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Enjoy a walking tour of Old City Philadelphia. Walk in the footsteps of our Founding Fathers. See Benjamin Franklin's grave, Betsy Ross' house, Christ Church, where 7 signers of the Declaration of Independence worshiped, and much more. Tours depart...more
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76 Carriage Company Philadelphia Trolley Works, 1350 Schuylkill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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All reviews ben franklin dressed in period costume shady spots great overview knowledgeable guide historic sites two hours old city information history philly stroller company stops
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this 2 hour tour our guide was excellent , informative and amusing. Would definitely recommend as an insight to US history and Philadelphia which we loved

Thank Jan A
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jan A., Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, and for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed the tour, and found your guide to be "excellent." Our guides take great pride in sharing the history of our great city.

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Get your walking shoes ready for a great tour! Our tour guide was very knowledgeable! The tour took us through a variety of historical locations.

Thank queenbee2sagalo
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello queenbee2sagalo, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Colonial Waking Tour, and for your review. I am pleased you had a "great tour", and thank you for acknowledging your guide.

Reviewed August 1, 2018

Toured with Clark today. Exceexperience. We walked back streets while hearing wonderful story about Benjamin Franklin and the earliest days of the founding of our country.

Thank Mary C
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Hello Mary C, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, and for your review. I am pleased you thoroughly enjoyed your tour with Clark. He is a wonderful storyteller!

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Traveling with our two daughters, ages 12 and 15, we wanted to start our exploration of Philly with a historical walking tour of the old city. Clark was a knowledgeable guide who gave us great information on the major events, historical figures, and even the...More

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Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Hello Heather R, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour. I am pleased you and your family enjoyed your tour with Clark and that it met your expectations & you "highly recommend it".

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Bill was full of good information and made sure to answer all questions. We appreciated the side bits that were facts we hadn't heard on other places.

Thank joeandreapaschal
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Hello joeandreapaschal, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour. I am pleased you enjoyed your walk with Bill. He is a wealth of knowledge, and thoroughly enjoys sharing his knowledge with visitors to his city.

Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Clark was our guide for this walking tour. He was incredibly informative and knew all the shady spots on our hot day. We wouldn’t have seen the majority of landmarks or known what we were looking at if not for the tour. Clark was filled...More

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Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hello McClure_jill, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, and for your review! I am pleased you enjoyed your tour with Clark!

Reviewed November 6, 2017

We headed to Philadelphia so that we could show our son (6 1/2) all of the neat historic things since he has been really into learning anything he can about history. We found our tour guide Bill, very easily due to his 'very cool outfit'...More

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Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Hello A_Buzzard, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, and for your review. I am pleased you and your family enjoyed the tour with Bill. He is a wealth of knowledge and loves sharing what he knows about his hometown's unique place in...More

Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We wanted an guided tour to see the historical district so we would see and learn more than just wandering. What we didn't know was that Ben Franklin himself was giving the tour! Fantastic. Ben was entertaining and very informative, even on historical events not...More

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Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

Hello NaplesPackerFan, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour. I am pleased you thoroughly enjoyed your tour and found it to be a "must do." Your guide, "Ben" is one of the best! Thank you for recommending Franklin Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour.

Reviewed July 27, 2017

I had just expected to be marched around to a bunch of historical sites and to hear a more or less canned presentation about them. Wrong! Our guide (MA in history of this period) went into great detail about every place we visited, tying places...More

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Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Hello RAH_Sr Thank you so much for choosing Franklin Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour and for your positive, detailed review. I am so pleased you enjoyed the tour. Will, your guide, is one of the best, and really enjoys what he does, as is evident. Thank...More

Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

While i love history and was fully invested in this tour, our group was a little on the large side and there were three issues: (1) Ben Franklin walked very fast (2) 11am tour in July is not a good idea due to heat/crowds (3)...More

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Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Hello Miss_JB_916, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour and for your review. Your feedback and comments are very valuable, and are considered when making tour enhancements. If I can be of further assistance, please contact me at pmcmahon@phillytour.com.

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patrosaves
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Response from cmyers21012 | Reviewed this property |
We paid for a package deal that included the tour but I think if you purchased tickets separately it is about $19 per adult ticket. There are about 3 tours a day and they leave at certain times and you can check the... More
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Response from Brenda L | Reviewed this property |
your hotel may be able to to help you book ahead. We went early to the tour center, walked up and got into a tour going out in a few min's and were able to join in. .I think they go on the hour. Well worth doing.
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