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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

Philadelphia, PA, USA
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About Philadelphia Urban Adventures
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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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

Philadelphia was the first capital of the United States, and is home to many major historical monuments and landmarks. On this intimate walking tour, see most of Philadelphia’s essential sights, all while learning about the City of Brotherly Love’s history from your guide. In the company of a small group, see Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross, Franklin Court, and more, and wind down with a cold beverage in Old City.
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2 hours
from $46.50

Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour

Discover the cultural richness of South Philadelphia on this walking tour, a great choice for first-time visitors who might worry about navigating a new city on foot. Taste your way through the South Ninth Street Italian Market, take in the South Street sights, and see the colorful mosaics of Isaiah Zagar at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens (admission included). Then hop on a public bus to Queen Village and stroll past Fabric Row.
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3 hours
from $51.40

Iconic 9th Street Italian Market Experience Tour in Philadelphia

Venture to South Philadelphia for a small-group tour of the 9th Street Italian Market. You won’t just get to know the country’s oldest and largest open-air marketplace; accompanied by stories from your guide, plus the opportunity to talk to many of the market vendors, see a side of Philadelphia that most visitors miss. You also have the opportunity to pick up tempting culinary souvenirs at a discount (own expense).
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2 hours
from $36.16

Philadelphia: Craft Beer, Bars and Brewing History (Small Group)

While visiting any new city, you’d prefer to spend your time trying new things rather than finding your way from place to place. This Philadelphia pub-crawl tour takes care of the hassle of finding your way through unfamiliar territory as a guide leads you to three popular pubs picked out based on your groups' interests. Plus, three beer tastings and a snack are included to help you become more accustomed with Philly’s bar scene.
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2 hours
from $67.16
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Jan P wrote a review Today
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Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. She presented a lot of information and made interesting so that the time flew.
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mgnapoli1 wrote a review Jun 17
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania101 contributions81 helpful votes
We had a great time with Howard touring the Italian Market. He had great insights on the art in the area, as well as the history of the various vendors. Would recommend this as a must-do tour while in Phillie. Masks were required only when entering a business.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Adam D wrote a review Jun 17
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What a great way to walk around historical old Philadelphia! Our tour guide Rick really helped us understand the historical and modern significance of everything we saw. (So much more than we could have known on our own). The group was small enough to allow a more interactive experience. Rick answered all questions and comments with insight. We were invited to finish the tour with a drink at a nearby tavern which led to more great conversation. We highly recommend for anyone wanting to dig deeper into the wonderful history of Philadelphia!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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steve wrote a review Jun 15
Nashville, Tennessee1 contribution
Excellent tour with Nina, a Philadelphia native who love loves her city! The tour requires two hours of walking but on level ground at an easy pace. The group was small so we could hear Nina well and easily ask questions. We highly recommend the tour as an overview of the historic area to help identify must sees for day two. Philadelphia is a clean and prosperous city in the tour areas showing beautifully maintained grounds and buildings. Nina provided an excellent snapshot of the most significant and historic parts of Philadelphia.
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Marcia C wrote a review Jun 15
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Our tour guide (Rick) was terrific! He was very knowledgeable about Philadelphia history and the founding fathers. Our group asked a lot of questions and Rick answered all of them. I learned so much more about all the challenges involved in founding a democratic republic.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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