The “City of Brotherly Love” is famous for its role in American history – both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed here. No less than forty early American sites are preserved within Independence National Historical Park, including Independence Hall and the beloved Liberty Bell. When you’ve had your fill of history, explore glorious Fairmount Park, catch a play or symphony, or hit the town for a night of live music or clubbing.
The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia takes you on a walking journey through America's Most Historic Area - the birthplace of America's nation. Step back in time to see where The Declaration of Independence and The United States Constitution were created. This walking adventure includes more than 20 historic sites in the Independence National Historical Park, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
Experience the best of US history with a modern twist on this tour of Philadelphia. See where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, take a photo of the Liberty Bell, see where past presidents like George Washington lived, and learn about William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder. Discover the lively neighborhood culture as you pass art galleries and cafes, and top of your tour with a refreshing drink at a local pub.
Gain insight into America's colonial history. Visit Powell House, which entertained guests like John Adams and Benjamin Franklin; St Peter's Church, where the Founding Fathers worshiped; and Independence Hall, the original home of the Liberty Bell.
Gain a deeper insight into American art on a walking tour led by an expert art scholar. Browse paintings and sculptures at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and Second Bank of the United States Portrait Gallery, both US National Historic Landmarks
Explore Philadelphia on a hop-on hop-off tour! Visit 20 top Philadelphia attractions including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Betsy Ross House while touring the city in a fun, fast and scenic way. Choose from a 24-hour or 48-hour ticket to ride on an open-top, double-decker bus, with live commentary from your onboard guide.
A valid Canadian passport is required for Canadians intending to visit the United States. The passport should be valid for at least the expected duration of stay in the country. For all other nationalities, consult your consulate or tourist board for details. You can also visit http://www.voyage.gc.ca/ for up-to-date information.
Most shops are open from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday to Friday and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday and Sunday.
Banks are generally open from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Mon-Fri. Some banks open on Saturdays with reduced hours of operation. There are several major chains and branches of all banks and ATM's are available throughout the city. Major credit cards are very widely accepted.
Most hotel and restaurant bills include a service charge. Make sure you check the bill to avoid tipping twice. Where a service charge is not included in a restaurant, or for a taxi driver, tour guide or other service provider, it is customary to leave a tip of 10%-15% of the bill.
110V, same as Canada