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About the Business

Founding Footsteps does not take an ordinary approach to sightseeing tours. The Philly based business combines corny jokes, interesting historical tidbits + a love for the city in order to provide travelers with a unique experience!

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From the Owner

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  • What is your name?

  • Where is your business located?

    • Philadelphia, PA

  • What inspired you to start the business?

    • First and foremost, a love of Philadelphia. Secondly, the realization that most tour companies in Philly were offering a very similar, somewhat cookie-cutter experience. I wanted the ability to tell deep, interesting stories about the city I love while sprinkling in some humor and having fun along the way.  

  • What about your business are you most proud of?

    • Being family owned + operated and trying to give back where we can to the community.

  • What do you enjoy most about running your business?

    • Every day is a new challenge. I get to meet people from all over the world and show them the Philadelphia that I love.

  • What challenges have you faced as a business owner?

    • We're one of three vehicular tour companies in the city and the other two are global which made it really difficult to get our name out there.

  • What do you think makes your business unique?

    • We're the only BYOB tour in the city and we're one of very few tour companies where the owner is the one actually giving the tours..

  • If you had to describe the business in 3 words, what would they be?

    • Entertaining, BYOB, Knowledgeable


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The Fun Stuff

  • What is your favorite spot to visit in your city?

    • Christ Church - it's a living breathing monument to history and I learn something new every time I go there.

  • What is your favorite food or restaurant to enjoy in your city?

  • What is your favorite spot in the U.S to travel to and why?

    • Either Big Sur in California because it’s the most beautiful, peaceful place I know of, or New Orleans because of the opposite.

  • Which of the five senses do you appreciate the most when you travel and why?

    • Sight, because you can get an idea of all the other senses through it.

  • Do you have a travel memory that is important to you?

    • My first road trip, which took me from the East Coast to the West Coast, introduced me to various cultures, ways of thinking + ultimately gave me the travel bug.

  • What would the name of your biography be?

    • Third Time’s the Charm: The Story of a Failed Teacher Turned Failed Comedian Turned Happy Comedic Teacher

  • What is your favorite 90s jam?


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