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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

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Explore Philadelphia on this hop-on hop-off tour! Visit 27 top Philadelphia attractions including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Betsy Ross House while touring the city in a fun, fast and scenic way. Enjoy a ride on an open-top, double-decker bus, with live commentary from your friendly and experienced guide. Select a 1, 2 or 3-day Pass for additional flexibility during your stay in Philadelphia.
Highlights
  • Learn Philadelphia's history from onboard guide commentary
  • Flexible 1-, 2-, or 3-day ticket options to fit your schedule and budget
  • Included map of the routes to help you explore further and find the stops
  • Complimentary shuttle between many Center City hotels and departure points
What to Expect
Make your way to the central departure location, the Independence Visitor Center, for your hop-on hop-off bus tour. Alternatively, you can hop on at any of the 27 stops around the city with your voucher for your 1-, 2-, or 3-day pass in hand. Find a seat in the closed cabin or the open-top level, which offers panoramic views of the passing sights. Listen to the commentary from your onboard guide, which details the long and important history of Philadelphia and its role in the formation of our nation. Stops include the Liberty Bell, the U.S. Mint, City Hall, the Philadelphia Zoo, and the rocky steps at the Museum of Art. Stay on the bus for the entire loop, or disembark at any stop to explore further on your own.
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Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
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Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Inclusions
  • Live onboard commentary (English only)
  • Map of route and sites
  • Courtesy shuttle from Center City hotels
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees/attraction tickets
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Schedules may differ slightly during peak and off-peak times
  • Please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

With deep regret and sadness to inform you of the passing of Mrs Magaly Rodriguez a most excellent tour guide with Big bus.RIP. she truly was the best and most knowledgeable.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 2 days ago

My sister and I were treated to a awesome tour of Philadelphia. The tour guides knew their stuff and it was awesome

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank William C
Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello William C, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you & your sister enjoyed your tour experience. Our guides are expert at what they do, and it shows!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did the hop-on-hop-off bus twice last week with two different sets of friends. The first tour guide was very informative and I learned a lot. The second tour guide, Evelyn I think her name was, talked so fast I could barely understand her. There...More

Thank Diane W
Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Diane W, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. It is unfortunate that your tour experience did not receive a higher rating given that you said your first tour guide was very informative and you learned a lot. I do apologize...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting from Seattle, this was our first time in Philly. We typically appreciate these types of tours to get an overview of a city before choosing specific sites of interest for further exploration. Our hotel concierge recommended this bus tour above the other two. There...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lora P
Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Lora P, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus, and for recommending us! I am pleased you enjoyed your tour experience, and in particular, our guides. ( Evelyn appreciates the recognition) Our guides do enjoy providing an engaging and informative tour....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing time! I highly recommend doing the Big Bus tour whether you live in the City or are on vacation. A great way to see the city. Mike the owner is great and has a great team under him. Darryl and Zane were...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank patti f
Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello patti f, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus! I am pleased you enjoyed your tour with driver, Darryle, and guide, Zane. They are a great team, and expert at what they do. Our 27 hop on/hop off tour is the...More

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Sightseer55351983898
27 August 2019|
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Response from Dlai2019 | Reviewed this property |
Yes once you get off do your visit to any attraction you can get back on when the next bus come
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patrillium
24 August 2019|
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Response from Mobile699329 | Reviewed this property |
was worth the price. historic as well as other interesting places the bus stopped at
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23 August 2019|
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Response from spiritwheels | Reviewed this property |
Parking is difficult and expensive in the downtown area near the liberty bell where I got the hop on hop off bus. If you can, I would recommend that you take a public bus from near your hotel.
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