Big Bus Tours
See Philadelphia from the top of a double-decker bus
Now you can experience the unique history and beauty of Philadelphia from an authentic London-style double-decker bus, provided by Philadelphia Trolley Works.
These open-top tours of the city offer the most spectacular views and entertaining live commentaries from fully-trained and friendly guides.
See Philly at your own pace by hopping on and off at any of over 20 stops, or just sit back and soak in the history and the sunshine!
Buy Tickets In Advance
Tickets for the Big Bus Tours can be purchased online in advance of your trip using the button below.
Extend your Trolley Works experience with an overnight stay in Philadelphia by booking a special Trolley Works hotel package, which includes overnight accommodations, tour tickets and various amenities (which vary for each hotel).
Other Tours from Philadelphia Trolley Works
Sit back, relax and experience Philadelphia’s history and other popular Philadelphia attractions aboard one of PTW’s stylish coaches.
Step aboard one of Trolley Works’ signature burgundy and green Victorian-style “open-air” trolleys for a delightful tour of the town. Your 24-hour or 48 hour pass will give you the freedom of unlimited on-and-off privileges between 20 stops throughout the city.
Philly By Night
Take an after-hours approach to your Philadelphia experience with this bus tour of South Street, Chinatown, the Liberty Bell and more.
Franklin’s Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour
This guided walking tour retraces the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin and his fellow patriots during the founding of our nation. Highlights include Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and Carpenter’s Hall.
In the neighborhood
225 S. 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
- Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel
- Best Western Independence Park Hotel
- Penn’s View Hotel
- Holiday Inn Express
- Hilton Philadelphia
at Penn’s Landing
- Hotel Monaco Philadelphia
- Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District
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Museums & Attractions
101 S. Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
- Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
- Once Upon a Nation
- Benjamin Franklin Museum
- Philadelphia CityPASS
- Constitution Day
- The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation
- Old St. Joseph’s Catholic Church
- Independence Visitor Center
- Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church
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Restaurants & Dining