Founding Footsteps is a one of a kind tour company in Philadelphia. We pride ourselves in giving historic tours filled with great stories, bad jokes, and cold beer. We offer a variety of tours where you're guaranteed to learn something you didn't know before. 


Voted #1 Sightseeing Tour in Philadelphia on TripAdvisor


Going out of our way to make sure you have the most fun and personal experience while touring Philadelphia.

Want to try the best cheesesteak in the city? We'll show you where to go. Have you heard about how good our soft pretzels are? We'll make a pretzel cart one of our stops. Want to meet the best Rocky impersonator around? We'll introduce you.

Our goal is to give you the most personal and unique tour in all of Philadelphia.


Showing you parts of Philadelphia you've heard of, many parts you haven't, and telling unbelievable stories along the way.

Philadelphia is full of charisma, crazy characters, and timeless stories. We'll show you what you learned about in high school history class and make it all come to life.

We'll show you City Hall and The Liberty Bell, but we'll also open your eyes to the hidden parts of history laced into our side streets and building fronts.



Tim & Abbie

Our founder Tim was an English teacher who picked up a tour guide gig during his summers off. He quickly fell in love with the city, the people, and the stories. Tim decided to start his own company in 2015 to offer people the best tour in the city. You'll find him and his wife, Abbie, on the trolley and on the streets of Philly showing off the city they love.