Philly: Where Cheesesteaks, Champions and Culture Converge

Philadelphia, affectionately known as the City of Brotherly Love, is a history lover’s playground. Envision yourself standing in front of the Liberty Bell or Independence Hall – that’s where America’s story really kicked off. These spots aren’t just for show – they’re where history happened. But wait – there’s more to Philly. Foodies – imagine sinking your teeth into the ultimate cheesesteak experience. When in Philly, a cheese “wit or witout” is a must-try. And if you’re a sports fan, picture yourself in the stands at a game with one of its championship teams including the Phillies, Eagles, Flyers and 76ers. Don’t worry art lovers, you’re in for a treat too thanks to a slew of museums just waiting to be explored.

No matter what you’re passionate about – Philadelphia has something special for luxury travelers. Check out our customizable experiences then get in touch with our Experience Designer to craft your perfect Philly adventure à la Beyond Times Square – packed with private Philadelphia tours, 5-star accommodations, luxury transportation and memories you’ll talk about for years! 

Travel Notes From Our Experience Designer

“For me, Philly’s magic lies in its mix of old and new. Whether it’s the iconic Liberty Bell or the bustling Reading Terminal Market, I love the energy of this city – it never fails to thrill – and that makes me passionate about creating experiences for our guests that capture that super-unique vibe Philadelphia has.”

Joann Demlein

Joann Demlein

Group Experience Designer

BTSQ Signature Experiences In Philadelphia

BTSQ Signature Experiences are private, luxury tour and hotel packages curated by our seasoned travel Experience Designers that allow you to unwrap our destinations uniquely, creating once-in-a-lifetime memories. Every aspect of these exclusive packages is customizable to your passions and each moment of your journey is thoughtfully planned to ensure a seamless experience with unmatched hospitality.

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What To Be Passionate About In Philadelphia

Ever walked where the Founding Fathers did? You can in Philadelphia because here history’s not just in books – it’s in the cobblestones and around every corner. Places like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell? They’re not just sights, they’re stories. Take a stroll, feel the history under your feet—it’s like stepping into America’s epic backstory.

Philly’s art scene is a great mix of old-school cool and new vibes. Think classic art at the Philadelphia Museum and street murals everywhere. It’s not just looking at art – it’s living it. And those “Rocky Steps”? They’re not just for movie buffs. Climb ’em and feel like you’re part of the story. Philly’s got it all.

Philly’s more than just cheesesteaks—though we gotta admit they’re awesome. It’s a foodies paradise, from street eats to fancy meals, mixing old traditions and new twists. Whether you’re munching through a market or dining out fancy, there’s a flavor for every craving. Trust us, your taste buds will thank you.

Sure Philadelphia has big city vibes – but it also has green escapes. From boat rides in Fairmount Park to chilling among the flowers at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden – there are plenty of spots perfect for some downtime. So after you’ve seen the Liberty Bell and checked off all those fabulous Philadelphia tours, remember Philly’s parks are great for relaxing!

Catch the thrill at an Eagles game or the buzz of a 76ers showdown, and you’ll see how sports are the heartbeat of Philly. With legendary teams and passionate fans, it’s more than entertainment – it’s a way of life that brings the city together. Jump into the Philly sports scene and feel the city’s pulse.

Quotes From Our Travelers

“The Discover Philadelphia Private Sightseeing Tour gave our family a well-rounded view of the city. We visited historical landmarks like the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and even had some fun running up the ‘Rocky’ steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It was a great way to experience Philadelphia’s history and culture in a single day.”

2023 - H.S.

“The Magic Gardens and Murals Walking Tour arranged by Beyond Times Square was our favorite. We learned so much about the art scene in Philly that we never knew. What a unique way to experience local culture.”

2023 - B.B.

“As a family, we wanted our kids to learn about American history in a way that textbooks can’t convey. Beyond Times Square’s Revolutionary War Walking Tour did just that. We walked in the footsteps of American heroes, and the stories came to life right before our eyes. It was an educational and memorable experience that we all enjoyed as a family.”

2023 - J.C.

Our Philadelphia Architecture Walking Tour with Beyond Times Square was super cool. We didn’t just see buildings – we learned all about the history and innovation that shaped the city’s skyline. It was educational and engaging.”

2023 - J.W.

With Beyond Times Square our trip to Philadelphia was seamless. From airport pickup and drop off to the lovely accommodations and all of the experiences in between it was just perfect. We even got to see our beloved Phillies play – and win!”

2023 - K.F.