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Philly By Night Double Decker Bus Tour

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    What to Expect
    Get to know the city of Philadelphia and its top attractions on this entertaining and educational double-decker bus tour. See the city while it’s illuminated for the evening — the popular ‘Philly by Night Tour.’

    Enjoy the evening view with a live commentary of interesting facts and stories from an expert guide who knows the city inside and out. Learn about the history and happenings of Philadelphia, a city that forged a nation, as the bus rolls along from one location to the next.

    Visit popular sites like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House, the United States Mint, the Constitution Center, City Hall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s famed Rocky Steps — plus America’s first zoo, the Philadelphia Zoo — to name just a few. It truly is a fun and fast way to get to know the city, its history and the cultural attractions it offers.

    The entire loop takes about 90 minutes to complete and also features special stops to climb the aforementioned Rocky Steps and to take pictures of Philadelphia's nighttime skyline, if desired.

    A sightseeing tour of Philadelphia has never been easier — or more fun — than the ‘Philly by Night Tour.’ Experience Philadelphia in this unique way.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street Guest Entrance, 1200 Filbert St At, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Departure Time
    8pm (suggested boarding time is 7:30pm)
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Transport by bus with tour escort/host
    • Our Philly By Night tour offers a spectacular view of the beautiful lit city after dark
    • The tour passes by historic sites such as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
    • Stop at the Philadelphia Art Museum's "Rocky Steps" where you can snap a photo with a hometown hero
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, an alternative date or full refund will be offered
    • Courtesy shuttle available from Center City hotels to the departure point
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • The tour is fully narrated by a local, professional guide.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I would highly recommend this tour for anyone looking to learn a little about Philadelphia but not wanting the daytime crowds. Also great for an after convention activity.
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    Response from Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Philly By Night Double Decker Bus Tour
    Responded 30 Sep 2019
    Hello Ashley L, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you enjoyed our Philly by Night tour. Our night tour is a great option for those visiting the city who have daytime obligations. The comprehensive tour offers a stop at the famous Rocky Steps, and the views are spectacular from the double decker during the evening hours.
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    We were ready to sit since we had been on our feet all day so this was a perfect way to continue to learn more about Philadelphia. Our tour guide was amazing with so much knowledge to share. Sorry I don’t recall his name but we did the 8 pm tour on 9/16. Highly recommend!
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    Response from Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Philly By Night Double Decker Bus Tour
    Responded 22 Sep 2019
    Hello RogerH189, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you enjoyed our Philly By Night tour. Your tour guide was Bill, a native Philadelphian, who loves to share his vast knowledge of his city with visitors. The Philly By Night tour is a a perfect way to sit back and enjoy the sites against the backdrop of the lights of the city. Thank you for recommending Big Bus Philadelphia.
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    This tour was WELL worth our time! We were in town for only two days, and weren't confident in our ability to navigate the city. This tour was a great way to see many of the sites that we would have otherwise blown off. The guide was knowledgeable, as you'd expect, and
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    Response from Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Philly By Night Double Decker Bus Tour
    Responded 10 Sep 2019
    Hello L1351EXjasonr, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you enjoyed the tour. Our tour is an excellent way to familiarize yourself with the city, especially when you have limited time. Our 27 stop hop on/hop off tour is comprehensive and covers 14 miles of historic sites and modern museums and attractions. Our guides are expert and really enjoy sharing their city with visitors. Thank you for acknowledging their expertise.
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    My daughter and I enjoyed it. Did it our first night in town. Beautiful views and we had a great tour guide. The only drawback for me personally was it wasn't very well organized. We got there and didn't know where to check in, no one really offered to help us, boarded late.
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    Response from Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Philly By Night Double Decker Bus Tour
    Responded 2 Sep 2019
    Hello Pens58, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you enjoyed our Philly By Night tour. I do apologize for any inconvenience you experienced prior to boarding the bus. Thank you for acknowledging your guide. All our guides enjoy sharing their city with visitors, and offer an engaging and informative tour. There really is no better introduction to our beautiful city than seeing the sites lit up at night, and the views offered from atop the double decker bus.
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    I had an evening in Philly before flying out the next day and this looked like an interesting thing to do, but trying to book online at the last minute it showed not available. I called them and they said there is guaranteed availability if you show up to the meeting spot
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    Response from Pamela_McMahon, Manager at Philly By Night Double Decker Bus Tour
    Responded 27 Aug 2019
    Hello SeanPsyD, Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus. I am pleased you enjoyed our Philly By Night tour. Purchasing tickets for all our tours can be done on site the day of the tour, so I do apologize for any confusion the on line purchase caused. Thank you for acknowledging our guide. All our guides are expert, and enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge of the city's rich history and current events with visitors. The Art Museum and Boat House Row are particularly beautiful at night, lit up in lights, and the Philly By Night tour is a great way to experience those sites. I am pleased our tour helped to inspire you to visit the city again.
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