Guided tour

Philadelphia: Revolutionary Walk Through Historic Old City

4.8 / 5

58 reviews

Activity provider: Founding Footsteps Tours
Guided tour

Philadelphia: Revolutionary Walk Through Historic Old City

Activity provider: Founding Footsteps Tours
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From US$ 35.50 per person

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Explore the steps of America's Founding Fathers on this comedic and passionate story telling adventure.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Retrace the steps of Benjamin Franklin and other founding fathers on Philadelphia's Road to the Revolution
  • Visit all of Philadelphia's historic landmarks including Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross House, and Elfreth's Alley
  • Laugh and learn with your guide, a former teacher and stand up comedian
Full description
Start your journey through the Philadelphia Old City district at the Betsy Ross house, where the United States flag is said to have been first created. Learn more about America's Founding Fathers on a comprehensive tour led by an enthusiastic local guide. Make your way to all of the top attractions in Philadelphia. See Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence and the Consitution of the United States were debated and adopted. Visit the Liberty Bell, an iconic symbol of American independence. Explore other notable locations which hold significance in America´s history including Elfreth's Alley, Christ Church, the B. Free Franklin Post Office, and Carpenter's Hall.
  • Live guide
  • Food and Drink
  • Paid admission to any additional sites or attractions
  • Independence Hall tickets
  • Gratuities (a standard tip is 15-20%)

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4.8 /5

based on 58 reviews

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My friend and I took the Revolutionary walk through the Historical Old City. Samus was our guide. He was very knowledgeable and entertaining about the history of the state and local old city district. Would recommend this tour to anyone traveling to Philadelphia. There wasn’t much walking involved. It was more standing at the different locations in a very small radius from start to finish. I felt Samus was very good in his presentation, I would have liked to seen him dressed a little more professional then T-shirt, jeans and old flannel shirt. He also made a comment at the end of the tour about “no pressure for a tip”. Which in my mind is pressure. Thank you very much.

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September 30, 2022

This Revolutionary walking tour was engaging and enjoyable. Seeing some historic sight of Philadelphia, along a simple and stroller friendly walk was great. I really liked hearing the stories and fun facts of some streets, buildings and homes, which I would have otherwise walked past. I would highly recommend this tour.

July 10, 2022

I was with two of our grandsons, ages 9 and 12, and all three of us thoroughy enjoyed this tour Tessa - I THINK that was her name but sadly I'm not 100% sure - was great! She was a lot of fun and we were fascinated with all the things we were able to learn in a short amount of time. It was so much better than wandering around on our own. The length of the tour was perfect and the fact that the boys had a good time and remembered what they learned to tell their parents, is a good testament to Tessa and the tour as a whole.

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August 28, 2019

Product ID: 245017