Spe­cialty Tours

Where Philadelphia - - The Guide -

AW­FULLY NICE TOURS— Pro­vides unique driv­ing and walk­ing tours of the Philadel­phia re­gion. A guide picks you up at your ho­tel and takes you on an un­for­get­table tour of the city, fo­cus­ing on your in­ter­ests (his­tory, restau­rants, neigh­bor­hoods, pub­lic art and mu­rals, mu­se­ums, movie lo­ca­tions, ar­chi­tec­ture and more). Or, head out to Val­ley Forge, Lan­caster or the Brandy­wine. Visit the new Philly Tour Hub in Old City to set up tours, shop sou­venirs or grab snacks and cold drinks; other­wise, call for rates and avail­abil­ity. www.aw­ful­lyn­ice­tours.com. 229 Arch St., 215.280.3746. Map 2, E2

GHOST TOUR OF PHILADEL­PHIA— Ex­pe­ri­ence chill­ing tales on a 75-minute can­dlelit walk­ing tour of In­de­pen­dence Park and So­ci­ety Hill year-round. Tours de­part from Sign­ers’ Gar­den at Fifth and Chest­nut streets, nightly at 7:30 pm; call for ad­di­tional times. $17; $10 ages 4-12. www.ghost­tour.com. 215.413.1997. Map 1, K5

MURAL ARTS PRO­GRAM TOURS— Ex­plore the world’s largest out­door art gallery by tak­ing a walk­ing, trol­ley or train tour. Mural Mile North and South Walk­ing tours are available (Sa-Su, 11 am and Sa 3 pm) along with a Trol­ley Tour (Sa 10 am) with al­ter­nat­ing themes of in­ter­est. Ex­pe­ri­enced guides give vis­i­tors an in­sider’s view of the mu­rals, artis­tic process and com­mu­nity his­to­ries that the mu­rals em­body. Walk­ing and train tours are $22 per per­son, trol­ley tours $32 each. Reser­va­tions strongly rec­om­mended. www.mu­ralarts.org/tour. Tours de­part from the Penn­syl­va­nia Academy of Fine Arts, Hamil­ton Build­ing, 128 N. Broad Stret, 215.685.0750. Map 1, J5

PHILADEL­PHIA TROL­LEY WORKS— Board a trol­ley to reach 27 stops through­out the city. Hop on and off, or choose be­tween a one, two, or three day pass. Tick­ets can also be used on the Big Bus Philadel­phia. Trol­leys de­part fre­quently from the N.E. Cor­ner of 5th and Mar­ket Streets. Sin­gle day tick­ets: Adults $30, Se­niors, $28, Child $10 (ages 4-12). Chil­dren un­der 4 are free. Visit the web­site for full list of prices and other tour of­fer­ings. For pickup at ho­tels in Cen­ter City call for free cour­tesy shut­tle at 215.389.8687. www.philly­tour.com. Trol­leys de­part from Fifth and Mar­ket streets, NE cor­ner, 215.389.8687. Map 1, K5

PHILLY CHEESES­TEAK TOUR— Learn about Philly’s fa­vorite food dur­ing this in­ter­ac­tive bus tour. Sam­ple five of the most pop­u­lar cheeses­teak spots in Cen­ter City and South Philly and then vote on your fa­vorite, all while learn­ing fun facts about the steak sand­which and see­ing pop­u­lar Philadel­phia land­marks. Tours de­part at 1:30 pm from the Philadel­phia In­de­pen­dence Vis­i­tor’s Cen­ter, 6th and Mar­ket Streets. www.philly­cheeses­teak­tour.com. 215.432.2096. Map 1, J5

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