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Welcome to Philadelphia! You must know that there's more to this historic American city than the Liberty Bell and Philly cheese steaks. A knowledgeable local guide is waiting to help you discover all that makes this Quaker City great, on your own private Philadelphia tour.

Independence Square Park has been dubbed "America's most historic square mile." Your guide will impress upon you the significance of this storied area, once the backbone of the U.S. government. See Penn's Landing, Betsy Ross House and Benjamin Franklin's grave. You may be interested in visiting Philly's Chinatown, or perhaps enjoying a picnic in beautiful Fairmont Park, the largest city park in the U.S. After your tour, enjoy a drink in one of Philadelphia's historic taverns - your guide will be able to recommend a few great options.

Whatever your personal interests in this city, your guide can accommodate them on a private Philadelphia tour designed just for you.
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Philadelphia Hiking & Walking Tours

Philadelphia tours Hiking & Walking Private Tours Historic District and Center City Philadelphia Combo Private Walking Tour
Revolutionary Capital Meets Cultural Hub
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Philadelphia Youth and Family Tours

Philadelphia tours Youth and Family Private Tours Private Walking Tour of Philadelphia in the 18th Century
3 hours exploring Colonial and Revolutionary neighborhoods
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Philadelphia tours Youth and Family Private Tours Extended Private Walking Tour of 18th Century Philadelphia
5 hours exploring Colonial and Revolutionary neighborhoods
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Philadelphia tours Youth and Family Private Tours The Historical walk You won't forget
We will walk into History
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Philadelphia City Tours

Philadelphia tours City Private Tours Philadelphia Three hour overview custom step-on tour
Driving tour for groups of any size
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Philadelphia tours City Private Tours From the Early City to Philadelphia City Hall - Private Tour
Skyscrapers! The Center of Town
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Philadelphia tours City Private Tours Philadelphia's Evolution
The Historic to the Modern City
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Philadelphia Food and Wine Tours

Philadelphia tours Food and Wine Private Tours From the Early City to Philadelphia City Hall - Private Tour
Skyscrapers! The Center of Town
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Philadelphia Cultural Tours

Philadelphia tours Cultural Private Tours Private Tour to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Museums of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
The Champs Elysee of Philadelphia
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Philadelphia tours Cultural Private Tours Westward Ho! Across the Schuylkill River to Another Beautiful World - Private Tour
The University of Pennsylvania. the Woodlands, and John Bartram's Garden
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Philadelphia tours Cultural Private Tours Private Walking Tour of Philadelphia in the 18th Century
3 hours exploring Colonial and Revolutionary neighborhoods
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Philadelphia Diving Tours

Philadelphia tours Diving Private Tours Philadelphia Three hour overview custom step-on tour
Driving tour for groups of any size
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Philadelphia Nature & Wildlife Tours

Philadelphia tours Nature & Wildlife Private Tours Westward Ho! Across the Schuylkill River to Another Beautiful World - Private Tour
The University of Pennsylvania. the Woodlands, and John Bartram's Garden
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Philadelphia tours Nature & Wildlife Private Tours Penn's Five Squares of Philadelphia Private Tour
6 hour City Walking Tour
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Other Philadelphia Tours

Philadelphia tours Other Private Tours Tour of the old Philadelphia where the USA was founded - Private Tour
300 Years of Philadelphia History and Architecture, From Beginnings to the Present
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Philadelphia tours Other Private Tours Philadelphia Theater & History Private Tour!
Classic and New Theater arranged by your guide as you wish
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"Mr Richard provided a most interesting, informative and enjoyable description and history of many parts of Phila. His k,..." [more]
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"Trevor was a GREAT guide who was very informative and easy to understand. We had a wide range of ages in our group and ,..." [more]
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