New York Tours | Pay-What-You-Wish


Welcome to Free Tours by Foot, offering pay-what-you-wish New York walking tours as well as food, bike and bus tours.  We provide a platform for licensed, local, freelance tour guides to lead tours at no upfront costs, so that you may enjoy an interesting New York sightseeing tour for whatever price you like, even free. You get to determine what a tour was worth, if anything, after the tour, thus ensuring that your tour guide must strive to give his or her best on every tour. New York is an expensive city and we feel that every visitor should be able to experience the city in an affordable manner. For more money saving tips, please read our post on budget travel to New York City.

New York Walking Tours Overview

This is a city of neighborhoods and we focus on New York tours designed to show you what the Big Apple is made of.   If you are interested in the history of Manhattan back to its roots as the Dutch settlement or just would like to see sights like Wall Street and the World Trade Center, then consider taking our Lower Manhattan Tour.  Our most popular New York Tour is our SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour, as it covers three neighborhood in a manageable amount of time.   We offer over 30 different New York tours.  Check out our full tour calendar below for exact walking tour offerings and dates.   We even offer tours of Brooklyn as well as food tours as well as bike tours and bus tours.

New York Tours | Free Tours by Foot

Want a Private New York Tour?

We also offer our guiding services for private groups where we can take you pretty much anywhere you want to go in the city. Whatever your tour guiding needs are; we can hook you up. Need a bus? We will get you one. Want a multi-day tour with full itinerary? No problem. Call us or email us and we will get back to you with a timely quote. Come tour New York with us!


We offer:

Private tours
Food tours
Student tours
Guide service