Private tour

Philadelphia: Private Colonial Waterfront Walking Tour

Philadelphia: Private Colonial Waterfront Walking Tour

From $195 per group up to 12

This tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia. Early Philadelphia looked very different from today's metropolis. This illustrated tour will feature rare images of the waterfront.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the nation's oldest residential street, Elfreth's Alley
  • Learn about the history of the founding of Philadelphia in Penn's Welcome Park
  • See the last steps to the then waterfront as ordered built by William Penn himself
  • Wonder at Philadelphia's oldest still standing tavern, the Man Full O' Trouble Tavern
Full description
This 2-hour walking tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia. Early Philadelphia looked very different from today's metropolis. The river was twice as wide and populated with many small islands. This tour will feature many rare images of the 18th Century waterfront. Learn about the history of the waterfront and start your tour at Penn’s Welcome Park where you will learn the details of how the original Philadelphia was laid out and the role that the waterfront played in its development. Tour highlights include the Thomas Bond House, City Tavern, Dock Street, Man Full O' Trouble Tavern, Site of Tun Tavern, Scottish/Irish Memorials, Elfreth's Alley, William Penn Steps, Willow Creek site and more.
Includes
  • Certified tour guide
  • Walking tour
  • Hotel Pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuity
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Comfortable shoes

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  • This tour runs rain or shine
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Product ID: 154929