Philadelphia Historic Walking Tour: Landmark Exploration
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Philadelphia
Experience the best of Philadelphia on a historic walking tour led by a former stand-up comedian and history teacher. Explore landmarks and learn about the city's remarkable history in a captivating and humorous way.
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Betsy Ross House - Tour the courtyard of the Betsy Ross House. Admission to the museum is not included or a part of the tour but tickets can be purchased at their gift shop for afterwards.
What's Included
  • 90-Minute Guided Walking Tour of Philadelphia
  • Pass by 15+ Historic Sites
  • Learn history related to the Revolutionary War
  • Trace Founding Fathers’ footsteps in Old City
  • Photo Opportunities at 10+ Landmarks
  • Visit Carpenter’s Hall when open
  • Tour led by former comedian and history teacher
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
Additional Information

Discover the Metropolis with the Experts: The person guiding our tours is none other than the founder and owner of the company, a previous stand-up comedian and history instructor. His deep affection for all things Philadelphia and his unique mix of comedic timing and historical knowledge add a unique twist to your excursion.

Walk through Time: Join us for an enthralling 1.5-hour walk down the historic cobbled lanes of Old City, following the path of the Founding Fathers.

Tick Off All the Historical Landmarks: We ensure that your tour incorporates every notable landmark in the historic Old City. We guarantee that you will depart with not only beautiful memories, but also a deeper understanding of this city’s extraordinary past.

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
Location
302 Arch St
Arch Street
Departure Point: Anima (We meet outside of this pet store across the street from the Starbucks on the corner of 3rd and Arch) Address: 302 Arch Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19106
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
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Kelly_s
Jun 23, 2024
Good for teenagers too! - Jay did an amazing job of telling a story but also keeping our interest with his in-depth knowledge and humor. Highly recommend this.
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Jeff_w
Jun 23, 2024
Great History in Philly - Jay was a very knowledge and funny you're guide with great energy. Loved the tour, great stops and learned a lot. We would recommend this for others visiting the city looking for historical walking tour.
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David_k
Jun 23, 2024
Relearned a lot of terrific information. - Betsy Ross house and Independence Hall. Got to glimpse the liberty bell. First time in Philadelphia and it did not disappoint.
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Rhonda_g
Jun 21, 2024
Essentials in old town overed - Seasmus was a great guide and very knowledgeable. I learned a lot. All the key locations in the old town covered, with recommendations for further exploration. Great value for money
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Cp119
Jun 21, 2024
Great Tour - Great Tour, really knowledgeable and local guide. Suitable for all ages. Visited key sites and learned more about the history of the city and his it developed.
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Lbowman1975
Jun 21, 2024
Don’t miss this awesome tour! - You will learn so much on this walking tour! Jay made it so interesting! We took so many pictures.. and were still talking about it the next day! Don’t miss this!
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Alan_m
Jun 21, 2024
Take this tour! - Was a fantastic way to hear of the City’s history in a short time frame based on my travels. Guide, Jay, totally made the tour with his knowledge and personality!
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Sightsee678134
Jun 20, 2024
Love this tour- learned a ton! - Our guide Seamus (Shamus) was outstanding! If you can select a guide I recommend going with him. So knowledgeable and fascinating. Go on this tour if you are in Philly.
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Wendy_r
Jun 19, 2024
We loved it! - Great tour to give you a pretty good overview of the historical places and events that took place. Shamus was a fantastic guide.
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Erika_c
Jun 16, 2024
Well worth it - The guide was very friendly and engaging. He has a wealth of knowledge and made the tour a wonderful experience. It was fun to see and learn about some of the lesser known points of history.
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