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See My Philadelphia provided by See My Philadelphia

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€201.29
per group (up to 15)
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from See My Philadelphia
We are now equipped with a Tour System; my microphone and your headset to hear me. Our masks (if necessary) will not impede you hearing me crisply and clearly. Your comfort level is important for a fun tour, so we can discuss beforehand.
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Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
I have been giving private tours for nine years and will customize the tour to fit your time and the attractions that you want to see. OR I can figure it all out! Stay in Philadelphia or explore the surrounding counties. Your friend in Philly. Seniors our specialty!! 80 five star reviews on Trip Advisor says you are making the right choice! As of July 1, 2020, I have an audio system that allows us to maintain "social distancing", and yet you hear me loudly and clearly!!
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    138 S 2nd St
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Liberty Bell Center
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    Independence Hall
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    Elfreth's Alley
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    Christ Church
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Betsy Ross House
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Welcome Park
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 7
    Ben Franklin National Memorial
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 8
    Rocky Statue
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    500 Market St
    500 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    We end at Independence Hall, OR MOST OFTEN, wherever you decide.
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Important Information
Departure Point
138 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
Duration
2–5 hours
Return Details
500 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
Inclusions
  • parking fees (when necessary)
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Christ Church
  • Entry/Admission - Betsy Ross House
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
7Reviews
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DawnW4444 wrote a review Nov 2020
Hawaii18 contributions8 helpful votes
This was our 1st trip to Philly and we are so happy that we booked with Lois! From the get go you can feel her passion for sharing her knowledge about her city! She was very easy going and funny too! She also gave us recommendations prior to tour which is a huge plus! Highly
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Jessica S wrote a review Oct 2020
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We had a wonderful tour of historic Philly with Lois this weekend! She is incredibly knowledgeable and engaging - I was impressed with how well she connected with the large range of interests / ages in our family. It was the perfect way to get to know the historic, industrial
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Lois L, Owner at See My Philadelphia
Responded 25 Oct 2020
Hi Jessica- I had a great time with your group. They were all inquisitive and funny. Thanks for the review and thanks for choosing my as your tour guide.
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Jessica M wrote a review Sep 2020
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I booked Lois to give my parents a tour around the city while I was in class. According to my mom, "Lois was an informed, engaging and exhilarating tour guide! She accommodated our customized request for an authentic Philly cheesecake experience and tour of the Rocky stairs.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from Lois L, Owner at See My Philadelphia
Responded 25 Oct 2020
Hi Jessica and thanks for the review! I had a great time with your parents. They were interesting and enthusiastic and we enjoyed lunch talking about, what else, our grown children.
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Sandra S wrote a review Jul 2020
Columbus, Georgia1 contribution
We absolutely loved our tour with Lois! She was fun, very informative, and customized our tour to fit us! Lois took the time to get to know us and made our trip to Philly unforgettable! I am not a history buff and Lois really drew me into the stories and history of Philadelphia.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Lois L, Owner at See My Philadelphia
Responded 19 Jul 2020
Thanks for the review. And I applaud your coming to Philly at this time. No crowds!!!
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lovetotravel29_7 wrote a review Jan 2020
Culver City, California43 contributions10 helpful votes
My son and I were in New York for a week and we decided to head down to Philadelphia for the day. I found Lois on tripadvisor and contacted her. She enthusiastically responded immediately and we set up our tour. She had tons of ideas and catered to what we were looking for.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Book this tour!
Oh my stars! Architecture and history combined into one full day is perfect for me. Our tour guide Lois Linden had
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WILLIES157
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Experiencing Philadelphia
Sheila was excellent. She adjusted to what we wanted based on the weather and our desires. With what she did we had
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Colwyn P
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Historical Tour
I could not have asked for a better Tour Guide in the person of Lois Linden. My family and I visited Philadelphia f
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Lotustown
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Touring Philadelphia with Lois is like having an old friend to welcome you.
My daughter will be going to college in the Philadelphia area soon and I wanted her to see the city with someone lo
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LoveTravel152499
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Fabulous Tour
This was our first visit to Philadelphia for myself, husband and adult daughter. Lois's tour was excellent, she was
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travelamfbf
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Amazing experience!
Lois was amazing! What a great experience to do with guests from out of town. Lois took us to sites my husband
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itsasmallworld
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Fun and informative Philly tour!
My sister, mom and I had the pleasure of experiencing a Philly tour with Lois. I echo all the positive sentiments e
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Dana A
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See My Philly with Lois
Lois was an amazing tour guide! She was professional before we met while I emailed her & we planned our tour toget
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mendozatx
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Perfect!
Our tour with Lois was hands-down the best tour we've had of any US city. We booked a 4-hour tour and it was a won
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robert m
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more than informative
Lois was great! I learned a lot about my new city & she covered much more than just the historical highlights. In f
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askier55
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Wonderful in Every Way!
We contacted Lois by email to arrange a short visit around Philadelphia when we had a 7 hour layover in route to Eu
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Jac P
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Lois was great!
We took a tour with Lois and it was great. We only had a few hours, but she was able to tell us so much. Everyone w
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JimP39s
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Excellent Guide and Very Responsive
We found Lois on the web and started communicating with her about a three-generation family tour of Philly. She was
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foxie75
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Philadelphia highlights tour
Lois was awesome!! She helped us create an incredible five hour tour. We had a great day and learned so much! Than
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MarbleFallsMichele
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Kind, Personal, Informative & Dedicated to creating the perfect Philly experience for You!
Lois took my request to see Philly in a couple of hours and gave us an amazing experience! She picked us up at our
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2–5 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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