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Private 6hr NYC Highlights Walking & Subway Tour For First-Time Visitors

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Stop At: SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery, 75 Battery Pl, New York City, NY 10280-1500

Enjoy views of New York's Harbor while learning about the Statue of Liberty and the immigrant experience at Ellis Island (all without leaving Manhattan island).

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Wall Street, New York City, NY 10005

Learn about one of New York's most iconic streets and some of its famous landmarks, including the NY Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, Trinity Church, and the "House of Morgan".

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, 180 Greenwich St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089

Visit the 9/11 Memorial and the new World Trade Center and learn about the rebuilding process, the design competitions, and much more. Please note: we will NOT be visiting the 9/11 Museum.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Oculus, 33-69 Vesey St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10003

Enter one of New York's most exciting new buildings -- the Oculus -- officially called the World Trade Center Transit Hub.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: One World Trade Center, 285 Fulton St, New York City, NY 10007-0089

Learn about the iconic One World Trade skyscraper and the rebuilding of the World Trade Center. Note: the tour does not include a visit to One World Observatory.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Chapel, 209 Broadway b/t Fulton Street & Vesey Street, New York City, NY 10007-2977

Visit New York's oldest public building -- a colonial-era church circa 1766, where George Washington once worshipped and where emergency workers rested between shifts at Ground Zero.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Grand Central Terminal, 89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503

After a brief subway ride (subway fare not included), explore the one-of-a-kind Grand Central Terminal, once known as the "Gateway to America." Learn about its history, secrets, and incredible turnaround, and take some terrific photos. Enjoy a small chocolate treat along the way.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City, NY 10174

Enjoy beautiful views of the iconic Chrysler Building, an Art Deco masterpiece and one of the most recognizable skyscrapers in the world, while learning about its involvement in the race for the world's tallest building in the late 1920s.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. Patrick's Cathedral, 50th Street & 5th Avenue Ramp Is Located off the Corner of 51st Street and 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10022-6863

Stroll up Park Avenue and learn about the world-famous Waldorf Astoria en route to Saint Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Avenue. Visit America's most famous cathedral and learn about its history.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Rockefeller Center, 45 Rockefeller Plaza Rockefeller Centre, New York City, NY 10111-0100

Explore Rockefeller Center, including the Plaza (where the ice-skating rink is located), 30 Rock, Radio City Music Hall, and more. Discover stunning murals and sculptures, including Atlas, Prometheus, the News, and American Progress. Learn about the Rockefellers and the history of the Center.

Please note: this tour does not include access to Top of the Rock.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Times Square, Broadway, New York City, NY 10036

Enjoy sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Times Square and learn about the famous area's history and transformation.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: 59th to 110th Street Manhattan Borough, from Central Park West to 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10022

In the last segment of this fun and informative private tour, we will explore New York's masterpiece of landscaped design -- Central Park. You'll discover famous locations, as well as some hidden details, while learning about the park's development and up-and-down history.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
66 Pearl St, New York, NY 10004, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
As this is a private tour, we can either pick you up at your hotel or meet you at the designated location. The choice is yours. If you choose hotel pickup, please specify your hotel during checkout under "Special Instructions" (Manhattan and Brooklyn only please).
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Return Details
The Dakota, 1 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023, USA
  • Snacks - A couple of small treats
  • Private tour guide
  • Gratuities
  • Subway fare (about $9 per person)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 10 July 2019

We had a great tour with Max. He picked us up at our hotel and guided us on a custom tour. My daughter had a list of sights she wanted to see and Max checked all the boxes. We had a great experience and look...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 27 June 2019

This tour was a great way to see the highlights of NYC that were on our wish list, and many we didn't even know to put on our list! There were 9 of us in our family consisting of 3 generations and Max customized the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 16 May 2019 via mobile

This was an excellent tour and definitely recommend if especially if you don't have long in NYC and want an all round tour of important landmarks, great sights and tasty selection of cuisines to try after half a days touring. We were very impressed Max...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

Just spent most of the day with Max on a private tour which has been absolutely fantastic. He has set us up for the rest of our stay. His knowledge is second to none and we my wife and I feel like we just spent...More

Thank Pakman2604
Reviewed 18 March 2019

We were here as a family of 9 with 3 generations on the tour. Max was great! Personalized the tour to see what we wanted to see and noticed when my parents really needed a break. Lots of restaurants and local recommendations as well. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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