Get a healthy dose of nutrition for you body and brain on this Philadelphia city tour that takes you through the city's iconic university campuses and finds Philly food trucks along the way. If only school lessons were like this, right?!
Your Philadelphia tour begins at the city's largest transport hub, 30th Street Station, where you'll get a glimpse of the fine architecture inside the grand terminal, and you'll be in the centre of the action for all the of transport passing through Philadelphia. Once you've met your local guide, we'll leave the station and take a walk towards our first stop.
We'll quickly reach Drexel University, where we'll pop into one of their new green quads and stop at their gorgeous Main Building, the first building that existed on this campus. We'll continue our walk past one of the city's most famous music venues, and underneath the highline where the trains pass by high above us - a thrilling experience to say the least!
Next on this Philadelphia city tour enter Penn Park, which has one of the best spots to catch a view of the stunning Philly skyline. Next up we have a great stop for sports lovers as we pass by some of the most legendary college sports venues in the USA - you might even get to see inside one of them and into the museum. If you're a fan of basketball, you won't want to miss this!
From there we head to to the heart of Penn's campus, the very first public university in the USA. We'll take you past the architectural wonder that is the library, as well as the home of the very first Student Union in the USA, and a spot that is definitely in the running for most beautiful college campus in the country!
From there, we continue deeper into the neighborhood. We walk past Woodlands Cemetery, one of the city's most historic burial grounds, through University of the Sciences, then into a residential neighborhood with some beautiful Victorian architecture.
We then arrive at Clark Park, where you may well find some food trucks! You'll get your pick of the finest street food around and have a chance to rest your legs while tucking into some delicious Phildelphia food. From the park, we finish this Philadelphia food tour tour with a view of Baltimore Avenue's restaurants, cafes, shops, and markets, where you can happily reflect on all that you've seen.
To finish up, we'll arrive at the trolley stop and your local guide will provide a token for each person, which is valid for one ride in the city. This street trolley ride is a unique experience and you'll have the option to ride back to 30th Street Station or continue into the city centre. If you need a hand in finding your way back to your accommodation, your guide will be more than happy to point you in the right direction.