Planning your get-a-way is always hard when you are not familiar with the city. There is so much to do and see in Philadelphia that organizing your vacation can be overwhelming. At the Morris House Hotel, we are constantly searing for excellent tours to send recommend to our guests. Here is a list of fun and unique tour and activities that will be sure to live up the expectations that you have for your stay in the City of Brotherly Love.
Top 7 Tour Picks
1. Mural Love Letter Tour
Nothing says love like a ride on the El train—at least since the Mural Arts Program and renowned artist Stephen Powers teamed up to create Love Letter, a series of 50 rooftop murals that read like love notes from a boy to a girl. Tours run all year and cost $20 per person and advance reservations are strongly recommended.
2. Philadelphia PHLASH
The PHLASH is the quick, easy and inexpensive connection to key Philadelphia historic attractions and cultural institutions. For just $5 per day, you can ride the PHLASH bus and jump on and off at each popular Philadelphia attraction and then ride to the next one.
3. City Food Tour
Adoring foodies savor the moment during City Food Tours’ three-hour Decadent Gourmet Tour. The weekend gourmet tasting adventure features sweet and savory morsels from five of the city’s favorites, including Flying Monkey Bakery and Di Bruno Brothers. The tour costs $35 per person and lasts three hours.
4. Philadelphia Chocolate Tour
Chocolate lovers can satisfy their craving for sweets by joining the Philadelphia Chocolate Tour, during which tour-goers indulge in some of the most mouthwatering sweets in the city while learning the history and health benefits of the treat. Tour available Tuesday through Sunday. Tickets are $40 per person. We mention this tour as well with our Just The Two Of Us package.
5. Big Red Pedal Tour
Looking for a way to see the city from a different perspective? Ride on a 15 passenger bike and pedal your way the streets of Philly. This modern tour takes you to all of the historic sites of the city- and the new ones! Offering both day and night tours, you are sure to find the pedicycle tour that fits your interest.Tickets are $25 on weekdays and $29 on weekends.
6. 76 Carriage Company
Enjoy a romantic horse drawn carriage ride through the Independence Hall and Society Hill. Day and evening tours available. Ticket prices vary on length.
7. Grimm Philly Tour
Geared toward mature audiences, these fun and unique ghost tours let you experience Philadelphia in a new way. Giving you insight into the darker history of the city, you are sure to learn something new. The ticket price depends on the tour of your choice.
The City Has More!
Whatever you would like to do in Philly, make sure you ask your hotel concierge. They have a unique insight into what the city has to offer for your stay. At the Morris House Hotel, we offer discounts for some tours, so be sure to stop by!