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City Sightseeing Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

  • See Philadelphia on a bus at your own pace without getting lost
  • Live commentary for a greater understanding of the sights you pass
  • Visit the attractions that interest you and skip the rest
City Sightseeing Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$32.00
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1 Day Bus TicketMost Popular
With this option, explore Philadelphia with a hop on hop off bus ticket, valid for 1 day from first use.
From US$32.00
2 Day Bus Ticket
With this option, explore Philadelphia with a hop on hop off bus ticket, valid for 2 days from first use.
From US$35.00
3 Day Bus Ticket
With this option, explore Philadelphia with a hop on hop off bus ticket, valid for 3 days from first use.
From US$45.00
See the sights of Philadelphia without getting lost on this open-top, double-decker bus tour. With your 1-, 2- or 3-day pass, hop on and off at whichever stop you want and explore at your own pace. Plus, enjoy 360-degree views as you travel past the Old City historic district, Love Park, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Eastern State Penitentiary, Boathouse Row, Reading Terminal Market, and more.
What to Expect

Begin your tour of Philadelphia at any of the stops along the route beginning at 10am. Grab a seat on the upper deck and listen to live commentary as you travel through the City of Brotherly Love.

Hop on and hop off whenever you want and only stop at the attractions that interest you—skip the rest. See the city’s colorful street murals and historic attractions as you travel past popular neighborhoods such as Old City historic district, Penn’s Landing, Head House Square, Society Hill, Queen Village, Chinatown, and Fairmount.

The route includes stops at the Betsy Ross House, Eastern State Penitentiary, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Love Park, Philadelphia Zoo, The Franklin Institute, Rocky Steps, Reading Terminal Market, and more. Hop off at One Liberty Observation Deck for unobstructed views of the Philadelphia skyline from the 57th floor.

Your tour ends at whichever stop you choose to be the last or at 5:30pm.

Reviews (29)
1 - 5 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2018
winter bus schedule

We went during their winter hours and found out buses ran every hour but to understand this is crucial. We left on the 10:45 bus and there were only 7 of us on the bus. We bought a two day ticket and ended up only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank centuryoakfarm
Carmenthia E, Manager at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Thank You for being so understanding. I hope that if and when you come back to Philly that you come back and see us!!!! Also check out our website to see all the products that we offer.

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Very worthwhile when one has time constraints

We arrived fairly late in Philadelphia, so decided to take the hop on off bus tour. It was a good decision as we saw far more than we would have otherwise. Our guide was informative and entertaining. We stayed on the bus the whole time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank MargaretH1036
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We booked a 2 day tour & first day was on the trolley which meant you couldn’t see half of the sights being pointed out. Later in the day it switched to the bus but timings were dreadful & although our guide said the next...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank KMM87
Reviewed 11 September 2018
Rip-Off: It's Not Hop On/Hop Off; Instead It's Wait Forever and Then Walk

You might try Big Bus, but don't do this one. Their customer service is horrible; they don't tell you up front that on some days they won't stop at some of the stops on their map. We ended up waiting at a stop late in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank westoverroad
Reviewed 8 September 2018
Philadelphia bus tour

We had limited time in Philadelphia so decided a bus tour was the best option. Out tour guide, Curtis, was excellent really entertaining and informative. Also our hotel arranged for a courtesy bus to collect us and take us to stop 1 which was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 298janieh
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Response from DocRah6 | Reviewed this property |
Yes , definitely wheel chair access.