My son and I did the tour with Brian. Brian was very knowledgeable and made the whole tour very interesting. I would highly recommend this tour . I'm sure glad I took this tour.
As the nation’s first capital, and location where the Declaration of Independence was signed, Philadelphia is considered the birthplace of American democracy. More than just an overview of the city’s history, this in-depth tour will whisk you to more than 20 essential Philadelphia landmarks, all in a short timespan. See Independence Hall, Betsy Ross House, the former home of the US Congress, and follow in the footsteps of the Founding Fathers.
Choose from several available departure times, meet your guide in front of the conveniently located Independence Visitor Center, and set off on a whirlwind tour of Philadelphia’s essential historical landmarks.
See Independence Hall—where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were both discussed and then adopted—as well as Betsy Ross House, said to be where the first American flag was sewn. As you go, learn from your guide all about Philadelphia’s place in American history, as well as the Founding Fathers that once called the city home.
In total, you’ll see over 20 important historical sites. Other stops along the way will include the house where Thomas Jefferson first drafted the Declaration of Independence, the original Supreme Court building, Congress Hall, and other key highlights of Independence National Historical Park.
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This was a great tour! We started our trip in Philly with this and it was a fantastic way to start our trip. Our guide was knowledgeable and really interested in the info he was giving us. He shared lots of great facts and details...More
Philadelphia has a rich and vibrant history with possible the most exciting part being the revolutionary era. We did the independence tour and were fascinated and excited to see things like the home of George Washington, the building where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of...More
Our family of four learned a lot on this Independence Walking Tour. Our guide shared lots of background information about the times and the Revolution that put it into perspective. We had a nice, small group. Highly recommend.
My husband and two sons, 15 & 13 took this walking tour with Brian. He was fabulous. It was just our family (lucky) so it was truly special. As a middle school history teacher, he was able to keep our kids engaged, during the 96...More