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City Sightseeing Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour provided by Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours

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City Sightseeing Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 26/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
See the sights of Philadelphia without getting lost on this open-top, double-decker bus tour. With your 1-, 2-, or 3-day pass, hop on and off at whichever stop you want and explore at your own pace. Plus, enjoy 360-degree views as you travel past the Old City historic district, Love Park, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Eastern State Penitentiary, the Liberty Bell, Reading Terminal Market, and more.
Highlights
  • See Philadelphia on a bus at your own pace without getting lost
  • Live commentary for a greater understanding of the sights you pass
  • Visit the attractions that interest you and skip the rest
  • Ideal for first-time visitors—no taxis or subway needed
What to Expect
Begin your tour of Philadelphia at any of the stops along the route. Grab a seat on the upper deck and listen to live commentary as you travel through the City of Brotherly Love. Hop on and hop off whenever you want and only stop at the attractions that interest you—skip the rest. See the city’s colorful street murals and historic attractions as you travel past popular neighborhoods such as Old City historic district, Penn’s Landing, Head House Square, Society Hill, Chinatown, and Fairmount. The routes include stops at the Betsy Ross House, Eastern State Penitentiary, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Love Park, Philadelphia Zoo, The Franklin Institute, Rocky Steps, Reading Terminal Market, and more. Hop off at One Liberty Observation Deck for unobstructed views of the Philadelphia skyline from the 57th floor.
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Important Information
Inclusions
  • Unlimited hop-on hop-off for 1, 2 or 3 days depending on option selected at check-out
  • Audio commentary available in several languages + free headphones
  • Booklet including discounts on local eateries, shops and attractions
  • Tour map
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Season: All Year Round excluding Thanksgiving and 25 December
  • Red Route operates from 10:00am - 4:30pm. Duration - 60 minutes. Frequency - every 40 minutes.
  • Blue Route operates from 10:00am - 4:30pm. Duration - 30 minutes. Frequency - every 40 minutes.
  • You must bring a paper voucher for this tour. All vouchers must be redeemed at 111 S. Independence Mall East (The Bourse Building).
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • With your voucher, enjoy flexible access for up to 12 months from the travel date you select at check-out.
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lil_Traveller123 wrote a review Mar 2020
Perth114 contributions65 helpful votes
Don’t bother! Buses don’t show up! No one knows about these buses in the city when you ask them, we couldn’t even find a stop according to the map you have. We tried to find the signage at stop 6 according to your map where the “love” sculpture is and nothing, then we walked
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KayHog wrote a review Oct 2019
16 contributions3 helpful votes
This is a great way to see Philadelphia on your first visit. It lets you see where you want to go back and spend more time visiting. Had a very knowledgeable guide.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Si_Dev_1 wrote a review Oct 2019
Bathgate, United Kingdom294 contributions74 helpful votes
We visited Philadelphia on a day trip from New York by train. On a relatively limited timescale we figured taking this tour would be the best way to check out the city. We got a taxi from the station to Independence Park where we got on the bus. Warren was our guide and was
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Kimberly B wrote a review Sep 2019
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I have done several hop on hop off tours in various cities and have always had a great experience. This by far was the worst one I have ever done. Everything was disorganized and everyone was very unprofessional. When we boarded the first bus the driver and tour guide were
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Date of experience: September 2019
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William C wrote a review Sep 2019
94 contributions15 helpful votes
Me and my sister were treated to a great tour of Philadelphia. The tour guides were awesome. Thanks again
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Date of experience: September 2019
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E396MWdonnah
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Main attraction!
The main attractions in Philly are located mainly in the historical downtown area. Very easy to walk to or take a
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robph1111
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Incredible History
Historic locations where our nation was born in an interesting neighborhood with great restaurants and pubs and sho
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JAR4167
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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
More than we expected. Online order of tickets was very easy, upon arrival printing of tickets was immediate, bus
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DanaM60745
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First time visit to Philadelphia
My husband and I booked to tour to see where everything to see in Philadelphia is. We were lucky that on February 1
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Footprints17092017
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Overall bad experience
Hop on hop off tour during winter it’s a bad joke. We bought the sight seeing pass for 2 days. We planned our bus t
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RisseyG
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Decent
Honestly we had 3 tour guides during the 2 days and only one of the 3 truly met and exceeded our expectations for t
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Poole1957
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The go to for city views when time is short
The commentator was very knowledgeable and helpful. We only stayed on the tour for one loop round then got off and
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76camilled
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Very insightful bus tour. Tour Guide, Charisse was great!
Charisse, bus tour guide was very knowledgeable, funny, entertaining and excited to be on tour with us. You can tel
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S H
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Good experience
They pick up from hotels... the big bus tours. One day is enough. We found out that there was another city run serv
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d1sipp
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Always a great way to see the city
Took a tour around the city via hop on hop off tour. I've done this in several city's and am rarely disappointed.
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Visit-to-Philly
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Airport Shuttle on a very early Sunday Morning
Our shuttle driver, Kenny, picked us up very early on a Sunday morning to take us to the airport. He let us know th
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JEBLLB
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A great way to get around
As with the other cities we visited on our trip we used the bus to get an overall picture of the city on our first
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PMahdis
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I think spending the extra dollar for Big Bus might be worth it
The ride was 90 minutes round trip and a lot of it was waiting in traffic listening to the tour guide ad lib. It wa
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O9027OLmarief
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Disappointed.
Bought "tickets" online. There was no information anywhere suggesting where we could park to get on. There was no p
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Explorer647285
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.....way to go!....
We bought a 2 day bus pass and the price was well worth it! The weather was not ideal for touring and having acces
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