New York Tour Schedule

Not sure what tour to take?  Check out the quick summary of our New York Tours below the calendar.   If you don’t see a tour on our schedule that fits yours, let us know! We offer private tour as well!

Due to city regulations and the overall enjoyment of guests, we aim to keep our groups relatively small.   Our tours are very popular and we often are forced to turn away many interested guests.  We have found that groups have a higher than average no show rate.  In order to be fair to everyone, we generally do not allow groups of 6 or more on our public tours.  Groups of 6 or more should refer to our group booking page.


 


Brooklyn Walking Tours -  these 2 hour tours cover different aspects of the history and culture of Brooklyn. Note: never every tour starts in Brooklyn! Some begin in Manhattan so we can cross the Brooklyn Bridge!

Brooklyn Heights: One our most popular shorter Brooklyn tours, this is one of America’s first suburbs with history and architecture to rival the view of the Manhattan skyline.

DUMBO: Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass was once an industrial neighborhood, now turned ultra-chic.

Greenwood Cemetery: One of America’s first rural cemeteries, outside the city limits, it is the final resting place of famous (and infamous) New Yorkers from it’s beginnings in 1838.

Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art Tour: Our original street art tour, you’ll see some world renowned and some obscure artist using the remarkable architecture of Brooklyn’s buildings as canvas.

Williamsburg Street Art Tour: Not just graffiti painted on unsuspecting walls, sticker art, yarn bombing and modern sculpture make up what street art is today.

Williamsburg Brooklyn: Discover one of the hippest part of towns through it’s culture, art and people. This ethnically diverse area is one of the newly developing parts of NYC.

Williamsburg Food: Along Bedford Ave, you’ll sample from the historic hasidic Jewish shops and the newer hipster eateries, a diverse eating experience that is decidedly “Brooklyn”.

Flatbush Food: A hidden community with Dutch roots, and Irish and Italian history and now a West Indies flavor, we’ll sample amazing Jamaican, Haitian, and many more dishes.

All In One Brooklyn: This is a 6 hour highlight tour covering Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Williamsburg. Walking through the borough, you’ll also take the ferry to get around leaving great photo opportunities of the skyline.

Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo: A 3 hour tour for a true feel of Brooklyn. If you also want to check our Williamsburg, look into our All In One Brooklyn 6 Hour tour!


 

Lower Manhattan: These two hour tours cover some of the most well known neighborhoods, from Wall Street to Greenwich Village!

Lower Manhattan: Our most popular tour of the financial district and the history of New Amsterdam, as it was called.

SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour: Three neighborhoods in one, we discover the ever evolving cultures of some of the oldest areas of town. From fashionistas to pizzerias, this tour includes many of the sites and sounds from television and film.

Greenwich Village: A residential neighborhood famed for the social, artistic and political movements that took root in it’s famed brownstones.

The High Line: Once an elevated rail road track, this now park above the rooftops weaves through the commercial Meatpacking and Chelsea districts.

Alternative New York: A journey through East Village and it’s storied past of crime and tragedy but more importantly of artistic expression and political change.

World Trade Center and 911 Memorial Tour: From the history of the World Trade Center to the tragic events that led to tales of heroism, we’ll cover the memorial and St. Paul’s Church. This tour does not include entrance into the museum.


Upper Manhattan: These two hour tours cover some of the iconic sites of NYC downtown.

Midtown Manhattan: From Times Square to Grand Central Terminal, this is one of the busiest and most well known parts of the city!

Grand Central Terminal Tour: A journey through one of the world’s most well known train station, we’ll discover the secrets and stories within these Beaux Arts walls.

Central Park: Central Park is too big for one tour, so we offer three! The shorter 2 hour tours cover either Lower or Middle sections of the park but for those who want it all, our All In One Central Park will cover both!

Harlem: A neighborhood of change, known for the Harlem Renaissance of Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington, we’ll cover the cultural and socioeconomic change of these well known neighborhood.

Harlem Food: More than just jazz at the Apollo, Harlem has Latin, an Italian, and most well known – a soul food side!


 

Night Tours: After the museums shut, the streets are still open in the city that never sleeps! Our two hour night tours show you the lights, sights and sounds after the sun sets.

9/11 Memorial and Brooklyn Bridge: An illuminated tour of the 9/11 Memorial to the City Hall and Woolworth skyscraper, this night tour ends half way across the Brooklyn Bridge for stunning night views of Manhattan.

New York Holiday Lights Tour: Famed holiday windows in the store fronts and plazas celebrating Christmas, Hannakuh and the New Year! This tour uses the subway.

Dark Side of the High Line: A darker side of history of this famed park in the sky, we talk about ghosts, curses, and death. For the faint of heart, we offer a daytime, non dark side tour as well!

Ghosts of Greenwich Village Tour: Through the West Village streets, you’ll hear tales of murder and stories of these fabled haunted houses. We do not recommend this tour for children who might be disturbed by these stories.

Midtown Manhattan Night: Those beautiful stories of architectural feats in downtown Manhattan are  even better lit at night! This tour uses the subway.


Special Interest Tours

New York City Skyline Photo Tour: Led by a professional photographer, he’ll share with you secrets on how to set up a great shot, even with a smartphone, of the famed skyline of New York City.

Central Park Photography Tour: An oasis of nature in the middle of the city, this tour, led by a professional photographer, takes you to some of the most beautiful spots in the park.

Central Park Running Tour: Get some sightseeing and exercise in all in one go! Your runner guide will take you at an easy pace, no man left behind, around the park.

Central Park Bike Tour: With the size of Central Park, it’s too big to take it all in on foot. Bring your own bike or rent one through us ($16) to wind your way through the bike paths in the park. This tour is not recommended for children under 11.

Shopping Tours: Boutiques, Vintage and thrift stores abound in the city and in partnership with ZTrend, we’ll take you to the best to find the perfect souvenir for your friends at home – or for yourself! We have three shopping tours covering SoHo, NoLita Shopping,  Gramercy Thrift and Vintage Shopping Day, or East Village Vintage & Boutiques


 

Street Art and Graffiti Tours: These two hour tours take you on a stroll through historic neighborhoods, but instead of looking for Victorian window bays or historic markets, keep an eye out for sculptures and hidden paintings.

Bushwick Graffiti and Street Art Tour: Our original street art tour, you’ll see some world renowned and some obscure artist using the remarkable architecture of Brooklyn’s buildings as canvas.

Williamsburg Street Art Tour: Not just graffiti painted on unsuspecting walls, sticker art, yarn bombing and modern sculpture make up what street art is today.

New York City Subway Art Tour: Statues and artwork are hidden throughout the NYC subway system and our guide will take you to find them! This tour uses the subway.

Lower East Side Street Art Tours - coming soon!


 

Longer Tours (3-6 hour): Want to fit as much as possible into one tour? We offer 3 and 6 hour highlight tours of multiple neighborhoods!

All in One Downtown: Our most popular tour, this covers 75% of our Lower Manhattan, Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown, Greenwich Village and the High Line! This tour does break for lunch and uses the subway.

All in One Uptown: The upside of town, we visit Midtown, Central Park and Harlem on this 6 hour tour. This tour does break for lunch and uses the subway.

Lower East Side, Nolita and East Village Tour: Covering some of the most historic parts of town, we see how the neighborhoods have changed from the homes to newly arrived immigrants to one of the trendiest areas of town.

Lower Manhattan, Chinatown, Little Italy, Soho: Combining two of our most popular tours, this 3 hour tour covers four neighborhoods to get a true feel for the south tip of Manhattan.

Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo: A 3 hour tour for a true feel of Brooklyn. If you also want to check our Williamsburg, look into our All In One Brooklyn 6 Hour tour!


 

Food Tours: What is better than learning about a neighborhood while tasting treats from area establishments? Food tastings are not included. Guests are recommended to bring $9-12 per person to samples.

Lower East Side Food Tour: Our most popular food tour visits this historic Jewish community to taste traditional fares of bialys, bagels and knish!

Greenwich Village Food Tour: Known for pizza, this neighborhood also features falafels from a well known, out the door lines, restaurant and rice balls from a shop that is in it’s second century!

East Village Food Tour: Polish, Jewish, Middle-Eastern, Italian – the multi-ethnic cuisine led the East Village to have the most restaurants per capita.

Chinatown Food Tour: Take a pan-Asian culinary journey without leaving Manhattan.


Self Guided Tours: Can’t fit in any of our tours to your schedule? We’ve written down some of our favorite stories and routes for many of the famed neighborhoods in NYC.

Harlem

Greenwich Village

Lower East Side

Broadway Theater District

New York Super Hero Tour

Sex and the City Tour

High Line

Bushwick Brooklyn

Bob Dylan’s Greenwich Village