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Philadelphia 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour & Eastern State Penitentiary

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Travel between Philadelphia landmarks and attractions without getting lost on an open-top, double-decker bus. With this 2-day pass, hop on and hop off whenever you want and explore the City of Brotherly Love at your own pace. Enjoy 360-degree views of the Old City historic district, Penn’s Landing, Boathouse Row, Fairmount Park, Chinatown, and more. Plus, admission to Eastern State Penitentiary is included.
  • Explore Philadelphia at your own pace via bus without getting lost
  • Skip the ticket line at Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Visit the attractions that interest you and skip the rest
  • Ideal for first-time visitors—no taxis or public transportation needed
What to Expect
Start your Philadelphia double-decker bus tour at any of the 27 stops along the route. Grab a seat on the upper deck and enjoy live commentary as you travel past the Old City historic district, Penn’s Landing, Love Park, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Boathouse Row, Reading Terminal Market, and more. Hop on and hop off whenever you want and only stop at the attractions that interest you—skip the rest. The 16-mile (26-kilometer) route takes about 1.5 hours if you don’t disembark. Your 2-day pass includes admission to Eastern State Penitentiary. Skip the lines at the ticket office and expect to spend about two hours touring the ruins of this historic prison that once held notorious criminals like “Slick Willie” Sutton and “Scarface” Al Capone. Wander through the prison’s abandoned cell blocks and learn about its haunted history. Then hop back on the bus to continue your Philadelphia tour. The tour ends where you’d like.
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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
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2 days
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
  • 2 day hop-on hop-off pass
  • Admission to Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Entrance fees (unless otherwise noted)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Eastern State Penitentiary is not climate controlled; please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We love to do a hop on hop off tour the first day in a new city. It helps get your bearings and decide what you really want to spend your time on. It also saves time driving around trying to find parking.We did the 2-day with Eastern State Penitentiary tickets and it was a great
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Response from CSSManager, Manager at Philadelphia 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Tour & Eastern State Penitentiary
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for the lovely review! We are so happy you had a great experience on our tour! Please come back again soon!
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Thank you very much for sending my mom her camera that was lost on your bus. You have no idea how grateful we are.
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We came to Philly on Tuesday and are leaving Sunday. I first have to say I’m giving this company a poor instead of a terrible review because their guide Joanne and the Russian driver were great! Other than that, unless you do the whole round trip and wont get off the bus, there
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We had a two day pass that included cost of Eastern Philadelphia Penitentiary tour. I would NOT recommend a two day pass. No real savings on the penitentiary tour, and--what we didn't know--is that Philadelphia has this terrific PHLASH shuttle service that is FREE for Seniors,
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I’ve been on many City Sightseeing Tours in many cities and many countries but this was the worst one I have ever been on. We got stuck twice (both days) with a guide whose accent was so strong we couldn’t understand anything she said. The buses took forever to come and when
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