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Philadelphia 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour & Eastern State Penitentiary

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This two day hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour lets you experience the rich history and legendary sights of Philadelphia with ease and includes an admission ticket to Philadelphia's notorious Eastern State Penitentiary.  Expert local guides offer live commentary as you travel a 1.5-hour loop to 27 different stops highlighting Philadelphia's 100 most popular attractions, including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the US Mint. Aboard the double-decker bus, a 360-degree view of Philadelphia will leave you speechless and entertained while you soak up the history, heritage and beauty of one of America's oldest cities.
  • Explore Philadelphia at your own pace via bus without getting lost
  • Skip the ticket line at Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Visit the attractions that interest you and skip the rest
  • Ideal for first-time visitors—no taxis or public transportation needed
What to Expect
Start your Philadelphia double-decker bus tour at any of the 27 stops along the route. Grab a seat on the upper deck and enjoy live commentary as you travel past the Old City historic district, Penn’s Landing, Love Park, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Boathouse Row, Reading Terminal Market, and more. Hop on and hop off whenever you want and only stop at the attractions that interest you—skip the rest. The 16-mile (26-kilometer) route takes about 1.5 hours if you don’t disembark.
Your 2-day pass includes admission to Eastern State Penitentiary. Skip the lines at the ticket office and expect to spend about two hours touring the ruins of this historic prison that once held notorious criminals like “Slick Willie” Sutton and “Scarface” Al Capone. Wander through the prison’s abandoned cell blocks and learn about its haunted history. Then hop back on the bus to continue your Philadelphia tour.
The tour ends where you’d like.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you very much for sending my mom her camera that was lost on your bus. You have no idea how grateful we are.

2  Thank 661sandyw
Reviewed 12 July 2019 via mobile

We came to Philly on Tuesday and are leaving Sunday. I first have to say I’m giving this company a poor instead of a terrible review because their guide Joanne and the Russian driver were great! Other than that, unless you do the whole round...More

1  Thank lagrilla62
Reviewed 1 June 2019

We had a two day pass that included cost of Eastern Philadelphia Penitentiary tour. I would NOT recommend a two day pass. No real savings on the penitentiary tour, and--what we didn't know--is that Philadelphia has this terrific PHLASH shuttle service that is FREE for...More

Date of experience: May 2019
5  Thank slortiz
Reviewed 27 May 2019 via mobile

I’ve been on many City Sightseeing Tours in many cities and many countries but this was the worst one I have ever been on. We got stuck twice (both days) with a guide whose accent was so strong we couldn’t understand anything she said. The...More

Thank ericar96
Reviewed 9 April 2019 via mobile

I typically book the Hoho tour at least one day when I visit a city to get my bearings. The first day was good. The bus was running close to on time and the driver and guide were helpful and friendly. The 2nd day was...More

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Response from Sunster-Chicago | Reviewed this property |
Viator has a customer service number listed and you can ask them directly. They are very helpful.
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You can either go to their website and view a map or download the app.
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