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Underground Tour of the NYC SubwayArchitecture Tours

Underground Tour of the NYC Subway

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Thousands ride the New York City subway every day, but not many know the secrets and stories hidden behind the transit system. This underground tour of the NYC subway showcases the history of the subway with a native New Yorker as your guide. Ride through gilded ghost stations—complete with Jazz Age chandeliers—to one of the most modern stations: the Oculus at the World Trade Center station.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History TourHalf-day Tours

Flatiron Food, Architecture, and History Tour

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See two of New York City’s most iconic and picturesque neighborhoods, Flatiron and Union Square, on this food, architecture, and history walking tour. Try tastings at some of the most unique food stops in the city. Visit Caffe Lavazza at Eataly Market, an epic artisanal Italian food emporium. Also, enjoy a classic New York pastrami sandwich from a historic spot and try Big Apple’s best grilled cheese sandwich.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Skip-the-Line Metropolitan Museum of Art Semi-Private TourPrivate and Luxury

Skip-the-Line Metropolitan Museum of Art Semi-Private Tour

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Take the guesswork out of a visit to New York’s most acclaimed museum on a small-group tour the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Skip the line and see the most important pieces of the enormous collection—including European paintings, ancient Egyptian sculpture, medieval armor, and pop culture memorabilia—and learn the stories behind the art from an expert guide. Group size is limited to eight for a more personalized tour.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Hamilton Musical Walking TourHalf-day Tours

Hamilton Musical Walking Tour

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Alexander Hamilton spent much of his life in New York City, and with this walking tour inspired by the Tony Award-winning 'Hamilton' musical, you can take a deep dive into the Founding Father's life and the making of the hit Broadway show. Whether you have already seen the show, plan to see it soon, or simply love the cast album, this tour provides context to the story and its songs as you explore lower Manhattan.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Metropolitan Museum of Art Private Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket Private and Luxury

Metropolitan Museum of Art Private Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket

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Get a personalized introduction to New York City's legendary arts showcase with this private tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Housing more than 2 million objects, this renowned institution can be overwhelming to explore, so let a private art historian guide show you the highlights from paintings by Vermeer to pop culture memorabilia. Explore at your own pace and concentrate on the museum sections that interest you most with a private tour.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Skip-Line Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour + Pedestal Ticket UpgradeCultural Tours

Skip-Line Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tour + Pedestal Ticket Upgrade

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Check two New York landmarks off your bucket list on this exciting guided tour of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Start the tour by getting early Reserve Line Access boarding on the ferry to Liberty Island. Once there, go inside the pedestal of the statue (if upgrade selected) and head to the observation decks for an awesome view of New York City and its surroundings. Then hop back on the ferry to Ellis Island to learn about the intriguing history of immigration to America that took place here between 1892 and 1954.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

3 New York Neighborhoods Small-Group Tour : SoHo, Chinatown and Little ItalyHistorical Tours

3 New York Neighborhoods Small-Group Tour : SoHo, Chinatown and Little Italy

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New York City is so big, it can be difficult to fit everything into one visit. This tour makes seeing NYC’s most interesting neighborhoods—SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown—in one day easy. In SoHo, visit the historic Cast Iron District, and learn about 19th-century architecture. In Little Italy, see mob sites, and hear about John Gotti, an American mobster. In Chinatown, see top highlights and where get the best bargain.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

NYC Secrets of Grand Central Terminal TourArchitecture Tours

NYC Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Tour

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Millions of travelers pass through Grand Central Terminal, but most never discover the secrets of this Manhattan showpiece. This tour lifts the lid: spotlighting the origins and evolution of the beaux arts train station from its heyday to disrepair and restoration. Spot detail and design quirks; and hear stories of its past that will give you a deeper understanding of the building than you could get alone.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Boroughs Tour: Harlem, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Coney IslandDay Trips

Boroughs Tour: Harlem, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Coney Island

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Take a break from Manhattan’s major tourist zones on a day trip through Harlem, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Coney Island. Avoid the hassle of planning logistics, and enjoy the views as your guide navigates the way through neighborhoods often missed by visitors. Going with a guide also ensures you spot hidden landmarks and leave with an insider’s understanding of New York’s outer boroughs.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation

 New York City Ghost Tour of Greenwich VillageHistorical Tours

New York City Ghost Tour of Greenwich Village

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Greenwich Village is one of New York City’s most beautiful and most haunted neighborhoods, but just strolling through alone you’d miss out on all the spooky historical facts. This Greenwich Village ghost tour is led by a guide who tells chilling stories of celebrity ghosts, lost children, phantoms, and more as you stroll through Washington Square Park, the New York University campus, and West 10th Street.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Chelsea Market, Meatpacking District, and High Line Food TourHalf-day Tours

Chelsea Market, Meatpacking District, and High Line Food Tour

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The High Line, Chelsea Market, and Meatpacking District are three of New York’s hippest and foodie-focused spots; but exploring them is best with a guide for navigation and insider tips. This small-group tour takes you straight to their best spots and offerings. Roam the elevated High Line park, savor artisanal specialities at Chelsea Market, and discover the architecture and food haunts of the Meatpacking District, once home to NYC’s slaughterhouses.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Full-Day New York Full-day Tours

Full-Day New York "Must See" Small-Group Tour + One World Observatory Ticket

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Take in all the highlights of New York City on this comprehensive, one-of-a-kind tour. Explore the Big Apple like a New Yorker, as you walk, ride the subway and take the Staten Island ferry. Visit Times Square, the Broadway Theater District, Grand Central Terminal, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and much more. Entrance to the One World Observatory is also included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, One World ObservatoryHalf-day Tours

All-Access 9/11: Ground Zero Tour, Memorial and Museum, One World Observatory

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In remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, take this guided tour of Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial. Walk through the space of the former World Trade Center in NYC, and get a deeper understanding of the events that took place on that day. Your ticket includes skip-the-line access to the 9/11 Museum and Memorial, as well as the One World Observatory for panoramic views of the city.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

New York Mafia & Local Food Experience with Retired NYPD GuideHalf-day Tours

New York Mafia & Local Food Experience with Retired NYPD Guide

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Tours resume September 22,2020..I'm a Line of Duty Retired NYPD Detective and lifetime resident of Little Italy. I bring you to places tour companies don't even know exist. The stories we discuss are all first-hand experiences- no script! From crime families and "red sauce" restaurants to some of the best cannoli on this side of the Atlantic, New York City's Little Italy is a neighborhood not to be missed. Get more out of your Little Italy experience with this 3- and a half hour walking tour. Uncover the mafia-related history of the neighborhood, hear a few true crime stories, and enjoy a dinner of food tastings—from handmade cheese to fresh baked pizza, eggplant parmigiana that will make momma jealous or spaghetti and meatball depending on tour/menu —all included. Experience the culture of Little Italy on this foodie-friendly guided tour. Visit the Lower East Side and Little Italy, and see where mobsters hung out and ran their elusive business. Guided by retired NYPD cop
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Museum of Natural History Private Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line TicketKid-Friendly

Museum of Natural History Private Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Ticket

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Encounter the extremes of Earth without leaving New York City on a private guided tour of the American Museum of Natural History. From prehistoric giants like the Tyrannosaurus rex and wooly mammoth to the giant blue whale and animals of the African savannah, come face-to-face with skeletons and dioramas featuring some of the planet's most astounding species, and even explore the outer reaches of the cosmos. A dedicated guide makes sure you see the highlights of the massive collection spread out over 28 different buildings and skip-the-line admission means you can jump ahead of the crowds.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Midtown Manhattan History & Architecture Walking Tour - Private TourPrivate and Luxury

Midtown Manhattan History & Architecture Walking Tour - Private Tour

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Get the inside story on the architecture that defines Manhattan’s skyline with a private walking tour of Midtown—the bustling heart of New York City. From the Empire State Building and other iconic skyscrapers to functional landmarks like Grand Central Station and the New York Public Library, see many of the city’s most impressive historic buildings while learning about their history and the preservation efforts that keep them gleaming for future generations.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

NYC Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Private Walking Tour Private Sightseeing Tours

NYC Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Private Walking Tour

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Grand Central Terminal is one of New York’s most visited landmarks and architectural gems, and beyond the rush-hour bustle, the station offers up its fair share of surprises. With this private walking tour, discover Grand Central’s hidden corners and see parts of the station even locals don’t know about. Learn about the station’s hidden tennis court, see its backwards ceiling, and learn fascinating facts about its long history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

New York Secret Food Tour of Historic Greenwich Village w/ Private Tour OptionHalf-day Tours

New York Secret Food Tour of Historic Greenwich Village w/ Private Tour Option

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New York City has been known for its yummy food for centuries, but if you don’t know Greenwich Village well, you might pass up some of the city’s most delicious dishes. This New York secret food tour lets you sample a mix of doughnuts, New York-style pizza, cupcakes, bagels, and more, so you can get a taste for the rich history of this historic NYC area.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures

Washington DC Day Tour from New York CityDay Trips

Washington DC Day Tour from New York City

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Discover the highlights of the nation’s capital on a hassle-free guided tour from New York City. While visiting Washington DC from NYC can be a long day trip to make on your own, by booking this tour you can relax on a comfortable coach and learn historical details from your guide throughout the journey. This enables you to maximize your time and arrive well rested rather than tired from driving.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from New York CityDay Trips

Boston Freedom Trail Day Trip from New York City

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Swap the Big Apple for a day in history-steeped Boston undistracted by transportation worries. Travel to the city by comfortable vehicle, and enjoy a comprehensive tour of its highlights with the benefit of a guide for commentary. Stroll around Cambridge’s Harvard Yard, admire the city’s Revolutionary-era landmarks along the Freedom Trail, and enjoy free time for a lunch of local favorites such as clam chowder at Quincy Market.
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Evening Harlem Jazz TourHalf-day Tours

Evening Harlem Jazz Tour

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Watch Harlem come alive after dark with a 3.5-hour evening tour to historic churches, landmarks and one of the neighborhood’s best jazz spots. Walk with your guide along vibrant Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard, and learn about the cultural heritage of Harlem’s night clubs and gospel churches. Spot some of New York City’s distinctive brownstone architecture as you walk, then finish your evening at a live jazz club, where some of today’s best artists play tunes by Harlem’s music greats.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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NYC Gangster and Mob Private Walking TourPrivate Sightseeing Tours

NYC Gangster and Mob Private Walking Tour

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Stroll the streets where some of the most powerful gangs in New York City once ruled during a walking tour. Your guide shares stories about ruthless gangsters as you visit Little Italy, Chinatown, and the Five Points neighborhood. See a FBI hideout, an opium den, clubs favored by mob bosses, and landmarks like the historic St. Patrick's Old Cathedral.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

NYC 9/11 Memorial Tour with Skip-the-Line Museum TicketHistorical Tours

NYC 9/11 Memorial Tour with Skip-the-Line Museum Ticket

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Exploring New York’s 9/11 Memorial without a guide may mean missing details and personal stories of the 2001 attacks. This walking tour steps up: enabling you to experience the Memorial Pools and other key sights such as the Firefighters Memorial with a guide for added insight. The experience includes a skip-the-line, post-tour ticket to the 9/11 Museum, so guaranteeing your visit and saving you the fuss of purchasing tickets independently.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures

Tribeca Architecture And History Walking TourPrivate and Luxury

Tribeca Architecture And History Walking Tour

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Get the inside scoop on one of New York City's oldest and wealthiest neighborhoods during this popular Tribeca walking tour that showcases landmark buildings and 300 years of Manhattan history. Whether you're visiting or a native New Yorker, get a new perspective on the posh enclave, and learn how it was transformed from farmland into an exclusive New York address beloved by celebrities.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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