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Manhattan Island

Did you ever think that you could see Manhattan Island in one day?  Well...You can!  This tour takes you all over Manhattan: Uptown, Midtown, and Downtown. 

Visit many of the neighborhoods that make New York City famous as a cultural mosaic including Central Park, Midtown, Greenwich Village, Soho, Noho, Nolita, Chelsea, Little Italy, Chinatown, South Street Seaport, Wall Street, Battery Park, and The World Trade Center Site.

Duration: Seven hour walking and subway

Price: $400

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Downtown

Downtown is where all the action is!  On this comprehensive walking tour of Lower Manhattan, you will visit neighborhoods like: Chelsea, The Meatpacking District, Greenwich Village, The East Village, Noho, Soho, Nolita, Little Italy, Chinatown, South Street Seaport, Wall Street, and The World Trade Center Site.

Locations include: The Chelsea Hotel, Washington Square Park, St. Luke's Place, Christopher Street, Astor Place, Tompkins Square Park, The Brooklyn Bridge, The New York Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, Charging Bull, St. Paul's Chapel and many more...

Duration: Six hour walk

Price: $400

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Uptown

New York is a hell of a town.  On this tour, we will explore all of the wonderful nooks and crannies of Upper Manhattan, including the Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Central Park, Harlem, Morningside Heights, Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, and Inwood.

Locations Include: Rockefeller Center, The Pond, The Lake, Bethesda Terrace, Strawberry Fields, Museum Mile, Millionaires' Row, Grand Central Terminal, The Apollo Theater, Striver's Row, The Morris-Jumel Mansion, The Cloisters, and more...

Duration: Six hour walking and subway

Price: $400

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Central Park: A Walking Tour

Join us as we stroll for three hours through this 843 acre oasis designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead.  Learn about the history of the park, its revolutionary design, and its various uses throughout history.  Also, scope out some locations from films like Home Alone 2, Enchanted, Highlander, and Spiderman 3 as well as TV shows like Friends.

Locations include: The Mall, Sheep Meadow, Belvedere Castle, The Ramble, The Lake, The Pond, Bethesda Terrace, Cherry Hill Fountain, Strawberry Fields, and more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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Two Villages: East and West

There is a stark contrast between the architecture and vibe of Greenwich Village and The East Village.  The main reason for the discrepancy is that the East Village was never part of Greenwich Village at all.  It was actually named The East Village as a real estate marketing ploy.  Learn about the history of these two neighborhoods from New York's inception to the present day.

Locations include: Christopher Park, Washington Square Park, Minetta Lane, Jefferson Market Library, Bigelow Pharmacy, Astor Place, Alphabet City, and more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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Erroneous Plaques and Fun Facts: The West Village

The West Village is filled with erroneous plaques.  Join us as we try and uncover a couple of these plaques, and discuss some of the fascinating history of this neighborhood along the way.

Locations include: Christopher Park, St. Luke's Place, The Narrowest House, Cherry Lane Theatre, White Horse Tavern, Grove Court, Church of St. Luke's in the Fields, and more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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From Peg Leg To Punk: The History of the East Village

The East Village started out as the giant farm of Peter Stuyvesant, the Governor General of Dutch New Amsterdam.  Since then, it evolved into the mecca of punk music culture and revolutionary politics in New York City.  Join us as we trace the evolution of this incredible neighborhood. 

Locations include: Stuyvesant Street, CBGB Site, Extra Place, The Bowery, Church of St. Mark's in the Bowery, Tompkins Square Park, Charlie Parker House, 6th Street Avenue B Botanical Garden, Marble Cemetery, St. Mark's Place and more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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Historic Harlem

Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington; these are just a few of the names that made the Harlem Rennaisance one of the most spectacular periods in American History.  Stroll through historic Harlem and visit many of the places where poets, playwrights, jazz musicians, and civil rights leaders lived and worked.  Also visit iconic theaters and stunning architectural sites.  Begin the trip on the northern edge of Central Park, and walk through Morningside Heights, Harlem, and Sugar Hill on this fantastic journey.

Locations include: The Pool in Central Park, The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Columbia University, The Apollo Theater, Hotel Theresa, Mother Zion Church, Striver's Row, and more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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Meet The Immigrants

Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, New York City was engulfed by immigration.  The Lower East Side, Chinatown, and Little Italy were teeming with people from all different backgrounds and cultures.  Walk in the footsteps of these immigrants as we pass through various places they called home in Lower Manhattan.

Locations include: Yonah Schimmel, Russ & Daughters, Columbus Park, The Five Points, Katz's Deli, The Houston Hippodrome, Straus Square, Doyers Street, Mulberry Street, Alleva Dairy, Ferrara, Guss' Pickles, and many more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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Old New Amsterdam

Before it was called New York, our city was New Amsterdam.  Visit the Financial District, the original site of Dutch settlement and the center of New York for many years.  Here we trace history from the 17th century into the present.

Locations include: New York Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, Bowling Green, Charging Bull, Brooklyn Bridge, World Trade Center Site, and more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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The Highline

Travel through Chelsea,  The Meatpacking District, and The West Village on New York's first and only elevated park in the sky, The Highline.  Learn about the history of these incredible tracks and how they came to be transformed into this bucolic oasis.

Locations include: The Highline (of course), The Hotel Chelsea, The Joyce Theater, Jane Wood's Way, The IAC Building, The Kitchen, The Chelsea Market, The Maritime Building, Hogs & Heifers, The Standard Hotel, The Soho House, and much more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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Two Sides Of The Bridge

Everyone at least once in their life should walk across the Brooklyn Bridge.  It is a majestic experience.  Learn about the wonderful history of this monument of urban transport and see the neighborhoods that it affects.  Visit Manhattan's Civic Centre, The South Street Seaport, DUMBO, and Brooklyn Heights.

Locations include: City Hall Park, The Municipal Building, The Seaport, Sugar House Prison Window, Fulton Landing, The River Cafe, The Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and more...

Duration: Three hour walk.

Price: $250

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The Park And The Slope

Prospect Park is one of the most beautiful urban landscaped parks in the entire world.  It was designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead, and still endures as the largest and most impressive park in all of Brooklyn.  Visit this incredible urban oasis and learn about its peculiar history.  Walk through the tree lined streets of Park Slope, one of the most architecturally interesting neighborhoods in the whole city.   Finish the tour at Greenwood Cemetery, the final resting place of scores of famous New Yorkers.

Duration: Three hour walk

Cost: $250

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Lower East Side Gallery Hop

Come and visit some of the most cutting edge galleries in the world, exhibiting the work of both established and emerging artists.  The Lower East Side now has dozens of wonderful galleries and has turned into an incredible arts district, centered around the New Museum of Contemporary Art.

Galleries include: Lisa Cooley, Invisible Exports, James Fuentes, Eleven Rivington, Salon 94 Freemans, Simon Preston, Smith Stewart, Canada, Lehmann Maupin, Envoy, Smith-Stewart, ABC No Rio, and more.

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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Chelsea Gallery Hop

Chelsea is the center of the art world.  The neighborhood boasts over 300 contemporary and modern art galleries, the largest concentration in the world.  Visit some of these galleries and discuss the history of the neighborhood and many fabulous works of art.

Galleries include: Gagosian, Mary Boone, Paul Kasmin, Bortolami, Andrea Rosen, Daniel Reich, Paula Cooper, David Zwirner, and more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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Brownstone Brooklyn

Brooklyn is frequently called Brownstone Brooklyn because of the many brownstone town houses that dot its tree lined streets.  Visit two of the most historic neighborhoods in Brooklyn: Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, and examine some of this incredible architecture.  Also, visit the Brooklyn Navy Yard, one of the most incredible industrial zones of New York City.

Locations include: Fort Greene Park, The Prison Ship Martyr's Monument, The Williamsburg Savings Bank Building, DeKalb Avenue, The Brooklyn Masonic Temple, The Pratt Institute, Cakeman Raven, The Pfizer Mansion, St. Joseph's College, Admiral's Row, and more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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Way Uptown

Explore the undulating topography and fantastic vistas of Upper Manhattan.  Neighborhoods like Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, and Inwood are home to some of New York City's oldest and most fascinating structures.  Delve deep into the history of our founding fathers as we explore this beautiful and underappreciated section of New York.

Locations include: Morris-Jumel Mansion, Dyckman Farmhouse, The Cloisters, Fort Tryon Park, High Bridge, Inwood Hill Park, and more...

Duration: Four hour walking and subway

Price: $250

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Hipster Galore: The Lower East Side and Williamsburg

Visit two of the hippest, artsiest, and fun neighborhoods of New York City in the same day.  Begin on the Lower East Side and hop over the Williamsburg bridge into Williamsburg, the arts, culture, and music center of New York City.

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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The Skyscrapers of Midtown

Midtown is the commercial heart of New York City, and according to many people, the heart of the entire world.  Visit many of the places that truly make New York the city that never sleeps.

Locations include: Empire State Building, New York Public Library, Grand Central Terminal, Chrysler Building, Times Square, New York Yacht Club, the Theater District, Rockefeller Center, and more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250

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East Village Pub Crawl

The East Village is known for having some of the most historic and interesting watering holes in our great city.  We will visit the place where Abraham Lincoln grabbed a beer, and stop to chat with some locals at various pubs along the way.

Locations include: McSorley's, Burp Castle, Old Towne Bar, Pete's Tavern, and more...

Duration: Three hour walk

Price: $250 plus cost of beverages

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West Village Pub Crawl

Bohemians and Beatniks loved to drink.  And they loved to drink at historic haunts in the West Village.  We will visit some of the places that writers like Kerouac, Dos Passos, Fitzgerald, and Dylan Thomas called home, imbibing a few beverages along the way.

Locations include: Ear Inn, White Horse Tavern, and more...

Price: $250 plus cost of beverages

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The Great White Way

Broadway is arguably the world's most famous avenue.  It is certainly the most important in New York City, as well as the longest.  Stroll down Broadway from the tip of Manhattan all the way to the tail.  From the Spuyten Duyvil to the Battery, we will recount some of the stories that make Broadway legendary.

Duration: Six hour walk

Price: $400

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Custom Tour

Design your own tour!  Pick and choose different aspects of different tours and combine them to make your own.

Duration: Three hour minimum

Price: $250-$400 depending on tour duration selected

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Manhattan

Drive all around Manhattan for the day, covering many different important sites and visiting the diverse neighborhoods of the island at the center of the world. 

Neighborhoods include: Midtown, Harlem, Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Greenwich Village, Chinatown, Little Italy, Soho, Wall Street, The World Trade Center Site, and more...

Duration: Three hour minimum

Cost: $200 per hour

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Beautiful Brooklyn

Travel through Brooklyn, the city's most populous and arguably most interesting borough.  From pizza to parks to waterfront promenades, Brooklyn has it all.  Visit Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo, Prospect Park, Fort Greene, Coney Island, Williamsburg, and Greenpoint, all in one day!

Duration: Three hour minimum

Price: $200 per hour

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The Bronx, Thonx!

The Bronx is one of the most interesting places in New York filled with many exciting locations.  We will drive around this great borough and see what makes it tick.

Locations include: Yankee Stadium, Arthur Avenue, Paradise Theater, The Grand Concourse, Fordham Road, and more...

Duration: Three hour minimum

Price: $200 per hour

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Queens

Queens is the most ethnically diverse place on the planet.  Join us as we celebrate this diversity, heading into various ethnic enclaves including Jackson Heights, Astoria, Flushing, and more...

Duration: Three hour minimum

Price: $200 per hour

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The Mafia

The Mafia held a firm grip on the underbelly of New York City society for many years.  Visit many of the famous locations for mafia hits, as well as important haunts for the Italian, Irish, Jewish, and Chinese mafias who all controlled a slice of the city.

Locations include: The Five Points, Sparks Steakhouse, The Ravenite Social Club, Mulberry Street, Doyers Street, Ratner's Deli, The New York Central Building, and more...

Duration: Three hour minimum

Price: $200 per hour

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Long Island City Art Tour

Long Island City has recently been transformed from an industrial district into an arts and culture mecca, thanks to the plethora of museums, galleries, and arts organizations that have moved there over the last few years.  Visit many of the locations that make LIC the hippest neighborhood in Queens and also soak up an incredible view of the Midtown skyline.

Locations include: PS1, Socrates Sculpture Park, The Noguchi Museum, The Sculpture Center, Deitch Projects, Artomat, Five Points, The Pepsi-Cola Sign, and more...

Duration: Three hour minimum

Price: $200 per hour plus admission to museums

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A Religious Experience

New York City can boast people who practice pretty much every single religious creed in the entire world and it has the buildings to prove it.  Take a trip through some of New York's most fascinating Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Buddhist religious institutions.

Locations include: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Eldridge Street Synagogue, Trinity Church, St. Paul's Chapel, Abyssinian Baptist Church, Islamic Cultural Center, Mahayana Buddhist Temple, and more...

Duration: Three hour minimum

Price: $200 per hour

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Choose Your Own New York City Adventure

Start out the day with a visit to the Queens Museum of Art to visit the world famous Panorama of the City of New York, a giant model of the city.  After a brief explanation of New York's many diverse neighborhoods, you get to choose where to go and then go there!

Duration: Three hour minimum

Price: $200 per hour plus entrance fee to museum

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Custom Tour

Design your own tour!  Go to the locations that you want to see, with some suggestions from our guide.

Duration: Three hour minimum

Price: $200 per hour