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Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour in Philadelphia

Franklin Footsteps Walking Tour in Philadelphia

The Franklin Footsteps guided walking tour retraces the famous footsteps of Benjamin Franklin and his fellow patriots during the founding of our nation.

Highlights include Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and Carpenters Hall — where the Continental Congress met to discuss its grievances with England.

Along the way, you'll see Christ Church - where Ben Franklin and our Founding Fathers worshipped - and its burial ground - final resting place of Benjamin Franklin, and the Betsy Ross House - where the first US flag was made.

Also, learn about the National Constitution Center — the historic area's newest attraction exploring the U.S. Constitution - a worldwide symbol of freedom and justice.

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Length

75 minutes

Time

11:00 am, 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm - Monday through Friday (May through October)
11:00 am, 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday (April & November)

11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm & 4:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday (May through October)

Summary

The Franklin Footsteps guided walking tour retraces the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin and his fellow patriots during the founding of our nation. Highlights include Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Christ Church, Christ Church Burial Ground, the Betsy Ross House and Carpenters Hall — where the Continental Congress met to discuss its grievances with England. Also, you’ll learn about the National Constitution Center — the historic area's newest attraction which explores the U.S. Constitution - a worldwide symbol of freedom and justice.

Description

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NOTE: This is a 75-minute walking tour, so please wear comfortable footwear.

Welcome to Philadelphia, the city that gave us the Declaration of Independence, the Liberty Bell, Grace Kelly, and the Philadelphia cheesesteak sandwich. Join this walking tour through the perfectly laid out streets that were established when the city was founded in 1682. Philadelphia was the nation's capital for ten years at the end of the 18th century.

It's where Benjamin Franklin lived and where the nation's first flag was probably sewn by Betsy Ross. Philadelphia is the nation's most historical city but it offers so much more...and more than anything, its friendly people. Philadelphia means "the City of Brotherly Love" in Greek, and that's exactly what it is.

Hotel pickup is not available for this walking tour; the convenient downtown departure location will be detailed on your E-Ticket..

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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  • Tour Philadelphia by foot and in the footsteps of American patriot Benjamin Franklin. Reserve tickets online and save on all sightseeing activities and things to do in Philadelphia; order online or call us toll free at 888-478-1479 for assistance and group tour reservations.
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    August 19, 2017

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