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Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia

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Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Walk in the footsteps of America's founding fathers on this walking tour of Philadelphia's Old City. Visit important landmarks such as Christ Church, the Ben Franklin Post Office, Carpenters' Hall, and Independence Hall as your guide narrates local history.
  • Explore the historic city of Philadelphia on walking tour
  • Learn about the history of America's founding fathers from your guide
  • See the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House
  • Multiple departure times make it convenient for your schedule
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Local knowledge and recommendations from informed guides who call Philly their home
In depth information about the Revolutionary War and how it has shaped the United States today
History with a side of humor!
Gratuities

Departure Point

302 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Departure Point: Rocket Fizz Address: 302 Arch Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19106

Return Details

520 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

The tour concludes outside of Independence Hall around 5th and Chestnut, about four blocks away from the starting location. Our guides will happily provide directions back to the start if needed.

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Founding Footsteps
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia.

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Traveler Tips


  • "If it’s your first visit or it’s been a while, this tour is a great way to get started." See review
  • "I’d definitely recommend this tour to new visitors to Philly!" See review

Reviews

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star-5
Interesting and Fun Tour
Bernard_O
, Oct 2021
Tim was a Very Good Guide offering lots of Details, interesting stories all mixed with lots of humor. A great way to spend 90 minutes in Philadelphia. Highly recommend Tim
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Highly recommend
Jan_B
, Oct 2021
I learned things about our history that I had never known before. Our guide was informational, funny and inspirational. Highly recommend.
star-5
Perfect Philly tour
Alyssa_W
, Oct 2021
Highly recommend taking this tour at the beginning of your trip to Philly. Fun way to learn more about all the historical landmarks!
star-4
Good tour!😊
Kim_A
, Oct 2021
For the amount of time we had, this was the perfect tour. It was a bit hard to understand the tour director though, because he talks so fast and sometimes the words were jumbled together and hard to understand. However, he was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions!
star-5
Fun and very educational !
Charles_N
, Oct 2021
Guide was exceptional ! Found ourselves with a fun group, weather was perfect, and the historical knowledge of our guide was awesome !
star-5
Great tour
Christen_S
, Oct 2021
All the interesting facts about Ellfreth's Alley. I loved the 'ghost house's of Benjamin Franklins home.
star-5
Must do tour on your trip!
April_A
, Oct 2021
The best tour we took during our stay! Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the city and he delivered it in a way that was entertaining. I could listen to him speak all day!
star-5
Great Experience
Jessica_G
, Sep 2021
Great tour! You can feel the passion Tim has about Old City! Bonus: there were some good jokes thrown in the tour. Can’t recommend enough.
star-5
Tim was very...
Vicky_B
, Sep 2021
Tim was very knowledgeable and engaging. He kept the tour interesting with little known history tidbits. The tour was the perfect length and pace.
star-5
A must do when visiting Philly.
Ricardo_W
, Sep 2021
Great tour. Lots of historical sites visited and great history provided by tour guide. Highly recommended.

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