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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

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Experience the best of US history with a modern twist on this small-group tour of Philadelphia. See where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, take a photo of the Liberty Bell, visit where past presidents like George Washington lived, and learn about William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder. You’ll discover the lively neighborhood culture of Old City as you pass art galleries and cafes, and top off your outing with a refreshing beverage at a local establishment. Numbers are limited to 12 for a personalized experience with an informative guide.
  • See Philadelphia’s essential landmarks in the space of an afternoon
  • Learn all about the city’s history and hear funny anecdotes from your guide
  • Stop for a drink in Old City, one of Philadelphia’s coolest neighborhoods
  • Upgrade your tour to include a craft beer tour and tasting
What to Expect
This afternoon tour kicks off at the Philly Tour Hub, conveniently located in the heart of Old City. Meet your guide and set off on an in-depth exploration of Philadelphia. This small-group tour guarantees a personal, up-close experience. Begin at the Betsy Ross House, where the first American flag was sewed, and continue through Old City. See Elfreth’s Alley (the country’s oldest continually occupied residential street), the church where the Founding Fathers worshiped, and Franklin Court, once home to Benjamin Franklin. Then, continue to Independence Mall. Admire the exterior of Independence Hall (where the Declaration of Independence was signed) and look out for the US Mint. Throughout your tour, your guide will share insight and stories about Philadelphia’s history. The tour concludes at a popular local establishment in Old City, where you’ll enjoy a craft beer or a soft drink. Or, upgrade to enjoy a craft beer tasting and tour experience.
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Important Information
Departure Point
101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
Return Details
Old City, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • A beer or beverage at the final stop
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Betsy Ross House
  • Entry/Admission - Independence National Historical Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Entrance into buildings/sites are on a time and queue permitting basis
  • Guests must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol. Photo ID is required
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This was The best tour I’ve ever been on. The tour guide was so informative and knowledgeable of the history of the area and buildings and the history of the time, and could make comparisons to today.
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Howard was our tour guide and he did an outstanding job! He was so informative and made the tour a lot of fun. We learned so many new stories.
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Excellent tour! Highly recommend booking with Urban Adventures. As someone who has lived in Philadelphia I learned so much! The tour guide, Dick Furstein was friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable. It was so much fun!
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Overall, it was an enjoyable experience with Marianne, our tour guide. I liked how she told the stories behind the places we visited.One of the highlights for me was the visit to Christ Church where we met Michelle. Michelle did an excellent job of narrating the history behind
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We greatly enjoyed this walking tour. We learned so much in just two hours! Our tour guide, Nate, was very knowledgeable and a joy to chat with over a beer at the end of the tour. Highly recommended!
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  • Duration: 2h
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