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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

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Address: 229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
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+1 215-280-3746
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Philadelphia Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around...

Philadelphia Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Philadelphia. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Philadelphia. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.

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Italian Market Immersion Tour

Chuck was an amazing tour guide! He gave us awesome information about the history of the city and market. Chuck introduced us to shop owners who graciously offered us their time... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Chuck was an amazing tour guide! He gave us awesome information about the history of the city and market. Chuck introduced us to shop owners who graciously offered us their time to tell us about their products and history of how their shops came to be. We sampled delicious food and had time to browse and buy items we wanted.... More 

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1 Thank Meghan H
Falls Church, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ben made our tour extra special. My 8 year old daughter decided to wear her Betsy Ross costume for the tour and Ben made sure to include lots of extra information about Betsy. He even made sure she got to sit in the Ross family pew in Christ Church! This was the highlight of our Philly trip😀

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Thank dkb3
Kendra L, Public Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this review

It sounds like you had an amazing tour! Ben is such a star, we're not surprised to hear that he made the tour extra special for your Little Betsy (and we'll make sure to pass along your compliments). We'd love to see pictures, the whole thing sounds so cute - if you post anything on social media, you can tag... More 

Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the historic walking tour & the beer tour. They guides were lovely and we had a lot of fun. I will say that I think I got a better overall history of Philly from the hop on- hop off tour that I did the day before but this was great. We visited some interesting landmarks & got to... More 

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Kendra L, Public Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We love showing people the local-side of Philly, and it sounds like you had a great time on our History in HD tour and our Philly on Tap Beer Tour! Thanks for choosing Philadelphia Urban Adventures! More 

New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall a great tour through Old City and our tour guide Phil was great!! The tour finished off with a beer, which was certainly a nice touch!

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Thank Elizabeth A
Kendra L, Public Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth! Thanks so much for your review of our History in HD tour. We're so happy to hear that you had a great time with Phil (he's awesome!) and that you enjoyed the refreshment at the end! Just a reminder that Urban Adventures can be found all over the world (I think in like 150 different cities!), so if... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a small group walking around the Italian market for the morning. Chuck is very knowledgeable about Philly and his stories are very engaging and interesting. We got to see and EAT the best cheese vinegar candies in town! Loooove the vibes and highly recommend to anyone visiting Philly.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

First of all, segways are incredibly fun to ride! This company really stressed safety and helped us during the tour and in training, before the tour, which I really appreciated as a clumsy person. Our tour guide, Barry, was funny and personable, but didn't let his humor overshadow the fun facts! He was knowledgeable and pointed out some his favorite... More 

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

As soon as Chuck from Philly introduced himself as a born and bred local we sensed it would be a highly enjoyable day. Chuck was able to weave local history stories with his intimate knowledge of the local Italian stores in the markets while ensuring we tasted amazing food at each of the stores visited. The local mosaic artwork was... More 

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Copenhagen
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Cherryl learned us how Real Italian Cheese should taste, about the history of the Italian immigrante, and about the economic growth of (a part of) the City.

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great tour with Trevor in south Philadelphia. He was extremely knowledgeable of the area and was kind and polite. We were the only two in the group and Trevor was flexible in what we saw based on our interests. We had a great time and would highly recommend this tour to anyone!!!!

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Peterborough, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Our very lively, informed guide, Josh Silver, took us through downtown Philadelphia to visit the Christmas light shows and attractions. From the 50's style Macy's (Wannamakers) to the Comcast digital show along with Reading Terminal Marketplace. Very festive! Josh always integrates the historical sites as well. Excellent walking tour!

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