This is a real-world, one-of-a-kind, App-Navigated Interactive Adventure, throughout Rocky's Philadelphia. There's no crowds, no schedule, no restrictions or herds of tourists, which means you can explore freely and discover places you might never have seen, as much as you like. You can even pause and resume your adventure another time if you...Read more
This Walking Tour will also take you by and into some of Philadelphia's most prominent buildings. The buildings in this area are mostly from the mid-1800's through the present. Styles range from Beaux Arts, to Chicago and International style. We also wil see the newest and tallest buildings in Center...Read more
This tour will walk in the path of the original settlers of Philadelphia. Early Philadelphia looked very different from today's metropolis. This heavily illustrated tour will feature rare images of the waterfront. Learn the history of the waterfront. This tour is the only one offered in Philadelphia covering this time period and area We walk...Read more
1 1/2 hour walking tour to see and experience the holiday joys of Philadelphia Historical and architectural context included where applicable to enhance to tour experience Sites visited Christmas Village in LOVE Park Macy’s Window Displays City of Philadelphia Christmas Tree Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market Dilworth...Read more
Play a city exploration game where you search your surroundings for ways to solve fun challenges and puzzles that reveal amazing places and stories in the Old City of Philadelphia. There is no guide involved, you just follow an app and play at your own pace.
Each challenge will lead you to the next place by providing you with exact...Read more
Discover Philadelphia’s most chilling legends and frightful accounts by following clues and solving puzzles on your phone. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location.
So, are you up for an exciting city game?
Highlights include: - Find Edgar Allen Poe’s...Read more
Discover historic locations in Philadelphia’s Independence National Historical Park by solving challenges and unlocking stories on your phone. Play the engaging exploration game, taking the role of a time traveler sent from the past by Ben Franklin on a special mission.
As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and directions on your...Read more
Eccentric artists, secret art sales, angry film fans, and trustee deceit, Philadelphia's art scene, is filled with contention. This Philadelphia self guided audio tour goes beyond the Liberty Bell, The Constitution, and cheesesteaks, to explore some of Philadelphia's most beguiling art controversies. Discover the stories and the infamous names who...Read more
This self-guided audio tour explores the north-central Philadelphia waterfront, focusing on what remains of this historic locale after the installation of Interstate I-95 in the 1970s, and relating (among other things) how early Quaker settlers lived in caves along the waterfront.
Keep in mind that this area was where wheeling and dealing...Read more
Join me on a self-guided GPS audio tour that’ll open your eyes to the full range of Philadelphia’s architecture, spanning every American style from the 1850s to the present. One of the richest periods artistically, it was also one of the wealthiest. Mark Twain called these years the “Gilded Age” because America’s economy boomed and vast...Read more
There is a lot more to Philadelphia than Ben Franklin, cheesesteaks, and the Liberty Bell. Philly is a living history lesson filled with stories, conflicts, food, and defiance. IT'S THE BEGINNING OF AMERICA. The Declaration of Independence from the Crown. The first capital of the United States. The first protest for the abolition of slavery. Home...Read more
Come see where the turn of the 20th century Jewish immigrants lived, worked, prayed and played. Includes synagogues, banks, bakeries, schools. Dr. Schatz is an expert in Philadelphia Jewish History and shares his own family story as we point out the various buildings and institutions in the neighborhood. We usually can enter at least one currently...Read more
Here is a chance to enjoy a guided tour of the once thriving Jewish neighborhoods of 20th century Philadelphia. You will come with your own vehicle, and Dr. Schatz will explain and guide you through the itinerary of your choice in the neighborhoods of our parents and grandparents. We will see (and enter) some former synagogues (even some current...Read more
Discover Philadelphia with Welcome Walks - digital walking tours for the modern traveler. Our custom-designed tours give you the freedom to explore a destination on your own time schedule at your own pace. Listen on your smartphone, Welcome Walks tours are distinguished by historical discoveries, art and architecture, popular culture and local...Read more
Our Philly By Night tour offers a spectacular view of the city after dark, when our skyline is beautifully transformed with lights. The tour passes by historic sites such as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and makes a stop at the Philadelphia Art Museum's "Rocky Steps" where you can snap a photo with the hometown hero or run to the top of...Read more
Follow in the footsteps of a nation's forefathers on this guided horse-drawn carriage tour through the cobblestone streets of historic old Philadelphia. Enjoy up-close, scenic views of the many attractions and landmarks. Hear a plethora of stories and commentary on the historical significance of each key site while traveling through Philly's busy...Read more
History Galore and more! We work together so you see exactly what YOU want to see. Unless you want me to plan it! Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Rocky steps. Walking so we see the sites extra close up, or for groups of 4 or less, driving is available. Your friend in Philly. Seniors our specialty!! 90 five star reviews on Trip Advisor says you...Read more
Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Did you know that The Philadelphia Zoo is the oldest zoo in America. It was chartered in 1859 and raised public and private funds to create the non-profit? In 1988, Philadelphia’s home football team, the Eagles, helped to create the largest sandwich that...Read more