The Ultimate Philadelphia Experience!
Brought to you by Patriot Harbor Lines and Trolley Works, this tour is a unique way to enjoy the Secret, Hidden and Enchanted off the beaten path history of Philly. This experience is only offered to groups and we can either pick you up at your group’s hotel or at an agreed meeting location.
The first stop on your tour is Bartram’s Garden. Primarily known for its famous house built in 1728, this National Historic Landmark covers 45 acres of parkland, wildlife habitats, tidal wetlands, and a reclaimed meadow. The 8 acre historic garden contains a beautiful collection of native plant displays and historic cultivars. The garden is also home to an impressive collection of trees.
You will be guided through the grounds to learn the history of the Bartram family and the history of the native & exotic plants, along with the original Franklinia of which all descended are from those grown by the Bartram family.
Just below the meadow, step aboard the Patriot for a one hour tour of the Schuylkill River. Sit back and relax as you listen to the tails of history of the hidden river. You will be amazed as we travel from a rural parkland setting through an industrial corridor and then into the heart of America’s first great city.
We will return to Bartram’s Garden for a picnic lunch under the cover of the Yellowwood or the Grand Oak.
After lunch you will board your trolley and be whisked off on an exploration of Fairmount Park. During your drive through Fairmount Park your guide will delight you with tails from the park and historical sights. Fairmount Park is the largest municipal park in the world and is home to many of Philadelphia’s most famous mansions, artwork and cultural attractions.
Tours pick up from your center city hotel at 9:30 am
Tour begins at 10:00am and runs until 2:30pm, guests will return to their hotels by 3:00pm
The tour includes a box lunch which will be served at Bartram’s garden
Choices: Assorted Deli Sandwich / Vegan / Vegetarian or Gluten Free
All lunches come with a side salad (chef’s choice du jour), chips, whole fruit, a homemade cookie or brownie (chef’s choice du jour) and Hershey mini candies.
Tour Dates: May 10 through October 27, 2016 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)
Other days are available including weekends on a request/availability basis
Minimum Group Size: 30 passengers
Maximum Group Size: 38 passengers
Tour Price: $76.00 per person
To Book Your Group Tour
Philadelphia Trolley Works
1350 Schuylkill Avenue, Philadelphia Pa. 19146
P: 215.389.8687 / E: firstname.lastname@example.org / W. www.phillytour. com