Sunday - May 6
Colonial Philadelphia Experience
Colonial Philadelphia Experience is an incredible journey through "America's Birthplace" on bus and on foot. Your private guide will make the stories of our country's beginning come alive as you explore the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Betsy Ross House, Franklin Court and many other exciting sites.
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Tour Departs: 1:00PM
Tour Returns: 5:00PM (approx)
Colonial Philadelphia Experience is a fully-guided tour on coach and on foot through America's Birthplace.
Starting with Philadelphia's modern day Market Street, you'll learn how it got its name from the colonial market stalls that bustled with life in the 1700s as you wind your way towards Independence National Historical Park. You'll hear stories of the people, places and things that made Colonial Philadelphia the seat of government for the young nation. You'll visit neighborhoods where the Founding Fathers' lived and see how contemporary Philadelphians have made them their own. See the same tiny courtyards and by-ways of colonial Philadelphians - only seen while on foot!
Sites include*: Declaration House, Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall**, Congress Hall, First and Second Bank of the US, Benjamin Franklin's print shop, Betsy Ross House, Franklin's grave, Elfreth's Alley, Christ Church, a seldom-visited Quaker Meetinghouse among others.
NOTE: *Certain conditions dictate the attractions visited for exterior versus interior tours, such as security clearance lines and speed of tour group movement from one point to another.
**This tour INCLUDES a ticketed interior visit to the Independence Hall tour.