Philadelphia is a world renowned tourist destinations. You could spend all summer with us and not see it all. To help you make the most of your visit we're offering a series of fabulous tours. Additionally, with New York City a short distance away, you should also consider coming to the area the weekend before convention for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

We have great tours planned to help you experience Philadelphia and the surrounding area. There'll be much more information as we get closer to convention and you'll be able to book all of your tours right here on our website. Of course, we'll have an unforgettable Fun Badge Tour.

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  • Brandywine Bus Tour - Duration: 8 hours

Enjoy a fantastic countryside tour including the magnificent Winterthur Country Museum & Estate or the famous Longwood Gardens & Brandywine River Museum (more details on this schedule and slate of included events TBA). Tour includes lunch!

  • City Overview Bus Tour - Duration: 4 hours

Enjoy a whirlwind tour of the city’s best highlights! From a run up the Rocky steps at the art museum to the beautiful Christ Church (small donation requested at this location), it will be a tour to remember. Save room for snacks, because some of Philly’s finest are on the menu as well; Cheesesteaks, Buellers Donuts, Pretzels… ooh my!

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  • History in HD Walking Tour - Duration: 2 hours

This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. For those looking for something a little more in depth when it comes to the history of our fine city. From the major monoliths that have shaped our city’s past to the alleys and hidden spots that have helped shape our country. Enjoy us for an evening of history and story which includes beer or soda at pub finish point.

  • Italian Market Immersion Walking Tour - Duration: 2 hours

This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. The Italian Market is one of Philly’s most famous culinary treasures. Enjoy an evening discovering this little-hidden gem in Philadelphia. This tour will include samples of some of Philly’s finest local goodies!

  • Lancaster/Amish Country Bus Tour - Duration: 8 hours

Learn about the history, culture, and philosophy of the Amish and Mennonite people.  This tour includes a countryside tour, buggy ride, craft stores and shopping, admission to the Amish Village Museum, and a Smorgasbord or family style lunch.

  • Markets, Mosaics, and Magic Walking Tour - Duration: 3 ½ hours

This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. Enjoy an afternoon of Philly’s finest markets & hidden artistic secrets! This tour will include samples of some of Philly’s finest local goodies!

  • Mural Segway Tour - Duration: 2 ½ hours (to include training)

This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. One of Philadelphia’s defining features, the city of murals. Enjoy a tour of the city’s large collection of public murals. From the hidden alley’s of the city to the large open spaces covered in these artistic masterpieces enjoy an afternoon of artistic discovery. Note: This is the SEGWAY version of the tour; training, helmet, and pictures of your tour included.

  • Mural Trolley Tour - Duration: 2 hours

One of Philadelphia’s defining features, the city of murals. Enjoy a tour of the city’s large collection of public murals. From the hidden alley’s of the city to the large open spaces covered in these artistic masterpieces enjoy an afternoon of artistic discovery. Note: This is the TROLLEY version of the tour; pick up and drop off will be at the convention location.

  • Philly on Tap Walking Tour - Duration: 2 hours

This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. A trip to Philly just isn’t the same without experiencing our city’s fantastic local pubs and breweries. Enjoy an afternoon sampling some of our city’s best! This walking tour will include small appetizers and three beers in the price of the tour.

  • Street Food For Thought (Food Truck) Walking Tour - Duration: 3 hours

This walking tour includes a walking/public transport trip to the tour starting point. Discover the long tradition of Philadelphia street food and food truck dining. This tour includes snacks at three food trucks. This tour is sure to be an adventure in the true Philadelphian's culinary delights!

  • Fun Badge Tour

The locations of the 2019 Fun Badge Tour are as follows... Just kidding silly. Did you honestly think we were gonna give that up! As always this limited event will take you to some of the city’s major landmarks for a morning of guerilla square dancing around the city. Seats will sell out, so reserve your space early.

 

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Philadelphia Independence Dinner Cruise - Sailing Duration: 2 ½ hours

Spirit of Philadelphia

After the close of convention join us for the convention’s premier tour event!  Enjoy an amazing,  evening cruise aboard The Spirit of Philadelphia setting sail from Penn’s Landing (transport to and from Penn’s Landing provided). Dinner, music, and dancing provided. Join your fellow conventioneers for this wrap-up event that is sure to be one to remember!

Cruise registration includes round-trip transportation from the hotel to Penn's Landing. Space will be limited, and registration for this tour will be available with the start of convention registration in July of 2017. Register for the cruise when you register for the convention and save.

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