy8383, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. It seems you enjoyed the tour itself, based upon your comments. it would be helpful to know specifically why you felt the loading and unloading process did not meet your needs, so feel...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This service is so close to being 5 stars. Unfortunately just before midday at stop 20 drove completely past us. There were 6 of us at the stop waving! We had a shuttle pick us up from the nearby hotel and drive us to stop...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jensinsanity
Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello jensinsanity, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you enjoyed the tour, and in particular, our guides. Each tour guide does offer a unique narrative, which keeps the tour fresh, and interesting, no matter how many times you...More

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Bigdog77
August 17, 2019|
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Response from Christian S | Reviewed this property |
Download the map from their web page
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Dianna P
August 6, 2019|
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Response from sagestats2019 | Reviewed this property |
No it does not. I believe that you have to get off at the prison and walk several blocks
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dianarodz7
July 14, 2019|
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Response from Gregory R | Reviewed this property |
You would have to get to the center of Philadelpia (Independence visitors Center). I am not an expert on Philadelphia ... we drove our own car. I believe there are public transportation options to and from the airport.
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