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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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...more
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229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
City Center East
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on the founding fathers tour with Adam. It was a chilly rainy day and we were pretty wet by the end of it, but I'm so glad we did it! Adam was so passionate and well informed. I really appreciate that he talked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Emily A
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I had a fabulous time, learned some history and sampled some great goodies on this tour. Read about this tour and the guide, Chuck, on TripAdvisor before leaving on our trip and were happy to see Chuck was our guide! He knows...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Approaching 3 PM and should we go to Rittenhouse Square to join a 4 hour + walking tour ona cold and blustery day? Dang we made the right decision for the stops for learning more of the history and tasting the best of the city...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lee D, Guest Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much for your review of our brand-new tour! It's perfect for anyone really wanting to get a full Philadelphia experience, and we're glad Chuck delivered (he always does!). We really pride ourselves on knowing our neighborhoods and getting local, behind-the-scenes experiences for our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Chuck was our guide and he was a great raconteur, accommodating to the group in every way, and made sure that everyone had a good time. He was very knowledgeable about urban planning, architecture, folklore, and history, so we were informed and entertained at every...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time with Evan who walked us around on a dark and chilly evening. It was a real pleasure to be guided by a local with a passion for Ben! Evan also added extra value by engaging in a wide range of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lee D, Guest Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for enjoying Philadelphia on our history tour with Evan! We get plenty of Philly locals wanting to explore and learn about their own city, so check out our E-bike and walking Urban Adventures tours in your neck of the woods!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother-in-law and I took part in a nice little walking tour with Dick from Urban Adventures. Great walk - extraordinarily knowledgable and approachable local tour guide - highly recommendable.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little tour to see a lot in a short amount of time. Evan was very informative and sweet. Love her little personal anecdotes along the way! Highly recommend this tour!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dick gave us a nice introduction to Philly. It was not a typical history tour or at least not just colonial history. We saw some modern art, talked about an old factory that was converted to condos, saw the Liberty Bell and Christ Church. There...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lee D, Guest Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mary, Thanks for your thoughtful review. We do include a very brief break as we usually get positive feedback on having that time to use the restrooms and especially warm up with a hot drink! And we definitely try to fit in more than...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was a great way to learn about the history of Philadelphia. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and fun.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeff B
Lee D, Guest Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Jeff! We really appreciate your review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great two hour tour of 9th Street and the various Italian shops at the market with Nina; she’s a native, and brought such great perspective to not only the shops along the way, but how this area of Philadelphia...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lee D, Guest Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That is wonderful! We think the world of Nina (and our other guides, too!), and we're happy she could show you her neighborhood -- great food, history, and people. We really appreciate your review, and we hope you'll come back for more tours with us!

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thejiggse
December 2, 2016|
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Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
We do! Our tours operate rain or shine, so make sure you have good rain gear, umbrella, etc. to stay as dry as possible. Also, our guides are great at making the tour flexible based on the conditions, including adding more... More
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vicnval
January 26, 2015|
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Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your interest in our tours! The Urban Adventures tours are all walking tours, and some with public transit included with a guide. Cost per person varies - We offer 5 tours ranging from $25 to $39 per... More
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vicnval
January 26, 2015|
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Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you so much for reaching out! Our Urban Adventures tours are all walking and/or public transportation with a guide. For 16 year-old young ladies, I'd recommend either the Markets, Mosaics & Magic tour or our... More
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