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Terror Behind the Walls Tour


The massive Eastern State Penitentiary — a gothic, castle-like structure in Philadelphia's Fairmount neighborhood — is home to one of the nation's largest and most ambitious haunted attractions, Terror Behind the Walls. The event has been ranked one of the nation's Top 5 haunted attractions by America Online, and called "perfect for Halloween" by The [...]

Terror Behind the Walls Tour2023-03-26T13:05:07+00:00

Ice Skating at Penn’s Landing


Every winter the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation opens up a ice skating ring at Penn's Landing. You can rent skates for $3 and have fun with other hostel guests. It is also a great chance to see the Benjamin Franklin Bridge at night. For a $1 off regular admission coupon please click here. Penn's Landing [...]

Ice Skating at Penn’s Landing2023-03-26T13:06:45+00:00

Free Walking Tours of Philadelphia


Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only Free, tip-based guided walking tours in Philadelphia. These unique and entertaining tours will take you through many of Philly’s most interesting neighborhoods. You can find all the information related to the offered tours by clicking here. The Freedom Rings in Philly Tour will take you [...]

Free Walking Tours of Philadelphia2023-03-26T13:10:27+00:00

Tour of the Magic Gardens


Take a Mosaic Murals Walking Tour at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens every Sunday at 4pm. Get an insiders' view of this Philly favourite for $10 @ 1020 South Street. Take an hour-long walk into alleyways along South Street and Bainbridge to view Isaiah Zagar's glittering creations! Led by a trained Philadelphia's Magic Gardens interpreter, you'll learn [...]

Tour of the Magic Gardens2023-03-26T13:11:42+00:00

Self Guided Tour Through Society Hill


When our guests arrive at the hostel we love to recommend a walk through Society Hill to them. Society Hill is one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods in Philadelphia, and it's just south of the hostel. Its streets are filled with red brick buildings from the 18th and early 19th century that you cannot find anywhere else [...]

Self Guided Tour Through Society Hill2023-03-26T13:12:37+00:00

Tours at the Eastern State Penitentiary


Something that most of our guests have never heard of is also nearly always the favourite thing they visit while in Philadelphia. Make sure you take a self guided tour at this National Landmark. But you can also join one of their guided tours. Visit their website for more information on those. Self guided tours [...]

Tours at the Eastern State Penitentiary2023-03-26T13:19:46+00:00
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