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Manhattan: Private Walking Tour with Pickup

1. Manhattan: Private Walking Tour with Pickup

Rediscover the charm of vibrant Manhattan on a private tour with a savvy local host. Replicate the experience of spending time in a city with a friend who lives there, as we all know the best travel moments come from going beneath the surface of a destination and discovering it from a local's perspective. Travel through the best parts of Central Park, where New Yorkers go jogging and cycling. Go for a stroll downtown, stopping along the way at the best cafes loved by real New Yorkers. Or allow your local host to lead you towards the charming, old-style covered market in Greenwich Village, stopping to see the High Line. There are so many possibilities for your customized itinerary. After booking, you will be contacted about your preferences and interests. A like-minded New Yorker who knows the city intimately and shares your interests will be assigned to you as your local host.  Based on the things that you would like to see and do, a personalized and bespoke itinerary will be built just for you. During the tour, if you feel like changing direction, or if your local host believes that you'd enjoy a different sight or experience, they will suggest it to you. You will be able to arrange a meeting point and time with your host in the most convenient place for you. Let your private local host show you the New York you will love.

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New York City Bus, Boat and Walking Tour

2. New York City Bus, Boat and Walking Tour

See the best of New York City on sightseeing tours by bus and boat. In addition, enjoy a walk through the Financial Center to Wall Street and The New York Stock Exchange. A live tour guide will enhance your experience with commentary on this 5-hour program. The Staten Island ferry ensures breathtaking views of the New York City and New Jersey skylines. Take in views of world-famous landmarks, including the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, One World Trade Center, Brooklyn Bridge, Governors Island and more. This tour gives you two options for tour buses - a luxury climate-controlled closed-top bus or a unique small-capacity glass-top or open-top convertible bus that can open when the weather is nice or retract and turn into a glass-top to protect you from the weather elements.

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New York: The Rubin Museum of Art Admission Ticket

3. New York: The Rubin Museum of Art Admission Ticket

Transport yourself to an arts oasis amidst the chaos of New York City at the Rubin Museum. Discover 5 floors of galleries covering art from 1,500 years ago to the present day, anchored by the museum's iconic spiral staircase. Learn about the history and religious cultures of the Himalayas, including the modern regions of Tibet, Nepal, India, and Mongolia. In the galleries, find wrathful Buddhist deities, art designed for meditation, exhibitions of contemporary works inspired by the art and ideas of the Himalayas, and much more. Periodically rotating special exhibitions provide interesting perspectives on Buddhist and Himalayan cultural concepts like impermanence, wishes and offering, and collective power. Download the Museum's free audio guide app, The Rubin, and listen to curators, guides, and other experts highlight select works from current exhibitions.

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Electric Bike Tour: Classic Manhattan And More!

4. Electric Bike Tour: Classic Manhattan And More!

It’s electric! On your e-bike tour of New York City, you won't believe how much you’ll get to see! Join the group to see all the classic sites of Manhattan on your pedal assist e-bikes. You won’t stop grinning from the exhilaration of this pedal assist e-bike tour. You’ll start with a short ride to Central Park where you'll visit a few of the city’s iconic sites. Next, you'll zoom down 7th Avenue to Rockefeller Center and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. On the route, you’ll see Grand Central Terminal, Times Square, where you will experience the energy of Broadway. You won’t forget the Flatiron Building or the ride up the Hudson River Greenway back to the Upper West Side—a fun and energizing way to see the city!

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New York: Flatiron Food, History & Architecture Tour

5. New York: Flatiron Food, History & Architecture Tour

Eat your way through New York’s historic Flatiron District on this leisurely 3-hour food, history, and architecture tour. It’s enough food for lunch with exciting storytelling throughout.  Start at Caffe Lavazza in the Eataly complex, Mario Batali’s epic artisanal Italian food emporium. Here you enjoy their delicious breakfast focaccia before learning about the amazing history of the building and then exploring the market. Then you head to Madison Square Park and stop to take photos of the iconic Flatiron Building as your guide explains some of its history. Enjoy a modern twist on the NY classic Reuben sandwich at Zucker's Bagels. Walk on to Beecher’s Cheese where, believe-it-or-not, the cheese is made right in the middle of Manhattan. Experience NYC’s best grilled cheese sandwich and samples of their made-in-Manhattan cheese. Lastly, stroll through Union Square until you reach the final stop, Bread’s Bakery, where you enjoy award-winning pastries at this local favorite.

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New York City: Top Sights Walking Tour with Local Guide

6. New York City: Top Sights Walking Tour with Local Guide

See the top 30 sights in New York City with a local guide. Start your 5-hour walking on Wall Street, the oldest part of Manhattan. Admire the iconic buildings, pass Ground Zero, and see the famous Charging Bull statue outside the New York Stock Exchange. Continue to Greenwich Village through Five Points, Chinatown, and Little Italy. Learn the history of these areas from your informative guide. Head to the Rockefeller Center, past The Flatiron Building, Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, 5th Avenue, Times Square, New York Public Library, and the Chrysler Building. Central Park is your next destination. Sights along the way include the NBC Studios, Radio City Music Hall, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Grand Central Station, Carnegie Hall, and more. Stroll through the park, then finish your tour at the Guggenheim. 

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New York City: Bus Tour from Manhattan

7. New York City: Bus Tour from Manhattan

This sightseeing tour of New York City features comfortable bus transportation and narration to ensure you get the most out of your New York experience. Your driver will start the tour by taking you through Central Park West, where you can view the Dakota Building. From here, you will continue to the Upper West Side. You will later drive past a number of famous New York museums including the American Museum of Natural History, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Metropolitan Museum. Next, you will go into Midtown to drive along Fifth Avenue. Here, you will see the renowned Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall before stopping to view the Empire State Building. Continuing from the Flatiron Building, you will journey into Little Italy and take a stroll over to New York’s famous Chinatown. The bus will then take you to Wall Street in the Financial District and  stop at Battery Park for a view of the Statue of Liberty - those who would like to can end the tour here. The tour continues through the West Highway, where you’ll be able to see the site of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex. The tour ends at Herald Square. This tour features numerous photo stops for you to capture your New York experience.

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New York City: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

8. New York City: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Download a vibrant MP3 self-guided audio tour including a fully detailed offline map of the tour area, and head out on a walking tour of New York City. Discover the wonders of the City That Never Sleeps and marvel at the history of New York, from English colony to sparkling metropolis. Listen to fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain great insights into the fascinating history of the city. Start the tour from the landmark Flatiron Building, before exploring the best sites of the city, feeling like a local. See the Grand Central Station, Times Square, the Empire State Building, and much more. Experience New York City at your own pace and find out the hidden corners of it with a captivating audio tour on your phone.

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What people are saying about Flatiron District

Wonderful and unique tour. Learned about the Flatiron district and local architecture and tried some nice food. Definitely a decent amount of food for a tour. Our guide was excellent and super attentive. Highly recommend!

Bobby was beyond expectations. Wonderful tour of the city from a knowledge, delightful guide. Thank you!

Charming, nicely paced, and lots of information - especially if you're into movie history.

Very educational and illuminating presentation of artifacts from Asia.

This was a great way to see NYC. Our guide was fantastic.