New York City Tour Companies
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This page offer listings on a variety of different tours listed alphabetically, as
well as more details on a few of the more prominent tour companies. For a breakdown
of tours by type, click here.
Other Tour Operators
Brooklyn Unplugged Tours
33 Nassau Ave, Brooklyn NY 11222
phone: (866) 431-5393, email:
Brooklyn Unplugged provides public and private walking and culture tours of
Brooklyn, NYC. Our off-the-beaten-path excursions reveal Brooklyn's neighborhoods,
history and ethnic communities. Visit creative shops, galleries and street art. Also
learn the epic tale of Brooklyn's industrial and ethnic heritage.
Scheduled public walking tours are led by energetic guides. Private tours are
available covering neighborhoods, culture, history, and more. They are individually
customized for an immersive, personal experience which can be done by foot, subway
or chartered vehicle. Whether you're a first time visitor or seasoned New Yorker we
promise you're gonna have a blast!
Central Park Sightseeing Bike Rentals and Tours
56 w 56th st New York, NY,10019
phone: 212-975-0785, email:
Enjoy a Central Park bike rental and top rated New York
City Tour from our large selection of Central Park
tours. We offer Central Park walking tours, bike tours,
carriage tours, pedicab tours and much more.
Central Park Sunset Tours
The Arsenal @ Central Park Zoo
Year-Round, 2.5 Mile Walking Tour lasting 2 hrs. costing
$40 per person
The most extensive walking tour of Central Park offered
in the city at the most beautiful time of the day.
You’ll discover New Yorker’s favorite places, learn the
history of the park and its significance to the city,
and see locations from your favorite films. Featured
attractions include Strawberry Fields, the Central Park
Zoo, the Carousel, Tavern on the Green, Wollman Rink,
Belvedere Castle, Bow Bridge, Bethesda Fountain, The
Lake, the Shakespeare Garden and more…
Central Park Tours & Bike Rentals
58th street and Broadway, New York City, 10019
phone: 347-746-TOUR, email:
Central Park Tours is the official company for guided
tours in New York's Central Park. We offer carriage and
rickshaw rides, bike tours and bicycle rentals. Reserve
online and save up to 50%.
Circle Line Sightseeing
Boat Type: Public & Charter
# Boats: 2+
Location: Pier 83-West 42nd St.
Phone: 212-563-3200, Email:
Whether you are exploring New York for the
first time, rediscovering your hometown or
seeking a mini-vacation, a Circle Line
cruise is a relaxing and fun way to see the
world's most famous skyline. There are
numerous cruises to choose from. Beverages,
wine, beer, cocktails and food are available
on board. Discover New York with the City's
best tour guides!
CityListen Audio Tours
Download a CityListen audio tour and map; turn your
iPod into your own personal tour guide.
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Central Park: A Marvel of Urban Design
See Central Park as you never have before. Whether you
come to the park every weekend or are visiting New York
City for the first time, you will come away from this
tour with a true appreciation of why this park is among
of the greatest achievements in landscaping and urban
47-25 27 St. Long Island City. Ny 11101
Ride with the leader! We provide our passengers with the
best view possible of the city on a Hop-on Hop-off
double-decker Downtown, Uptown, Night or Brooklyn tour.
View the most famous neighborhoods, attractions and
places of interest such as Time Square, Madison Square
Garden, Macy's, Empire State Building, World Trade
Center, Village, Harlem, Brooklyn and more...
Classic Harbor Line Cruises & Charters
Chelsea Piers, Pier 62-Suite 103
Phone: 212-627-1825 ext 1506, Email:
Dedicated to helping locals and visitors alike enjoy the
unique wonders of New York City, Classic Harbor Line
hopes for the privilege of escorting you on a relaxing,
inspiring and breathtaking cruise through the waters we
proudly call home. Our three classic yachts – the
Schooner Adirondack and the Schooner America 2.0 (our
sailboats), and the Luxury Yacht Manhattan (our
motorized yacht) are reminiscent of the classic boats
that cruised the NYC waters in the past two centuries.
East Village Historical Walking Tours
Tour one of the most infamous and historical
neighborhoods in the world with an experienced and
knowledgeable guide. For one and a
half hours, our fun and informative staff will touch on
some of the most interesting sites in the East Village.
We have four generations of Lower East Side roots and
insight and have consulted with some of the area's top
historians to bring you a fun-filled, dynamic and
educational experience. We are proud of our neighborhood
and excited to share it with you. (weather permitting)
Foods of New York Tours, Inc.
Offers unique food tasting and cultural walking tours
through New York City's most delicious and historic
neighborhoods. Providing a non-touristy experience so
you feel like a native New Yorker. Each tour includes
classic food tastings from one-of-a-kind specialty food
shops and ethnic eateries as well as an
off-the-beaten-path glimpse of "Life in New York City"—
the history, culture, architecture, entertainment
offerings, and neighborhood restaurants.
Zero Museum Workshop
Images & Artifacts from the Recovery
420 West 14th Street, Floor 2
New York, NY 10014
Before you visit the 9/11 Memorial, make sure and visit the "Biggest LITTLE Museum
in New York," a little gem in the Meatpacking District that often sells out their
daily 2-hour tours well in advance. Incredible artifacts and images by the Official
Photographer at Ground Zero, Gary Marlon Suson. "Rare Photos" (New York Times).
Guests listen to the amazing stories behind 100 Images & Artifacts from the Ground
Zero "Recovery" Period.
Inside CNN Studio Tour
Go behind the scenes with CNN, the world's news leader.
The Inside CNN Studio Tour is a 50-minute guided walking
experience of the CNN studios located on the 3rd floor
of the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle. Take a
journey through the history of journalism, learn about
the news gathering process, discover exciting facts
about CNN journalists and the coverage of events, and
see an actual CNN newsroom and studios.
Mafia Walking Tour of Little Italy
235 Bowery, New York, NY 10012
phone: 347-465-7767, email:
This popular and exciting weekly tour through Little
Italy explores the former social clubs, homes and haunts
of some of the most powerful 20th century mobsters, and
uncovers the truth behind many Mafia legends. Every
Saturday at 2:00pm.
Naturally, New York - Boat Tour
The National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy
presents the Naturally, New York boat tour, inviting
metro area residents and tourists to explore New York
Harbor’s vibrant ecosystem, its rich history as a
thriving seaport and the on-going interplay of commerce
Hosted by National Park Rangers, the three hour boat
tour with lunch is a great autumn excursion that
includes wildlife sightings and engaging audio
commentary narrated by environmental reporter Tom
Zeller, Jr. You'll hear a sixty minute audio tour
narrated by Zeller and featuring the captivating stories
of fisherman and scientists who cherish the natural
treasures in and around the harbor. The audio commentary
also features historians and authors including: Mark
Kurlansky, Eric Sanderson and Sam Sifton who share how
the environmental riches of New York Harbor have played
a critical role in helping to draw millions of
immigrants to New York City; making it one of the
world’s greatest multicultural and commercial centers.
Rangers will also share their goals to transform New
York Harbor into a thriving urban waterfront park
system. The boat tour is currently scheduled for October
16th and October 23rd.
Stops on the boat tour include: , The Statue of Liberty,
Hoffman and Swinburne Islands, Marshes of Jamaica Bay.
The New York Beer and Brewery
Chelsea Piers Pier 59
phone: (212) 209-3370, email:
Taste the History and the Hops! While we do the Driving! Experience New York City's beer
culture, past and present. -See how beer is made at the Chelsea Brewery -Sample a pint at the
Brooklyn Brewery -See the remnants of Old Brewer's Row (Bushwick) -Enjoy an artisanal food
pairing at Spuyten Duyvil (Williamsburg) -Kick back at the historic Bohemian Beer Hall and
New York City Photo Safari
Various Meeting Points around New York City, NY
phone: 718-268-9634, email:
New York Photo Safaris are one-of-kind photography
classes designed for small groups & individuals who want
to learn how to capture the life and allure that's
distinctly the Big Apple. While using New York City as
both backdrop and classroom, these photography workshops
provide unique photographic opportunities to sharpen
your photography skills and capture memories for a
lifetime. Groups are small, so you’ll get hands on
instruction from an experienced professional. These
classes are also a great way to go on a Safari Manhattan
style. New York City Photo Safaris are similar to
walking tours with an added bonus of a photography
New York Tour Shuttle
New York, NY
phone: (202) 637-3200, email:
The most interactive and comprehensive New York Tours. New York Sightseeing Tours with more
unique tour stops by New York Shuttle Tours. New York Bus Tours depart from Times Square.
209 West 42nd Street NY, NY 10036
Phone: 212-209-3370, E-mail:
The goal of PhotoTrek Tours is to provide our clients
with a private 2 or 3 hour walking tour of NYC, while
creating priceless photo memories. The clients' are
presented with professional quality photos on a CD-ROM
which include them in all the photos and great NYC
landmarks as a backdrop.
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A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour
The original Brooklyn pizza tour! This 4 1/2 hour
tour covers pizza...and Brooklyn...from one end to the
other. From award winning, Neapolitan-style pizza at
Grimaldi's under the Brooklyn Bridge (where's there's NO
waiting on line!) to legendary Sicilian-style pizza at
L&B Spumoni Gardens in Bensonhurst. Includes a
multimedia sightseeing tour that highlights Brooklyn's
famous neighborhoods, parks, landmarks and famous movie
locations like Saturday Night Fever, Goodfellas, The
French Connection and more!
Sidewalk Surprises in Lincoln Square
The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District
presents Sidewalk Surprises in Lincoln Square – the
highly popular FREE outdoor neighborhood weekly walking
tour through Lincoln Square, the trendy and spirited
neighborhood that extends along Broadway from Columbus
Circle and 58th Street to 70th Street, and includes
portions of Central Park West, Columbus Avenue, and the
east side of Amsterdam Avenue. Some people have called
it “the Best Walking
Tour in New York!”
All New Yorkers and visitors are invited to stroll
through Lincoln Square and learn from a top-notch urban
historian why the neighborhood known as “the gateway to
the Upper West Side” is one of Manhattan’s most exciting
- then and now. Immerse yourself in the history and lore
of the past, while discovering Lincoln Center for the
Performing Arts, the chic Time Warner Center and the
Lincoln Square neighborhood’s many fine restaurants and
WHERE: Tours meet inside Columbus Circle, 59th Street &
BY SUBWAY: Take the A, B, C, D, or 1 train to 59th
For more information please call the Lincoln Square BID
at (212) 581-3774 or visit our website at
www.lincolnbid.org . No reservation is necessary.
Star City Limousine
123 Main St, New York, NY 10019
New York Limousine service for any occasion. Birthdays,
Bar Mitzvah, Bachelor parties, Weddings, Proms, Airport
pickups. Please visit our website for most exotic
www.starcitylimo.com or call us at
Cost: From $60 to $105
Contact: (347) 618-TOUR (8687) or email at
Food, Neighborhood, Sailing, Brewery, Winery & Other Tours
Learning from this history, Urban Oyster was founded on the belief that, like
oysters, the neighborhoods of New York are treasured resources that require
nurturing and cultivation in order to survive and flourish. Through dynamic hands-on
tour and event experiences, Urban Oyster aims to connect people to the local
treasures of this great city, and in doing so, promote an appreciation for the
neighborhoods we inherit.
Theatre District, NYC
A celebrity-guided audio tour of the New York City
Call 212-997-5004 to schedule a tour.
Tours depart from Colony Music located at 1619 Broadway
at 49th Street.
Wall Street Walks
55 Wall Street, New York, NY, 10005
phone: 212-666-0175, email:
Wall Street Walks takes visitors through the historic
capital of world finance - the one-square-mile of
downtown Manhattan known as "Wall Street". Our visitors
learn about people, places and events comprising over
200 years of history, as they walk among locations where
it all happened.
Wall Street Walks caters to individuals and groups from
around the world. We welcome tourists looking for a
unique New York City experience, as well as corporate
outings, and student groups of all ages.
Boat Type: Public & Charter
# Boats: 3
Location: Pier 81 on the Hudson River
@West 42nd St.
Phone: 1-800-498-4270, Email:
World Yacht hosts one of the largest
waterborne restaurant and event facilities
in New York offering dinner and brunch
cruises along New York Harbor. World Yacht
is the ultimate New York experience enjoyed
by both locals and visitors.
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7 Best New York City Tours Outside Manhattan
Outside of Manhattan, the city’s other four boroughs—including hip Brooklyn,
multicultural Queens, the “boogie-down” Bronx, and just-a-ferry-ride-away Staten
Island—offer fascinating glimpses into the multifaceted nature of this city. Check
it out with a guided tour—these seven Fodor’s-vetted tour companies pair intriguing
itineraries with colorful insiders’ perspectives.
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