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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.63
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$50.63
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Christmas Traditions Tavern Experience of Philadelphia

Christmas Traditions Tavern Experience of Philadelphia

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Explore three bars in Philadelphia’s gritty historic district on this guided, Nightmare Before Christmas tavern tour. Get into the ‘spirits’ of the season, enjoy trivia and drinking games, and listen to little-known facts about the holiday’s pagan roots. Enjoy seasonal beverages, snacks, and giveaways while mingling with friends old and new.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour

From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour

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This half-day Philadelphia tour ditches the guidebooks and provides a dose of history from a local perspective. Follow a guide through Old City and visit unmissable Philly landmarks. Then ride the subway to Center City for a happy hour pub crawl that includes beers. This small-group walking tour is limited to 12 people for a personalized experience.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.30
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$102.30
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Haunted Pub Crawl

Haunted Pub Crawl

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Embark on a pub crawl with a twist when you visit Philadelphia’s spookiest landmarks and drinking dens. Pick from several convenient departure times, and meet your guide in the heart of Center City. With just a small group for company, you’ll follow your guide to centuries-old cemeteries, macabre colonial landmarks, and other eerie attractions. Then, continue onward to three supposedly haunted bars and taverns, where you’ll enjoy drink samples, snacks, and prize giveaways.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Secret Food Tours Philadelphia w/ Private Tour Option

Secret Food Tours Philadelphia w/ Private Tour Option

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As local Philadelphians, we are extremely passionate about our local food, our city, and its extensive history. Philly is known for many things: our famous sports teams; important historical figures; the Rocky stairs; and, of course, our iconic foods. When you book this tour, you'll get to try delicious dishes that the locals know and love, and sample colonial era recipes enjoyed by the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Plus we'll show you how to find the best shops and restaurants, and provide other great tips to make your experience truly memorable. You'll finish our tour full of great food and have a better understanding of Philly culture, history, and how to live like a local. As always, there's our Secret Dish, which will only be revealed on the tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$193.20
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$193.20
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Philadelphia Small-Group Holiday Tour

Philadelphia Small-Group Holiday Tour

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Take a holiday walking tour of Center City, the heart of Philadelphia and home to its central business district—both beautiful and bustling as the second-most populated downtown area in the US. During the holiday season, it comes to life like at no other time. Visit festive staples such as the Christmas tree at Rittenhouse Square; the Wanamaker Organ, with its seasonal show of lights and sound; and the Christmas Village at Love Park. A variety of foods are available for purchase along the way. Tour is limited to 12 participants.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.00
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$49.00
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Hamilton-The Tour where it Happens!

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$298.67
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Haunted Pub Crawl

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Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner Cruise with Buffet

Spirit of Philadelphia Dinner Cruise with Buffet

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This dinner cruise on the Delaware River features a delicious buffet meal, an amazing DJ, and dancing. Enjoy the view of the Philadelphia skyline or head to the dance floor. Bring that special someone or a group of friends for three hours of fun on the water.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.07
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$107.07
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Philadelphia Prohibition Pub Crawl

Philadelphia Prohibition Pub Crawl

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Hear tales of prohibition and gangsters such as Al Capone and Leo Lanzetti on this evening walking tour and pub crawl in Philadelphia. A spirited guide takes you around city landmarks and to local taverns—savor a complimentary drink and snacks, and then make use of drink specials at the places you visit. Good at trivia? Answer quickly and correctly to get more free beer. Don’t miss this lively night out on the town and learn about Philadelphia’s dark side.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Sip of Philly Brewery Tour

Sip of Philly Brewery Tour

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Philadelphia is one of the best cities in the country for craft beer and artisanal spirits fans, and on this tour, you’ll get to visit some of the area’s most accomplished producers (and do plenty of tasting besides). Meet your guide in Center City, and travel via comfortable bus to three different breweries and distilleries. At each, enjoy generous samples and go on behind-the-scenes tours. Bottled water and a classic Philadelphia snack are also included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$79.34
Price varies by group size
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$79.34
Price varies by group size

Hamilton-The Tour where it Happens!

Hamilton-The Tour where it Happens!

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Starting at Independence Hall, we will discuss the life and times of Alexander Hamilton. We will visit the President's House, the portrait gallery in the Second Bank of the United States, Franklin Court, where Hamilton and Maria Reynolds lived, the First Bank of the United States, Dolly Madison's house, and Christ Church.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$298.67
per group
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$298.67
per group
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Philadelphia to Valley Forge Park, Private 4 or 6 Hour Tour

Philadelphia to Valley Forge Park, Private 4 or 6 Hour Tour

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Experience Valley Forge National Historical Park on this private driving tour from Philadelphia. Drive around the park and see the regimental monuments and recreated huts used by the troops that camped there in the 1700s. Then enjoy time to walk around the park at leisure. Visit the site of George Washington’s headquarters, the Washington Memorial Chapel, the park’s Visitor Center with museum collection and exhibits and much more. Philadelphia hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$442.67
per group
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$442.67
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Private Tour: Secret Food Tours Philadelphia

Private Tour: Secret Food Tours Philadelphia

As local Philadelphians, we are extremely passionate about our local food, our city, and its extensive history. Philly is known for many things: our famous sports teams; important historical figures; the Rocky stairs; and, of course, our iconic foods. When you book this tour, you'll get to try delicious dishes that the locals know and love, and sample colonial era recipes enjoyed by the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Plus we'll show you how to find the best shops and restaurants, and provide other great tips to make your experience truly memorable. As always, there's our Secret Dish, which will only be revealed on the tour. As a private tour, everything works around you! Our start times are much more easy going, dates can open up. It's a much more intimate and cozy experience. No need to shout over other tourists, you will have every question answered, and leave feeling like a native yourself!
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  • 3 hours
From
$89.70
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$89.70

Discovering Colonial Philadelphia to now Walking Tour

Discovering Colonial Philadelphia to now Walking Tour

Benefit from a walking tour led by a private guide for an in-depth look at Philadelphia’s colonial heritage and architecture. View a number of architectural styles and buildings that date to the city’s founding, and hear about America’s history and Founding Fathers as well. Stroll through Elfreth's Alley and the Old City, and stop to view landmarks such as Christ Church and the Ghost House at Franklin Court.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$298.67
per group
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$298.67
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Exploring Philadelphia's Gilded Age to now Private Walking Tour

Exploring Philadelphia's Gilded Age to now Private Walking Tour

This Walking Tour will also take you by and into some of Philadelphia's most prominent buildings. The buildings in this area are mostly from the mid-1800's through the present. Styles range from Beaux Arts, to Chicago and International style.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$298.67
per group
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$298.67
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Spirits of Our Founding Fathers Walking Tour

Spirits of Our Founding Fathers Walking Tour

Beginning on Elfreth's Alley, we wind our way through Old City Philadelphia, visiting important buildings, learning about the people and events that occurred at each one. We stop at Pinot Boutique, a wine lover's playground and sample a flight of wine the colonists would have enjoyed. After some more history, our next stop is City Tavern, a business which John Adams called the "most genteel tavern in America", and a favorite meeting place of some of the Founding Fathers and members of the First Continental Congress. Here we try beers that Washington, Jefferson, and Hamilton enjoyed as well as some Madeira wine. We end at the Pennsylvania State House, aka Independence Hall. We will learn all about the building and events that have made this one of the most visited buildings in the world. For those interested, we will head into the Bourse Building which has a selection of beers as well as cider, wine, and cocktails.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$266.67
per group
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$266.67
per group
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Italian Market Behind the Scenes Progressive Food Tour

Italian Market Behind the Scenes Progressive Food Tour

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There's no better way to uncover the best of Philadelphia's food scene than with this chef-led tour through one of the city's foodie hubs: Philly's historic Italian Market. Meet-up with your guide to eat your way around this charming marketplace. Sample large portions of the best culinary treats, go behind-the-scenes for food demonstrations, and walk away full of enough Italian delicacies to replace lunch, plus coffee and cannoli for dessert.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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$125.00

Philly Oktoberfest Halloween and Haunted Tavern Tour

Philly Oktoberfest Halloween and Haunted Tavern Tour

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Explore three bars in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood on this guided Oktoberfest Halloween and Haunted Tavern Tour. Sample beverages from marzen lagers to moonshine, and enjoy Halloween and Oktoberfest treats. Hear ghost stories and play trivia and drinking games while traveling through some of the city’s most haunted spots.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

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