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Local, licensed, experienced guides

Experience NYC with a Local, and Don’t Miss a Thing!

Take Home Memories, Not Just Photos

From 360-degree views of the New York skyline on Liberty Island to classic brownstone architecture on our Brooklyn walking tours, our helpful, local guides are here to offer you the best of New York City sightseeing. Our small group sizes and personal headset radio system ensure you have the best experience possible, giving you more freedom to explore without missing the guide’s live commentary.

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City Tales’ Custom & Private Tours

We have the perfect solution for someone short of time but who wants to see the key sites: our custom and private tours! Choose from either half-day or full-day experiences to visit the sites of your choice. We offer sample itineraries, including the Empire State Building, Chelsea Market tours, and Grand Central Station. Alternatively, you can combine any of our catalog activities or inquire about any of your areas of interest!

Who Are City Tales Tours?

Our Approach to Guided Tours in New York City

I’m Sal, City Tales Tours’ owner and operator, and local New Yorker. After spending years down in NYC’s financial district, l decided to direct my customer service skills towards another project – New York City guided tours. We aim to offer guests interesting, entertaining, and memorable tours. How do we do this? Through our range of original and diverse tours, and most importantly our guides. Our passionate and friendly guides pride themselves on their engaging stories and know-how to help you save time and see more.

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