Step out to Philadelphia's modern day Market Street and learn how it got its name from the colonial market stalls that bustled with life in the 1700s as you stroll around Independence National Historical Park. Hear the 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 (ticketed interior tour), 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 and others.
Wear comfortable shoes and sun screen. All-weather tour.
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 requires walking for periods of time. Your guide will incorporate rest stops and a scheduled rest room break throughout this tour.