Philadelphia's Beyond The Cheesesteak Walking Tour Including Penn And Drexel

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    11:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 30th Street Station, 2955 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
  • Return Details :
    40th St Trolley Portal, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Philadelphias University City, home to the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and Drexel University. Experience dynamic campus life as you follow your local guide to the universities prettiest and most historical buildings. Admire Victorian architecture in surrounding neighborhoods, explore a city park, pass a cemetery and enjoy tasty bites from street food vendors. End your tour with a trolley ride!

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour

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Itinerary
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Stop At: 30th Street Station, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

After meeting at 30th Street Station in the morning, you'll leave on foot down Market Street; stopping for a taste of the Caribbean at the first group of food truck stops.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Down the road is Drexel University, a private research institution founded in 1891. Walk down one of the green quads and into the Main Building, the campus oldest building. Marvel at the classical Renaissance architecture and its splendid interior, the multi-story arcaded walls of the Grand Court, all virtually unchanged since the university's founding.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: World cafe live, Philadelphia, pennsylvania

Walk down the hill past World cafe live, a live music venue.

Stop At: University of pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Enter Penn Park, a new green space with spectacular views of the Philadelphia skyline.
Pass some of the most iconic college sports venues in the country, such as Franklin Field and the Palestra, and then enter the heart of the University of pennsylvania (Penn) campus, which opened its doors in 1751 and credits Benjamin Franklin as its founder.
At Franklin Field you will reach the second group of food trucks during the heart of lunch hour as you make your way to Penn's campus.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Fisher Fine Arts (Furness) Library, Philadelphia, pennsylvania

Your guide will lead you past Fisher Library, an architectural masterpiece created by Frank Furness, and past College Hall, with its characteristic green hue. Enter Houston Hall, home of the countrys first Student Union, and then continue up Locust Walk, a picturesque campus promenade. From there you will end up on Spruce Street with the third group of food trucks lining the streets and you'll be treated to something sweet at the final location.
Lastly you'll walk through hidden preserves and a pond on the campus making your way to the trolley stop where your guide will provide a token for each person, valid for a ride on the trolley. From this point, you'll have the choice to ride back to 30th Street or continue to Center City.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Philadelphia Urban Adventures, Philadelphia, pennsylvania

Your tour will be lead by one of our fantastic guides!

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Inclusions

Small-group walking tour

Local guide

Trolley token

Snack from each of 3 food truck areas

Exclusions

Additional food and drinks

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended

A maximum of 12 people per booking

Fisher Library has restricted access during University testing periods

This is a child-friendly tour. Please inform us at the time of booking if youll be bringing a child under the age of 6

Traveler Reviews

  • 29-Dec-2014

    We are so glad we did this your. The guide was a really nice guy and knew his stuff. As my son and I were the only two booked we got a private tour as well!! Highly recommend this tour

  • 11-Oct-2013

    Josh Silver is the finest tour guide I've ever had and I've had a lot of them. Ask for him specially.