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Lancaster: Downtown History and Craft Beer Walk

1. Lancaster: Downtown History and Craft Beer Walk

Explore historic and charming downtown Lancaster on your visit to Lancaster County. The tour kicks off at the hub of Lancaster — the colonial square — and highlights the concentration of historical sites spanning 3 centuries, all within just a couple of blocks.  The nation’s oldest, continuously operating farmers market and theater, the birthplace of the Conestoga wagon, homes of some of Lancaster’s most famous citizens, colonial churches, and much more will be brought to life through stories, characters, art, and architecture. Learn the outsize role this small city played in the birth and growth of America as you stroll through charming streets and alleys and begin to understand the building blocks that lead to the present day. After the old city history walk, whet your whistle at some of Lancaster’s finest craft beer establishments with a couple of beer tastings. Learn how much of the city's colorful past is tied to beer. From 19th-century German influence to amazing tales of prohibition ingenuity, the delicious beer flowing through the taps comes from the present day but reaches back across the last 200 years.

Philadelphia: History Tour Pub Crawl

2. Philadelphia: History Tour Pub Crawl

This isn’t your 8th-grade field trip! Enjoy drinks at iconic Philadelphia bars with an expert local guide and uncover the history your teacher left out of social studies class while laughing with fellow travelers from around the globe. On this 2 hour history tour pub crawl, you’ll learn the unknown tales of Philadelphia. Discover the hidden history of the City of Brotherly Love - from a Founding Mother to a devious Ben Franklin, and even the spies who helped us win the American Revolution. Choose from two different ticket options: Pick the Happy Hour to enjoy four draft beers of your choice, one at each pub. Or go with the Dry Run tour if you want to buy your drinks as you go. So pull up a stool, grab a pint, and experience the Best Pub Crawl in Philly! Cheers!

Pittsburgh: Beauty of the Burgh Bike Tour

3. Pittsburgh: Beauty of the Burgh Bike Tour

Get to know Pittsburgh on a 3-hour bike tour that’s perfect if you’re new to the city and like to see Pittsburgh’s most interesting spots. But if you know the Burgh already, have no fear: you’ll learn some lesser-known fun-facts of this great city. Meet your guide near the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Cruise down the streets of the Financial and Cultural districts on this “best of” tour. Explore the Strip District and check out the North Shore. If you're a local, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to learn details about places you’ve walked by hundreds of times, but didn’t even notice. Dive into the history of Pittsburgh, and learn about the people who shaped this beautiful city. Discover the city’s old and new buildings, city squares, and public art. Take part in a quiz and receive a Pittsburgh souvenir.

Philadelphia: Guided Craft Brewery Tours with a Snack

4. Philadelphia: Guided Craft Brewery Tours with a Snack

This all-inclusive tour offers guests an inside look at Philly and Southern New Jersey’s local craft beer scene. Get an introduction to the rich history of beer through interactive tastings and a lunch that pairs beer with the best food.  Itineraries may vary among brewery affiliates, but may include such luminaries as: Yards Brewing Co, Evil Genius Beer, and Flying Fish Brewing Co. Yards Brewing Company has grown into one of the area’s most prolific breweries, churning out some of the most popular and widely distributed beers in Philly.   Evil Genius Beer Company opened their doors in March 2017, but their beer was well-known long before then. Their beers on tap rotate on a weekly to bi-weekly basis, and their menu delves deeper than beer with an assortment of Pennsylvania’s own gin and some original quick bites. Flying Fish Brewing Co is an award-winning company and the largest producer in South Jersey.

Mount Holly NJ: Ghost Hunt Show

5. Mount Holly NJ: Ghost Hunt Show

Do you want to talk to the dead? Do you love shows like Ghost Hunters? Does the thought of being in a real haunted place intrigue you? Do you love horror movies? Then the next game will be for you! In this Ghost Hunting/Seance performance, your role will be as a psychic detective/ghost hunter in an actual haunted space. Some of the buildings in the area date back to the 1700s and were the site of several battles during The Revolutionary War. Because of this, there have been a ton of ghost sightings in the area. Aided by our psychic the evening will start with getting to know your fellow guests and you will hear about the 8 deaths that have occurred in/near the location. You will also hear about Harry and Ada our resident spirits. This will be followed by some magic/mentalism to warm up your psychic abilities. Then utilizing both techniques dating back to Victorian times and modern equipment we will attempt to talk to several of the ghosts in the building! Before the show, you can browse/buy the art and there are some great restaurants/shops within walking distance of the gallery. It is easy to make a night of it in the area. Are you ready for an evening filled with magic, mystery, and sheer terror?

Philadelphia: Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour

6. Philadelphia: Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour

Get to grips with the history of Philadelphia’s founding fathers on this urban adventure spanning from the burial ground to the bar! Led by a host of expert guides, roam the old streets of Philadelphia hearing tales of ruthless businessmen gangsters and psychopathic killers. Learn about some of Philadelphia’s more sinister residents and residences such as the Corpse Collector, the Frankfurt Slasher, and Hednik’s House of horrors. Sparsely sprinkled with national icons, tales of yellow fever, plus a visit to the graves of Ben Franklin and other founding fathers, this tour tells a tale of grit, twists, and gore as you learn about the history of Philadelphia.

Pittsburgh: Whiskey Rebellion Trail Tasting Pass

7. Pittsburgh: Whiskey Rebellion Trail Tasting Pass

Sample spirits from 6 master distillers in Pittsburgh with this whiskey tasting passport. Your pass also includes discounts and entry to museums, where you can learn the history of the region. This pass is inspired by country farmers who took a stand during the Whiskey Rebellion. Included Venues: Bradford House Museum: a museum that lets you imagine life in late 18th century America. (What's included: tour) Golden Eagle Inn: a local inn with various rooms and a characteristic upstairs whiskey bar. (What's included: whiskey flight voucher and 25% off an overnight stay. Maggie's Farm: a distillery offering a line of raw cane rums and craft cocktails in Pittsburgh's historic Strip District. (What's included: spirit flight voucher) Quantum Spirits: a distillery that harnesses the potential of science and technology to reinvent the way spirits are made. (What's included: tasting flight voucher) Tall Pines Distillery: a moonshine and whiskey manufacturer and tasting room. (What's included: spirit flight voucher) West Overton Village and Museums: an immersive museum where you can witness the distilling process from seed to sip. (What's included: general admission) Lawrenceville Distilling Co.: (What's included: cocktail voucher) Liberty Pole Spirits: (What's included: tasting flight voucher)

Philadelphia: Guided Craft Brewery Tours & Lunch or Dinner

8. Philadelphia: Guided Craft Brewery Tours & Lunch or Dinner

The Original Brew Tour cultivates an unrivaled craft beer experience in Philadelphia. This all-inclusive tour offers guests an inside look at Philly and Southern NJ’s local craft beer scene as experts teach you how beer is made and introduce you to the rich history of beer through interactive tastings, and a lunch or donner that pairs beer with the best food.   Itineraries may vary among brewery affiliates, but may include such luminaries as:   Yards brewing Co: Founded upon humble beginnings in 1995 in a 900-square foot facility in Manayunk, Yards Brewing Company has grown into one of the area’s most prolific breweries, churning out some of the most popular and widely distributed beers in Philly. Their nod toward English ales is deeply rooted in history and blends colonial traditions with modern-day flavors to produce beers fit for the founding fathers.   Evil Genius Beer: created by two college friends, Evil Genius Beer Company opened their doors in March 2017, but their beer had been well-known long before then. Their beers on tap rotate on a weekly to bi-weekly basis, and their menu delves deeper than beer with an assortment of Pennsylvania’s own gin and some original quick bites.   Flying Fish Brewing Co: This award winning company is the largest producer in South Jersey, known for its balance and sustainability. With full-flavoured and highly-drinkable beers, they’re still innovating to this day, creating some of the most sustainable beer in the nation.

Philadelphia: Whiskey Rebellion Trail Tasting Pass

9. Philadelphia: Whiskey Rebellion Trail Tasting Pass

Taste your way through master distilleries in Philadelphia during this self-guided experience including a tasting pass for multiple spirits, whiskies, and cocktails. Follow along the trail of the Whiskey Rebellion as you learn more about the city's whisky history. Philly has emerged as a national leader in both dining and drinking and there is no better way to celebrate the beginnings of the Whisky Rebellion than with a large pour in the nation's past capital. Included Venues: Five Saints Distilling: Distillery producing international award-winning, small-batch, and hand-crafted Spirits, located in the historic Humane Fire Engine Co. No. 1 in Norristown, PA. (What's included: spirit flight voucher) Manatawny Still Works Craft Spirits Shop and Tasting Room: Manatawny’s flagship location in Philadelphia, located in the heart of East Passyunk. The tasting room offers cocktails, bottles to go, and gifts. (What's included: whiskey flight voucher and cocktail voucher) Manatawny Still Works Distillery and Tasting Room: Craft distillery located in Pottstown, focusing on award-winning American whiskeys. (What's included: whiskey flight voucher and cocktail voucher) Stoll and Wolfe Whiskey Distillery: Distillery offering award-winning bourbon and rye whiskeys. Tour the distillery and learn more about 250 years of local whiskey history. (What's included: spirit flight voucher)

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Not your average history tour....in a good way! Anyone can go to a bar and have a few drinks, but this tour was a great way to learn some history about Philly and try beers that I typically wouldn't have. Definitely a unique experience, must do if you are in town.

This was such a fun way to see Old City! We visited a bunch of fun bars and the history lessons were really entertaining. I would recommend this tour to anyone looking to enjoy and learn a little bit about Philadelphia!

Definite must-do in any city! I had been to Philly a few times before, but the guide took us to some great hidden gems, was super friendly and informative, and had great beer recommendations.

Had a great time learning about Philadelphia history with drinks and good company! Jenna was an excellent guide!

Met awesome travelers and enjoyed good beer. Guide was really entertaining! Highly recommend this tour!