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Address: 6822 Mower St, Philadelphia, PA 19119-2655
Phone Number:
+1 215-828-9008
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Your friend in Philly. Private tour guide to show you the Philadelphia YOU...

Your friend in Philly. Private tour guide to show you the Philadelphia YOU want to see. History, architecture, culture. One hour to one day. Walking, on/off bus, my vehicle or yours, and all the combinations. Seniors and families our specialty.

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Amazing Tour for Parents and Teens

Lois bravely guided our U14 hockey team and their parents on a 3-hour tour. Everybody loved it! Her passion for Philadelphia is infectious. Would highly recommend.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jennifer R
New Canaan, Connecticut, United States

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New Canaan, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lois bravely guided our U14 hockey team and their parents on a 3-hour tour. Everybody loved it! Her passion for Philadelphia is infectious. Would highly recommend.

Thank Jennifer R
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This was my family's first time ever visiting Philadelphia and we didn't really have much of a plan. But Lois as a tour guide who waited patiently when we were at the mint showed us the top historical attraction in the beautiful city of Philadelphia. Lois had everything all planned out, she got us tickets to tour Independence hall ahead... More 

Thank GoldenVortex
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I took this tour with my daughter and found that Lois was able to span the difference in our ages. Lois showed us many places. Some of my favorites were Elfreth's Alley, Bladen's Court, Betsy Ross' House, the National Constitution Center and the Liberty Bell. Lois is a native Philadelphian and her passion for the city is evident throughout the... More 

Thank BreezeFW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I found See My Philadelphia through Trip Advisor by searching for top private tour guides. I can tell you that I am only disappointed that I could only give our tour guide, Lois Linden, an excellent rating. She is surely tops as far as Philadelphia tour guides goes and somehow "excellent" doesn't do her justice. Lois exceeded our expectations right... More 

Thank Anna L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I have lived in Philadelphia for a year and never had any desire to delve into the history of the city. My mother came to visit and I booked this tour as I thought it would be something she might be interested in. In the end, we both loved it. The history lesson wasn't dry or monotonous. Lois made it... More 

Thank Emily E
Findlay, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We really wanted to visit Philadelphia on a recent visit to Pennsylvania. I have always had a love for early American history; and my husband and I love touring historical buildings. Neither of us felt confident about our ability to find our way around a big city, find parking and see everything we wanted to. That's why Lois' tour seemed... More 

Thank willowhoneyb
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Lois took me, my son (13) and daughter (9) on a 3 hour combination driving / walking tour the day we arrived in Philly. We wanted an overall view of the city so we could efficiently navigate for the rest of our visit. On a good day, my kids are a handful. On this day we had spent the morning... More 

Thank mom2tristanella
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Lois took my 12 year old son and me on a 1/2 tour of Philadelphia. Part walking, part driving. She made it fun for both of us. She suggested we see U Penn, as well, which was a great idea and we took her up on it. She shared her favorite cheesesteak joint and we were treated to complimentary cannolis... More 

Thank Liz Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Myself and the Parenting Group I teach along with there children had an awesome tour. Ms. Lois did an excellent job with crowd control. She was attentive to the adults as well as the children. She was friendly, very organized and showed excitement when sharing information about the wonderful city of Philadelphia. It was evident she has a warm heart... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Lois communicated with me via email and then phone to set up my personal tour. We spent 3 hours starting in the historic colonial area where she shared great information and insights as we walked. I asked several questions leading to more in depth information on subjects of interest to me. Lois was very accommodating in taking these in stride.... More 

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