1 - 2 Hours
Welcome to the Philadelphia Walking Tour
Journey back in time. Relive the days of George Washington and his revolutionary collaborators! This Philadelphia walking tour begins at the beautiful City Hall and goes through the historic district while exploring the catalysts of the war.
This self-guided Philadelphia walking tour lets you explore the city’s historic past with maximum flexibility, safety, and value. Get the tour guide app set up on your phone, and get started. All audio plays automatically based on location.
About the Tour
We dive into the Declaration of Independence’s drafting, debating, and signing at the famous Independence Hall. From there, we explore George Washington’s legacy as a politician, general, and president. This leads us to the iconic Liberty Bell and the history behind its famous crack and its status as an abolitionist symbol. Then, on the self-guided walking tour, of Philadelphia, we explore the lives, museums, and homes of revolutionary figures like Ben Franklin, the diplomat, Benedict Arnold, the traitor, Thomas Jefferson, future president, and Crispus Attacus, the American hero.
We continue our journey past the famous African American Museum, Franklin Square, National Constitution Center, and the Mint. At the historic Betsy Ross House, we see the birthplace of the American flag, and in picturesque Elfreth’s Alley, we step back into a more quaint, cobblestoned era. Finally, our tour passes George Washington’s church and fittingly concludes at the Museum of American Revolution.
The Philadelphia walking tour is approximately 2 miles through the city’s Historic District.
Starting Point Address: Philadelphia City Hall, 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19107
What You'll See
First Continental Congress
Benjamin Franklin Museum
African American Museum
Bolt of Lightening
National Constituion Center
United States Mint
Benjamin Franklin's Grave
Betsy Ross House
Museum of the American Revolution
Preview the Tour
Stop 1 - Welcome
Stop 2 : Philadelphia and the Revolution
Stop 9 : George Washington Statue
Stop 10 : Liberty Bell
Stop 28 : Christ Church
What do we do?
Simply put, Action Tour Guide is an audio guide, map, and tour book – all in one app! We are a GPS-enabled app-based tour that narrates information based on your location right on your phone. You can experience our driving and walking tours at your own pace and literally at any time of the day!
Changing travel date? No worries! All individual tours come with lifetime validity.
No Network Needed
The tour works offline which means you do not need your phone network to enjoy the tour. However, we do suggest you download the tour at your home, hotel, visitor center, etc before you head out for a completely immersive experience.
Not an Entry Ticket
This is not an entry ticket.