8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Please note: we will be closed Sept. 25th, 26th, 27th due to the Pope's visit to Philly
Open Thanksgiving, Christmas,
and Spring Break
Please see the Independence Visitor's Center Concierge Desk for Bike Rentals.
WHAT WE RENT
Check Out Our Full Selection of
Bikes & Specialty Cycles
Philadelphia - Independence Visitor Center
1 North Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
50% Off a Year of Fun!
Can't get enough of us? Purchase an Annual Pass today - and save 50% for an entire year! The card pays for itself in one visit. For just $10, plus your full priced rental fee, you become an Annual Pass member which gives you 50% off all future rentals for one year. Plus, we'll throw in an extra half an hour onto your rental the day you become a member.
How Do I Purchase
My Annual Pass?
It's easy. When you get to the rental kiosk, ask a Wheel Fun Rentals employee for an Annual Pass. They can easily process your rental at the same time. When you become an Annual Pass holder, you'll get an extra half hour added to your rental the day you join, and 50% off all your rentals thereafter for a year.
Where Can I Use
My Annual Pass?
You can use your Annual Pass at more than 60 locations across the country! Just present your pass to any participating location for an automatic 50% off any one human powered vehicle.
These Locations Accept Annual Passes >
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| Terms & Conditions |
- Get 50% off rentals for one (1) year from date of purchase*
- *Valid for 50% off a one (1) hour rental on any one (1) product or 50% off one (1) Wheel Fun Bike Tour (at participating locations)
- 50% discount is not valid on pass purchase day.
- Limit 1 card holder discount per day.
- Cannot be used on Easter, Memorial, Labor Day, or 4th of July weekends (Sat., Sun., Mon.)
- No cash value. Not valid with any other offer.
- Non-transferable - Party whose name is on the card must be present for the rental. (Photo ID required.)
- By using the Annual Pass card, the card holder agrees to all terms under which it was issued.
Bring Your Group!
Whether you're planning a structured team building exercise, looking for a class field-trip, or a planning a family outing, Wheel Fun Rentals is the perfect place for your next group event! Gather your group and explore the area or try a scavenger hunt - teams can compete on a course, solving riddles and trying to be the first to coast across the finish line. Be sure to ask about our group rates. Call us at (805) 650-7770 to help plan your upcoming event!
What are the most
popular group activities?
Our two most popular activities are Free For Alls and Surrey Scavenger Hunts. Free For Alls are perfect for groups with riders of different abilities - riders are let loose on a buffet-style-ride-anything you want party. Surrey Scavenger Hunts are perfect for groups looking for a challenge! We set you up in teams and send you off in a Surrey with a list of riddles, clues, and questions to be solved. First group to complete the scavenger hunt WINS!
I am interested,
what do I do next?
We have a group event specialist ready and waiting for your call. Just call (805) 650-770 and let us know how many people in your group, what date(s) you are thinking of, and we can help you create a custom event that everyone will love!
Give us a call!
"The staff was awesome. The organization of our group was great, and the passion to make our teams have a great time was evident."
~ Andrew Mulz, Red Robin (group of 300 people)
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|Take a Guided|
Experience Philadelphia in a whole new way on one of our Guided Segway Tours! You’ll be entertained and educated as you glide through the historic area. Our Segway tours depart from Independence Visitor Center.
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Looking for a memorable experience?
Experience Philadelphia in a whole new way on our Guided Segway
Tours! You'll be entertained and educated as you glide the streets of Philly
with a well trained guide who will introduce you to the diverse neighborhoods
and energy of Philadelphia today, and take you back in time to glide through
history and learn about the founding of America.
Our friendly, professional and knowledgeable Segway tour guides
ensure a safe and unforgettable adventure that you just can’t experience by car
or through a bus window. We keep each group small and intimate to assure a
thorough Segway orientation and maximum gliding enjoyment. Best of all, you
learn and experience firsthand the secrets of Philadelphia.
Please Note: Guests must speak some English or bring a translator for the Segway training portion.
Full City Tour
City Tour is an all encompassing tour of the downtown Philadelphia area. This
signature tour should NOT to be missed. You'll see more than 30 of
Philadelphia's most popular attractions including: the Liberty Bell,
Independence Hall, Schuylkill River, Rocky Statue, Swann Fountain, Basilica St.
Peter and Paul, City Hall, China Town, plus various murals & art! At the half way point, you 'll stop for a
quick bathroom and beverage break at Cosmic Cafe at Boathouse Row. Then you'll
continue down Benjamin Franklin Parkway to ride through the Museum District,
Love Park, China Town, and more!
Click here for tour times and pricing >
Old City Historic Tour
Our most popular tour offers views and historical facts to more than 20 of Philly's most sought after attractions. This tour is the perfect snapshot for visitors to get acquainted with the Old City and Historical/Waterfront Districts as well as learn memorable historical Philly stories. Glide, discover, and explore while you learn how our country was formed on these very streets. Some of the sites you'll see include: the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross House, Washington Square, Penn's Landing, Powel House, 1st Bank, plus hundreds of various murals and art!
Click here for tour times and pricing >
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See the sights in two wheeled fashion! Circle around the Liberty Bell, coast past Independence Hall and into one of the largest urban parks in the world. Nestled in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, at the Independence Visitors Center, Wheel Fun Rentals encourages city exploration with one person bike rentals and self guided tours.
Feel like a kid again as you explore the rich culture of this historic city from the seat of your Hybrid City Bike. Bike helmets, city maps, and bike locks are included, ensuring a safe and well prepared trip, so feel free to stop and snap pictures or grab an authentic Philly Cheese Steak. Whether you are a city-dweller or just visiting, don't miss this unique chance to pedal through downtown Philadelphia!
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About the Area
Philadelphia is the city where history and culture collide. It is the birthplace of America's first zoo, the Philly Cheese Steak, soft pretzels, and Rocky Balboa. During the American Revolution, Philadelphia played an instrumental role as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence right here at Independence Hall in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Independence National Historical Park and the Liberty Bell are the city's most famous attractions.
Other historic sites include the homes of poet Edgar Allan Poe, and designer of the American flag, Betsy Ross. Philadelphia is recognized as the World's Largest Outdoor Museum, boasting over 3,000 outdoor murals and sculptures and is home to Fairmount Park, one the largest urban parks in the world. What better way to see it all than from a bike? If you have a free hour, come rent a bike and drink in the sights. More adventurous cyclists can board rental cycles and confer with free maps to conduct a self-guided expedition through downtown Philadelphia or Fairmount Park. See our tours for complete details.
Take A Guided Bike Tour!
Let us show you around town! Your journey begins at Independence Visitor Center, where you’ll leisurely ride past Philadelphia’s colonial houses and landmarks. See the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Ben Franklin Park, and much more - you’ll even stop at the famous seventy-two steps Rocky Balboa ran up in the movie Rocky.
You will be awed as our professional tour guides take you on an unforgettable journey. Historic information and entertaining narrative is given through an audio amplification system worn by our tour guides. The ride is an easy to moderate ride that all rider levels can enjoy.
|Or... Try one of our Self-Guided Bike Tours |
Like the idea of taking a tour, but want to go at your own pace? Then a self-guided bike tour is just the ticket. We supply you with detailed route maps to guide you every step of the way; so feel free to travel at your own pace and take in the local sights.
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What's included on my tour?
Our self-guided tours include your choice of bicycle,a route map with all the great points of interest and historic facts about the area, a helmet, and a bike lock. Plus,our rental clerks are happy to help you select the perfect bike for your adventure.
What do I need to bring?
We have your ride and route covered - so all you need to bring are comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and your camera. Oh, and don't forget to bring some cash for lunch or a snack along the way! And we have bike bags to put your stuff in.
How long is the tour?
While on one of our self guided tours, you can expect to be
out exploring for 3 to 4 hours. This includes approximately 2 hours of
riding time and 1-2 hours for lunch, shopping, photo opts, and exploring the
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Secure 24-hour fully enclosed parking is conveniently located underneath the Independence Visitor Center. Entrance is off 5th and Market St. Vehicle Height Clearance is 6'6. Rates are as follows:
- Up to 1/2 hour $4.00
- Up to 1 hour $8.00
- Up to 1 1/2 hours $12.00
- Up to 2 hours $17.00
- Up to 10 hours $18.00
- Up to 24 hours $20.00
Please Note: Vehicle Height Clearance is 6'6. For RVs and large vehicles click here. | |