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  • NYC: High Line Hudson Yards and Vessel Guided Tour

    1. NYC: High Line Hudson Yards and Vessel Guided Tour

    Explore the west side of Manhattan on a guided tour. Walk the Highline, and climb to the top of the Vessel. Stop into the Chelsea Markets and check out the world-class food vendors. Meet your guide in the Meat Packing District. Enjoy a scenic walk through the High Line, one of Manhattan’s most unique parks. Built on top of a former elevated freight train track, the tracks were turned into a greenway in 2009. Stroll down this 1.45-mile path and take in unique views of the city – you’ll feel as if your floating above the city streets. Admire the colorful gardens filled with grasses, perennials and woody species which were inspired by the wildflowers that grew on the disused tracks. View the park’s installation art pieces. Discover the Hudson Yards, and see the Vessel, “New York’s Staircase.” This honeycomb shaped 150-foot tall art piece can accommodate up to 1000 people at a time. Upgra...

    The guide was excellent and made our tour so much more enjoyable. Name of guide Ross. Super

  • New York City: Greenwich Village 2-Hour Tour

    2. New York City: Greenwich Village 2-Hour Tour

    Explore New York’s most bohemian neighborhood on a 2-hour tour of Greenwich Village, and discover its reputation as a magnet for intellectuals, artists, and beat poets. Meet your guide on the corner of Waverly Place and 6th Avenue and set off in the footsteps of Henry James and Edgar Allan Poe. Learn about artists, such as Jackson Pollack, who gave the neighborhood its freewheeling identity. Hear stories of radical thinkers like Upton Sinclair and John Reed, who debated in smoky cafés. Feel the energy of “the Village” as you stroll from Washington Square Park to the haunts and hideaways of Dylan Thomas, Jimi Hendrix and Lenny Bruce. Savor stories of how the Beat Generation flourished here, and uncover some of New York's rarest sights - including the smallest piece of private property in the city! Along the way, you will go to Jones Street, where Bob Dylan's album cover “The Freewheeli...

    Phenomenal Tour. Highly Recommend. Learned a lot and saw what we wanted to see in the Village. My daughter was visiting NYU and getting to know the neighborhood was extremely important to us. We couldn’t have had a better guide than Evan. Extremely knowledgeable, friendly and just plain perfect human being to be sharing his talents with others. I’d take this tour again but would pay the extra to have a private tour with Evan for he really was that good!

  • Private Greenwich Village Tour

    3. Private Greenwich Village Tour

    Have the secrets of this tiny village nestled inside this massive city revealed, with your guide who will pull back the velvet curtain and share with you the forgotten history written inside these smoky cafes. Hear the stories of folk heroes like Bob Dylan and Edgar Allen Poe, feel the ghostly presence of America’s greatest villain, John Wilkes Booth. Stand in solidarity where the gay rights movement began or just sip a coffee made with the oldest espresso machine in America. Of course, Greenwich Village’s rich history is just prelude to its modern vibrancy. Wander with your guide through the beauty of Washington Square Park, home to musicians, artists, and hustlers. Explore the glamorous side streets, home to the rich and famous. Spot the famous street corner from “Friends” or the alfresco venue from “Mozart In The Jungle”. Let your guides show you an insider’s view of Greenwich Villa...

  • New York City: Pride Walking Tour

    4. New York City: Pride Walking Tour

    Gather at Christopher Park, one of the only locations on the National Register of Historic Places listed for its LGBTQ significance, for guest check-in and an overview of the tour. In the park, learn about the role of this location in the Pride Movement and the unjust treatment of members of the LGBTQ community leading up to the Stonewall Uprising.  Next, proceed to the Stonewall Inn, where your guide will shed light on the history of Stonewall and the story of the uprising. Continue to the Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop to learn about the site's significance and the story of its founder. See the Gay Street sign and hear about its coincidental naming. Visit the Pride Flag and the site of the first Pride March, all the while absorbing the fascinating history of the LGBTQ community. Visit the LGBTQ bars Julius, Fedora, and Marie’s Crisis, and finish back at Christopher Park.

    Joe is a very knowledgable guide when it comes to the west village and Greenwich history, as well as the community. Highly recommend this tour.

  • New York: The Best of NYC Walking Tour and Ferry Ride

    5. New York: The Best of NYC Walking Tour and Ferry Ride

    Discover the best of New York City in one day. Meet at the Times Square district near the famous Broadway boulevard and get ready to explore the city with a local guide.  Your first stop will be at the Empire State Building. Then, see Madison Square Garden, widely recognized as the world's most famous arena. Head to Washington Square Park located in the trendy Greenwich Village. See the Soho neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, which in recent history became famous for its many artist lofts and art galleries. Take a walking tour of Ground Zero at The World Trade Center site. Discover the Financial District, the most historically rich neighborhood in New York City.  Then, take a boat ride from Battery Park to Staten Island to see stunning panoramas of Lower Manhattan. Get close to the Statue of Liberty and admire the Brooklyn Bridge. Your tour will end at Staten Island near the outlet shopp...

  • Greenwich Village Tour

    6. Greenwich Village Tour

    Begin your 2-hour tour at the corner of 6th Avenue and Waverly Place, and learn about the history of Greenwich Village. Head to the Edgar Allan Poe house and the Washington Square Hotel. Explore Washington Square Park, a former potter's field, and learn how this area became the destination for musicians and protesters. Visit the Brown Building, site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in 1911, an event that led to the American labor movement. Head up McDougal Street, and see Cafe Wha, Cafe Reggio, and the Comedy Cellar. Learn where the best pizza in NYC is sold. Stroll down Christopher Street and visit the Stonewall Inn, where a riot in 1969 began America's Gay Rights Movement.

    James, our tour guide, was personable, informative and entertaining. We loved every minute!

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What people are saying about New York City

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based on 1,560 reviews

Live in CNY. Been to the city plenty of times but never have been here. Why did our family wait so long??? This was a great experience and rich in history. The views, AMAZING! Love the Big !

We went for my son's 9th bday and I was amazed by the knowledge and history this tour recommended. It was honestly our trips highlight besides The Statue of Liberty.

Amazing sights towards sunset . Thr shows rooms before the lift to the 86th sre beautiful. We eenjoyed very much.

The captain knew much of the history surrounding the harbor and the Burroughs. It was time well spent.

The workers were very nice, the ice cream was very good. All the activities were wonderful.