Philadelphia is one of the oldest and most diverse cities in the nation — now you have a chance to discover the city where America was born.
Start your private tour by driving to the heart of Philadelphia’s history: Old City, the Historic District and Independence National Park. See the locations where America was first forged, like Independence Hall. Learn the true stories behind some of America’s most iconic items, like the Liberty Bell and the Betsy Ross House. And discover how this original neighborhood has transformed into one of the move vibrant areas of the city over the last 250+ years.
Next, head into Center City, where the buildings are bigger and the energy is electric! Check out the incredible Philadelphia City Hall and the newly renovated Dilworth Park, home of the iconic Love Sculpture. This instantly-recognizable art piece is a photo opportunity you won’t want to pass up.
Then you’ll head to the real South Philly! The 9th Street Italian Market is one of the most eclectic areas of the city. This vibrant and active market is the largest daily farmers' market in the country and is the heart of Philadelphia’s Italian community. Peruse vendors and shops that carry on the generations of tradition — and offer delicious food of all kinds. You might even have a chance to stop and grab a snack or treat!
Finally, you’ll make your way to one of the main attractions for Philadelphia visitors: The Rocky Steps. These 72 steps lead up to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, at the end of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. You’ll have the opportunity to get out of the van and run them yourself (hint: don’t underestimate them). From the top, you’ll find the imprint of Rocky’s Converses and a beautiful view of Philadelphia’s skyline. Then, once you’ve caught your breath and raised your fists in the air, head back down the steps to take a picture with the real Rocky statue — a must see for every visitor to Philadelphia.
When your tour is over, and after you’ve made memories that will last a lifetime, your guide will be happy to drop you off at a location of your choice — maybe even their favorite spot to grab that other Philadelphia icon, the Philly cheesesteak. Your guide will also be happy to give you recommendations for other restaurants or other attractions throughout the city.
This tour is priced for a minimum group size of six travellers. Smaller groups may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for six travellers.
Inclusions: Local, English-speaking guide, transportation
Exclusions: Food and drink, souvenirs and gratuities for your guide
Your Trip: For your Urban Adventure you will be in a private group with a maximum of 6 people.
Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at your hotel for pick up. Please check your hotel details are correct on the voucher.
If your details are not correct, it is very important to please email us to confirm your correct pick up hotel using the contact details on the voucher. If you prefer you may also phone the change through to us during business hours.
Closure of sites: In the event of road or attraction closures, your guide will do their best to work around the obstacles or take your tour to alternate locations.
Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.