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NYC in a Day Walking Tour

The most comprehensive one-day New York trip available.

$89 per adult

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$89 per adult

$89 per adult

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  • Local Experts
    Personal stories and insider travel recommendations
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of positive reviews with an average rating of 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds

Highlights

  • In 6 hours, explore as many NYC sights as possible by foot, subway, and ferry.
  • Walk around the city's historic areas, such as Wall Street and Broadway.
  • The Staten Island Ferry offers spectacular views of the Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline.
  • Admire the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, and the Brooklyn Bridge, among other notable monuments.
  • Take a moment to contemplate the 9/11 Memorial, which features the country's biggest artificial waterfalls.
  • Take a picture at Times Square, which is a popular tourist destination in New York City.
  • Make your way to Battery Park's Canyon of Heroes for the ticker-tape parade route.
  • With our extra upgrade, you can see for miles from the 360-degree One World Observatory.

Itinerary

  • Times Square

    Midtown Manhattan’s entertainment district

  • Broadway Theater District

    Following in the footsteps of legends like Ethel Barrymore and Lin-Manuel Miranda

  • Rockefeller Center

    In the heart of the city’s shopping, restaurants, and art deco architecture

  • Saint Patrick's Cathedral

    The country’s most significant Gothic Catholic cathedral

  • New York Public Library

    An iconic New York City landmark as seen from our route

  • Chrysler Building

    View of the structure that briefly held the title of the world’s tallest

  • Grand Central Terminal

    Includes the unusual Whispering Corners

  • New York City Subway

    Where you’ll learn how to travel around New York like a local

  • Charging Bull Statue

    A bronze sculpture that represents American trade

  • Alexander Hamilton Custom House

    Built in the early twentieth century as a Beaux-Arts monument to collect charges

  • Canyon of Heroes

    The route of the ticker-tape procession begins in Battery Park

  • Brooklyn Bridge

    The iconic bridge of New York City, viewed from our path

  • Staten Island Ferry

    For spectacular views of the Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline

  • Trinity Church

    Where renowned New Yorkers like Alexander Hamilton are buried

  • 9/11 Memorial

    A tranquil plaza with the country’s biggest man-made waterfalls

  • Wall Street

    The symbolic hub of American finance with a breathtaking view of the New York Stock Exchange

  • Federal Hall

    The location of Washington’s inauguration

  • Optional upgrade: One World Observatory

    The One World Trade Center’s 360-degree observation deck

Your guide. Your group. Your time.

This tour may be booked exclusively for your group, starting from $720.

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MetroCard

For public transportation, you’ll need a MetroCard with at least $5.50 on it. We suggest purchasing your card ahead of time, but your tour guide may assist you in doing so during the trip.

Itinerary

Our one-day New York City schedule may vary due to weather, traffic, or availability. Still, you can count on your guide to provide you with a memorable and comprehensive NYC experience during your time with us.

Upgrade

Optional admission to the One World Observatory at the One World Trade Center (also known as the Freedom Tower) is available. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of Manhattan from 1,250 feet above the ground.

Lunch

There is a lunch break with options for most dietary needs. The Dining Concourse at Grand Central Terminal, Stone Street near the Financial District, and the new Eataly downtown are all options.

Refund Policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.

Reviews

We saw so many iconic sights throughout the tour but it was Samuel that brought the history and meaning of each one to life... This is a must do tour if it is your first time to New York and even if you've been multiple times you will learn something new.

Ashleigh
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Amazing tour of NYC!
Lindsey our tour guide was amazing l. We learned a ton about the city, got to visit a number of key places, and the small group made it very personal. Highly recommend!

— Tonya

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Perfect tour to see the highlights if you only have a day!
This was the perfect tour to get a sample of NYC if you only have a short time to do it. For only 6 hours, you see a ton of sights, and really get to experience the highlights of the city. Lyndsey was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable, and kept all 15 people in the group!

— Melanie

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NYC visit with son
Peter was a great guide. He was personable and knowledgeable. Our college age son didn’t want a long tour and this 90 minute wall street tour was perfect. We learned a lot. Recommend this tour!

— Tina

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Can’t say enough great things about our guide!
Jared- best guide ever. He was so nice and so knowledgeable. He gave us tips far beyond what a tour guide needs to do! He helped us with the Subway and made everyone in the group feel included. Loved the tour and was tired after! Went to a pizza place for dinner (recommended by Jared) that was awesome as well!!

— Sara

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So glad we booked this tour!
I can not say enough good things about both the tour and Jenn. It was our first day and this tour was perfect for us to see some of the main sights and get our bearings in the city. Jenn was so great in teaching us how to use the subway and had lots of tips for getting around the city... We added on the One World Observatory ticket before we started the tour and Jenn totally took care of getting our tickets and taking us to where we needed to be for that... The teen in our group mainly wanted to shop, but at the end of our trip, she said this tour was one of the BEST things we did!

— Colleen

Meeting point

We meet in front of the George M. Cohan Statue at 46th Street and Broadway. The statue is of a man holding a hat and a cane.

FAQs

Is this tour on a bus or car?

Certainly not! We travel like New Yorkers to get a genuine, immersive view of the city. We would never advise our relatives or friends to visit NYC by vehicle or bus. You don’t want to waste time stuck in traffic. We’ll walk, use the metro, and take the ferry to see and do more.

Will the whole tour be on foot?

Because this is a walking tour, most of the day will be spent on foot. However, you will travel by metro and boat at times throughout the journey. This trip requires a significant amount of walking and is inaccessible to wheelchairs due to the subway system. If mobility is an issue, you can also book a private tour.

Does the tour include the 9/11 Museum or the Statue of Liberty?

We won’t be able to visit the 9/11 Museum or Liberty Island due to time constraints. The trip includes stops at the 911 Memorial and the World Trade Center, where your guide will tell you about the events of 9/11. We’ll also ride the Staten Island Ferry to get a closer look at Lady Liberty and take in vistas of the Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn Bridge.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We are aware that plans might change. You may easily change your tour up to 24 hours before departure. We provide a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start of your tour. Within 24 hours of your tour, we would have incurred hard costs and therefore cannot allow rescheduling or cancellation without costs.

What if it rains?

Our tours go on rain or shine, so please check the weather forecast before you go. If we have to cancel due to severe weather conditions, we will give you the option to reschedule or get a full refund.

What about gratuities?

Tips are always appreciated but never expected. They’re a great way to tell your guide they did an awesome job and show your appreciation.