Philadelphia Tours

Philly's ORIGINAL BYOB Holiday Light Trolley Tour is the best way to ring in the season!

Our amazing local musicians will leave even the biggest scrooge feeling festive. Bring your favorite beverage and singing along is highly encouraged!
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Who we are

Fun Tours In Philadelphia

Welcome to Founding Footsteps Tours. Our unique Philadelphia tours bring American history to life. Join us on a journey through historic Philadelphia. You'll see the sights and hear the stories as you walk in the footsteps of our founding fathers. We guarantee you'll have a whole lot of fun doing it!

For visitors as well as locals, we offer tours in Philadelphia with a unique twist. Join one of our trolley tours where it's always BYOB. Our Stand Up & Drink Tour includes a live comedy show. Take our Beer & Band tour with live music and stops at local breweries and beer gardens.

Looking for something new? Check out our food and history tour. We'll take you through Reading Terminal Market, the historic Old City, the Italian Market, and a few surprise stops. BYOB to drink on board the trolley, with stops to sample iconic food like cheesesteaks and pizza. Or check out our Bad Things Happen In Philly tour and hear about the most disturbing murders and misdeeds from the site where it all happened.

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Duration
2 hours
Group Size
Up to 32

2022 Holiday Light Tour

Philly's ORIGINAL BYOB Holiday Light Trolley Tour is the best way to ring in the season! Our amazing local musicians will leave even the biggest scrooge feeling festive. Talented musicians will play holiday music as we travel to some of the most festive locations in the city. Singing along is highly encouraged! We found last year that the more engaged the crowd is, the more fun everyone has, so don’t be shy about belting out your favorite holiday tunes and feel free to BYOB!

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55 USD
Duration
2 hours
Group Size
Up to 32

Holiday Light Tour - Private Party

Philly's ORIGINAL BYOB Holiday Light Trolley Tour is the best way to ring in the season! Our amazing local musicians will leave even the biggest scrooge feeling festive. Talented musicians will play holiday music as we travel to some of the most festive locations in the city. Singing along is highly encouraged! We found last year that the more engaged the crowd is, the more fun everyone has, so don’t be shy about belting out your favorite holiday tunes and feel free to BYOB!

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1500 USD
Duration
2 hours
Group Size
Up to 36

Historically Hilarious BYOB Tours of Philadelphia

An entertaining, comedic story-telling adventure through Philadelphia, covering the city's major attractions. Tours run an hour and 45 minutes. 21+ to drink.

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25 USD
Duration
1 hour 30 minutes
Group Size
Up to 20

Philly Phables Walking Tour

A Story-Telling Adventure! Trace the footsteps of our Founding Fathers in historic Old City with stories from the city's founding to the revolution. This tour brings history to life and makes you laugh!

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22 USD
Duration
Group Size
Up to 36

Private Events

All of our private tours are fully customizable.

Kick off your corporate event with a hilarious tour of Philadelphia on a trolley stocked with local foods and beers. Call on us to escort your bachelor or bachelorette party around the city while being entertained by live musicians or stand-up comedians. Have your wedding party arrive at the ceremony or reception in style on one of our historic trolleys.

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TBD
Duration
1 hour 30 minutes
Group Size
Up to 36

Bad Things Happen In Philly

Hear chilling stories of the most heinous murders committed in Philadelphia. This BYOB tour is 21+ and contains graphic and disturbing content.

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48 USD
Duration
2 hours 30 minutes
Group Size
Up to 36

Beer & Band Tour

A brewery tour of Philadelphia with live music on our BYOB trolley.

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44 USD
Duration
3 hours
Group Size
Up to 36

Stand-Up & Drink

You drink, we drive! Take our BYOB trolley on a tour of the city while Philly's best comics keep you entertained along the way.

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34 USD

Why choose us?

Philadelphia Tours With Good Storytelling And Bad Jokes

We are a socially conscious company providing walking tours and bus tours onboard Philly's only BYOB trolley. Our knowledgeable local guides are passionate about sharing history through great stories, bad jokes, and cold beer. We are not another boring tour company, and we don't believe in conducting boring tours! Join a scheduled tour, or call us to customize a private tour. Let's explore the history, the grit, and the entrepreneurial spirit of Philadelphia together.

Actual Historian Guide

Extremely knowledgeable, entertaining, and passionate about Philadelphia and its history, making it enjoyable for the participants.

Voted #1 Sightseeing Tour in Philadelphia on TripAdvisor

Top rated in Philadelphia. Highly reviewed and it's also highly recommended!

Supports Community

Gives back to the community by donating a portion of its earnings. You can feel good about your purchase knowing that a portion of it is going to help others!

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Location

Visit The Only UNESCO World Heritage City In The US

In November 2015, Philadelphia received a high honor as the first UNESCO World Heritage City in the US. The city received this designation because of its many historical landmarks, cultural sights, and buildings. The most noteworthy is Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were signed.

Philadelphia's most famous founding father is Benjamin Franklin, a man of many great distinctions. Although he had little formal education, he became an author, publisher, scientist, inventor, diplomat, and statesman. As an entrepreneur, he began a successful printing business and published his annual “Poor Richard’s Almanack”. The same entrepreneurial spirit continues in the city today.

Frequently asked questions

Most frequent questions and answers

All of our tours, except our "Philly Phables" walking tour, are BYOB. We encourage that you bring your own bevarages, drink responsibly and have fun!

Starting and ending location varies depending on the tour. Please check the tour pages on our website for more details.

Yes! All of our tours can be turned into a completely customizable event for you and your group. Our connections to local bars, our excellent tour guides and talended musicians all go hand-in-hand with creating a truly unique and unforgettable experience.

Our tours last anywhere from 90 minutes to three hours depending on the tour. Please check the tour pages on our website for more details.

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