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Founding Footsteps

Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Old City Historic Walking Tour in Philadelphia

Explore historic Philadelphia on this walking tour of the Old City District, a quick and convenient introduction for first-time visitors. See Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, Ben Franklin Post Office, Carpenters’ Hall, and more. Then wander down Elfreth’s Alley, the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited residential street. Plus, choose from multiple departure times to suit your needs.
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $35.50
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Sam S wrote a review Jan 12
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania1 contribution
I thought long and hard about posting a negative review about this tour. I try to deal directly with places if I have a disappointing experience. I brought a group of twelve staff on this tour a couple of years ago and had a fantastic time, so I decided to take five friends on this tour this past December. A half hour before we were scheduled to arrive, I received a text stating the tour would be running a half hour late which was no big deal. This did, however, change how the rest of the evening went. We rushed past several of the stops and barely were able to see the holiday lights. We were only left off the trolley at one stop. The last time I took this tour, we stopped at several places and were able to get off the trolley and take pictures. The day after the tour, I read an article in the Metro Philly paper describing the tour and the stops it made. I reached out to Tim, the owner, who replied that the article was not accurate. I know it was, because I live across the street from one of the stops which our trolley skipped. Tim promised to reach out to me to discuss our experience. We played phone tag, but time passed, and I never heard back. I know our night was rushed because of the late start. It would have been nice if we had been offered a discount or tickets to attend the tour on another evening. I will say the experience on the trolley with the live music was fun but expected more for the $380.00 I spent.
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Date of experience: December 2021
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Cruiser519575 wrote a review Dec 2021
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Really funny and interesting- highly recommended! Perfect length of time, pace and distance. Thank you!
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Date of experience: December 2021
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Terri O wrote a review Dec 2021
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We did the Holiday Lights Tour and had an amazing time! The staff including the driver Eric and out musical duo were friendly and fun! It is a great way to celebrate the holiday season with family and friends. This is my second year participating in the tour- my first was during Covid - and I was happy to see the bar visit and pizza stop added back into the tour! The music was excellent and we even heard some original music and saw a couple get engaged! Great fun all around!
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Date of experience: December 2021
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MRENEE516 wrote a review Dec 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania29 contributions18 helpful votes
Holiday Lights Tour was fantastic fun! The live music was great by Justin and Coser. Nate the driver navigated tight streets and turn to make sure we saw all the Christmas sites. Ryan the elf led the team and his corny jokes were tops. Highly recommend!
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Date of experience: December 2021
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Sally R wrote a review Dec 2021
Peachtree City, Georgia3 contributions1 helpful vote
Casey was an informative and entertaining guide. So much history in the Old City that we would have missed on our own! Highly recommended!
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