New York City: Central Park Highlights Walking Tour

New York City: Central Park Highlights Walking Tour

From $30 per person

Explore the world’s most famous urban park on a guided small-group tour. From the sweeping Central Park Mall to the Bow Bridge to Strawberry Fields to the gorgeous Bethesda Terrace, your guide will point out all the highlights and even hidden gems.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the history behind Central Park, and how it changed American cities
  • See Central Park filming locations from countless movies and shows
  • Escape the urban bustle of the city to experience the nature and tranquility of this fantastic park
Full description
Meet your guide for a walking tour through Central Park at Manhattan's Grand Army Plaza. Discover all the highlights of New York City's Central Park at a leisurely pace and see why it's called "one of the greatest works of art in America."   The tour takes place all year round. Each season brings in a different experience and discoveries at this wonderland. Visit both the famous sites and the hidden gems with an expert tour guide, hear the fascinating history of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's urban masterpiece, and visit the spots for perfect photos, all in a leisurely tour. The tour may include historic landmarks and sites such as Grand Army Plaza, The Pond, Gapstow Bridge, the Central Park Zoo, Delacorte Clock, The Dairy, Literary Walk, The Mall, the Bandshell, the landmarked Bethesda Terrace, the lake and Boathouse, the Ramble, Bow Bridge, Cherry Hill, and Strawberry Fields.   The tour will end in the beautiful Upper West Side neighborhood, hoping that you enjoyed a relaxing journey at this tranquil oasis nestled in the bustling metropolis.
Includes
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Complimentary park map
  • Local guide
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide in front of General Sherman monument.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

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    • The tour will take place rain or shine
    • Please arrive on time. Late-arrivals cannot be accommodated
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    5 /5

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    This was a fantastic tour of Central Park. I thought I could explore the park on my own... I am so glad I decided otherwise. Rich history, historical photos, and an eye for all the details and secrets were part of this experience. Also: good pace and energy for the tour. Recommended.

    June 9, 2021

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    Product ID: 358270