1. United States
  2. Pennsylvania
  3. Philadelphia
  4. Old City, Philadelphia

Colonial Philadelphia Waterfront Walking Tour

Product ID: 154929
This tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia. Early Philadelphia looked very different from today's metropolis. This illustrated tour will feature rare images of the waterfront.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the nation's oldest residential street, Elfreth's Alley
  • Learn about the history of the founding of Philadelphia in Penn's Welcome Park
  • See the last steps to the then waterfront as ordered built by William Penn himself
  • Wonder at Philadelphia's oldest still standing tavern, the Man Full O' Trouble Tavern
Full description
This 2-hour walking tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia. Early Philadelphia looked very different from today's metropolis. The river was twice as wide and populated with many small islands.

This tour will feature many rare images of the 18th Century waterfront. Learn about the history of the waterfront and start your tour at Penn’s Welcome Park where you will learn the details of how the original Philadelphia was laid out and the role that the waterfront played in its development.

Tour highlights include the Thomas Bond House, City Tavern, Dock Street, Man Full O' Trouble Tavern, Site of Tun Tavern, Scottish/Irish Memorials, Elfreth's Alley, William Penn Steps, Willow Creek site and more.
Includes
  • Certified tour guide
  • Walking tour
  • Hotel Pickup and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuity

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour runs rain or shine

From US$ 195 Per group up to 12

Organized by

Nick Cvetkovic Tours

Product ID: 154929