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“Most Excellent; Remember to TIP” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Free Tours by Foot

Free Tours by Foot
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present "name-your-own-price "Philadelphia tours. These unique and entertaining tours will take you through many of Philly's most interesting neighborhoods. We offer a wide range of sightseeing tours to help you get to know Philadelphia. We also offer food tours, ghost tours and private tours. Get to know Philadelphia with local tour guides who have a passion for their city.
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Vienna, VA
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178 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Most Excellent; Remember to TIP”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

Did two walking tours with them. Mike and Jen were very knowledgable and enthusiastic. The Real Philadelphia is a lot of walking but very interesting and worthwhile to get a feel for and an appreciation of Philly outside the historic district. The tour of the historical sites is just perfect. Neither tour guide introduced their tipping policy (they work only for tips!) and as a result, about two thirds of the folks on a 4.5 hour tour did not tip. PLEASE TIP. It is only fair.

Visited February 2012
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los angeles
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great tour- full of history and culture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2012

Great tour, very informative and good pace. We even had enough time to grab a phili-cheesesteak from Geno's during our mini break in the Italian district. We loved seeing all the sights and hearing about the history from our live tour guide, Michael. It's great since we pay the guide a tip based upon We would definitely recommend to visitors and we are excited to try the other tours in their other cities.

Visited February 2012
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Clifton Park, New York, United States
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4 attraction reviews
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“Mike was the most AMAZING tour guide ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2012

My husband and I took a trip to Philly for our wedding anniversary, there were quite a few things we were interested in seeing and places we wanted to visit. While there, at the last minute we decided that maybe the best way to see the most in the time we had, would be to take a bus tour. That was SO cool! Our tour guide Mike was so animated, informative, personable and friendly. He told us hat later that night he did a "Ghosts" of Philly walking tour, if we were interested. Me being the paranormal junkie in the family, of course I was interested. Not to mention, HELLO... It was hosted by Mike! He was just the best guide, both on the bus and on the foot tour. If you are ever in Philly, definitely take Mike's guided foot tour of Phiily's most haunted. The history was incredible, as was the guide.

Visited October 2011
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Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
“Saw and learned about areas I wouldn't have discovered on my own.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2012

Our tour guide, Mike, knew tons of factoids that he shared, had an easygoing personality and kept a good pace. We saw areas of Philly that we might not have ventured to find on our own and learned lots of interesting facts about the area and the historical figures. Would definitely join another Free Tours by Foot.

Visited February 2012
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“Two thumbs up!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2012

Easy, fun, interesting, off the beaten path, flexible... just an awesome afternoon in Philly! Jen did an excellent job, loooots of energy!

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