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From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour

What could possibly be better than combining USA’s most iconic historic sites with award-winning beer? Nothing! Tap into Philly's legendary history along with its epic beer scene on this adventure through Philly's major landmarks and into its famed bars, pubs, and microbreweries. Make a toast in Philadelphia's oldest pub, sample craft brews, and learn why Philly is one of America's best beer cities.

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4 hours 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Local English-speaking guide
    • Historic site admission fee (when applicable)
    • National Park guided tour fee
    • Surprise local treat
    • Public transportation ticket
    • 3 beers & 1 snack
    • Entry/Admission - Philadelphia Urban Adventures
    What's excluded :
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Tips/gratuities for your guide
    • Entry/Admission - Betsy Ross House
    • Entry/Admission - National Constitution Center
    • Entry/Admission - United States Mint
    • Entry/Admission - The President's House
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Philadelphia Urban Adventures, 229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974

    You’ll start your Philadelphia tour at our local office, where you'll meet your guide and see some great local art and photography inside this historic space.

    Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1999

    Outside, we’ll see the Betsy Ross House and hear stories of the birth of the American flag.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Old City Arts District, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    From there, we’ll weave through the charming back alleys of Old City, and walk down the oldest continuously occupied residential street in the country.

    As you walk through Old City, you’ll get a taste of this vibrant neighborhood and pass some of the trendiest pubs, clubs, cafés, and shopping in Philly. You'll also get a chance to see some great art galleries and fantastic historic, industrial architecture along the way.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Franklin Court, 314 Market St # 322, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2704

    You'll also get some great views of the site of Ben Franklin's home as the tour continues through Philly’s Historic District and past Franklin Court.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Independence National Historical Park, 143 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2818

    You’ll be greeted with views of Independence Mall.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1595

    Pass the National Constitution Center

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: United States Mint, 151 N Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1819

    See the US Mint

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The President's House, 6th and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Walk across the Mall and into the President's House Site, home to George Washington and John Adams during Philly's tenure as our nation's capital.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Liberty Bell Center, 6th Street Between Market and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    From there we pass the Liberty Bell, where we might get a chance to go inside for pictures.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Dream Garden Glass Mosaic, 601 Walnut St # 45 in the Curtis Building, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3323

    From there we pass the Liberty Bell, where we might get a chance to go inside for pictures.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Washington Square Park, Walnut Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Then off to Washington Square for stories of William Penn.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution, Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    And possibly a visit to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA

    We’ll continue through Independence National Park and the must-see front yard of Independence Hall, site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. Your guide will also share knowledge of Congress Hall, Old City Hall, the Philosophical Society, the Second Bank of the US, and Carpenter's Hall.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Old City Hall, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106

    Then it’s time for happy hour! We’ll travel by subway to the very heart of modern Philadelphia, City Hall, and step out onto the streets of Center City Philly, where we'll discover some of the sights and sounds of Philadelphia as people are finishing up their workday. At this time of day, many a Philly local will be bee-lining for the closest happy hour, and we'll do the same! We’ll have the option to visit the oldest continuously operating bar in Philadelphia, a classic dive bar, an Irish pub with local flair, a modern beer café, and many other neighborhood bars and pubs. At each location, we'll talk about the history of these bars and why they are so popular.

    One drink at each bar is included with the tour, as well as a pub or street snack. And the bars we visit all have one thing in common: a taste for Philadelphia's local craft beers and breweries! You'll quickly find out why Philadelphia is one of America's best beer cities, and learn the names and tastes of brewers such as Philadelphia Brewing Co., Victory, Yards, Troegs, Flying Fish... From our final pub, you’ll be able to continue on your own Philly beer journey or grab some dinner at one of Philadelphia's many great restaurants nearby.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Departure Time :
    2:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Center City, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A maximum of 12 people per tour
    • Minimum age is 21 years
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Urban Adventures USA

Activity ID: V-5713P56

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