The Philadelphia Story
Thursday, January 8th - 12:30P - 3:30P
The most comprehensive full-city tour, The Philadelphia Story, is a fully guided tour via deluxe transportation through four centuries of art, architecture and Philadelphia's growth to the 2nd largest city on the east coast. Get to know Philadelphia ... 1776 to today!
Beginning before 1776, you'll hear stories of the people, places and things that made Colonial Philadelphia the seat of government for the young nation and one of the largest English speaking cities in the world.
See such sites as the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Congress Hall, First and Second Bank of the US, Betsy Ross House, Franklin's grave, Christ Church, Elfreth's Alley and the neighborhood of Society Hill. Embracing the modern day, we'll visit neighborhoods where the Founding Fathers' lived and see how contemporary Philadelphians have made them their own.
Going beyond the colonial period, you'll visit the bustling business district, Museum Mile of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the famous Rocky steps, Philadelphia's vibrant theater district, Antique Row, the captivating French-inspired Rittenhouse Square and much more. Off-coach photo opportunities will occur throughout the tour.
Minimal walking required. All-weather tour.