Tours in Philadelphia: Three Perfect Ways to See the City
There are tons of crazy tours in Philadelphia for your viewing, tasting, or even smelling pleasure. Here are a few that may pique your interest and let you see Philadelphia in a new light.
Taking a trip to Philadelphia can be both exciting and scary. There are so many interesting places to see and looking through guide books can become overwhelming. Looking online can also be a bit crazy and you never know if an exhibit, tour, or attraction is still available when you are wanting to visit. This list of tours will give you a taste of what Philadelphia has to offer without overwhelming your senses, and maybe you will see a few attractions you will want to go back to before you leave. Take a look and plan your next trip to Philadelphia with these tours in mind.
After Hours Brewery Tour
Wanting to take a tour of some breweries but there are always too many people during regular tour hours? Have you ever wanted to know how malt masters choose which ingredients to add to beers? Are you unsure which beers go best with different meals? Then this tour is a dream come true for you. Meet up with a tour guide to tour four different breweries in a single night. Taste different beers, learn how to pair your beers with different foods, find out how brewers come up with amazing new beers, and don't worry about having to drive anywhere, the tour provides a van for your transportation throughout the night.
This tour is only available to people 21 and older, there must be at least four people for the tour to run, with a max of 14 people, and check-in is 15 minutes before the tour start time. After boarding the van, you will be taken to either an established beer maker or a new microbrewery, after visiting a couple you will be provided with a meal to ensure you don't get too tipsy or hungry. So hop on the bandwagon, or van, and take a trip to some great local breweries.
Awesome informative tour with great beer & food! ~mgraham9
City Highlights Segway Tour
If you'd rather stay sober on your trip to Philadelphia, try out the City Highlights Segway Tour instead. This tour provides a segway, tour guide, short orientation, live tour commentary and headphones to listen to commentary, and you get to see over 30 attractions in Philly. From the Liberty Bell to the Rocky Statue and beyond, you will see some of the biggest attractions in Philadelphia as well as some murals and other public works of art.
Do not worry about the tour taking a few hours, about halfway through, you will get to take a bathroom break at Cosmic Cafe and maybe grab a drink or something to eat. The segway tour is a small group tour that consists of eight people or fewer, and those riding the segways must be 14 years old or older. You also must be at least 48 inches (121 cm) tall and weigh between 100 and 260 pounds (45-117 kg). Check-in is 15 minutes before the scheduled starting time of the tour, then you are off on a fun two-wheeled adventure around Philadelphia. Take home some great pictures and memories from the City Highlights Segway Tour.
Flavors of Philly Food Tour
Everyone needs to take time to eat a good meal; try some new treats in Philadelphia on the Flavors of Philly Food Tour. You will definitely want to be hungry when heading off to start this tour. Meet your guide at Center City and take off on a food-filled adventure to five Philly restaurants that will fill your belly with locally-loved cuisine. You'll start the tour with a cheesesteak sandwich that will melt in your mouth along with a side of Cheez Whiz fries. After getting your fill, head over to a local mom-and-pop pizzeria for some tomato pie, then pick up a soft pretzel from the bakery just down the road.
If you are still not full, the tour ends at the historic Reading Terminal Market. Shop from over 100 vendors who have been selling their produce, meats, flowers, and even specialty foods for years in this beautiful marketplace. Your tour guide will accompany you to the best merchant stands and buy some sweet treats to finish the tour. Then, stay in the market and enjoy talking to local vendors, buying some delightful treats to take home, and looking around at all the other attractions Philadelphia has to offer. There are many food tours to check out in Philadelphia, be sure to look up the different tours and book one before heading to Philly.
Next time you head out to Philadelphia, or if you live in Philly and need something to do, check out these tours for a day of fun, food, and awesome company on a tour through Philadelphia. Please be sure to book tours ahead of time to ensure tours are available during your visit. Take a tour of Philly and find new restaurants, shops, and attractions you didn't know about before.
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