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

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Travel between Philadelphia landmarks and attractions without getting lost on an open-top, double-decker bus. With this 2-day pass, hop on and hop off whenever you want and explore the City of Brotherly Love at your own pace. Enjoy 360-degree views of the Old City historic district, Penn’s Landing, Boathouse Row, Fairmount Park, Chinatown, and more. Plus, admission to Eastern State Penitentiary is included.
  • 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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Important Information
  • 2 day hop-on hop-off pass
  • Admission to Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Entrance fees (unless otherwise noted)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Eastern State Penitentiary is not climate controlled; please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours
Boston, Massachusetts
First time visit to Philadelphia
My husband and I booked to tour to see where everything to see in Philadelphia is. We were lucky that on February
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Overall bad experience
Hop on hop off tour during winter it’s a bad joke. We bought the sight seeing pass for 2 days. We planned our bus
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Boston, Massachusetts
Honestly we had 3 tour guides during the 2 days and only one of the 3 truly met and exceeded our expectations for
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Poole, United Kingdom
The go to for city views when time is short
The commentator was very knowledgeable and helpful. We only stayed on the tour for one loop round then got off and
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Camille D
Very insightful bus tour. Tour Guide, Charisse was great!
Charisse, bus tour guide was very knowledgeable, funny, entertaining and excited to be on tour with us. You can
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Toronto, Canada
Good experience
They pick up from hotels... the big bus tours. One day is enough. We found out that there was another city run
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Donald S
Geismar, Louisiana
Always a great way to see the city
Took a tour around the city via hop on hop off tour. I've done this in several city's and am rarely disappointed.
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Airport Shuttle on a very early Sunday Morning
Our shuttle driver, Kenny, picked us up very early on a Sunday morning to take us to the airport. He let us know
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A great way to get around
As with the other cities we visited on our trip we used the bus to get an overall picture of the city on our first
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I think spending the extra dollar for Big Bus might be worth it
The ride was 90 minutes round trip and a lot of it was waiting in traffic listening to the tour guide ad lib. It
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