Classic Philly History with a Twist

Philadelphia, United States

Experience hosted by Kendra

2 hours, Hosted in English
Committed to safety
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Up to 10 people
Includes drinks and tickets

What you'll do

Almost everyone comes to Philly for the amazing history! But not many people get to see the real-life neighborhood that the Historic District is part of. On this tour, we'll take you past many of those Must See places (Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House, Christ Church and more), but we'll also show you *our* favorite places in the Old City neighborhood - an adorable coffee shop, charming back streets, early 1900's warehouses that have been converted into apartments, awesome restaurants and shopping, and lots more! We'll even treat you to a local treat along the way!

While the main focus of this tour is Philadelphia's history, we will certainly share lots of our own favorite tidbits about Old City and you'll have plenty of time to ask questions at the end. If you're looking to cover all the historical highlights, but don't want the same-old same-old, this is the experience for you! Let us show you the local side of Philly!

If you would like to book this tour for a private group, please message us directly for more information.
Almost everyone comes to Philly for the amazing history! But not many people get to see the real-life neighborhood that the Historic District is part of. On this tour, we'll take you past many of those Must See places (Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House, Christ Church and more), but we'll also show you *our* favorite places in the Old City neighborhood - an adorable coffee shop, charming back streets, early 1900's warehouses that have been c…

What's included

  • Drinks
    A surprise local treat.

    Please note: This inclusion may be a dr...
  • Tickets
    Admission to historic buildings (or extra treat if sites are closed).

Meet your host, Kendra

Host on Airbnb since 2018
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Hi, I'm Kendra! I'm thrilled that Airbnb has chosen to partner with our team of local guides at Philly Tour Hub to provide Airbnb Experiences in Philly. All of our tours focus on the local experience and seeing Philly through the eyes of a local; they always have a local and cultural touch and always have inclusions, since a truly memorable experience, according to us, is more than just talk. Whichever of our tours you choose to take, you can be sure that you'll receive personal attention from an awesome local guide and a unique experience that you'll never forget! Join us!
Hi, I'm Kendra! I'm thrilled that Airbnb has chosen to partner with our team of local guides at Philly Tour Hub to provide Airbnb Experiences in Philly. All of our tours focus on the local experience and seeing Philly through the eyes of a local; they always have a local and cultural touch and always have inclusions, since a truly memorable experience, according to us, is more than just talk. Whichever of our tours you choose to take, you can be sure that you'll receive personal attention from a…
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Where you'll be

In addition to many of the Must See Sights, you'll also get to explore some of the incredible hidden gems that only locals know about. Along the way, your guide will point out our favorite tiny cafes where you can grab a coffee if you choose. We'll wander down charming historic alleys, you'll hear stories that aren't in the guidebooks, and you'll get to try a local snack and get tips for the rest of your stay!

Rated 4.83 out of 5 from 561 reviews.

Sarah
September 2021
Had a great experience on this trip! Richard (Dick) was a great host and very knowledgeable. Learned a whole lot about our country’s history. Would definitely recommend this trip.
Sarah
September 2021
This was an excellent tour! Dick was a good tour guide and I learned a lot about Philadelphia and U.S. history. He was very knowledgeable and was able to connect stories from the past with the current neighborhood and culture. I thought the coverage and pacing was appropriate and I enjoyed the complimentary beverage at the end :) Would def recommend to others, especially if it's your first time in Philly!
Shawn
September 2021
Josh was an awesome tour guide. He was genial, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, accommodating and knew the ins and outs of Philly. Highly recommend this tour company and Josh!
Michaela
September 2021
This tour was everything I hoped for and more! Fayge was very knowledgeable and explained everything in a fun, energetic way. In between locations it was nice to talk about random things (sports, current events, pets). I learned a lot that I didn’t know. would totally recommend this tour to anyone who loves history and being outside
Jeanie
September 2021
Dick was a personable and highly knowledgable guide. Your super nerdy history buff friend. Covered Philadelphia founding with a broad brush, down to some very specific information about building design. Learned a lot, even some unexpected information about lantern fly infestation.
Gabriella
September 2021
Great tour to hear things you might not know already! Ted toured us and kept it super interesting and definitely ended with a sweet twist! It’s a must!

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  • Sat, 18 Sep
    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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  • Tue, 21 Sep
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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  • Tue, 21 Sep
    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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  • Wed, 22 Sep
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.