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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

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Address: 229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
Phone Number: +1 215-280-3746
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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.

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History walking tour

There is so much historical stuff in Philly! I highly recommend taking this tour to capture some of the "inside scoop" and to get a more concise accounting. Very worthy! We really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is so much historical stuff in Philly! I highly recommend taking this tour to capture some of the "inside scoop" and to get a more concise accounting. Very worthy! We really enjoyed our guide Kendra and would recommend her too. We also enjoyed a delicious local beer at the end of the walking tour. Fantastic!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Philadelphia in October, and took a walking tour in the old city area with Josh. Josh is very easy going person, has very deep knowledge about American history and history of the city. He is good at telling the stories and explain histories in bite sized pieces. Also Josh is a very considerate person, stopping near benches so... More 

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NW Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 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!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Nederland, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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