Our goal is to foster personal and unique experiences and provide customers with the history of the city.
Showing you parts of Philadelphia you've heard of, many parts you haven't, and telling unbelievable stories along the way.
Philadelphia is full of charisma, crazy characters, and timeless stories. We'll show you what you learned about in high school history class and make it all come to life.
We'll show you City Hall and The Liberty Bell, but we'll also open your eyes to the hidden parts of history laced into our side streets and building fronts.
Meet the Owners & Founders
Tim & Abbie
Our founder Tim was an English teacher who picked up a tour guide gig during his summers off. He quickly fell in love with the city, the people, and the stories. Tim decided to start his own company in 2015 to offer people the best tour in the city. You'll find him and his wife, Abbie, on the trolley and on the streets of Philly showing off the city they love.
Why choose us?
Philadelphia Tours With Good Storytelling And Bad Jokes
We are a socially conscious company providing walking tours and bus tours onboard Philly's only BYOB trolley. Our knowledgeable local guides are passionate about sharing history through great stories, bad jokes, and cold beer. We are not another boring tour company, and we don't believe in conducting boring tours! Join a scheduled tour, or call us to customize a private tour. Let's explore the history, the grit, and the entrepreneurial spirit of Philadelphia together.
Actual Historian Guide
Our tour guides are not only extremely knowledgeable about the city's history but also have a talent for entertaining and captivating their audience. Their passion for Philadelphia and its rich cultural heritage shines through, adding a personal touch to the tour, and making it all the more enjoyable for participants. With their expert guidance and engaging storytelling, the tour becomes a truly immersive experience, leaving visitors with a deeper appreciation for the city's past and present.
Voted #1 Sightseeing Tour in Philadelphia on TripAdvisor
Visitors have consistently praised the tour's top-rated quality and highly recommended it to others. The high reviews are a testament to the tour's exceptional service, which includes knowledgeable and engaging tour guides who bring Philadelphia's rich history and culture to life. Participants have also appreciated the tour's attention to detail and excellent customer service, making for a memorable and enjoyable experience. Overall, the tour has earned a reputation as one of the best ways to explore Philadelphia's top attractions and hidden gems and is a must-do activity for any traveler to the city.
We not only provide an excellent opportunity for visitors to explore the city's history and culture but also gives back to the community through its charitable donations. By donating a portion of its earnings to various organizations, the tour supports important causes that help improve the lives of others. This commitment to community service is just one of the reasons why participants can feel good about their purchase, knowing that they are contributing to the betterment of society. By choosing to take the tour, visitors can enjoy an unforgettable experience while also making a positive impact on the local community. This reflects the tour's commitment to social responsibility and dedication to creating a better Philadelphia.
A slice of paradise Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, the largest city in Pennsylvania. This is one of the most stunning cities in the United States. It's is notable for its culture, rich history and American Revolutionary sites. Known affectionately as Philly by the locals. It’s a place with dozens of historic sites, centuries-old neighborhoods and some 90 museums to explore. Philadelphia is most famous for the Liberty Bell, Rocky, cheesesteaks, and the Mummers. It is also known as the “City of Brotherly Love” and for its revolutionary history.
Frequently asked questions
All of our tours, except our "Philly Phables" walking tour, are BYOB. We encourage that you bring your own bevarages, drink responsibly and have fun!
Starting and ending location varies depending on the tour. Please check the tour pages on our website for more details.
Yes! All of our tours can be turned into a completely customizable event for you and your group. Our connections to local bars, our excellent tour guides and talended musicians all go hand-in-hand with creating a truly unique and unforgettable experience.
Our tours last anywhere from 90 minutes to three hours depending on the tour. Please check the tour pages on our website for more details.