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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
+1 215-280-3746
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229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
City Center East
+1 215-280-3746
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour. Our guide, Cheryl Weiss went beyond of what we expected and made sure that we went away with the area history and also of the folks who built up the area to what it is today. Specially enjoyed the tasting of different products...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide, Chuck Brutsche, gave us an amazing tour. Not only did we learn more interesting historical facts, but we went to the best of the stores and stalls on 9th street. We got to taste and smell all the wonderfully flavored cheese, gelato, bread,...More

Thank markleytax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was fantastic!!! Our guide, Chuck was amazing. He made us feel welcome and apart of the learning experience, went out of his way to engage the locals with the us to hear the real story of the market and shops. All around a...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The historic walking tour is very interesting, it is amazing all the important 'land marks' in a small section of the city. Our guide Josh was very nice and knows a lot about history, specially the independence period.

Thank Cristina G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chuck was an amazing tour guide! He gave us awesome information about the history of the city and market. Chuck introduced us to shop owners who graciously offered us their time to tell us about their products and history of how their shops came to...More

1  Thank Meghan H
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Ben made our tour extra special. My 8 year old daughter decided to wear her Betsy Ross costume for the tour and Ben made sure to include lots of extra information about Betsy. He even made sure she got to sit in the Ross family...More

Thank dkb3
Kendra L, Public Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this review

It sounds like you had an amazing tour! Ben is such a star, we're not surprised to hear that he made the tour extra special for your Little Betsy (and we'll make sure to pass along your compliments). We'd love to see pictures, the whole...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We did the historic walking tour & the beer tour. They guides were lovely and we had a lot of fun. I will say that I think I got a better overall history of Philly from the hop on- hop off tour that I did...More

Thank Alooohatravel
Kendra L, Public Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We love showing people the local-side of Philly, and it sounds like you had a great time on our History in HD tour and our Philly on Tap Beer Tour! Thanks for choosing Philadelphia Urban Adventures!

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Overall a great tour through Old City and our tour guide Phil was great!! The tour finished off with a beer, which was certainly a nice touch!More

Thank Elizabeth A
Kendra L, Public Relations Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth! Thanks so much for your review of our History in HD tour. We're so happy to hear that you had a great time with Phil (he's awesome!) and that you enjoyed the refreshment at the end! Just a reminder that Urban Adventures can...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

It was a small group walking around the Italian market for the morning. Chuck is very knowledgeable about Philly and his stories are very engaging and interesting. We got to see and EAT the best cheese vinegar candies in town! Loooove the vibes and highly...More

2  Thank luyiz2016
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

First of all, segways are incredibly fun to ride! This company really stressed safety and helped us during the tour and in training, before the tour, which I really appreciated as a clumsy person. Our tour guide, Barry, was funny and personable, but didn't let...More

Thank RoseLaroiya
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you still have the tours if it rains? Thanks!
2 December 2016|
Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
We do! Our tours operate rain or shine, so make sure you have good rain gear, umbrella, etc. to stay as dry as possible. Also, our guides are great at making the tour flexible based on the conditions, including adding more... More
Are these driving tours or walking tours? What would the cost per person be for these tours? How long is a typical tour and can we actually linger at any of the sites? If we wanted to stay at a specific site, can we end the tour there?
27 January 2015|
Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your interest in our tours! The Urban Adventures tours are all walking tours, and some with public transit included with a guide. Cost per person varies - We offer 5 tours ranging from $25 to $39 per... More
Looking for a tour for 3 16 yr old young ladies from one of Philly's surrounding suburbs. What tour would you recommend and are these driving tours?
27 January 2015|
Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you so much for reaching out! Our Urban Adventures tours are all walking and/or public transportation with a guide. For 16 year-old young ladies, I'd recommend either the Markets, Mosaics & Magic tour or our... More