text: seven walking tours through historic philadelphia

There are few places outside the city of Philadelphia where visitors could experience so much history just by taking a pleasant walk.

You could stroll through Fairmount Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the U.S. Or tour the area around Independence Hall, truly the birthplace of our nation. Or meander along Philly's majestic Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

Whether you are taking these virtual tours from the comfort of your home computer, or using them as a guide for a real walking tour, welcome to Philadelphia!