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Eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike: End boredom with part 2 of an audio drive

Eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike: End boredom with part 2 of an audio drive

This self-guided GPS audio tour is Part 2 of a four-part eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike series that eliminates highway boredom. It tells incredible prehistoric tales of ancient Indians who once walked the Turnpike route. You'll hear compelling historic dramas unfold of when Indian and European cultures collided. This part of the tour begins at the Somerset travel plaza, a summit of the Allegheny Mountains. It ends at the Sideling Hill travel plaza. Along the way, you'll learn the origins of fire. We'll explore the problems of firewater and how they caused George Washington to lead troops here. You'll hear Indian legends of the Underworld, and how not to lower yourself over a cliff. Just for good measure, we'll talk to a Seneca woman camped along the trail -- in her language. You will reach a new understanding about life and death here centuries ago. I guarantee that! And, in the bargain, your Turnpike trip will seem much shorter.
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  • 1 hour
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$6.22
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Drive Pittsburgh: Discover the settler history of Pennsylvania on an audio tour

Drive Pittsburgh: Discover the settler history of Pennsylvania on an audio tour

Travel to a time before white Europeans "tamed" the wilderness of Western Pennsylvania, when Indians built mounds and walked trails. Be wary, though. It becomes the most dangerous place on Earth. We begin at Logstown, the original Wild West town, and end at the forts built at the Forks of the Ohio. Along the way, we'll be joined by howling wolves and dancing Indians. Grandmother will tell us why all the animals left Lenape land. Charles Dickens will reflect on his steamboat trip down the Ohio. And, we'll visit an Indian burial mound that was carried away piece by piece until it is no more. Marti Donovan, who lives with many animals, brings us Grandmother's wisdom. This is a self-guided audio tour. Please download the tour through the VoiceMap App in a wifi zone for full offline accessibility.
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  • 50 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
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$5.99
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$5.99
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End Turnpike boredom with an audio driving tour from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia

End Turnpike boredom with an audio driving tour from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia

This is a self-drive audio tour that covers the eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike series and eliminates highway boredom. It tells the incredible prehistoric tales of ancient Indians who once walked this trail, and the compelling historic dramas from the time that the cultures of American Indians and Europeans clashed here. The tour begins at the Pittsburgh turnpike entrance at Monroeville, ascends into the Allegheny Mountains, and ends at the Valley Forge travel plaza. By the time you reach Valley Forge, you will have a new understanding about life and death here centuries ago. That's guaranteed! Along the way, you will learn how to track game; how to find a husband, what to say if we encounter any Indians and how to speak a little Seneca. We will pass the battlefield that helped seal the fate of Indians in this region. You'll hear Indian legends of the Underworld. You learn a bit about the tribal medical practices, and how to use signs of nature to forecast weather. And more...
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  • 1 hour to 4 hours 30 minutes
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$20.00
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$20.00

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Eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike: End boredom with part 4 of an audio drive

Eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike: End boredom with part 4 of an audio drive

This self-guided GPS audio tour is Part 4 of a four-part eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike series that eliminates highway boredom. It tells incredible prehistoric tales of ancient Indians who once walked this trail. Also, compelling historic dramas unfold as Indian and European cultures collide. This part of the series begins at the Highspire travel plaza and ends at the Valley Forge travel plaza. By the time you reach Valley Forge, you will have reached a new understanding about life and death here centuries ago. That's guaranteed! Along the way, we'll hear the scary story of a boy who overcomes his fear of the dark. We'll learn of big cats that prowled this wilderness, and wolves, too. We'll get into tribal medical practices, and how to use signs of nature to forecast weather. We'll learn a little Seneca. and I'll tell you about two remarkable men who kept this region from becoming the most dangerous place on Earth -- until they didn't. And, there's more.
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  • 1 hour 5 minutes
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$6.22
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$6.22
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Eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike: End boredom with part 3 of an audio drive

Eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike: End boredom with part 3 of an audio drive

This self-guided GPS audio tour is Part 3 of a four-part eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike series that eliminates highway boredom. It tells incredible prehistoric tales of ancient Indians who once walked this trail and the dramas that unfolded as Indians and European settlers collide. This part of the series begins at the Sideling Hill travel plaza. It continues over and under wilderness ridges before levelling off and crossing the broad Susquehanna River Valley. By the time you reach the end at the Highspire travel plaza, you also will have reached a new understanding about life here centuries ago. We'll hear the story of Tree Worm and his controlling mother-in-law. We'll learn why a tribe was called the Hemp People. Do you like Indian Summers? The people who coined the term absolutely dreaded them. I'll tell you why. We'll learn to speak a little Seneca, and get the story on a boarding school that served as the model for turning Indians into "true civilized Americans."
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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$5.99
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Eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike: End boredom with part 1 of an audio drive

Eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike: End boredom with part 1 of an audio drive

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This self-guided GPS audio tour is Part 1 of a 4-part eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike series that eliminates highway boredom. It tells the incredible prehistoric tales of ancient Indians who once walked this trail, and the compelling historic dramas from the time that the cultures of American Indians and Europeans clashed here. This segment of the tour begins at the Pittsburgh turnpike entrance at Monroeville, ascends into the Allegheny Mountains, and ends atop them at the Somerset Travel Plaza. Your understanding of life here centuries ago will also reach a new plateau, I guarantee that! Together we will learn how to track game; how to find a husband, and what to say if we encounter any Indians -- or even a Bigfoot -- on the trail. We will pass the battlefield that helped seal the fate of Indians in this region. We'll also be near the Flight 93 National Memorial if you wish to stop and make a pilgrimage to honor brave souls. If you enjoy this tour, check out parts 2, 3 and 4!
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  • 1 hour
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$6.22
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$6.22
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Philadelphia to Valley Forge Park, Private 4 or 6 Hour Tour

Philadelphia to Valley Forge Park, Private 4 or 6 Hour Tour

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Experience Valley Forge National Historical Park on this private driving tour from Philadelphia. Drive around the park and see the regimental monuments and recreated huts used by the troops that camped there in the 1700s. Then enjoy time to walk around the park at leisure. Visit the site of George Washington’s headquarters, the Washington Memorial Chapel, the park’s Visitor Center with museum collection and exhibits and much more. Philadelphia hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$442.67
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$442.67
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Philadelphia Highlights Private Driving Tour

Philadelphia Highlights Private Driving Tour

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Enjoy a personal and private introduction to the City of Brotherly Love on this 2-hour sightseeing tour around Philadelphia. Climb aboard a comfortable minivan and explore the highlights of the city. See Philadelphia’s Historic District — from the Delaware River to 7th Street and from Vine Street to Lombard Street — plus landmark locations like the waterfront region of Penn's Landing along the Delaware River, the South 9th Street Italian Market, Philadelphia City Hall, Love Park, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Rocky steps at the entrance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and much more.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$293.34
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$293.34
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Private Driving Tour of Lancaster and Amish Country

Private Driving Tour of Lancaster and Amish Country

Travel along winding country roads from Philadelphia to Lancaster County and Amish country, learning about the history, ideals, and culture of the Amish and Mennonite people on this private driving tour. See how the Amish live and take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage. Browse handmade arts, crafts and other products and experience the simpler life of the Amish people. Then enjoy lunch at a classic Pennsylvania Dutch smorgasbord or market. Philadelphia hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$602.67
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$602.67
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Private Full Day City of Philadelphia Driving Tour

Private Full Day City of Philadelphia Driving Tour

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Explore Philadelphia’s highlights and history with a private tour in a comfortable minivan that accommodates up to six people. Enjoy the flexibility to customize the itinerary to your interests, with plenty of time to experience the destinations that interest you most. Take in historic neighborhoods and traditional markets, or taste your way through Philly’s most essential foods. See the landmarks of American independence, get a glimpse of the thriving arts and music scene, or see iconic sites from the Rocky films as you experience Philadelphia your own way.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$677.34
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$677.34
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Highlights of East Passyunk Food Tour

Highlights of East Passyunk Food Tour

This two-hour afternoon tour demystifies the places that have put East Passyunk on the map and have catapulted this quaint street from its humble beginnings into the epicenter of the city's culinary scene. We'll start at one end of the Avenue and make our way past many of the local highlights, share stories of the restaurateurs, their restaurants and bars. Along the way, we'll check out iconic landmarks and murals.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.00
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$54.00
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Historic Food Tour

Historic Food Tour

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This tour combines two of Philly’s best contributions to the country: its history and its food! This is enough food for a meal. Come hungry, leave tipsy, and be in-the-know about Philadelphia’s rich history. We’ll serve you food, drinks, sweets, Ben Franklin, the Liberty Bell, and much more! While the foods during the 17th and 18th centuries may have been bland, we’re serving modernized versions of these foods and drinks that would have the colonials jealous. Learn about Philadelphia’s history in the tastiest way possible.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.20
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$78.20
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Flavors of Philly Food Tour

Flavors of Philly Food Tour

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Bypass the overpriced tourist restaurants with lackluster food and eat your way through Philadelphia like a local on a 2.5-hour culinary walking tour. Follow your guide to the heart of the city and visit five distinctive eateries to sample iconic Philly favorites, such as cheesesteak, tomato pie, and soft pretzels. Make sure to save room for not one but two desserts at the Reading Terminal Market.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$44.00
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$44.00
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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Eastern State Penitentiary Admission

Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Eastern State Penitentiary Admission

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See the sights of Philadelphia at your own pace with a 2-day hop-on hop-off tour that includes admission to Eastern State Penitentiary, a National Historic Landmark. With the hop-on hop-off pass, you'll enjoy easy transportation to 27 stops around the city with live commentary by guides on board the double-decker bus. Get off at the attractions that interest you, such as the Rocky Steps, Independence Hall, and the Liberty Bell, to learn about the history and culture of one of the oldest cities in the U.S.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Gettysburg Battlefield Guided History Bus Tour with a National Park Guide

Gettysburg Battlefield Guided History Bus Tour with a National Park Guide

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Visit sites from the Battle of Gettysburg on a bus tour with a guide who tells you about the phases of the 3-day battle, which was a turning point in the American Civil War. See Devil's Den, Little Round Top, the location of Pickett's charge and more. If you're a history or war buff, don't miss this chance to learn about a pivotal piece of the United States' past.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Philadelphia Segway Tour

Philadelphia Segway Tour

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Experience Philadelphia like never before on this educational and entertaining guided small-group Segway tour. Learn about Philadelphia’s important history and visit popular locations like Penn’s Landing, the Historic District, the Italian Market, Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Society Hill on a 5- or 10-mile loop around Center City. Guided Segway training and photos from the tour are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.67
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$58.67

Segway Tour of Philadelphia's Murals

Segway Tour of Philadelphia's Murals

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Experience Philadelphia’s most artistic neighborhoods like never before on this guided, 2.5-hour, small-group Segway tour. See the best of Philly’s many murals — from Old City to Northern Liberties, Spring Garden and Chinatown — and learn more about the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. Guided Segway training, headsets and photos from the tour are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.67
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1776 History and Cheesesteak Tour

1776 History and Cheesesteak Tour

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Discover the history and flavors of Philadelphia on a walking tour. Follow your guide to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and other noteworthy sights in the Birthplace of Independence. Get to see some of the favorite haunts of the country’s founding fathers and other influential Americans. The tour cures not only your curiosity, but also your appetite with a cheesesteak sandwich and other popular Philly eats.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.59
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$27.59

"Contactless" Guided Amish Farmlands Tour

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This is a fully "contactless" tour. You drive in the comfort and convenience of your own car, and our guide leads you using our mini bus. Whatever our guide says comes through your car's FM radio. Unlike a taped tour, or an app on your phone, this tour will be up to date moment by moment tailored to whatever is happening in the Amish farmland at the time.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Philadelphia: Craft Beer, Bars and Brewing History (Small Group)

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

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Take happy hour to a whole new level on this Philadelphia pub crawl. Get a taste of Philadelphia’s brew culture on this entertaining and educational beer tasting walking tour. Visit three Philly pubs that suit the group’s preferences and enjoy a full-sized beer at each. Learn about the history of each establishment — and the local bar scene — from a knowledgeable guide. One snack is included. Additional food and drinks can be purchased for a charge.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$67.16
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$67.16
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From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour

From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour

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This half-day Philadelphia tour ditches the guidebooks and provides a dose of history from a local perspective. Follow a guide through Old City and visit unmissable Philly landmarks. Then ride the subway to Center City for a happy hour pub crawl that includes beers. This small-group walking tour is limited to 12 people for a personalized experience.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$102.30
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$102.30
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Eat Drink and Experience Philly Walking Tour

Eat Drink and Experience Philly Walking Tour

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Journey around Philadelphia, see some of the city’s most popular sights and drink four local beers on this full-day walking tour. Your guide takes you to the city’s must-see areas, as well as bars and pubs loved by locals. Along the way, pass the Liberty Bell, the National Constitution Center, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, Queen Village, and Ben Franklin House. Plus, at each of the four bars you stop at, enjoy a beer and a snack.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$143.63
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$143.63
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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

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Experience the history of the United States on this guided small-group walking tour around Philadelphia, the birthplace of freedom in America. See Independence Hall, where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence (this tour does not enter Independence Hall). Learn about Pennsylvania’s founder, William Penn, and see where George Washington, the first President of the United States, lived. Then check out the galleries and eateries in Old City Philadelphia, America's most historic square mile, followed by a cold beverage at a local establishment.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Go Philadelphia All-Inclusive Pass with Hop On Hop Off Tour

Go Philadelphia All-Inclusive Pass with Hop On Hop Off Tour

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Choose from 1, 2, 3, or 5 days of unlimited sightseeing with the Philadelphia Pass, and cover top attractions like the Philadelphia Zoo or the Eastern State Penitentiary with a single package ticket. The pass is easily downloaded to your mobile device, so you can ditch the complicated vouchers. Explore the city of brotherly love at your own leisure—ideal for tourists and residents alike. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes (purchased by December 31) are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for the number of days purchased.
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  • 1 to 5 days
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$63.00
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