Local Entertaining Guides
Build Your Dream Tour in NYC
Sick of seeing itineraries that don’t suit your tastes? Here’s your solution: combine experiences from our catalog to make your ideal guided tour of NYC. For groups over 6 people, we provide a personal headset radio so you can easily hear the guide’s live commentary as well as being able to walk freely and take photos.
Create your own tour of NYC based on your interests
Choose a theme for your walking tour such as film locations
Visit attractions from the Empire State Building to Chelsea Market
Save time by choosing the sights on your tour
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Confirmed upon booking
To be arranged upon booking
Monday to Sunday, January to December
Half day or full day (minimum 3 hours)
1+ (private tour customers can set group size)
- Transportation fees (subway & ferry fares)
- Bottled water
- Lunch & other food/snack stops are included on all full-day experiences
What to bring
Comfortable shoes, a camera, a hat, sunscreen, and weather-appropriate clothing
An experienced, professional NYC local who can offer suggestions and recommendations for other things to do in NYC after your tour.
Dependent on guest’s request or the tour chosen
What You'll Do
Here it is, the rare opportunity to create your own itinerary to fit your tastes and time schedule. Choose a theme such as sports, music genres, food, immigration of ethnic groups, history, or film locations – the list is endless!
Inquire about whatever interests you and we will create an experience that fits your needs. We look forward to hearing your ideas.
Alternatively, you can combine a variety of our activities and tours from our fixed tours to select the sights that interest you. Here are some samples that could be used as a full-day experience:
Based on your interest we will create an all-day experience, perfect for first time visitors to get oriented with New York City and experience the unique characteristics, vibe and local flavors that each neighborhood has to offer. Choose to visit Midtown, Chelsea, SOHO, Little Italy & Chinatown, the Lower East Side, or the Financial District & Lower Manhattan.
See The Empire State Building, The 9/11 Memorial, One World Observatory, Grand Central Terminal, Flatiron Building, Central Park, Times Square, Madison Square Garden, Wall Street, Rockefeller Center, The Highline, Chelsea Market, The Vessel, Greenwich Village, Little Italy, or The Lower East Side.
First-time or returning visitors might decide to venture out to see Brooklyn, Queens or the Bronx
A mix-up of Manhattan’s main sights, wander through the streets of NYC’s financial district and the site of the tragic events of 11th September 2001. Visit the art-deco buildings of the Rockefeller Center and the location of the incredible Christmas tree. Follow the footsteps of famous movie stars through Central Park and its familiar spots such as Duck Pond.
Enjoy panoramic views of the New York skyline as you cross the impressive structure that is the Brooklyn Bridge. Hear fascinating stories about its construction and influence over the city. Enjoy a pit stop for pizza in Brooklyn.
Next, you’ll visit Wall Street, see the New York Stock Exchange, outside only, and Trinity Church. Then, head over to the site and memorial of the disastrous 9/11 attacks. Here your guide will share stories of the events of that fateful day and speak about the aftermath. They will explain the designs of the new constructions and beautiful memorials.
Our Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island guided tour takes you around two of NY’s most iconic sights but with a difference. We guarantee you access to the highly popular pedestal at the Statue of Liberty with 360-degree views. Travel by ferry over to Ellis Island to learn about the importance and history of immigration to the city. Then, take a walk through Wall Street and The Financial District, before visiting the site and memorial of the disastrous 9/11 attacks. Here your guide will bring to life the events of that fateful day and speak about the aftermath. They will then explain the designs of the new constructions and the beautiful memorials.
Frequently Asked Questions
Tours operate in all weather conditions. Please check the weather and dress appropriately. In the unlikely event that tours are canceled customers will be given the opportunity to rebook based on availability or receive a full refund.
We ask guests to plan to arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Earlier if possible. We recommend this just in case there are any travel difficulties like traffic or train delays.
For private tours, we can arrange to have the guide meet you at your hotel for an additional fee.