Category: Tours & Attractions

Philadelphia Open House Tours

April-June. Philadelphia Open House is also offering family-oriented programs. Reservations are required. Tickets range from $10-$85. Call for more information or to request a brochure. Reservations are required. The Friends of...

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Bartrams Garden

Just minutes from the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Betsy Ross House is America’s oldest living botanical garden, a pastoral 18th-century homestead surrounded by the urban bustle of Philadelphia. Highlights...

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Christ Church

Founded in 1695, this has been the spiritual home of many of the Founding Fathers and first families of Society Hill. Benjamin Franklin was one of the members here, and it’s probably another place where George Washington...

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Ride The Ducks

Fun Philadelphia tours always include an exciting ride on one of our amazing land and water duck vehicles. Ride through the historic streets of Old City Philadelphia and down the “hippest street in town” —South Street....

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Philadelphia Zoo

Open daily year-round, the zoo is home to more than 1,600 animals including America’s only giant river otters, frolicking polar bears, exotic rain forest animals, reptiles and magnificent birds from around the world.

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Adventure Aquarium

Open daily, 9:30am-5pm. Adults, $17.95. Children (2-12), $14.95. Open daily, 9:30am-5pm. Adults, $18.95; Children (2-12) $14.95. (Children under 2 are FREE). Visitors can view the mysterious Shark Rays, touch exotic species from...

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Yards Brewing Company

Brewery tours and tastings available by appointment Mon-Sun. Yards Brewing Company, Philadelphia’s premier brewery, brought the return of cask conditioned ales to Philadelphia in 1994. Yards uses the time-honored principal...

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BalloonRidesDaily.com

World Class Hot Air Balloon Rides every day over Lancaster County Amish farm country, Chester County, Brandywine River Valley, Bucks County, Delaware River Countryside. Hot Air Balloon Ride “Gift Certificates.” The...

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Old Pine Street Graveyard

Open daily 9am-5pm. Private tours available with 24 hour notice. Established in 1764. Filled up by the 1830s. See fluttering 13-star flags on graves of 121 Revolutionary War Soldiers and Patriots. Photo-ops galore! The site of...

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Avenue of the Arts, Inc.

The Avenue of the Arts is the longest, widest, busiest street in the region and operates at street level and underground. It unifies a wide range of different neighborhoods, and bridges both the historic and the new. Moreover,...

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Eastern State Penitentiary

This 19th-century landmark was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks. Former inmates include bank robber Willie Sutton and Al Capone. Tour...

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Independence National Park

Visit the famous historic area of Philadelphia, featuring renowned landmarks such as Independence Hall and The Liberty Bell. Just opened: The National Constitution Center. Start your tour at the Visitors Center, 6th and Market...

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Morris Arboretum

Open all year, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. April through October: 10am-4pm weekdays, November through March: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. every day. Thursdays in June through early...

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Free Library of Philadelphia

1901 Vine St.. 215/686-5322. Once upon a time, people gathered information into bits of paper, and then stored these bits of paper in buildings known and libraries. Things have gotten a bit vague since then, but libraries are...

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Architecture Walks

The Foundation’s tour program interprets through its public tours and annual lecture series the past, present and future of the Philadelphia region as it is expressed through architecture, urban design, and social history....

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Chanticleer Gardens

April 2-October 31, Wed-Sat 10am-5pm. The garden will stay open until 8pm on every Friday May through August. Tours start at 10:30am and 1:30pm every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Tours last about 1-1/2 hours. $5 adult (16...

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Philadelphia Trolley Works

Courtesy shuttle pickup at area hotels begins at 9:30am. The trolley takes you on a memorable trek through Philadelphia’s historic past! Call 215-389-TOUR for more information or to take advantage of our free courtesy...

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