Step Off the Beaten Path and into Philadelphia's Gritty History.


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Grim Philly and Grim Philly Twilight Tours are a series of highly researched dark history tour varieties on unconventional and gritty topics mixed with traditional Philadelphia histories and historic sites in the primary locations sought after by tourists visiting Philadelphia. All guides have college degrees, most are professors and teachers. Grim Philly Twilight Tours are graphic, and unsuitable for children and those of prudish disposition. Grim Philly day tours captures the spirit of our nighttime varieties while embracing a wider audience.

Walking, tavern, and riverboat tours available.

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H. H. HOLMES EVENT- This Saturday April 8th Only!

A Stroll Through The Cemetery With H. H. Holmes!

Grim Philly welcomes numerous of the world’s most renowned experts on America’s first serial killer this Saturday at 1pm for a walk in the cemetery. Join Matt Lake, author of “H. H. Holmes: A Serial Killer In His Own Words,” and multiple other serial killer and H.H. Holmes presenters describing the horrors that tie Philadelphia to some of the most heinous acts across the globe. An NBC 10 event, join us in this once only stroll through the cemetery with America’s first, and most prolific psychopath: H. H. Holmes in Philadelphia.


Tour Styles

Multiple Ghost Tours - Gritty and mature audience options with edgy sightseeing and histories.

Multiple Ghost Tours -

Gritty and mature audience options with edgy sightseeing and histories.

Ghost Tours

Traditional -OR- Off the Beaten Path University & School Groups  | Professor & Teacher Guides

Traditional -OR- Off the Beaten Path

University & School Groups  | Professor & Teacher Guides

Sightseeing

Bachelorette | Corporate Party | Catering

Bachelorette | Corporate Party | Catering

Bachellorets

Numerous varieties of edgy history tours over food and drink.

Food Tours

History and Drinks Tours with numerous themes-

Prohibition Speakeasy Tours, Haunted Pub Crawls, and more.

History Pub Crawls

                                Riverboat Cruise s

                                Riverboat Cruise s

                                         Lovers Tours

                                         Lovers Tours

                     Winter and Holiday Themes

                     Winter and Holiday Themes


Book Our Most Popular Tours

Vampires, Sex, and Ghost Tour (Adults Only) Sightseeing in Philadelphia

Vampires, Sex, and Ghost Tour (Adults Only)

Sightseeing in Philadelphia

Vampires, Sex, & Ghost Tour (Adults Only)

Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour of Philadelphia Sightseeing in Philadelphia

Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour of Philadelphia

Sightseeing in Philadelphia

Sightseeing and Serial Killers Tour

(Adults Only)

Prohibition History and Pub Crawl Tour of Philadelphia

Prohibition History and Pub Crawl Tour of Philadelphia

Prohibition History and Pub Crawl Tour (21+)

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Philadelphia Haunted Pub Crawl History Tour

Philadelphia Haunted Pub Crawl History Tour

Haunted Pub Crawl (21+)

Benjamin Franklin Sightseeing and Cheesesteak Tour of Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin Sightseeing and Cheesesteak Tour of Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin Sightseeing and Cheesesteak Tour

(All-Ages)

Prohibition Speakeasy and Cocktail Drink Class of Philadelphia

Prohibition Speakeasy and Cocktail Drink Class of Philadelphia

Prohibition Drink Class (21+)


Grim Philly and Grim Philly Twilight Tours have been voted consistently best historical and ghost tours in Philadelphia on the Philly A-List, Trip Advisor, and in numerous local and national media outlets- including Greater Media Philadelphia stationsCBS local news, and the Travel Channel.

Lauded as the most intensive mature-audience ghost and off the beaten path sightseeing- with tours from university and school group itineraries to R-Rated bachelorettes- Grim Philly employs professors, educators, and college grads, exclusively, with our range of revolutionary, socio-political, and gritty mature-audience-twisted topics in a myriad of haunted macabre and educator specialties in adult style to entertain, and inform.

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