Call us today: 800.645.9145

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Philadelphia

To get a true understanding of where our county came from, a trip to the Philadelphia is a must. As a cornerstone of our nation’s government, this city is packed with historical significance and American landmarks. Students stand in the same place as Thomas Jefferson stood back in 1776 as he signed the Declaration of Independence. From the Liberty Bell to Valley Forge and Independence Hall, this historic city gives students the chance to feel the passion, sacrifice, excitement, fear and adventure that our forefathers felt as the built a new nation from the ground up.

Highlights

  • Independence Hal

  • Liberty Bell Pavilion

  • Franklin Institute

  • Penn's Landing

  • Betsy Ross House

  • National Constitution Center

  • Christ Church

  • Mummers Museum

  • Congress Hall

  • Philadelphia Museum Of Art

  • National Liberty Museum

Sample Itinerary

Day:1
10:00 AM
Arrival in Philadelphia. Join your Tour Guide at the Independence Transportation Center (ITC) located adjacent to the National Constitution Center on 6th and Race Street.
Day:1
10:15 AM
Guided tour of historic Philadelphia. Tour to include: Franklin's Print Shop, Franklin Court, Franklin Post Office, Carpenter's Hall and as many other sights as time permits.
Day:1
12:00 PM
Time for lunch at Philly's Gourmet Cafe at your expense.
Day:1
02:00 PM
Visit the Betsy Ross House.
Day:1
04:00 PM
Visit Independence Hall and Congress Hall (pending availability).
Day:1
05:30 PM
Dinner.
Day:1
07:30 PM
Enjoy a candlelight ghost tour of Philadelphia.
Day:2
08:00 AM
Full American breakfast at your hotel.
Day:2
10:00 AM
Visit Valley Forge, George Washington's encampment during the winter of 1777-78.
Day:2
12:30 PM
Time for lunch at group's expense.
Day:2
02:00 PM
Visit the National Constitution Center- the first museum in the world dedicated to honoring and explaining the U.S. Constitution through more than 100 interactive exhibits.
Day:2
04:00 PM
Visit the Eastern State Penitentiary for a guided tour. The Penitentiary, built in the 1820's, is a National Historic Landmark. Notorious criminals such as bank robber Willie Sutton and Al Capone were held inside its unique wagon wheel design.
Day:2
06:30 PM
Dinner.
Day:2
08:00 PM
Attend the performance of "The Founding Fathers", transported back to 1776 to re-live the struggle for America's Independence through the eyes of one of our founders (pending schedule and availability).
Day:3
08:00 AM
Full American breakfast at your hotel and check out.
Day:3
10:00 AM
Admission to the Franklin Institute Science Museum, Philadelphia's premier hands-on science museum.
Day:3
12:00 PM
Lunch at the Franklin Institute at your expense.
Day:3
02:00 PM
Attend an IMAX Show at the Franklin Institute.
Day:3
02:30 PM
Climb the "ROCKY STEPS" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art with time for a photo opportunity.
Day:3
03:00 PM
Approximate departure for home.

What people are saying

Request a Quote

You are now leaving Gerber Tours

You will now be redirected to our International Division Contemporary Tours

You will be redirected to

Click the link above to continue or CANCEL