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From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour provided by Philadelphia Urban Adventures

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20-07-27 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour
All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Updated 20-07-27 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Exploring Philadelphia independently may give you only a superficial knowledge of the city and its role in US history. Get a deeper picture on a small-group Old City walk with a guide to show you landmarks such as the President’s House and share their backstories—perspectives you may miss if alone. Then, experience another side of Philadelphia—its beer-making—at its city-center bars and brewpubs, complete with beers.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
101 S Independence Mall E
101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USABehind the Religious Liberty Statue at the southeast corner of 5th and Market streets
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  • 1
    Philadelphia Urban Adventures
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Betsy Ross House
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Franklin Court
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 4
    Independence National Historical Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    National Constitution Center
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    United States Mint
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    The President's House
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 8
    Liberty Bell Center
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 9
    Dream Garden Glass Mosaic
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 10
    Washington Square Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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Center City
Center City, Philadelphia, PA, USAThe final pub of the Tour, in Center City
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Highlights
  • Check out Philadelphia’s historical sights and beers on a small-group tour
  • Discover two sides of the city in more depth than alone, with a guide
  • Happy-hour crawl around city-center pubs to savor local beers
Important Information
Departure Point
101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
Duration
4h 30m
Return Details
Center City, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Historic site admission fee (when applicable)
  • National Park guided tour fee
  • Surprise local treat
  • Public transportation ticket
  • 3 beers & 1 snack
  • Entry/Admission - Philadelphia Urban Adventures
Exclusions
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide
  • Entry/Admission - Betsy Ross House
  • Entry/Admission - National Constitution Center
  • Entry/Admission - United States Mint
  • Entry/Admission - The President's House
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 12 people per tour
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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travelingnomad121 wrote a review Nov. 2019
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Our tour guide was ADAM and he did a phenomenal job. As a history major, Adam did such a great job sharing about the history of the city that 2 hours went by so quickly! It was so interesting, fascinating, and fun to learn all the detailed parts of the history. I totally fell in
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Lee D, Guest Relations Manager at From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour
Responded Nov. 14, 2019
Hey Traveling Nomad, we look forward to seeing you back in Philly! We're psyched Adam could share his passion for the city with us -- our other guides have such unique perspectives and their own passion for the city, so no matter who you're with, you'll have a special return trip to our amazing city!
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Michael M wrote a review Nov. 2019
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Our guide Howard was very knowledgeable and did an excellent job. He even gave us information about other places in Philadelphia that we wanted to see during our weekend visit. Great job!!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Donna B wrote a review Nov. 2019
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Our tour guide HOWARD, was an amazing guide. He was very knowledgeable. He kept things interesting but keeping us focused on when and what happened. I would highly recommend this tour if you didn't like history in school (like myself) and you want to learn what Philly is all
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Lee D, Guest Relations Manager at From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour
Responded Nov. 14, 2019
We (and Howard) really appreciate your review! If you're into learning more about history, we recommend our UA partners' tours in Boston, Washington, D.C., and Denver. And definitely don't forget to use your discount code!
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Greta V wrote a review Oct. 2019
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I did the tour with Evan Hertzog. We were just us, the guide and me. She is an excellent guide! I really enjoyed the tour!!! I definitely recommend it😍
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Kmindigo83 wrote a review Sep. 2019
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If you are visiting Philly, this tour is a MUST DO! Adam was our guide and gave a 5-star performance! Not only did he know his history, but he presented it in an entertaining, interactive way. He took us to Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the site of the first Presidential
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Awesomeness!!
The tour was awesome! It was our first time in Philadelphia and the perfect introduction. We were only in town for
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Avella
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Fantastic Old City Tour
Our group of 4 people had a private tour of Old City on 7/20/20 and were lucky enough to have Howard as our tour gu
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whit1094
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Great way to see Philadelphia!
Rick was a wonderful tour guide. Very knowledgeable. Easy to walk on this tour. I highly recommend this tour.
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History in HD Walking Tour
My fiancee and I went on the History in HD Walking Tour through Philadelphia Urban Adventures. I would highly reco
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Italian Market Immersion Tour
We had a great experience. Our guide, Chuck, was knowledgable, personable, and everything you would want in a guide
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John P
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Great Guide - Suspect advertising
Thought Nate was an excellent tour guide. I was very disappointed that we could not gain entry to Independence Hal
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Beverly B
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The Italian Market with Nina
Amazing morning with Nina on the Italian Market Immersion Tour. So much information about Philadelphia and her obv
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JC-Schmidt-1
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Amazing Italian Market Experience with Annett
The tour opened my eyes to some of the hidden gems that Philly's Italian Market has to offer. On top of that, Annet
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Blaque1986
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Amazing Annett
So I was a VIP on this tour. Annett led the tour and her colleague came along to experience it and he also gave me
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beachlover001
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Great tour with Nicole
We really enjoyed the “Markets, Mosaics and Magic Tour” with Nicole. The tour was about 3 hours plus time at the Ma
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jshack07
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Must See in Philadelphia
Josh was amazing! A wealth of knowledge! Even though we were the only two he made us feel special. You will not be
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elanitr2020
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Day Tour in South Philly
We had a wonderful tour with Annett! She was so Knowledgeable and passionate about the art and magic or South Phill
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NielsH164
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Great tours with Adam
Great tour, on one day Adam was our guide for the Italian market , showing us around there and allowed us to taste
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Small Group Historical Walking Tour
This tour was excellent. It was well organized and the history was from a local perspective and an international pe
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5to9livingJay
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Great experience made even better by our guide
We had signed up for this guide hoping to taste some food at the market and get the inside scoop from a guide. Anne
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