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  • New York: Full-Day Walking Tour with Observatory Entry

    1. New York: Full-Day Walking Tour with Observatory Entry

    Welcome to New York, the city that never sleeps! Get a real feel for the city as you take to its streets and subways with a local guide and experience what Manhattan has to offer. Your full-day tour begins when you meet your guide in Times Square, at the statue of renowned lyricist and composer George M. Cohan. Hear about the history of Times Square and learn how a horse trading market became the most famous intersection in the world. Head out along New York’s Theater District, which for a hundred years has been the center of the world for actors, playwrights, and artists from around the globe. Visit 30 Rockefeller Center and continue east to Fifth Avenue, the world's most expensive street, lined with elegant storefronts such as Saks and Bergdorf Goodman. Stop to admire Patrick’s Cathedral, the New York Public Library, and the Chrysler Building before stepping beneath the arching dom...

    Our tour guide was Jenn. She was amazing! I was in a wheelchair presenting special challenges to Jenn. She was able to make it so my husband and I were able to enjoy the whole tour and not miss anything. Her knowledge, respect, and love for New York shine through and made the tour so interesting. Her ability to answer any question we threw at her was incredible. The best thing besides the beauty of New York was her ability to make our group a little family. The 6 of us left with info about each other and new friendships including our new friendship with Jenn. I highly recommend this tour and I definitely recommend asking for Jenn as your guide. From Cathy Siegmund

  • New York City: Central Park Zoo and Sightseeing Walking Tour

    2. New York City: Central Park Zoo and Sightseeing Walking Tour

    The tour begins on the world-famous Wall Street, the oldest part of Manhattan. Soak up the unique atmosphere of this busy district, and see some of the city’s most recognizable sights including Ground Zero and The Charging Bull at the New York Stock Exchange. Continue on to Greenwich Village next, walking through Five Points, China Town, and Little Italy. Learn about the vibrant culture of these neighborhoods and the people who live here as well as tips on the best local places to eat some amazing food. After the walking tour, visit the Central Park Zoo, nestled in the heart of New York's beloved Central Park. Explore this 6.5 acre zoo and admire the array of animals housed here, which includes bears, penguins, pandas, leopards, monkeys, and more.

  • Wall Street Insider Tour

    3. Wall Street Insider Tour

    On this unique 75-minute guided tour of Wall Street you’ll see world-famous financial landmarks such as the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve, and Wall Street. While walking along the streets of Lower Manhattan, your guide will tell you stories that only an insider would know about. You’ll be entertained, informed, and even shocked! Stops include the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, House of Morgan, Trump Tower, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, Federal Reserve, Charging Bull, Trinity Church, and more. You’ll learn about the 400 years of history that traces the original Dutch trading outpost to modern Wall Street, and see where billion-dollar deals are negotiated and where the fate of the economy is determined. This tour has been featured on television and in newspapers, including CNN, BBC, Reuters, and The New York Times. The Wall Street Insider Tour aims to...

    The guide Jared was very experienced and expressive. But be prepared that if you are not so familiar with US history it may be sometimes difficult to follow.

  • New York: The Story of Hamilton Small Group Walking Tour

    4. New York: The Story of Hamilton Small Group Walking Tour

    With the success of the hit musical Hamilton, this tour is to help people understand how an illegitimate immigrant finds his way to New York, remakes himself, and becomes one of the most brilliant, charismatic, and controversial founding fathers! Walk in the footsteps of Alexander Hamilton through New York City’s oldest neighborhood, the financial district, and discover how this famous New Yorker has his fingerprints on nearly every landmark these streets have to offer. The adventure begins at Trinity Church, where Hamilton was buried as a result of one of the darkest days in American political history. Learn how Hamilton arrived in America on the eve of a revolution and quickly became one of the most influential minds of his day, only to be shot dead before his 50th birthday. Stop by Zuccotti Park and uncover how more recent revolutionary movements like Occupy Wall Street tra...

    The Story of Hamilton was full of facts and stories and information about a part of NYC that was totally new to me. Alex was a great tour guide and shared lots of lesser known facts about the area.

  • New York: 5-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour with Food Tastings

    5. New York: 5-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour with Food Tastings

    Your 5-hour walking tour begins on the world-famous Wall Street, the oldest part of Manhattan. Admire some of the city’s most iconic buildings that line the street, pass by the sombering Ground Zero, and see the famous Charging Bull statue outside the New York Stock Exchange. Head to Greenwich Village next and walk through Five Points, Chinatown, and Little Italy. Feel immersed in the unique and truly vibrant atmosphere of these vastly different New York neighborhoods. From your informative guide, learn about the fascinating history of these areas and the people that live here. Continue the tour onto the iconic Flatiron Building then head across to the High Line and Hudson Bay Yard. Afterwards, take the subway to Times Square and then explore 5th Avenue. From here, marvel at a selection of sights including the NBC Studios, Museum of Modern Art, St Patrick’s Cathedral, and more. Through...

    Absolutely amazing tour! Bobby was absolutely fantastic! Highly recommend to anyone coming site seeing to take this tour.

  • New York: Wall Street History Tour

    6. New York: Wall Street History Tour

    Meet your guide at Bowling Green, a small park that doesn’t look like much today, but was once George Washington's Front Yard. Discover how Wall Street is full of these little surprises and set off to find a handful of them as you traverse the neighborhood. Start by seeing the remnants of the Dutch Colony of New Amsterdam and the oldest building in Manhattan. Then, walk down the shortest street, and pass various places that played a prominent role in the American Revolution. Visit places connected with modern history, including the New York Stock Exchange, the Charging Bull Statue, and the Fearless Girl Statue. Your guide will make these attractions come alive in ways that books and audio guides simply can't compare to. Uncover the stories hidden in some of the most historic streets in Manhattan.

  • Financial Crisis Tour with a Wall Street Professional

    7. Financial Crisis Tour with a Wall Street Professional

    This highly acclaimed Financial Crisis Tour has been recommended by both the BBC and The New York Times. Guided by real Wall Street insiders, you will explore world-famous financial landmarks, such as the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Reserve. Founded by a Vice President of Deutsche Bank, the tour meanders the narrow streets of Lower Manhattan. As you walk past attractions such as the iconic Charging Bull statue, hear exclusive stories from inside the trenches that will truly shock you! Get first-hand knowledge of the causes and effects of the crash from the people that were part of the Wall Street breakdown. Discover why some traders made billion-dollar profits, while banks collapsed. Learn more about the Financial District's rich history, architecture and trivia as you stop at major zites such as Federal Hall, Trump Tower, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, and many more. Leave wi...

    Our guide Peter was amazing! We loved the site-seeing and learning some history!

  • NYC: 9/11 Memorial and Financial District Walking Tour

    8. NYC: 9/11 Memorial and Financial District Walking Tour

    Explore Manhattan’s oldest district on a 2.5-hour guided walking tour through some of the city’s most famous sights. With your professional, local NY guide, you’ll venture through the famed Financial District, including Wall Street, and end up at the peaceful and hauntingly beautiful 9/11 Memorial plaza.   Meander the Financial District’s narrow, bustling streets where you'll check out the former Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, the iconic New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve Bank, and more historical sights. You’ll also pass by one of NYC’s most popular and beloved statues: the Charging Bull, a symbol of financial might. The tour culminates with a visit to the 9/11 Memorial, former site of "Ground Zero.” Witness the memorial reflecting pools that occupy the footprints of each of the former Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Gain insight into what it was like to live t...

    Debbie was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and funny. More walking than you think. Be prepared with comfortable shoes.

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Overall rating

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based on 114 reviews

Our tour guide was Jenn. She was amazing! I was in a wheelchair presenting special challenges to Jenn. She was able to make it so my husband and I were able to enjoy the whole tour and not miss anything. Her knowledge, respect, and love for New York shine through and made the tour so interesting. Her ability to answer any question we threw at her was incredible. The best thing besides the beauty of New York was her ability to make our group a little family. The 6 of us left with info about each other and new friendships including our new friendship with Jenn. I highly recommend this tour and I definitely recommend asking for Jenn as your guide. From Cathy Siegmund

Jenn Andres was a fantastic guide! Lots of great info, good pace for the day, and great energy throughout. We had a range of ages from 11 to 47 and all were very happy. Highly recommend!

Jane was great!!! loved the tour she knew where she was going and did help us get a metro card. Over all do recommend to wear comfortable clothes and shoes. loved it

Debbie was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and funny. More walking than you think. Be prepared with comfortable shoes.

Everyrhing was amazing. Jared our guide fenomenal!!