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Awfully Nice Tours

916 Waverly Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 (City Center East)
215-280-3746
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Ranked #1 of 78 activities in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Awfully Nice Tours provides the only personal driving tour service in the Philadelphia region. Think of us as your hassle-free, educational, relaxed... more » Owner description: Awfully Nice Tours provides the only personal driving tour service in the Philadelphia region. Think of us as your hassle-free, educational, relaxed and fun way to see the sights, learn the history and experience the culture of the area. Whether you are a couple, a small family group, a few friends on a birthday trip, or a larger group visiting a convention from out of town, we are your specialist Philadelphia driving tour service. « less
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

This was so much more than a tour of the Rocky film sights in Philadelphia. Our tour guide, Jason was brilliant, he was very knowledgeable and we saw the city from one side to the other. We visited neighbourhoods that we would never have visited on our own and the whole tour was carried out at a pace to suit... More

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La Jolla, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

My cousins were visiting from Edinburgh, Scotland, and I wanted to have a private tour for the one day they were spending in Philadelphia. The reviews on Trip Advisor did not let me down. I stopped into their place of business in Olde City, and they immediately accommodated us on a private walking tour of the historic area. Jason was... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Had a great experience using the services of Awfully Nice Tours on two private tours. The tour guide was extremely knowledge about the historical significance of the local areas on both tours and very knowledgeable about the local sites in Philadelphia as well. One tour was half-a-day. The other tour was for a full day. The service was friendly and... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Trevor was our guide who took us to Lancaster. But on the way he spoke about general Philadelphia history and encouraged us to ask questions. He gave us options about where to stop for lunch and when to stop to take pictures. He was very accommodating. The countryside was of course beautiful.

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Belmont, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My husband and I just spent a wonderful afternoon touring Philly with Trevor of Awfully Nice Tours. He picked us up at our hotel on time in a clean, late model minivan. He was extremely warm and very interested in personalizing the tour to match our interests. In addition to covering all the historic landmarks, he really gave us a... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I booked this trip for my other half who is the world's biggest Rocky fan through Awfully Nice Tours and the tour was brilliant. Our guide Trevor was very knowledgeable and we got to see not only all of the Rocky film locations but we learnt some of the history of Philadelphia too. I think leaving the City Hall steps... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I threw an event for a VIP group in Philly while there for a conference. I contacted Awfully Nice Tours to plan a trolley ride through Philly complete with a cheese steak experience and a stop at a pub. They were very flexible and even helped me add another trolley just days before the event. The tour guides were informative... More

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New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
4 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and two boys ages 8 and 13 had a wonderful tour with our Tour guide Trevor. It was clear he had a passion for Philadelphia, and provided details as we walked the area for 3 hours that we never would have learned on our own. We saw Congress Hall, Carpenter’s Hall, the Franklin Print Shop and his house.... More

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Our tour was on Sunday, June 29th, at the end of a busy week of activities all over PA. We only had 3 hours but our guide Chris managed to give us a great overview in that short window. We were a group of 5- ages from 11-71 and I wasn't sure that this would appeal to the entire group... More

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Eagan, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We arranged a tour with Andy on our last day in Philadelphia. We were picked up at our hotel, and Andy spent the next 4+ hours driving us around and educating us on the rich history of this beautiful city. We made several stops to get out and walk, shop, take pictures, and grab a snack. We felt the price... More

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