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Discover Philadelphia's Rich Heritage and Charms




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Unveil the historical and cultural wonders of Philadelphia with New York Welcome's personalized day trip. Ideal for those seeking a unique journey beyond New York City, this tour dives deep into the heart of the City of Brotherly Love, revealing its enchanting blend of history and modernity.

Philadelphia Tailored Experience Just for You

Journey from NYC to Philadelphia in comfort, traversing diverse landscapes and historic sites. Our expert guides ensure a bespoke experience, whether you're a history enthusiast, a cultural explorer, or a first-time visitor.

Explore Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, symbols of American freedom. Wander the historic streets of Old City, brimming with colonial charm. Visit the Betsy Ross House, the birthplace of the American flag. Discover modern delights at Reading Terminal Market and the majestic City Hall. Embrace the spirit of Rocky at the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant blend of history and modernity with our Philadelphia Private Tour. As you journey through the city's iconic sites, each step is an encounter with the past and present. From the historic Liberty Bell to the steps immortalized by Rocky, your tour is a tailored narrative, enriched by our expert guide's insights. Embrace the freedom to explore at your pace, ensuring a truly personal connection with the City of Brotherly Love.


Choose from various tailor-made options to enhance your Philadelphia experience:

  • Option 1:
    • Delve deeper into Philadelphia’s downtown, including Chinatown and the Reading Terminal Food Hall.
  • Option 2:
    • Venture to Lancaster County for an authentic Amish Buggy ride and cultural insights.
  • Option 3:
    • Indulge in tax-free shopping at Delaware's Christiana Mall, the largest in the region.

Our commitment to bespoke service, expert local knowledge, and comfortable, private transportation ensures an unforgettable day trip to Philadelphia. From historical explorations to unique local experiences, we craft each tour to reflect your personal interests and preferences.

Iconic attractions we can visit during the Tour:

  • Liberty Bell
  • Independence Hall
  • The old Senate
  • Old City Hall & 1st Supreme Court
  • Elfreth's Alley
  • The Site of Benjamin's Franklyn House
  • Betsy Ross House
  • Reading Terminal Food Hall
  • City Hall
  • Benjamin Franklyn Parkway
  • The Museum of Art and The Roky Steps


Philadelphia: From Old City to the Rocky Steps
Professional Tour Guide + Private Vehicle
Option 1: Lancaster County & The Amish people
Option 2: Shopping at the Largest Tax-Free Mall

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    • Private Excursion to Philadelphia
    • Private Vehicle
    • Professional Tour Guide in English
    • City tour of Philadelphia
    • Possibility to tailor the itinerary
    • Visit Amish County *
    • Shopping at Christiana Tax-Free Mall *


    • Food and Beverages
    • Gratuities to Driver and Guide
    • Amish Buggy ride


Price: starting from $455.00 per person (based on 4 participants)

* Please note this is a bespoke tour and prices can change without prior notice.

* Please note that changing the number of participants will result in a different per person rate

Additional Info & FAQ

  • Please note that all venues included in the tour description, including, but not limited to, restaurants, attractions, and museums may change without prior notice.
  • The Tour is escorted by a professional Tour Guide.
  • No meals or beverages included unless explicitly stated otherwise.

Policy & Disclaimers

Inclusions: As outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Exclusions: Everything else not specifically outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Booking Fees: Please note all reservations are subject to a 2.5% booking fee - This 2.5% Booking Fee is applied to all sales and is never refundable.
Cancellation Policy: Please carefully review our Cancellation Policy
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This is a private tour which includes the complimentary pick up at your Hotel, if centrally located in Manhattan from Battery Park to 125th Street. If you are scheduling a private tour in the afternoon and/or simply would like a different departure point instead of your hotel, our office will be able to assist you with that after you have completed your reservation.

All pick-ups in Manhattan (from Battery Park to 125th street) are complimentary. For all other areas including north of 125th Street and outside of Manhattan, there might be an additional fee. Please contact us and will be happy to assist you further. 
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Embrace the freedom of stress-free planning. With our flexible cancellation policy, you can adapt as your plans evolve. Enjoy the liberty to change with most of our services and tours.

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Giuseppe M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
Excellent guide, excellent organisation, Irene always ready to respond, available in every topic with competence, you can feel the passion for her work. Her voice accompanied our tour, we will miss you!

From Google - January 2024
Antonella G. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
I am the owner of a Travel Agency. We are Italian in Erba, Eolo travel, I brought a small group and I entrusted myself to Tony. We received great service from start to finish. Punctuality and excellent guides.Thank you for the wonderful experience!!!

From Google - May 2024
Breanna A. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
Irene was a FANTASTIC tour guide! She was so knowledgeable about the area and was so patient with all our questions. We stopped to use the bathroom and we got coffee halfway through, she was so kind! It was a pleasure learning about Brooklyn from you!

From TripAdvisor - April 2022
DCA1014 | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
I’m the biggest fan of Fall activities, but haven’t had a chance to do anything beyond Apple Picking in NJ. I decided to take a last minute 2 day trip with a friend in Hudson Valley, but didn’t know where to start [...] Thankfully I was able to use New York Welcome to do the hard work for us [...]

From TripAdvisor - October 2021
Carmine S. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
An extraordinary experience: I had the pleasure of having Irene as my guide for two days and thanks to the passion she puts into guiding you through the streets of NYC, the anecdotes, the trivia she lets you discover, and the facets she shows during the tour you can't help but fall even more in love with this wonderful city.

From Google - February 2024
Erica F. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
[...] unique, very professional, courteous, friendly we can only write positive adjectives, you made us feel at home and have the desire to return. Super recommended. Erica, Marco, Annalisa and Giuseppe.

From Google - December 2023
Keena B. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
The SATC walking tour is fabulous! Our tour guide was amazing. Friendly, helpful, accommodating and so knowledgeable about the city. It was essentially 2 tours in 1. SATC and visits to historical places in the city. I give this tour 5 stars and definitely recommend. Grab your walking shoes and schedule one today!

From TripAdvisor - August 2021
Amber M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
Our family had a wonderful experience seeing Ellis Island and Liberty Island! Irene was very knowledgeable and engaging for our three children ages 5, 9, and 12. We will definitely book again with her [...]

From Google - November 2022
Giorgia M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
We did 2 tours together with our guide Irene in one day, Hoboken and the East side. What can I say, in addition to the wonderful places, she has made everything more magical [...]

From Google - January 2023
Pierangelo G. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
Irene? as I have already said elsewhere, she truly deserves all the compliments that are paid to her. Available, friendly, prepared, in short, if you need an Italian speaking guide in New York, she is the right person. You deserve 5 stars and more!

From TripAdvisor - April 2024
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