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Itinerary
Your Philadelphia tour starts when you board the double-decker bus. You can board at any of the 27 stops around the city. The bus passes are also valid for transportation throughout downtown Philadelphia.

The buses run 16-mile loops in 1.5 hours, making 27 stops highlighting 100 of the city’s most popular attractions. Along the route, learn about city’s history and attractions from live on-board commentary.

Tour highlights include the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the United States Mint, and Chinatown and its Friendship Gate. You’ll be able to travel at your leisure, hopping on and hop off as you please, and spend more time at stops that interest you the most.
Locations visited
Eastern State Penitentiary
Liberty Bell Center
Reading Terminal Market
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Overview
Explore Philadelphia’s legendary history and heritage on this hop-on hop-off double-decker bus tour. You’ll visit Philadelphia’s most popular attractions in a short amount of time, without worrying about planning transportation and itineraries. Also, 1-, 2-, or 3-day passes give the flexibility of completing the tour at your own pace. Enjoy 360-degree views from the top of the double-decker bus, and live commentary from local guides.
Highlights
  • See the city at your own pace by hopping on or off at any bus stop
  • Cover 27 stops over 16 miles highlighting 100 popular attractions 
  • Take as long as 3 days to see the sites
  • Enjoy 360-degree views from the top of a double-decker bus
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Good way to see the City

This was a great way to see the City. We had three different tour guides, they all had their own flare. Only downside on one of our rides we had a passenger that was mouthy, think he may of been drunk, tour guide could of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
The Best way to see philly

We had a great tour with Ernest our guide. He is very knowledgeable of the city and pretty funny. The guides have also give pretty good fun facts about our great city. I love the hop on hop off feature. We didn't get to have...More

1  Thank kempson11
Carmenthia E, Manager at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning!!!!! I am so glad to see that you had a good time with our tour guide Ernest!!! We strive on making sure our customers leave with a postive experience. If and when you come back to Philadelphia, make sure you come and take...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
I know UGH a bus tour?!!! But it's well worth it and makes getting around the city inexpensive!

My husband hates it but I also start my trip to a new city on a hop on hop off bus tour. I go around for the whole tour and don't get off- then take it back around and get off at the spots that...More

4  Thank bushnell_traveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Way to get a sense of the Central City, its History and Layout

I would recommend this tour for all visitors to the City particularly occasional visitors like me and even locals, like my daughter who lives in the center of town near Fairmont Park/Art Museum Area. Reasonable priced, easily accesssed via a short Uber trip to a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nice way to see the city

We love doing this kind of tour when we are new to a city. It's a great way to get around and decide what you want to explore further. The weather was beautiful and the tour hit all the sites we wanted to see. Wish...More

Thank MeraldaSue
Carmenthia E, Manager at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, So glad to hear that our tour took you to the sites you wanted to see in person!!! All our guides do tours differently so next time you will get a different point of view!!! Also if and when you return we do have...More

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Liz S
17 September 2018|
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Response from travelmaven_7 | Reviewed this property |
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Mary K
6 September 2018|
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Response from MeraldaSue | Reviewed this property |
You can catch the tour anywhere along the route, so I would imagine you could find a place to park close to where you are entering the city somewhere. Check the map online to see where it would be best for you.
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spiwonski
30 July 2018|
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We walked a short distance from the Mint--Took a taxi to the Mint
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