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A private tour is an interactive, one-on-one sightseeing experience of the City between you and one of our licensed guides and local experts.


Neighborhood walking tours
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Neighborhood walking tours

* This is an excellent, inexpensive way to see New York with a local and licensed guide.

* New York City is a string of neighborhoods and to take a walking tour though them is to experience them more intimately, just like the locals do.

* View a list of New York neighborhoods on the What You'll See tab & choose which ones you want to see. Allow 1 hour per neighborhood and see as many as you like.

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What You'll See

This tour allows you to pick which neighborhoods interest you the most.

Read a description of each of the following neighborhoods in both Manhattan & Brooklyn. Choose as many neighborhoods as you like and create your own New York City walking tour.


Harlem: Beautiful architecture, amazing history and a vibrant community make this area a must visit.

Upper East Side: New York's Gold Coast. Home to Museum Mile and Gilded Age New York society with old mansions & private clubs.

Upper West Side: Home to Lincoln Center, Museum of Natural History, The Dakota where John Lennon lived and ABC Studios...and celebrities.

Central Park: New Yorker's backyard. Highlights include Bethesda Fountain, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Fountain and many hidden treasures.

Rockefeller Center: Home to NBC Studios, the Christmas Tree, ice-skating rink & St. Patrick's Cathedral. Great sculptures.

East 42nd Street: Here we have the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal and the United Nations along with other impressive buildings.

Times Square, Theatre District & Hell's Kitchen: The Crossroads of the World, Broadway theater their interesting little neighbor.

Chelsea: Home to many of the City's popular galleries. Also worth a visit here is the General Theological Seminary.

Greenwich Village: Filled with crooked, narrow, tree-lined streets and charming townhouses and back alleys this picturesque village should be tops on your list.

Meatpacking District: By day an active meatpacking district, by night one of the City's hottest neighborhoods with great restaurants, clubs, boutiques and lounges.

East Village: An edgy, diverse neighborhood with great history and an artistic vibe.

Gramercy Park: Home to Manhattan's only private park and lined with beautiful Victorian townhouses and private clubs.

Madison Square & Union Square: Two vibrant neighborhoods with a lot to offer with beautiful buildings and restaurants. Where many of New York's riots and protests have taken place.

Lower East Side: Once known as New York's melting pot & home to millions of immigrants. Now one of NYC�s hottest neighborhoods. Filled with great little boutiques, galleries, bars and restaurants.

Financial District / Wall Street: The oldest and most historic part of NYC. This is also where you can see the Statue of Liberty. Discover some history you never knew.

Chinatown & Little Italy: These two neighborhoods right next to each area are exciting places to explore with great food and lots of hidden nooks and crannies.

SoHo: A former manufacturing warehouse district turned into a vibrant artistic community in the 1970�s and now a veritable shopper�s paradise with some excellent galleries as well.


Brooklyn Heights: NYC's first designated historic district and America's first suburb. Peaceful, quiet, right on the water with amazing views of Manhattan and great local history.

D.U.M.B.O.: What was once a gritty manufacturing and warehouse district on the waterfront has been transferred into a vibrant and pricey artistic neighborhood.

Red Hook: A unique and overlooked quirky little waterfront neighborhood overlooking Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.

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Vehicles & Pricing

  • Tour prices are based on the number of neighborhoods you would like to see.
  • Each neighborhood walking tour lasts approximately 1 hour.
  • Prices do not include transportation between neighborhoods. See below.
  • Ask our tour specialists about lunch options during your tour.
  • All private tours include FREE concierge service!

Total tour price (not per person):
$297 for a 3-hour tour covering 3 different New York City neighborhoods
$97 per additional neighborhood

Additional "per person" cost of transportation between neighborhoods:
$8 per person by subway
$10 - $35 per person by taxi (estimated cost)

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