Philadelphia - Philadelphia and the March to U.S. Independence

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Philadelphia and the March to U.S. Independence

Wed, 11 Aug
(79 reviews)
Old City Philadelphia, Philadelphia, United States
45 mins

About the tour

July 4, 1776. The eyes of the world are fixed on Philadelphia as our Founding Fathers vote on a document that could change the course of human history: our Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. Years of blood and turmoil from the around the thirteen colonies have led to this moment, and no one is sure what the result will be. You think you know the story? Think again. Join our expert local Philly guide on this illuminating tour of courage and intrigue, and learn what really happened during America's march to independence. This is the story of Philadelphia's defining moment as the birthplace of our nation.

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North America Tour Hub

We firmly believe local travel is one of the best ways we can support responsible tourism. In fact, we believe it so strongly that we’ve made it our entire business! All our tours are designed, built, and run by local experts, not some faceless corporate team located halfway around the world with no sense of the local vibe. On every tour, you get a fun, unique, and local perspective of a city, from street food to street art, hidden gems, and all the best hyper-local cultural hotspots. Our network is handpicked. Our local guides are the heart and soul of our tours, touring over 260,000 travelers annually.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Philadelphia with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Philadelphia. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Michaela (near Köln 🇩🇪) D.

11 July 2021

Great storytelling

Desdra (California) W.

10 July 2021

I wish it could have been longer. Very interesting tour. Thanks!

Annette H.

08 July 2021

What a treat to travel to Philadelphia on Independence Day. Incredible sights.

Amy Z.

08 July 2021


Chake K.

06 July 2021

very educational

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