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BYOB Historically Hilarious Trolley Tour of Philadelphia provided by Founding Footsteps

BYOB Historically Hilarious Trolley Tour of Philadelphia

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 09/22/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Along with all the standard precautions we're seating parties in every other row and capping our capacity at 50%
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Updated 09/22/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Hop aboard a trolley and explore the City of Brotherly Love as you sip your favorite beer or wine during this BYOB sightseeing tour, a great choice for first-time visitors. Pass by major landmarks and see City Hall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Rocky Steps, Boathouse Row, and the historic Old City district. Plus, choose from two afternoon departure times.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Betsy Ross House
    239 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Look for a trolley parked in front of the courtyard of the Betsy Ross House.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Founding Footsteps
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Betsy Ross House
    Chinatown Friendship Gate
    City Hall Visitor Center
    Love Park
    Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
    Rodin Museum
    Barnes
    Eastern State Penitentiary
  • 2
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 3
    Rocky Statue
    Stop: 20 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    The Franklin Institute
    Declaration House (Graff House)
  • 4
    Liberty Bell
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Independence Hall
    Old City Hall
    Shane Confectionery
    B. Free Franklin Post Office & Museum
    Christ Church
  • You'll end at
    Betsy Ross House
    239 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Look for a trolley parked in front of the courtyard of the Betsy Ross House.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Relax with a drink in hand (BYOB) as the sights of Philadelphia go by
  • Travel among Philadelphia highlights with ease on a trolley
  • See more of Philadelphia in less time—a great choice for first-time visitors
  • Choose from two departure times to easily fit this tour into your schedule
Important Information
Departure Point
Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Trolley Tour
  • Take a pic in front of the bronze statue dedicated to Philly's native son, Rocky Balboa.
  • Entry/Admission - Founding Footsteps
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Additional Info
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 36 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Cnote C wrote a review Nov 2020
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It was great! The tour guide was hilarious and the trolley itself was a great atmosphere! Would defiantly suggest as a must do for a visit to Philadelphia!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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James Cordaro C wrote a review Nov 2020
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Excellent tour guide! Funny and informative and we got all the highs of Philly. Would definitely recommend!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Founding F, Guest Relations Manager at BYOB Historically Hilarious Trolley Tour of Philadelphia
Responded Nov 11, 2020
Thanks for joining us and for the positive feedback! We're glad you enjoyed our Historically Hilarious BYOB tour and hopefully you'll check us out again in the future!
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getsfunk wrote a review Oct 2020
Commack, New York8 contributions4 helpful votes
What an enjoyable tour! We had a group of five and could not stop laughing. We toured all of Philadelphia and learned so much. Our guide Tim was wonderful and entertaining. We were all socially distant which was a concern for me, but no problem. Got to drink and have a
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Founding F, Guest Relations Manager at BYOB Historically Hilarious Trolley Tour of Philadelphia
Responded Nov 2, 2020
Thanks for joining us on our BYOB trolley tour and for taking the time to leave this kind feedback. We're so glad you not only enjoyed yourself but felt safe too. We'll pass your compliments along to Tim and hope you'll join us for another tour the next time you're in Philly!
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Natalie B wrote a review Oct 2020
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Tim is great! Completely worth doing. It was informative and entertaining. Make sure you have a bottle opener if you don’t have twist off beers.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Founding F, Guest Relations Manager at BYOB Historically Hilarious Trolley Tour of Philadelphia
Responded Oct 26, 2020
Hi Natalie, Thanks for the feedback! We're glad you enjoyed Tim and our BYOB trolley tour. We'll make sure to have bottle openers on our trolleys moving forward. Hope to see you again on another one of our tours!
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NJVacationer2012 wrote a review Sep 2020
Rahway2 contributions
I never leave reviews but was compelled to do so here because they did such an amazing, fantastic job. If I could, I would have stayed on the trolley and repeated the whole experience a second time! This is a must-see, must-do for visitors to Philadelphia that want to tour the
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Founding F, Guest Relations Manager at BYOB Historically Hilarious Trolley Tour of Philadelphia
Responded Sep 29, 2020
Wow, thank you so much for this glowing review, we really appreciate it! Whenever our guests get to spend the afternoon imbibing, laughing and learning new things we know we've done our job. We hope you'll join us for another tour in the future!
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Amazing Christmas Experience
My family and I did the Christmas Trolley tour and from my little sister to my mommom, we all had the best time. Th
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Holiday Trolley Tour
We took the Founding Footsteps holiday light tour. What a treat! We absolutely had a blast and would highly recomme
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Bad Things Happen in Philadelphia
What a way to spend Halloween in Philadelphia! The tour was informative, fun, spooky, and hilarious. The team is so
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Amazing Tour
My family and I did the Bad Things Happen in Philadelphia tour this past Halloween and it was so much fun! I truly
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bryanhR2299CD
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Great Old City tour !
Great tour. Very Informative & answered questions we had. Interesting to see & hear about the history of Philly.
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Frank M
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Enjoyable walk thru Philly
I really enjoyed the tour. My son just moved to Philly and we wanted to see some of the sites, My wife and I are i
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537eliotb
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Fun tour
Informative. The guide was friendly and had great command of the history. She was able to answer questions from p
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kelly4072
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Great Experience
Great tour! We had a great time on this tour. Very educational. The guide was great and he allowed us to ask quest
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willoberheiser
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A quick and insightful introduction to historic Philadelphia
This hour and a half tour is fairly short so Tim keeps up a quick pace, another half hour would of been the right t
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Tim was our guide and was engaging and enthusiastic. The tour was an ideal pace and he was happy to entertain quest
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Klorina
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A nice introduction to Philly
We have enjoyed Tim as our guide. He is very knowledgable and keeps the listener interested. He kept telling us s
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RWG19
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Great Walking Tour
Just finished and had a great time. Tessa was our guide and she was terrific! Great way to orient yourself to the c
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lindsayzagata
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Great experience!
Tim our guide was awesome. He showed us essential spots to see and shared the history all while having fun and maki
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Deb H
Tim entertained us with a great introduction to the history of Philadelphia and lots of interesting stories about t
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Brian S
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Best city tour we have ever taken!
We have taken many walking tours and this ranks up there as one of the all-time best! The owner of the company was
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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