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Big Bus Tours

See Philadelphia from the top of a double-decker bus

Big Bus Tours

Double-Decker bus at Independence Hall Credit: By R. Kennedy for GPTMC


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!

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Tickets for the Big Bus Tours can be purchased online in advance of your trip using the button below.

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Hotel Packages

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).

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Other Tours from Philadelphia Trolley Works

Carriage Tours

Sit back, relax and experience Philadelphia’s history and other popular Philadelphia attractions aboard one of PTW’s stylish coaches.

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Trolley Tours

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.

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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.

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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.

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