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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

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Philadelphia was the first capital of the United States, and is home to many major historical monuments and landmarks. On this intimate walking tour, see most of Philadelphia’s essential sights, all while learning about the City of Brotherly Love’s history from your guide. In the company of a small group, see Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross, Franklin Court, and more, and wind down with a cold beverage in Old City.
  • 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
Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • A beer or beverage at the final stop
  • Admission to various historic buildings
  • 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 tour does not go inside Christ Church on the 5:30 pm departure. We will view it from the outside
  • 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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Our tour guide, Mike, was very knowledgeable and informative. He answered all of our questions, treated us to a beverage, and even offered great restaurant recommendations. We highly recommend this tour!
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Our tour guide, Howard, was the best tour guide that I have ever had. He possessed a wealth of knowledge and was entertaining throughout. You could tell that he really enjoyed being with tourists to allow them to experience the history of Philadelphia. Outstanding job,
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Great way to start a trip to Philadelphia! Marianne was an excellent guide and very knowledgable. Lot's of great information and anecdotes. Even though it was cold out for our tour, there were plenty of inside stops to allow you to warm up! Highly recommended, ask for
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We had a great time learning about the History of Philadelphia, and Howard was a great guide....Highly recommend!!
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Really enjoyed this walking tour. Our guide, Howard, was very knowledgeable and we had a wonderful time.
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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