We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Philadelphia Urban Adventures

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
Phone Number: +1 215-280-3746
Website
Today
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description:

Philadelphia Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around...

Philadelphia Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Philadelphia. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Philadelphia. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
$29.00*
and up
Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia
More Info
$39.00*
and up
South Philly Culture Tour Including 9th Street Italian Market and Magic Gardens...
More Info
$49.00*
and up
Philadelphia Happy Hour Pub Crawl

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 485 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 420
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Excellent tour!! Awesome tour guide!!

I visited Philly for a quick weekend trip and figured I'd explore. I came just to see the Magic Gardens, so when I came across the South Philly Tour that included it, I jumped on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
FrugaliciousDiva
,
NW Ohio
Add Photo Write a Review

485 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 482: English reviews
NW Ohio
Level Contributor
55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Philly for a quick weekend trip and figured I'd explore. I came just to see the Magic Gardens, so when I came across the South Philly Tour that included it, I jumped on it!! It was a great, leisurely tour with an interesting Philadelphia history lesson. Our tour guide, Ariel, was SO AWESOME!! I loved her knowledge about... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank FrugaliciousDiva
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Kendra. She was a very friendly and knowledgable, taking us around places we wouldn't otherwise know about. We would definitely recommend this tour for people new to the city, and people who like to eat. Make sure you start this with an empty stomach!!

Helpful?
Thank justinep127
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really good. Took my two sons - 11 and 13 - to philly. The tour was great. Our guide, Nina, was born and raised there and loves the city, and it showed in her tour. They were engaged the entire time and remember the tour. She knew wonderful little details, and conveyed them with a sense of fun and whimsy.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank emiller2010
Philadelphia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I booked the Philadelphia Happy Hour Pub Crawl, wanting to try the local craft brews while on a short business trip. Our tour guide, Ben was a fun guy who really knows his stuff!!! Not only was he born and raised in Philly (so he knows his Philadelphia history), but he appreciates the local beer and knows a lot about... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dianne M
Nederland, TX
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Our tour guide, Josh, made this a memorable tour. The sites we saw and the information we learned are the items you never find in a history book. Josh was very knowledgable and took the time to answer all our questions. He was the perfect host and guide. The pace was good and we never felt rushed. I would recommend... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank kfan
Beauly, Inverness-shire
Level Contributor
165 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Great tour - we would thoroughly recommend it. Nina was a great tour guide who clearly knew this part of Philadelphia inside out. We visited some really interesting shops and chatted to their owners. They were all delightful - too many to mention - and we took advantage of the discount to get some great gifts to take home. We... More 

Helpful?
Thank foodfan2
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This tour is a good way to learn about the neighborhood and markets. You can taste foods from some of the shops and meet the owners and you even get a shopping discount. Our guide, Nina, was great. She really knew the area and made the stories and facts she told us so interesting. This is a good tour for... More 

Helpful?
Thank Karen N
Tyrone, OK
Level Contributor
26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Started on the History in HD tour with Kenny. He had a ton of information about each stop and was very passionate about a couple of the stops. It was a well planned walking tour, we made an unplanned tour through the Liberty Bell because there was a very short line. Kenny mentioned he had a beer tour after the... More 

Helpful?
Thank TravBann
Quezon City, Philippines
Level Contributor
34 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

My tour guide was Nina and she did an excellent job educating us as well as entertaining us through the walking tour. She is well connected and knows her place very well. I do wish we had more photo-taking opportunities though.

Helpful?
Thank Xeratol
Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

My family and I really enjoyed our tour of Philadelphia with Trevor. Trevor introduced us to many of the sights in Philly that we wouldn't have otherwise seen, and his story and history telling was top-notch. We were his only customers in the afternoon we took the tour, and never felt rushed, though our tour went over two hours. Wrapped... More 

Helpful?
Thank IowaShari

Travelers who viewed Philadelphia Urban Adventures also viewed

 

Been to Philadelphia Urban Adventures? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Philadelphia Urban Adventures and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Philadelphia Urban Adventures staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?