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Private Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York
"You will be met in the morning by your own private driver-guide and vehicle at the New York City location of your choice.  Together you will travel to Philadelphia Pennsylvania.  There you will explore the historic Independence Mall with Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.  You will stroll through America’s oldest neighborhood Elfreth Ally with its cobbled street and Georgian and Federal-style houses.  You will pass by Betsy Ross’s House-birthplace of the American flag; the original President’s House; Christ Church’s Burial Ground with the graves of some of America’s earliest prominent leaders; the First Bank of the United State and more.  Lunch will be had at the bustling Reading Terminal Market
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Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour
"Are you tired of going on tours in which the guide knows less than you do? The guides for Bow Tie Tours are teachers not actors or college students who have studied a cram sheet and they are well-trained in providing people information in an interesting and entertaining manner whether you are a parent with young children or a college professor looking to gain insight into the historical activities of Philadelphia. Join us as we see Independence Hall Declaration House Franklin Court the Betsy Ross House
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Private Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York
"You will be met in the morning by your own private driver-guide and vehicle at the New York City location of your choice.  Together you will travel to Philadelphia Pennsylvania.  There you will explore the historic Independence Mall with Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.  You will stroll through America’s oldest neighborhood Elfreth Ally with its cobbled street and Georgian and Federal-style houses.  You will pass by Betsy Ross’s House-birthplace of the American flag; the original President’s House; Christ Church’s Burial Ground with the graves of some of America’s earliest prominent leaders; the First Bank of the United State and more.  Lunch will be had at the bustling Reading Terminal Market
From $899.00

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Independence Hall

Here I am hanging out with my nephew in Independence National Historic Park in Center City. Besides Independence Hall and all of the historical sights here, it's also a great place to find some peace...
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Philly Facts

I'm drawn to cultural treasures in every city I visit, and want to share the same when friends visit me! In Philadelphia, that means a trip the Ben Franklin Parkway is required. The Parkway itself...
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City Views

The Ben Franklin Parkway connects City Hall with the Philadelphia Museum of Art and also is a conduit between Center City and Fairmount Park. Along the way, you'll find the Franklin Institute, the...
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Betsy Ross House

Can't resist. Hope I'm not boring you with these house details, but I really enjoyed Betsy Ross's little house and wanted to show you the cupboard in the kitchen with redware and other old pieces on...
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Brandywine Battlefield Park

Don't worry, you won't get caught in a cross fire when visiting. Not only that, but we almost even have decent relations with the British these days, in spite of JoeCooper's comments on our use of the...
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Olde City

These old post cards from around the beginning of the 20th century show what Philadelphia and environs was like back in those days. Sometimes the writing is on the front and just the address is on the...
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Philadelphia Flower Show

Don't waste your money $30.00 on the Philadelphia Flower Show. The arrangements are not that nice, the people are rude, the crowds are large so you stand in line for "Everything" the parking is a...
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National Banks

The Second Bank of the United States was designed by William Strickland - who was also responsible for the classical facade of the Philadelphia Exchange nearby. Clearly inspired by the Parthenon, the...
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Christ Church

The first one is of Christ church which is a currently active Episcopal church. Many of the Founding Fathers and other famous people (such as Benjamin Franklin. Pioneer Alice. William Penn. Betsy...
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Franklin Court

Head north (1 block from Carpenters' Hall) to FRANKLIN COURT. This is the only house B. Franklin owned although he lived in Boston, London & Paris as well. From this site, a 'ghost structure' was...
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Liberty Bell

When you visit the Liberty Bell, first know that you might want to go to the Liberty Bell Center on Market between 5th and 6th. The Bell itself is in a separate building a block or two away. The...
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Philadelphia Museum of Art

I took this picture of John Marshall's statue at the entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and wrongly identified it in my notes as John Jay. The artist was William Wetmore Inscription: ...
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South Street

Philly is a great city to take a stroll. Old City, Rittenhouse Square, South Street, Society Hill, Washington Square and many other areas are full of interesting shops and sights and you'll find...
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Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens Season Open every day, year-round with special seasonal displays and events. Hours of Operation Outdoor gardens open at 9am. Conservatory opens at 10 am every day of the year. The...
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301 South 12th and Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107, United States
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ChinaTown

Philadelphia Chinatown is a great place to go because it has over fifty different restaurants! I like to often go there with my friends for dinner. Many different types of Chinese food are offered,...
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Independence - Carpenter's Hall

We waiting on line at the visitors center for free timed tickets to go inside Carpenters Hall. It is opened Tuesday through Sunday from 10am-4pm. We then walked behind Carpenters Hall and got in line...
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Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Musts: 1) See Van Gough's Original Sunflowers on display Who? Anyone who appricates Van Gough or art Why? Unlike other famous pieces of original work Sunflowers is not croweded with tourists and...
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Penn's Landing

This is a must for any military history buff. A rare look and navel technology of the time between sail and modern fleets. Well maintained and not altered to suit tourist, as it should be. But no...
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City Hall

We toured City Hall the largest and tallest City Hall in the United States. The tower reaches 548’ to the top of William Penn’s statue. The bronze statue of the founder of Philadelphia and all of...
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Liberty Bell

When asked what’s there to see and do in Philly, the first answer is almost always the Liberty Bell. And often, the first thing to see in Philly, before going on to other attractions. Brief history -...
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"Fantastic Philly! My homebase."
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"Philadelphia - Birthplace of the U.S.A!"
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VeronicaG

"PHILADELPHIA--Brotherly Love And More"
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"Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley"
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"City of Brotherly Love"
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