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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

Big City Survival Tactics Tips (18)

Philadelphia has no gangs

Listen im from philadelphia 56th and Catherine to be exact ......aside from the apperances philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods not gangs...there are no gangs in philadelphia we despise them..we...
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JoshH11
Nov 23, 2013

There's No Help

If you get accosted here there is no help,people will look the other way and pretend nothing happened...that's the general attitude here. And you can't even pack weapons for defense because the...
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stuckphila
Jun 13, 2013

The city changes after dark...

I visited Philadelphia for about three days while on business and I have to say the city changes remarkably after dark sets on the city. During the day (especially the afternoon) there is lots of...
yankee34101
Apr 26, 2012

Crossing Benjamin Franklin Bridge

It costs $4 to cross the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.Then add up to $25 for parking in the city center.Depending on when you drive to the city center there will also be a lot of traffic.This is some of...
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Andreja86
Jun 18, 2011

A Simple Rule for Avoiding Dangerous Philly Areas

Because Philly is highly dependent on tourism, in every area that would have a lot of tourists, you'll find more danger from the drivers than from criminals. The areas which truly are dangerous -- and...
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PR-7
Mar 01, 2010

Subways

I took the subways a few times and I noticed one thing - most people wait upstair and not on the platforms. I guess thats the way how you can tell whether the platforms are safe or not....That was Day...
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VZ-Pam
May 29, 2008

Walk in Groups after Dark!

Walking the streets after dark is not fun. I've had people ask me for drugs, hit on me, try to touch me, etc. Make sure you have some friends with you, and ignore any people that come up to you. A...
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iamjacksgoat
Jul 16, 2007

not a safe area

even during the daytime in this city, i felt very much unsafe. we were approached by strangers trying to talk to us, and also my family members were on a tour bus while someone was shooting a gun in...
MandaJ320
Jan 05, 2005

Center City Isn't Dangerous

I have lived in Center City Philadelphia for 13 years and feel very comfortable walking anywhere in it, South Street to Vine, alone, up until about 10 pm. You can in fact walk anywhere you're going in...
phillyres
Oct 25, 2003

Just use common sense and you should be fine

I lived in Philly for about two years and not once have felt that I was in danger. Okay, one night I felt a bit weird in the subway as they were some really weird people there, but apart from that I...
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Phillylawyer_19107
Aug 06, 2003

Traffic!!! Traffic!!! Traffic!!!

Ok. every major city in the world has traffic problems... and I have been in most of them haha. But, what is unique about the east coast of the U.S. is that there are so many major cities very close...
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bct341
Jul 31, 2003

Philadelphia has it's dangers like any city

Philadelphia has it's dangers just like any big city. I will just give you a brief reminder of the things you should keep in mind while in the city.Don't walk alone at night, and be mindful of your...
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asturnut
Mar 24, 2003
 
 
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"Fantastic Philly! My homebase."
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"Philadelphia - Birthplace of the U.S.A!"
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"PHILADELPHIA--Brotherly Love And More"
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"City of Brotherly Love"
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Things to Do Near Philadelphia

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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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Masonic Temple

People are sometimes suspicious about masons probably because their ceremonies are closed to non members. By the way, many of the American revolution leaders were masons. The truth is that I never...
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Reading Terminal Market

The Reading Terminal Market opened in 1892. The street-​level Market reverberated with the sound of trains rumbling overhead. The stalls were laid out in a grid pattern with twelve aisles running...
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania was founded in 1824 and moved to this current location in 1884. This is not a museum. It is a library with more than 21 million items in their collections. The...
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St. Mark's Episcopal Church

The church was designed by English architect Richard Cromwell Carpenter and built by John Notman in the Gothic Revival style between 1847 and 1849. The tower was designed by Notman, but completed in...
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Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square is one of five squares planned by William Penn and was constructed in 1683. In 1825, the square was named in honor of Philadelphian David Rittenhouse who was an astronomer, clock...
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