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Private Tour

Half Day Highlights Tour in a Private Vehicle

Enjoy the city's highlights from the comforts of a private vehicle.
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Things to know

Duration:

3 hrs

Suitable for:

Culture Vulture, Family, Friends, History Buffs

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Tickets included:

Entrance to Philadelphia Museum of Art

Type of tour:

Driver tour - you will have your own luxury private vehicle accompanying you throughout the tour.

Other inclusions:

Gratuities optional
Meeting points: Washington Square Park Fountain - Philadelphia, PA 19106, United States

What makes this tour special

Enjoy a private driving tour of Philadelphia’s highlights, finishing with entrance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. On this tour you will:

Your private tour begins with an easy hotel pick-up in a private vehicle, for those staying in centrally located hotels. Enjoy an easy drop off at the first site, where your guide will take you on a poignant journey around the historic sites of the American Revolution where the seeds of independence were taking root long before a musket shot was fired. As you walk around Benjamin Franklin and Betsy Ross’s homes, along with the homes of numerous other founders, your guide will color in the missing details of life in Philadelphia during the period: about the political climate of the time, about the tension and excitement around the city. 

From there, continue onto JFK Plaza where you can see one of the city’s most ‘instagrammable’ and recognizable sculptures: the LOVE statue. Hear why the replica of Indiana’s statue was also erected in Philadelphia, and hear about life as a local from your guide as you drive through the city. Then drive up the wide lanes of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, a street whose numerous sites could fill up a day on its own. 

See Rodin’s ‘The Thinker’ and numerous other public sculptures outside the Rodin Museum, before descending the 72 steps to the top of the ‘Rocky Stairs’.  From the summit, enjoy sweeping vistas across Eakins Oval, Philadelphia City Hall, and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Your tour ends here, at the entrance to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where your guide will leave you with entrance tickets to the museum. Feel free to ask your guide any questions about seeing the museum or other recommendations for exploring the City of Brotherly Love. 

What you'll see

Independence Hall
This historic building was where both the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were debated.
Liberty Bell
One of the most iconic symbols of American independence, the Liberty Bell cracked the first time it rung and was twice recast.
LOVE Statue
Designed by Robert Indiana, the statue in John F Kennedy Plaza brings throngs of people looking to get an iconic shot of their time in the city of 'Brotherly Love.'
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
The parkway is dotted with several of the city's art museums, statues - including Rodin's 'The Thinker', and is always filled with travellers and locals alike.
The Rocky Steps
Leading to the entrance of the Philadephia Museum of Art, the steps have become iconic with the Rocky films. Be sure to snap your own version of the iconic victory shot at the top.
Philadelphia museum of art
It was built for the Centennial Exposition of 1886 and now contains incredible pieces by artists including El Greco and Picasso.
Betsy Ross House
The 300 year old house pays homage to a woman whose story is woven into the story of the nation and explores the rest of her life, beyond sewing the first flag.

FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Travel Curious, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.

Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <hello@tourioicity.com> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).

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