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Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour

76 Carriage Company Philadelphia Trolley Works, 1350 Schuylkill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
215-389-TOUR
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Great overview of key sites

There are so many historic sites in Philadelphia, it is nice to have someone else choose where to... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2016
Becky55110
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Ben Franklin's Footsteps

This is a great experience. Ben speaks of everything in first person and really knows Ben... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
cmyers21012
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Arnold, Maryland
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76 Carriage Company Philadelphia Trolley Works, 1350 Schuylkill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
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Reviewed August 27, 2016

There are so many historic sites in Philadelphia, it is nice to have someone else choose where to go and what to see. We had seen a Groupon for this tour and the tour seller on the street beat that price by a dollar, so...More

2  Thank Becky55110
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hello Becky 55110, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour and for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour. Thank you for acknowledging your guide. Our guides take pride in providing the best tour experience possible, and appreciate the recognition for a...More

Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is a great experience. Ben speaks of everything in first person and really knows Ben Franklin. He asked where we were all from so that he could relate our different regions to what was going on in the country at that time. It was...More

2  Thank cmyers21012
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hello cmyers21012, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour and for your positive review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour with "Ben", and that he individualized the tour for your group. He appreciates the recognition for a job well done.

Reviewed August 1, 2016

Clark did an excellent job with guiding this tour. He was informative, enlightening and witty, His final "talk" on the true meaning of the Liberty Bell and how its symbolism continues to resonate in today's world was powerful. I highly recommend this tour. Jim -...More

2  Thank r0mans1961
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hello r0mans1961, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour and for your positive review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience. Thank you for acknowledging Clark, your guide. He appreciates the recognition for a job well done.

Reviewed June 4, 2016

Our guide had excellent blend of knowledge, humor and openness. We did the 90 minute tour on a 90 degree day and that worked fine.

2  Thank tbgmike
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hello tbgmike Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Our guide was Ben himelself. He was so authentic. The tour started out humorously with him criticizing our modern day clothes. It was entertaining and educational. I felt he gave all the kids personal attention. I have gone on a lot of tours but this...More

2  Thank Barbara L
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hello Barbara L, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour and for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour with "Ben", and that it is your "all time favorite" tour.

Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Our guide, Ben, was dressed like Ben Franklin and he was funny, entertaining, and informative. I loved getting the history tidbits that you don't find in the historical buildings.

2  Thank Kelly M
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hello Kelly M Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour and for your positive review. I am pleased you thoroughly enjoyed the experience with "Ben".

Reviewed October 18, 2015

We did not have a lot of time to tour everything so we opted to take this walking tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable as he was a native who had grown up not far from the area. The tour lasted about an hour and...More

1  Thank jazzgran
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hello jazzgran Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour and for your positive review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience, and thank you for acknowledging your guide. Our guides strive to provide the best tour possible and appreciate the recognition for a...More

Reviewed October 12, 2015

What a fantastic tour. Our guide captivated our imaginations before even leaving the visitor center. I learned so much about Ben Franklin, William Penn, George Washington and got really neat insights on Betsy Ross, Reverand Allen, Quakers, Liberty Bell, St. Catherine Drexler of Philly, etc....More

4  Thank mawood
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hello mawood, Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour, and for your positive review.I am pleased your enjoyed your tour and found it to be the "best walking tour" you have ever taken. Our guides strive to provide the best tour possible and I...More

Reviewed September 27, 2015

Our tour guide was dressed as Ben Franklin-we started at the Independence Hall Visitors Center-walked to Betsy Ross House,Franklin's grave, the place where Franklin's home was, Christ Church, Carpenter's Hall - We didn't go into any of these places- After this walking tour, I went...More

3  Thank travelgogo
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hello travelgogo Thank you for choosing the Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience and that you recommend it.

Reviewed August 21, 2015

awesome tour! Clark was knowledgeable, funny, and very enthusiastic. He had a wonderful way of intertwining past and present into a fun and educational walk-about.

2  Thank Christine T
Pamela M, Manager at Franklin's Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Hello Christine T Thank you for choosing Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour, and for your positive review. I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience. Thank you for acknowledging your guide, Clark. He is expert at what and appreciates the recognition for a job well done.

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patrosaves
September 23, 2016|
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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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gdrvasc
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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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