Excursions include access to private homes, gardens, collections and clubs – enhancing your experience by opening the doors to another Philadelphia!
Art & History
11:30am Welcome greet at Philadelphia International Airport by Philadelphia Hospitality guide and transported by private coach to hotel for check-in
12:30pm Lunch at City Tavern, established in 1773 where the nation’s founding fathers dined, drank & celebrated
2:00pm Philadelphia City Excursion with expert guide. Stroll through historic Philadelphia with visits to the Betsy Ross House, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the Powel House.
6:00pm Private reception and tour of the Union League of Philadelphia, a private members-only club organized in 1862 as a political club for the support of the Union cause during the Civil War and developed into the premier urban social club of Philadelphia.
7:00pm Dinner and speaker
7:45am Full English breakfast in hotel
9:00am Enjoy a private docent-led tour of The Barnes Foundation, one of the most important private collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early modern art in America.
11:00am Depart to a private residence for lunch
1:30 pm Visit the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to tour one of the finest collections of American art in the nation, housed in its historic 1876 landmark building, and the dazzling new Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, home to the Academy’s post World War II works.
3:00pm Return to hotel, free time
6:00pm Enjoy a private culinary experience at one of Philadelphia’s renowned restaurants