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Free Tours By Foot Philadelphia

Lace up your shoes and explore Philly on Foot

Free Tours by Foot aims to entertain and educate visitors and locals alike with creative and knowledge-filled adventures through the City of Brotherly Love.


Sometimes the best way to explore a city is on foot, so set out and see Philadelphia with the knowledgeable guides of Free Tours by Foot.

Free Tours by Foot aims to entertain and educate visitors and locals alike with creative adventures through the City of Brotherly Love.

Your guide will take you through Philadelphia’s historic streets and incredible neighborhoods, from Old City to the Italian Market.

All available tours are free, as the guides work solely for tips. (Typical gratuities are $8-10 per person.)

Tours fill up fast, so reservations are required. Click here to make your free reservation or call (267) 712-9512. Private tours are also available.

Available tours

Real Philly Tour: Take a more than four-hour walking tour off the beaten path, past historic sights and through Philly’s famous neighborhoods including stops at City Hall, the Reading Terminal Market, South Street and the Italian Market.

Independence Mall Tour: This two-hour tour explores the history of America’s democracy, offering a truly entertaining U.S. history lesson. Sights along the way include the 1st and 2nd Banks of the United States, City Tavern, Elfreth’s Alley and many more.

Ghosts of Philly – A Haunted History Tour: Prepare to embark on a two-hour exploration of the haunted history of the nation’s most historic city. Along the way, tour-goers will hear accounts of tormented souls of war, traitors and the sorrowful woes of the repentant dead. Possible sightings of desecrating German Soldiers, Edgar Allen Poe and Bishop White’s murderous cook might be in store, and if you’re lucky, a dancing Benjamin Franklin.

The Good, The Bad, The Philly – Logan Circle: Explore Logan Square and its wealth of hidden gems, including spots such as the Franklin Institute, the Barnes Foundation, the Mormon Temple and beyond. This tour is meant to dive into some of the most bizarre – and interesting – stories from the areas history, ranging from religious riots and cults to graffiti about resurrection.

Complete Tour Schedule

Insider Tip

Wear comfortable shoes, as all tours are on foot and may take you a mile or more through the city. Make sure to call ahead for reservations as space is limited.

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