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Address: 401A Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2425
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Take a Free and Friendly walking tour with us! It’s free, which means you...

Take a Free and Friendly walking tour with us! It’s free, which means you tip us what you want. It’s friendly because we’re friendly folks. And it’s Philadelphia because we love it and want you to love it too. We’re a Philly company and we’ll show you the whole Philadelphia – or the whole of what’s in walking distance. We lend our friendship freely and we’ll gladly recommend a place to go out after the tour.

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Like walking with a friend

We went on this tour with Mark this past week and had a great time. Mark was very friendly and personable. Walking the town with him did really feel like we were walking the town... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2014
Nate080411
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Nashua, New Hampshire

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

We went on this tour with Mark this past week and had a great time. Mark was very friendly and personable. Walking the town with him did really feel like we were walking the town with a friend. We were able to get a great layout of the town and how the streets work while seeing all the big local... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

Went on the Colonial Cheesesteak tour this past weekend, October 12 with Caleb. I showed up a few minutes late because I couldnt find Benjamin Best's! FYI it is a small shop with a tan colored awning, I would have probably seen it sooner had I gotten my face out my phone looking for directions. I actually ended up being... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

We went on the Colonial Cheesesteak tour with Caleb (sorry if the spelling is not correct!) and it was excellent. Caleb was friendly, approachable, knowledgeable and exceptionally patient with my two-year-old daughter who came along with us. I strongly recommend this wonderful tour company.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

We decided to give Free and Friendly Tours a try after reading the great reviews here on Trip Advisor. Well, the reviews were right. We (four of us) showed up 10 minutes early and were part of a group of 11 people on the Colonial Cheesesteak tour at 10:00 am. Our tour guide Eric was very friendly and knowledgeable. The... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

I lived in Philly for a year and a half, and avoided anything "touristy" like the plague. Nevertheless, I was back in town and also showing around a friend from outside the area. I happened upon Free and Friendly Tours through a few facebook connections, and decided to give it a try. Mark, our tour guide, made the tour both... More 

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Union City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

This tour was perfect! Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We visited many of the main historical sites. We were even permitted to bring our dogs along! I would highly recommend and may even take another tour again in the future! :)

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Royal Oak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Excellent tour and guide. Our guide was so knowledgable with the history and landmarks but not at all boring! He took his time and allowed for questions as well as pictures along the way. It was a great introduction to the city!

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Thank Ltsteen
Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

This was one of the first things we did upon our arrival to Philadelphia. I would highly recommend this tour especially for anyone not familiar with the city. It was the perfect way to get acclimated to Philadelphia. The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable and very enthusiastic about showing us around. He even gave us some great tips on food,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

My kids were skeptical about going on a tour - they were worried it would be boring - they were immediate converts. Our tour guide was interesting, informative and entertaining. Learned a lot and had a great time meeting a native from the area who clearly has a passion for history and Philly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

Out tour guide was the perfect match for my summer campers. He engaged them and before you knew it we had walked an hour in 90 degree weather and not one child complained! Now that was amazing!!

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