Second Bank of the United States
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  • Philadelphia: Exploration Game Self-Guided Tour

    1. Philadelphia: Exploration Game Self-Guided Tour

    Play an exploration game on your phone that takes you on a self-guided tour of Philadelphia. Stop at the most iconic spots of the city and learn their history while using clues, solving problems, and unlocking stories. Enjoy the flexibility of a tour taken entirely on an app. The game begins with you following the trail of a missing son. Start your pursuit at Spruce Street Harbor Park. From there, simply follow the route and instructions on the app. Explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from any location where you paused it. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. See Penn's Landing, the Liberty Bell, Benjamin Franklin's Grave, and more. Discover Philadelphia’s cobblestoned streets, photo-worthy Independence Mall, and old town. Choose to play on your own, in a large group, or in several s...

  • Philadephia: Guided Sightseeing Tour with River Cruise

    2. Philadephia: Guided Sightseeing Tour with River Cruise

    The day begins with pickup from your downtown hotel and heads to Smith Memorial Arch. Listen to fascinating stories about the history of Philadelphia, then board a yacht for a 1 hour cruise along the scenic Delaware River. Afterwards, visit the largest City Hall in the US and take in spectacular 360-degree views of the city from its open-air observation deck. Next, enjoy a narrated drive through Philadelphia and pass by some of the most famous historical landmarks including Betsy House, Letitia House, Benjamin Franklin’s grave, and Love Park. The final stop of the day is Independence Hall, where you can see the Liberty Bell. Learn about the history of the Liberty Bell as well as its significance today. Hear stories of the abolitionists, women’s suffrage activists, and civil rights leaders who have all used this bell. At the end of an epic adventure, relax on the return journey to your...

  • Philadelphia: Colonial Philadelphia Walking Tour

    3. Philadelphia: Colonial Philadelphia Walking Tour

    Discover buildings from the era of the founding fathers that still survive to this day. With your expert tour guide, see historic buildings that go back almost to the founding of the city in 1682. Admire a variety of architectural styles such as Georgian, Federal, and, Revival whilst learning about American history along the way. Beginning on Elfreth's Alley, learn about the origins of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia. Then continue to Christ Church and its churchyard where Andrew Hamilton, Pierce Butler, and Robert Morris are buried. Next, you will see Ben Franklin's house and hear about his fascinating life story. From there, Carpenter's Hall is close by where the 1st Continental Congress met. See the First Bank of the United States, founded by Alexander Hamilton in 1791. This building is the first U.S. government building with a Greco-Roman facade. Pass by where Hamilton and his mistre...

  • Philadelphia: Small-Group Hamilton Walking Tour

    4. Philadelphia: Small-Group Hamilton Walking Tour

    Immerse yourself in the world of Alexander Hamilton on this tour designed especially for Hamilton lovers. Discover the places where he had a direct impact on the shape and functions of the newly-formed United States of America and visit the real-life locations featured in the hit Broadway Musical. Enjoy short excerpts of music throughout the tour.

    Start your walking tour at the President's House where George Washington and John Adams spent most of their presidencies. From here, head to Independence Hall, where the U.S. Constitution was written.

    Next, head to the 2nd Bank of the United States, created by President James Madison, followed by a visit to Carpenter's Hall, home of the 1st Continental Congress.

    Visit the home of Alexander Hamilton's mistress Maria Reynolds and the 1st Bank of the U.S. building. Finally, arrive at Robert Morris' gr...

    Very knowledgeable and personable guide, with lots of facts and stories to highlight the tour.

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Very knowledgeable and personable guide, with lots of facts and stories to highlight the tour.

Enjoyable tour with an informative and friendly guide