A Local History Of Philadelphia

Cultural & Theme Tours in Philadelphia

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So you're in a new city and you don't know where to start. You want to learn about Philadelphia, but you don't need someone rattling off memorized facts and dates from history. How do you find those 'hole in the wall' hidden gems? How do you avoid getting trapped like a tourist at an overpriced, underwhelming bar/restaurant/store? And how do all those people on the Travel Channel know exactly where to go? Stop stressing and join us for our 2 hour intro tour created and guided by Philly locals.
A Local History of Philadelphia Skip the big buses and large groups with this historical tour of Philadelphia led by a local guide. In a private setting, you’ll be able to ask questions, make frequent stops, and customize your experience to meet your every need. Your guide will cover the exciting history of Philadelphia while also filling you in on local tips and suggestions for how to spend the rest of your time in the city. There are no memorized scripts here, so think of our tour as hanging out with a friend who's showing you around. This tour will cover historic Old City, Independence Mall, and a variety of other historical sites as you walk the streets of Philadelphia to uncover the birthplace of America while also discovering what still makes the city so great today. Depending on your guide, there may be a focus on history, architecture, culture, or one of many other themes. Specific requests are available.  • Walking • 2 hour estimate • Historic Philadelphia • Local neighborhoods, restaurants, and bars • Private • Fully customizableAdditional InformationIncludes: Local English-speaking expert to answer all your questions. Additional languages available upon request (if available).Excludes: Transportation to and from meeting location, food and drinks, tips and gratuities for your guideZeeno has a wide-variety of knowledgeable local guides. If you would like a more customized experience, including tours in additional languages, please check out our website at www.getzeeno.com or call us at 866-944-8814. 

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Small Groups
  • Ability to customize
  • No memorized scripts

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities