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Highlights of Central Park Walking Tour

  • 2-hour walking tour of Central Park
  • Navigate the massive park with ease on a leisurely stroll with your expert guide
  • Stop at famous and hidden spots including the Wollman Rink, Central Park Mall and Bethesda Fountain
Highlights of Central Park Walking Tour
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Morning tour departs at 9am
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Afternoon tour departs at 4pm
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Morning tour departs at 9am
Get to know Central Park, the most visited urban park in the United States, on this guided, 2-hour walking tour. Take a leisurely stroll around this iconic New York City landmark, exploring its many bridges, fountains and statues while learning about its history and design from an experienced guide. See the spots featured in more than 300 different films since 1908, stopping frequently to rest and hear interesting details and anecdotes about the park.
What to Expect
Meet your guide just a few blocks from Central Park, and then it’s time for a 2-hour stroll through the cultural history of this New York City icon. Learn about and fall in love with this New York City landmark, exploring the many bridges, fountains and sculptures throughout the park while learning about its history and design from an experienced guide.

Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States, with almost 40 million visitors each year. It’s also one of the most-filmed locations in the world. In fact, over 300 movies have scenes within the park, from Romeo and Juliet in 1908 to The Avengers in 2011 and beyond. Some of the cinematic highlights on this walking tour include the Boathouse Café from Sex and the City and When Harry Met Sally, the Bandshell in Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Kramer vs. Kramer, the pond from Home Alone 2, Tavern on the Green from Wall Street and Ghostbusters, the Conservatory from Stewart Little and many more.

There are plenty of rest stops along the way where the guide will talk about the many interesting details of this National Historic Landmark park. The tour is rated as an easy stroll, with no significant hills to climb. And with no more than 25 people on the tour, it makes for an ideal, personalized experience.
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1 - 5 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful Hiddent Elements

Tour, Guide and experience was wonderful. Got to see parts of the park I never would have found on my own as a tourist. And getting details and history only added to the experience.

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 3 July 2018
Joel (tour guide) was absolutely FAB

two hour walking tour around central park with Joel yesterday. he made the park come alive with his information, expressions and jokes, where appropriate. have been to central park many times but never on a walking tour and I would HIGHLY recommend this one and...More

Thank arkb1
Reviewed 15 June 2018
Fantastic walk around Central Park

What an informative and interesting tour. Our tour guide Joel led us on an interesting, informative and thoroughly entertaining highlights tour. If we had just set off on our own we would have missed heaps of stuff. The only way to tour Central Park.

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile
A lovely park stroll

I did this tour with Maggie as our guide. It was a lovely tour and Maggie had a lot of information about the park's history and about the surrounding areas and buildings. A lot of the film references were lost on me but I'm sure...More

1  Thank mel476
Reviewed 24 April 2018
Beautiful Spring Day Tour

It was a prefect Sunday Morning Spring Day walking tour with Guide Maggie through Central Park. The morning weather was just right for the very informative tour. The trees were flowering and the birds were out. Enjoy the 2 hour tour in Central Park very...More

Thank Jim L
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