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.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Philadelphia Urban Adventures

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: +1 215-280-3746
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
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.

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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 479 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 414
  • 54
    Very good
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1
Great Fun Tour

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Karen N
Add Photo Write a Review

479 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 476: English reviews
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

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 4 days ago NEW

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 

Thank TravBann
Quezon City, Philippines
Level Contributor
25 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Xeratol
Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank IowaShari
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chuck was an excellent and enthusiastic guide - tour was a great mix of history, food, and neighborhood.

Thank emb_ny1
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to tour Philadelphia, but not from a bus. I saw a walking tour listed on Tripadvisor that looked interesting, and it was. It was a little like a backstage pass to a city. We saw the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, but got an inside look at Christ Church, which had the original prayer book out for the... More 

1 Thank 919alisah
Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nina our tour guide was very welcoming and certainly knows Philadelphia's history. Our walking tour was two hours' duration and in that time we were given her undivided attention. We were very fortunate to be the only couple on her tour, visiting old areas of the city which we would never have found on our own. feeling as though we... More 

1 Thank paulapenfold54
Medford, New Jersey
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kenny was an outstanding tour guide!!!! The best I have had on a Philadelphia tour. Living in Philadelphia I have taken the Italian Market Immersion tour previously with out-of-town guests. I was a bit skeptical of taking it again because my previous experience was not positive. Nina was pleasant but scattered and did not appear to fully understand nor communicate... More 

1 Thank brettb1940
PHLUA, Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback and we're thrilled to read that you had a fantastic experience with Kenny on the Italian Market Immersion tour! While we also appreciate your feedback about your previous experience with us involving a different guide, we have to respectfully disagree with the conclusion you've reached about her ability and performance as a tour... More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chuck was able to make the tour interesting but yet laid back at the time same. I felt like we were able to see it all and he clearly had a passion and love for his city. I was also surprised how nice the shop owners were. I loved how everyone had great pride in their business and was willing... More 

Thank A C
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and 14 year old daughter and I had a great time on this tour. Chuck was our tour guide and was very knowledgeable and accommodating to our group's interests. We learned about the history of the city and South Philly and got an inside look at the Italian market stores and sampled some tasty food. I would definitely... More 

Thank sunnydennis

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?