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1. Philadelphia: Buffet Lunch or Dinner Cruise with Music
See the sights of the city from onboard the Spirit of Philadelphia during a 2-hour lunch or 3-hour dinner cruise on the Delaware River. Enjoy an attended buffet dining experience as you sail through the city and delight in panoramic views of the skyline. Board your vessel at Penn's Landing and receive a personal greeting. Have your photo taken by the ship's photographer to capture the memory before being seated at your private table. Once there, gorge on your lunch or dinner buffet which includes an array of dishes and delicacies. At the salad bar choose from organic mixed field greens salad, organic spinach and kale salad, green bean salad, bean and chickpea salad, red beetroot salad, and more. At the veggie station, opt for roasted broccoli florets, creamed corn and cheddar cheese casserole, baked ziti pasta, and tasty mashed potatoes. For your entree, dine on oven-baked Atlantic flo...
I really enjoyed my experience. The food was delicious and the service was amazing. i would definitely go again!
2. 5-Day Tour of America from New York City
A full 5-day excursion to see Niagara Falls and the Thousand Islands. Continue to the historic city of brotherly love in Philadelphia and see the famous Liberty Bell and Independence Hall Square. You will also visit Washington DC, the US capital and visit the US Mint. Continue to Lancaster to learn about the Amish community. Day 1: Sunday New York – Finger Lakes – Niagara Falls In the morning, you'll depart from the Big Apple and head north. Pass the beautiful Delaware Gap to Watkins Glen State Park in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Walk through Watkins Glen Canyon to visit the beautiful waterfalls and then continue to Niagara Falls passing Seneca Lake, arriving in the late afternoon. Tour the American Side of the Falls including the American Falls, Goat Island, and Luna Island. At night, tour Niagara Falls to appreciate the colorful lighting of the waters. O...
3. Philadephia: Guided Sightseeing Tour with River Cruise
The day begins with pickup from your downtown hotel and heads to Smith Memorial Arch. Listen to fascinating stories about the history of Philadelphia, then board a yacht for a 1 hour cruise along the scenic Delaware River. Afterwards, visit the largest City Hall in the US and take in spectacular 360-degree views of the city from its open-air observation deck. Next, enjoy a narrated drive through Philadelphia and pass by some of the most famous historical landmarks including Betsy House, Letitia House, Benjamin Franklin’s grave, and Love Park. The final stop of the day is Independence Hall, where you can see the Liberty Bell. Learn about the history of the Liberty Bell as well as its significance today. Hear stories of the abolitionists, women’s suffrage activists, and civil rights leaders who have all used this bell. At the end of an epic adventure, relax on the return journey to your...
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Planning Your Visit
For all tours involving alcohol, such as to vineyards, all participants must be over 21 years of age.
Philadelphia is known for its summer events, so check online to see what's happening to ensure you don't miss out!
Plan to visit Philadelphia if you're visiting other East Coast cities like Washington DC or NYC - it's a relatively short drive or train ride.
Philadelphia's famous sandwich is the cheesesteak. The best place to try one? You'll get different answers depending on who you ask and in which part of the city!
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- In terms of avoiding the humidity and crowds of the summer months and the snowfall in the fall and winter, March through May is your best bet for enjoying perfect weather in the City of Brotherly Love.
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Great tour. Very informative and I especially liked the in depth information on Ben Franklin and his life and impact. Tim did a great job and was a very personable guide.
Checked was a very knowledgeable tour guide. She was pleasant and entertaining! She told us all about her horse Brutus and even took pictures for us.
Owen was a very knowledgeable and pleasant guy. He was a wonderful guy to spend time with.
Ted is a great knowledgeable tour guide. Worth the money!
Wonderful, informative, and you can get your steps in.