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New York Catacombs by Candlelight

New York Catacombs by Candlelight

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Go behind-the-scenes at the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, and see parts of the church that are otherwise off-limits to visitors, during this catacombs tour. Meet your guide at a convenient location in Lower Manhattan, and follow them into the church. As you explore, learn all about the landmark’s place in New York history and discover the final resting place of famous New Yorkers past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.00
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$37.00
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Private New York Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

Private New York Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

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Group tours of New York City can sometimes pass sights too fast, or not even stop at attractions you’re most interested in. This private New York City tour with a professional photographer lets you customize the tour stops to suit your interests. Select from any number of popular locations, like Times Square and the Theatre District, Central Park, Midtown Manhattan, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.50
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$147.50
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Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

Manhattan Architecture Yacht Cruise

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Avoid the mobs of people sightseeing on land, and opt for this Manhattan architecture yacht cruise instead. From the teak deck of the boat, learn about New York City's architectural landmarks as you circumnavigate the island and listen to the 'Around Manhattan' narration provided by members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). One beer or glass of wine is provided, as well as soda.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.00
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$106.00
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Brooklyn Graffiti Lesson

Brooklyn Graffiti Lesson

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Brooklyn is renowned for its vibrant street art scene, and during your next visit to the borough, you won’t just get to spot its open-air artworks—you’ll learn how to make them yourself. Meet your instructor—a local street artist—in the dynamic Bushwick neighborhood, and head to their studio space. Once inside, you’ll learn a wide array of aerosol art techniques before having the chance to create your very own masterpiece.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Electric Bike Tour of Central Park and Waterfront Greenway

Electric Bike Tour of Central Park and Waterfront Greenway

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New York City—especially the Central Park area—has a lot of ground to cover. This Central Park electric bike tour allows you to see more than you would on a walking tour and in less time. Plus, it takes you to top highlights throughout the park and lets you cruise along the bike-friendly Hudson River Waterfront Greenway for fantastic river views.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$97.00
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$97.00
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Greenwich Village Italian Heritage Food Tour

Greenwich Village Italian Heritage Food Tour

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Most visitors to Greenwich Village never get past its contemporary vibe, but with this tour through the Village and MacDougal Street, you can enjoy the insights of an insider guide to experience the authentic side of the neighborhood. Visit local haunts and historic sites, follow the footsteps of the Village’s most famous beatniks and bohemians, and sample classic New York foods at landmark eateries.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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$69.00

A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour

A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour

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Brooklyn is packed with pizzerias, but knowing where to go for a quality slice can be a challenge. On this sightseeing and pizza bus tour from Manhattan, explore one of New York City's trendiest boroughs from end-to-end, seeing Dumbo, Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, and Coney Island. Along the way, stop at two of Brooklyn's best pizzerias to sink your teeth into Neapolitan- and Sicilian-style slices.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$88.30
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$88.30

New York: Alexander Hamilton's Haunts and Hangouts Tour

New York: Alexander Hamilton's Haunts and Hangouts Tour

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Alexander Hamilton spent much of his life in New York City, and many locations tied to his personal and public life can still be visited—if you know where to look. With this walking tour, explore the city through the eyes of a Founding Father. Hear stories about his life and death as you explore Zuccotti Park, the New York Stock Exchange, and Wall Street, as well as Hamilton’s tomb and favorite bar.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.34
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$41.34
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Statue of Liberty and New York City Skyline Sightseeing Cruise

Statue of Liberty and New York City Skyline Sightseeing Cruise

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Many of New York City's most memorable landmarks can be seen from the water and this cruise lets you see the sights without the crowds. Hop aboard a 1920s-style yacht and set sail around New York Harbor, Liberty Island, and the Hudson River. While on-board, sip an included drink as you admire views of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty from the solarium or open-air deck.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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East Village Rock n' Punk Tour

East Village Rock n' Punk Tour

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Discover the three genres of music that helped form rock culture in New York City’s East Village on this guided rock walk tour. Rock, punk, and glam helped introduce new music, rock ’n’ roll fashion, and a way of life to the world. See where bands like the Ramones, the New York Dolls, the Velvet Underground, Led Zeppelin, Iggy Pop, and others wrote music and played gigs. Soak up the rich musical history and get to know the East Village rock scene on the Original Rock ’n’ Roll Walking Tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.94
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$46.94
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New York City Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

New York City Sunset Cruise on Yacht Manhattan

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Admire a perspective on New York City that many visitors miss during this sunset cruise. Sail down the Hudson River aboard a 1920s replica yacht, and enjoy a drink of your choice. Accompanied by your captain’s light narration, you can take in Ellis Island and Lady Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge and Battery Park, and watch as the sun sets over the Manhattan skyline. Both indoor and outdoor observation areas are available.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.00
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$78.00
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Private Carriage Ride in Central Park

Private Carriage Ride in Central Park

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Don’t settle for seeing Central Park through the window of a non-stop tour bus. Instead, make the most of good weather and enjoy a tour of the park in one of New York City’s iconic horse-drawn carriages. Hear about the history of Central Park and the Big Apple from your driver and take advantage of photo stops at park highlights made famous in so many movies, books and television shows.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Private New York City Tour by Classic Convertible

Private New York City Tour by Classic Convertible

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Experience New York City in serious style by seeing it from the window of a classic car. Hop in the convertible 1971 Buick Skylark GS and let your guide regale you with interesting tales and facts about New York City as you cruise past some of the legendary landmarks and sites of the city.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$247.50
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$247.50
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Lonely Planet Experiences: East Village Cocktails & Speakeasies Small Group Tour

Lonely Planet Experiences: East Village Cocktails & Speakeasies Small Group Tour

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Experience the heart of Manhattan’s booming cocktail scene like an insider by visiting the top watering holes in the East Village with an in-the-know guide. New York is a true cocktail town, both for classic and cutting-edge libations, and with this tour you can enjoy three beverages and explore the dynamic neighborhood, learning about where the best restaurants and bars are in the area.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.96
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$91.96
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Ghosts of Greenwich Village: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

Ghosts of Greenwich Village: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

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Discover the dark side of Manhattan on this 2-hour private evening walking tour in Greenwich Village, known to be one of New York City's most haunted districts. With your private guide, visit some of the neighborhood's creepiest locations, such as the Brown Building at New York University and Washington Square Park. Along the way, listen to stories of celebrity spirits, local phantoms, and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.67
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$74.67
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New York to Washington DC Day Trip by Rail

New York to Washington DC Day Trip by Rail

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Explore the America’s most historic landmarks and museums on a full-day trip to Washington D.C. from New York City. Start with a scenic journey by rail, then enjoy a 2-course lunch at the Hard Rock Café upon arrival in Washington.  Board a double-decker bus for a sightseeing tour of the city, and enjoy the freedom to hop-on and hop-off so you can explore the sights that interest you most. Visit D.C.’s marble memorials, moving cemeteries and government buildings at your own pace, then board an evening train back to NYC.
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  • 16 hours
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$350.94
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$350.94

Private Walking Tour in Brooklyn with Personal Photographer

Private Walking Tour in Brooklyn with Personal Photographer

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Strike a pose as you explore New York City with your private photographer-guide on this exclusive walking tour. Enjoy an informal photo shoot of your party as you start in SoHo and take the subway to the Brooklyn Bridge and then stroll around DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights for great photo ops. Includes a zip file with your photos delivered by email within 48 hours—an unforgettable souvenir of your visit.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.50
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$147.50
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NYC Salsa & Latin Dancing Experience

NYC Salsa & Latin Dancing Experience

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If you love dancing, but don't know where to go in New York City, you can skip the typical club and try this Latin dance experience. After meeting your group of fellow Salsa enthusiasts in NYC, let your host lead the way to a Salsa club, and even try a few new dance moves. Whether you're a beginner or longtime dancer, this experience is a great way to get out on the town, meet new friends, and dance the night away.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.00
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$89.00
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New York Midtown Scavenger Hunt Adventure

New York Midtown Scavenger Hunt Adventure

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Make New York your game board with a 3-hour scavenger hunt adventure through midtown Manhattan and Times Square, and explore the city’s history and landmarks at your own pace. Trace the 2-mile route on a smart phone, take on a series of challenges with your team of 2-5 people and solve New York-themed puzzles as you walk. Pause to eat and drink along the way and give your day in the city a competitive edge by racking up points to compare with teams that have completed the same exciting challenge. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.52
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$20.52
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New York City Lights and Skyline Cruise on Yacht

New York City Lights and Skyline Cruise on Yacht

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For an unobstructed view of New York City's glittering skyline, set sail on this evening cruise around New York Harbor. Travel on-board a 1920s-style yacht with both indoor and outdoor seating areas, and sip a beverage of your choice (additional drinks own expense) as you admire views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and Brooklyn Bridge.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.00
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$78.00
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New York City Shore Excursion: Post-Cruise Half-Day Private Tour

New York City Shore Excursion: Post-Cruise Half-Day Private Tour

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Tour Manhattan with your own private guide once your cruise docks at its New York City port. Your native New Yorker guide can fill you in on local history while leading you to top sights and attractions. Discover neighborhoods like Chinatown and SoHo and drive across the Brooklyn Bridge for stunning Manhattan views. Once your excursion is through, your driver will drop you at your hotel or area airport of choice.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$447.50
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$447.50
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Underground Donut Tour - New York's Only Donut Tour

Underground Donut Tour - New York's Only Donut Tour

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Donuts have always been a New York City favorite, but if you don’t know where to go, you could get a donut that’s not the best experience. Spend a couple of hours tasting some of Manhattan’s yummiest donuts on this guided walking tour. Enjoy four stops on an excursion that begins in Chelsea (at the Doughnut Plant) and ends in Greenwich Village (at the Doughnut Project).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.67
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$42.67

Champagne Brunch Sail in New York City

Champagne Brunch Sail in New York City

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Savor the traditional New York City brunch with a serious twist on this Big Apple champagne sailing cruise. Tuck into a full buffet, complete with coffee, tea and Prosecco. Enjoy homemade muffins, breads and bagels, plus meats, cheese and more. Relax on board as you make your way through the placid waters surrounding the city and take in epic skylines as you enjoy brunch. This cruise is capped at 40 people, which ensures there's plenty of room on deck. Beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks are available for purchase.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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Fashion on Fifth Avenue Shopping Tour

Fashion on Fifth Avenue Shopping Tour

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New York City may be a fashion capital, but shopping in Manhattan can be daunting. By booking a shopping tour, you can let the experts guide you. Explore Fifth Avenue's best high-end boutiques in the company of a professional stylist, obtaining tips on everything from what cuts work best with your body shape to which colors flatter your skin tone. Splurge on a full clothing makeover for the ultimate NYC experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.99
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$39.99

NYC Private Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems, 100% Personalized

NYC Private Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems, 100% Personalized

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Explore New York City like a local and let a like-minded resident craft your visit. Share your interests—anything from beautiful parks and world-class museums to live music and delicious food—and explore America’s cultural capital with a personalized all-day tour just for you. Enjoy this unique experience and visit places you won’t find in a guidebook.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.68
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$104.68
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Street Art & Graffiti Tour in NYC Private Tour

Street Art & Graffiti Tour in NYC Private Tour

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New York’s vibrant Lower East Side neighborhood has, in recent years, become a hub of some of the city’s most experimental and boundary-pushing street art. Go on a small-group, cultural walking tour of the neighborhood, and spot noteworthy works by internationally renowned artists. Meet your guide at the Houston Bowery Wall in Nolita—famed for its ever-changing murals—and then venture to the LES. You’ll admire pieces in the 100 Gates Project, will see work by Shephard Fairey and Space Invader, and learn more about the vibrant local street art community.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$250.00
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$250.00
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Private Downtown Street Art Tour With Guide/Muralist

Private Downtown Street Art Tour With Guide/Muralist

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New York City has been a street art destination for close to 50 years. On a private walking tour through downtown neighborhoods, your guide points out hidden murals that visitors often miss. Along the way, learn about the evolution of Lower Manhattan, from the influx of immigrants to how it became the city’s first artist colony. Booking a private tour ensures a tailored experience and your guide’s full attention.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$328.67
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Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Sunset Cruise

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Sunset Cruise

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See the spectacular New York City skyline and the iconic Statue of Liberty during this sunset cruise that sets sail from Pier 15. Snap photos of the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges before passing by Lower Manhattan on route to Ellis Island. Take in the colourful sky as the sun goes down and watch the twinkling city lights come to life.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.00
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$29.00
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Behind The Scenes Factory Tour - M&S Schmalberg Flowers

Behind The Scenes Factory Tour - M&S Schmalberg Flowers

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Get an insider’s look at the fashion industry’s go-to fabric flower makers on a 1-hour tour of the M&S Schmalberg factory. The guided visit is perfect for people with an interest in fashion or anyone who enjoys watching things be assembled. M&S Schmalberg has provided flowers for Martha Stewart, 'Hamilton', the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, and more. With new projects everyday there’s no telling what (or who) you might see.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.00
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$24.00

 Private New York City Jeep Tour: Exploring the Urban Jungle of Lower Manhattan

Private New York City Jeep Tour: Exploring the Urban Jungle of Lower Manhattan

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Cruise around New York City like a VIP in a private Jeep Wrangler with a personal chauffeur. Cover far more ground than you could on foot as you drive the streets of the Big Apple and explore all of the city's most famous neighborhoods including Greenwich Village, SoHo, TriBeCa, Chinatown, and the Lower East Side.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$399.00
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$399.00
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New York City Shore Excursion: Pre-Cruise Half-Day Private Tour

New York City Shore Excursion: Pre-Cruise Half-Day Private Tour

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Discover the Big Apple's top sights and attractions in the company of a New Yorker. This private three- or five-hour shore excursion focuses on the best of Lower Manhattan, including the bohemian West Village, posh SoHo, and even a drive across the Brooklyn Bridge. And as an NYC native, your tour guide can offer insider knowledge on everything from the best pizza to where to go for incredible skyline views.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$447.50
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$447.50
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Brooklyn Literary Pub Crawl

Brooklyn Literary Pub Crawl

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Explore the literary side of Brooklyn on a 3 hour walking tour with an informative guide. Visit Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill, stopping at bars that were favorite watering holes for renowned writers. Purchase a drink to sip while hearing passages of the writers' work read aloud and learning about the history of the the bars, the neighborhoods and New York City as a whole. You'll gain insight into the urban planning of Robert Moses, and check out architectural and historical points of interest on this fun and fascinating tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

NYC Off The Beaten Path Tour with A Local Insider: Private & 100% Personalized

NYC Off The Beaten Path Tour with A Local Insider: Private & 100% Personalized

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Go off the tourist path with help from a local on this guided, half-day tour that reveals lesser-known sights. Let your local guide take you to markets, shops, restaurants not listed in your travel books. Customize your tour and travel at your own pace stopping to explore areas of interest so you can see the city like a local.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.79
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$69.79
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Private Tour New York with a Local: 100% Personalized

Private Tour New York with a Local: 100% Personalized

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Though countless tours can take you around New York City, few design an experience just for you so you can see what you want. Get a more personal experience with this private tour where you discover the city with an insider's perspective. Visit landmarks like the Empire State Building and Coney Island—or do something different altogether—since this tour is tailored to your schedule and interests.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.66
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Brooklyn Pizza Walk to Discover New York's Best Slices

Brooklyn Pizza Walk to Discover New York's Best Slices

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There are few things that New Yorkers are more passionate about than their pizza, but it takes a local to uncover the city’s top slices. Sample Brooklyn’s best on this pizza walk and learn about the evolution of NYC-style pizza as you follow your guide to beloved pizzerias. Sample traditional Neapolitan pizza, wood-fired pies, and thin-crust slices while you meet the pizzaioli and hear the secrets behind making the perfect slice.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.50
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$60.50
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Ultimate Central Park Picnic Experience

Ultimate Central Park Picnic Experience

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Enjoy a private picnic in Central Park, the most visited urban park in the United States. Choose from one of two different picnic experiences amidst the park’s spectacular landscapes. There’s a full-service picnic experience featuring the best meats, cheeses, fresh fruit and crudites New York City has to offer, or a brunch for two that also features a complimentary sparkling beverage. Pillows and blankets are provided and set up and clean up is included. It’s a great way to celebrate any special occasion with a date or a group of friends.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$454.99
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New York Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

New York Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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Locals have a unique view of their city, while visitors usually only see it through the lens of tour itineraries. Forget the sightseeing schedules and discover the authentic New York with an NYC local and customized walking tour. Tell your local guide what you want from your stay, and they’ll help with a tour that gets you oriented, and reveals sights, hidden gems, and insights and tips—just like a friend would.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.34
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$37.34
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Make Pizza Drink Wine

Make Pizza Drink Wine

With renowned New York City pizza chefs as your guides, enjoy a hands-on pizzamaking experience. As you sip unlimited red and white wine and munch on appetizers, listen to step-by-step instructions on how to fashion a New York-style pizza. Walk away with new culinary knowledge and the ability to impress friends and family at home.
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  • 2 hours
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$108.98
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$108.98

New York at Night Bike Tour

New York at Night Bike Tour

Watch New York City come alive on this 2-hour night bike tour. Start in Columbus Circle and make your way through the ‘city that never sleeps’ visiting key landmarks such as the Empire State Building, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Station, and more. Learn about the city’s culture and get insider tips from your guide as you pedal through the Big Apple.
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  • 2 hours
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$60.00
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$60.00

New York Lower Central Park Scavenger Hunt Adventure

New York Lower Central Park Scavenger Hunt Adventure

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Challenge yourself to a 3-hour scavenger hunt adventure in Central Park, and make your day in New York City an exciting group activity. Use your smart phone to trace a 2-mile route through the park, and solve a series of challenges and New York-themed puzzles. Enjoy the walk at your own pace; pause for food and drink as often as you want, or give your day a competitive edge by racking up points to compare with other teams. Pricing is per individual, but teams must book together. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.52
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