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Hop-on Hop-off and Philly By Night Tour Combo

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Philadelphia, United States

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icon2 days  (Approx.)
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Overview

Explore the best that Philadelphia has to offer on this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. Visit 27 of Philadelphia’s top attractions — like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall — on a 1.5-hour loop. Select from a 1- or 2-day pass, then board at any of the 27 stops and get to know the city in custom fashion, with live on-board commentary. After dinner (own expense), enjoy the city as it’s illuminated for the evening on a ‘Philly by Night Tour.’ Pickup and drop-off from select hotels included.
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Philadelphia
  • Visit many of the city’s most-popular sites and landmark locations
  • Listen to the on-board commentary and get to know the sites
  • Take a ‘Philly by Night Tour’ and see the city as it’s lit up for the evening
  • Fun for the entire family
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You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.

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You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Get to know the city of Philadelphia and its top attractions in convenient and economical fashion on this entertaining and educational hop-on hop-off tour.

If needed, arrange for a free shuttle from select downtown hotels, then board an open-top, double-decker bus at the main departure location, the Independence Visitor's Center, or at any of the 27 stops. Enjoy the view with a live commentary of interesting facts and stories from an expert guide who knows the city inside and out. Learn about the history and happenings of Philadelphia, a city that forged a nation, as the bus rolls along from one location to the next. Hop-off at any of the attractions for a closer look, then hop back on when it’s convenient.

Visit popular sites like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House, the United States Mint, the Constitution Center, City Hall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s famed “Rocky Steps” — plus America’s first zoo, the Philadelphia Zoo — to name just a few. It truly is a fun and fast way to get to know the city, its history and the cultural attractions it offers.

The entire loop takes 1.5 hours to complete and also features stops at a number of popular dining, shopping and entertainment venues. (Don’t forget to try a Philadelphia Cheesesteak and a soft pretzel along the way.)

A sightseeing tour of Philadelphia has never been easier — or more fun — than this hop-on hop-off tour of the city. Experience Philadelphia in this unique way.

After a dinner break (own expense), enjoy a ‘Philly by Night Tour’ and see the city as it’s illuminated for the evening.
Itinerary
Duration: 
2 days 
Operating Schedule:
  Discover one of the most historic cities in the US on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of Philadelphia. Experience the city's sights and sounds with 360-degree panoramic views. This hop-on hop-off tour departs from the northeast corner of 5th and Market streets. Board an open-air, double-decker bus at any of the 27 stops around Philadelphia. Along the way, enjoy live narration from the tour guide, who will share interesting stories and facts about the city's most popular attractions and historic landmarks. This hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour allows passengers to customize the itinerary and experience Philadelphia's history, heritage, and culture at their own pace. Some of the stops include the Independence Visitor Center, the Betsy Ross House, the Philadelphia Mint, Ben Franklin's Grave, the National Constitution Center, Chinatown, the Reading Terminal Market, City Hall, Love Park, and many more. Following a return to the northeast corner of 5th and Market streets — and a dinner break — climb aboard the popular 'Philly by Night' bus tour to see the city illuminated under the evening sky. This sightseeing tour begins at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, located on Market Street, a 1-minute walk from Reading Terminal Market. The bus leaves at 8pm and the suggested boarding time is 7:30pm. 'Philly by Night' is not of the 'hop-on hop-off' variety, but passengers will have the opportunity to climb the famous Rocky Steps at the entrance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and to take pictures of the city's nighttime skyline. Enjoy live narration from a tour guide/host, who will share interesting stories and facts about one of America's oldest cities. Along the way, visit Penn's Landing, South Street, the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Chinatown, the Avenue of the Arts, the Ben Franklin Parkway, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and much more. The tour ends back at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown around 10pm.
Philadelphia
Points of interest passed by on this route
Eastern State Penitentiary
 
Reading Terminal Market
 
Rodin Museum
 
Academy of Music
 
City Hall Visitor Center
 
Independence Visitor Center
 
Independence Seaport Museum
 
Fairmount Park
 
Please Touch Museum
 
South Street
 
National Museum of American Jewish History
 
United States Mint
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
 
Antique Row
 
Old City Arts District
 
Philadelphia Zoo
 
Betsy Ross House
 
Ben Franklin National Memorial
 
Memorial Hall
 
National Constitution Center
 
Love Park
 
Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial
 
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
 
Logan Circle
 
Philadelphia Trolley Works
 
The Franklin Institute
 
Barnes
 
China Town
 
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • OPERATED BY Philadelphia TrolleyWorks

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.


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Tour was good Waited too long...
Roxanne S
, Aug 2017
Tour was good Waited too long at one of the stops almost 40 minutes which was a bit unusual I think. Guides were very knowledgeable about the city. Would have been nice for the bus to drive a bit slower or pull over a bit more at some "non assigned" stops for better pictures, missed photos
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It was a nice ride through the city...
Cindy E
, Jul 2017
It was a nice ride through the city to see the sites. It was nice that you generally did not have the same tour guide twice as the all had different perspectives and bits of history to share. The only disappointment was that we actually thought the tour by night would be different and not identical to the day rides.
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We love the Hop on and Hop off...
Sunshine
, Oct 2016
We love the Hop on and Hop off tours. We always ride it around once and decide what to see the next time around. Guides are knowledgeable and give tons of information about the city. We were so tired and did not do the night tour. Our only complaint is the wait time between tours.
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The Hop-on Hop-Off bus was a...
Elizabeth H
, Sep 2016
The Hop-on Hop-Off bus was a fantastic way to visit the beautiful city of Philadelphia...I was only in Philly for 2-1/2 days so using this bus was great. The night tour was wonderful - I highly recommend this company.
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