Guided tour

Philadelphia: Patriots and Founders Walking Tour

Activity provider: Junket

Philadelphia: Patriots and Founders Walking Tour

Activity provider: Junket

From US$ 25.50 per person

Board a time machine to the 1700s on this riveting, historical walking tour of Philadelphia’s most iconic spots. Learn about the founding of America and see the sites where it happened.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Walk the same worn paths as the founding fathers
  • Unearth the history behind famous the Liberty Bell crack
  • Visit the site of the first bank robbery in US history
  • Pick a side of the fight between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson
  • Soak in the history of America’s founding at the sites where it happened
Full description
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the brave, dramatic, and sometimes messy founding of the United States on this history-packed walking tour of historic Philadelphia. You’ll meet your professional guide at The President’s House — a humble building that served as the first White House. From there, you’ll wind through seven other iconic sites, delving into a new, captivating story at each one. Plant your feet where the Declaration of Independence was read aloud for the first time. Get a glimpse into the scandalous private lives of icons like Betsy Ross and Benjamin Franklin. Stand between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson as they argue over a national bank and the placement of the capital. Peer behind the curtain and pick up a few stories your history teacher left out. Book a tour today.
  • 2-hour historical walking tour
  • Knowledgeable guide
  • Well-researched and credible history
  • Transportation
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the President's House site.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Video recording

Know before you go

  •  This tour takes place rain or shine
  •  This tour is not recommended for people who cannot walk more than a mile

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