Explore America's Birthplace, the "City of Brotherly Love", Philadelphia!

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$509 per person/Double

$669pp/Single - $469pp/Triple - $449pp/Quad

$349pp/Children 15 & Under sharing a room w/2 paying adults


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania the “City of Brotherly Love,” is a historic and fascinating city, the location of many of early America’s most important events. It served as the nation’s capital during the Revolutionary War and the cradle of the nation’s burgeoning quest for freedom. It was in Philadelphia where the First Continental Congress met, and it was from Philly’s Independence Hall that the patriots declared their independence from Britain in 1776. Today, Philadelphia is one of the oldest cities in the United States and is the largest city in Pennsylvania. This world-class destination has everything a traveler is looking for: an international feel, a convenient and picturesque location, a truly amazing history, and the friendliest people in the country. Find all this & more in America’s Birthplace.


Early Bird Discount:  Book & Pay in Full by May 11, 2017 and receive $25 off per person!  (Be sure to mention this offer as it is NOT an automatic deduction.)


Departure Points

Yankee Trails, Rensselaer - 7:00am
Dick's/Field & Stream, Latham Farms - 7:30am
Walmart, Catskill Commons - 8:30am
Kingston Plaza, Kingston - 8:50am

Friday, August 11

We will board the coach this morning and head toward Philadelphia, PA. Upon our arrival we'll go to the National Constitution Center. The Center, located on Independence Mall, is dedicated to increasing public understanding of the U.S. Constitution and its relevance to Americans' daily lives. Lunch will be on your on in the food court at the center. This afternoon, we will view "Freedom Rising," which is a state-of-the-art multimedia theater experience dedicated to connecting visitors with the story of the U.S. Constitution - sure to be an unforgettable experience. We will then head to our accommodations for the next two nights at the Holiday Inn Express Midtown (215-735-9300). The hotel is within walking distance to many historic sites. Tonight, dinner is included at the City Tavern where you'll enjoy an authentic colonial ambiance. Your meal choices 1) Martha Washington's Turkey Pot Pie or 2) Beef Pot Pie, both are accompanied by a Tavern Country Salad, bread, dessert, coffee & tea. At approximately 7pm we will venture to Independence Hall where we'll join a Colonial Guide for an Independence After Hours tour. Step back in time to the summer of 1776 and get a behind-the-scenes look at the events that shaped our nation's history. You may even encounter a Founding Father or two! We will return to the hotel after our tour.

Saturday, August 12

A continental breakfast is included at the hotel this morning. A local guide will then join us and we'll embark on a 3-hour tour of Philly. Highlights will include the Liberty Bell, Betsey Ross House, Congress Hall, Franklin Court, Independence Hall, Carpenter's Hall, and Christ Church. Next we'll delight in lunch (included) at the Steaks on South Restaurant. Your meal choices are 1) Philly Cheese steak 2) Chicken cheesesteak or 3) Veggie cheesesteak & all come with fries, soda and a goodie. Following lunch we will return to the hotel you will be on your own to relax or to explore nearby Chinatown on Arch and Race Streets or Cherry Street which offers fine boutiques and stores, as well as the Academy of Fine Arts and the Academy of Natural Sciences. Both areas are located nearby the hotel. Dinner is included tonight at Spasso Italian Grill. We'll return to the hotel after dinner.

Sunday, August 13

A continental breakfast is included at the hotel this morning. Our local guide will again join us, and will escort us on a 90-minute drive though the city. We'll drive along the Ben Franklin Parkway, see Rocky's Steps, and pass by the magnificent buildings, including Philadelphia's City Hall, the largest in the country, with a 36 foot bronze statue of William Penn on top. We will also drive though Antique Row and Society Hill. After our tour we will enjoy free time for lunch and shopping in the South Street area. We will leave the area after lunch at 2pm, with an approximate arrival in the Capital District at 8pm. One stop each way.

Tour Includes:

  • Round-Trip Motorcoach Transportation

  • Hotel Accommodations

  • Baggage Handling & Taxes

  • Admission to National Constitution Center

  • Independence Hall After Hours Tour

  • 3-Hour Guided Tour of historic Philadelphia

  • Local Guide Gratuity

  • 2 Breakfasts

  • 1 Lunch

  • 2 Dinners

  • 500 Travel Points


What are Travel Points?




Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Catskill - Overnight Wal-Mart - Catskill Commons- Wal-Mart Tire Center
Catskill, NY 12414
Kingston Kingston Plaza - Physical Therapy Lot
340 Plaza Rd, Kingston, NY 12401
Latham Farms Dick's/Field & Stream, Latham Farms
579 Troy-Schenectady Rd, Latham, NY 12110
Yankee Trails Yankee Trails World Travel
569 Third Ave. Ext, Rensselaer, NY

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