Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour

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  • Duration: 1 Hr 15 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10am, Noon, and 2pm
  • Departure Details :
    1: 41 N 6th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    2: 599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Explore the birthplace of American democracy on this guided, 75-minute tour through the streets of historic Philadelphia. Discover the popular historical attractions and landmarks in the 'City of Brotherly Love,' places like Independence hall, the Liberty bell, the Betsy ross house, and many more. Walk in the footsteps of our Founding Fathers, see where they lived and worked, and learn from a passionate teacher/guide about the history of this great city.

Highlights

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Led by a local guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

This historical walking tour begins at the Independence VisitorCenter, located at 6th and Market Streets.

Then travel to more than 20 attractions and points of interest throughout the city of Philadelphia. Visit Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were adopted. Walk to the Betsy ross house, where it is believed the seamstress lived when she crafted the first American flag.Also,see landmarks like the Declaration house, Franklin Court, Congress Hall, the original Supreme Court building, the First Library, Carpenters Hall, and many more.

Learn from a teacher/guide who iswell-trained in providing information in an interesting and entertaining manner. Whether a parent with young children or a college professor looking to gain insight into the historical activities of Philadelphia, this tour delivers. Discover how America transformed from thirteen British Colonies into a new nation. Hear about 'the first American,' Benjamin Franklin, and his exploits as a writer, scientist, diplomat, and patriot.

Hear the stories of George Washington, John Adams, and Alexander Hamilton while following in their footsteps literally.

Inclusions

Local guide

Exclusions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Our walking tours include safety precautions which include masks as well as social distancing.

Traveler Reviews

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  • 23-Aug-2022

    Our toor guide was so knowledgeable on the history of what lead up to and the events surrounding the Revolutionary War. It was very engaging.

  • 05-Jul-2022

    Just the history and stories. Tour guide was excellent, very informative. Would recommend this tour to everyone.

  • 05-Jul-2022

    Andrew our tour guide was so knowledgeable about American History and was able to add such depth/story telling to the meaning and significance of every stop on the tour. My HS age son and I really appreciated that! Great way to spend the 4th of July:) Thank you Andrew!

  • 04-Jul-2022

    Andrew is great!! Very knowledgeable and friendly. The only bad thing I could say was it was hard to hear sometimes. I think he would benefit with a speaker of some kind. Two thumbs upπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

  • 29-Jun-2022

    My Friend and I took the Historical Independence Walking tour with Kyle. It was very informative and fun. Kyle is well read about the history and shared stories about individuals and life at that time. Would recommend Kyle as a tour guide..

  • 28-Jun-2022

    This was the best tour we've done on this US holiday. Andrew not only gave us interesting information delivered in an easy to understand way, but he also answered all of my questions. He made history come alive for us. Understanding what led up to the revolution was as important as what came afterwards.

  • 28-Jun-2022

    Andrew did a wonderful job with imparting the history of the city. He engaged well with my 11 year olds and was accommodating. Thank you for a wonderful time!

  • 27-Jun-2022

    This was one of the most interesting and informative tours we've ever done. So much personal information about the major players and what led up to the fight for independence from England which really filled out our limited knowledge. We got so much more out of this experience due to our wonderful guide Andrew. Who answered all of my endless questions.

  • 24-Jun-2022

    Andrew was very informative regarding the History of government in Philly and the usa. Would highly recommend this tour.

  • 02-May-2022

    Our guide, Neil! He was terrific and so knowledgable. The history he conveyed about each site we visited was amazing.

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