One Day NYC Tour (6 Hours)

Welcome to New York, the city that never sleeps!

Get a real feel for the city as you take to its streets and subways with a local guide and experience what Manhattan has to offer.

We also offer a longer 7-Hour and 9-Hour One Day Tour.

  • $ 69 $59 (children under 13 y/o)

  • 9:30 am

  • 6 Hours

  • George M Cohan Statue, Times Square 46th St. and Broadway Click Here For Map

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One Day 6-Hour Tour includes the following!

  • 6-hour tour with an English-speaking guide for an authentic and immersive experience
  • Small groups of 15 or less people so you’ll move fast and see more
  • Walk, subway and ferry to NYC “Must See” attractions in 1 action filled day
  • See your day's itinerary here

Is this tour on a bus or car?

No way! To have an authentic, immersive experience of New York City, we travel like New Yorkers. We would NEVER recommend to our family or friends taking a car or bus to see New York City. Traffic can be horrendous. You don’t want to spend most of your trip in a traffic jam. We’ll travel by foot, subway, public bus and ferry. We’ll see more and do more!

Will the whole tour be on foot?

The majority of the day will be on foot, however at some points in the tour you will travel by public bus, subway, and ferry. There is several miles of walking at a moderate pace. If mobility is an issue please arrange for a private tour. Please dress appropriately for long distance walking and for the weather.

How is the 6 hour tour different from the 9 or 7 hour tour?

The 6 hour tour includes all the content of the 7 hour tour except it does not include going up to the Top of the Rock Observatory. The 6 hour tour does not include a tour of SoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown which is included in the 9 hour tour.

What do we do about lunch?

There will be a stop for lunch at the Dining Concourse at Grand Central Terminal. You can purchase your lunch there.

When and how much should I purchase on my Metrocard (subway card)?

We suggest that you purchase your metrocard prior to arriving at the tour. Our guide can also help you with your purchase during the tour. You’ll need to use your metrocard once during the tour and another time at the end of the tour to get back to Times Square.

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

Due to time restraints, you will not visit the 911 Museum. The tour does visit the 911 Memorial and WTC sites where your guide will share the history and stories of the site. The tour does not go over to Liberty Island because of time restraints. We will take the Staten Island Ferry to get a closer look at Lady Liberty. You will also enjoy great views of the New York City Skyline and Brooklyn Bridge from the Staten Island Ferry.

What happens if I am late and miss the group?

It is important to arrive at the tour starting location at least 10-15 minutes prior to the start time, as we do start the tour promptly. It would be unfair for the others if we need to wait for those that are late. We cannot guarantee you’ll be able to find your tour group if you are late.

Does the tour happen during the rain or snow?

We only cancel the tour during extreme weather conditions. Otherwise the tour goes on. Please check the weather report and be prepared.

What is the tipping or gratuities policy?

Tips are always appreciated by our guides, but never expected. They should be given if you believe your guide did an outstanding job, and further, if you as an individual want to demonstrate your appreciation to the guide for that job well done.

Is this tour included with the New York Pass?

Yes, this tour is included with your New York Pass. You’ll need to make a reservation with your credit card. No charges will apply IF you show up with a valid New York Pass. You can cancel 48 hours prior to your tour without penalty. You can always reschedule your tour. This allows us to better manage our group size and make the tour experience better for you.

Important Restrictions

  • Please arrive 10 minutes early as the tour starts on time. You will not be able to catch up to the tour if late.
  • Just tell the guide your name. No need to print out the ticket or confirmation email.
  • ACTIVITY TAKES PLACE RAIN OR SHINE: The activity runs regardless of weather conditions. In the rare situation where the seller is forced to cancel the event, ticket-holders will be allowed to reschedule to another time (subject to availability) or offered a refund.
  • ACTIVITY TAKES PLACE OUTDOORS: Dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Please bring a MetroCard with at least $10
  • NY Pass is accepted for this tour.

Rescheduling Policy

  • We understand that your plans sometimes change. That is why we try to be as flexible and accommodating as possible with our Flexible Reschedule Policy.
  • Free Rescheduling Anytime: Reschedule your tour anytime without penalty even if you missed the tour.
  • Refund after rescheduling: Once you have been rescheduled, there can be no refunds if you decide not to take the tour.
  • NY Pass: For NY Pass holders, you can always reschedule as long as your NY Pass is valid for the day of the tour. If your NY Pass is no longer valid on your rescheduled tour date, you’ll be charged for the full amount of the tour.

Meeting Location: George M Cohan Statue at 46th St and Broadway

By Subway:

Times Square 42nd Street

49th Street station

to 47-50 Street: Rockefeller Center station

By Car: Click here to view a map of nearby paid parking spaces. Not recommended due to unpredictable traffic which may cause you to miss the tour.

Tour Bus Loading/ Unloading and Parking: Click here for a list of DOT’s authorized bus layover locations.

Tour Ends: 9/11 Memorial

Feeling adventurous and energetic? Are you an overachiever? This 6 hour tour will cover the most popular NYC attractions. Your guide will provide stories, information and commentary along the way.

You won’t be on a tour bus jammed in traffic with a large, slow group of tourists- pound the pavement and ride the subway like a New Yorker! You’d be happy you did. You’ll learn, see and feel more of the Big Apple!

"[Our guide] is a New Yorker who loves her city! Her love of the city and her never ending energy is contagious as well."

INTINERARY: 6-Hr 7-Hr 9-Hr
Times Square
Broadway Theatre District
Rockefeller Center
Top of the Rock Observatory
Saint Patrick's Cathedral
New York Public Library
Chrysler Building
Grand Central Terminal
New York City Subway
Charging Bull
Alexander Hamilton Custom House
Canyon of Heroes/ Ticker Tape Parade Route
Brooklyn Bridge
Statue of Liberty & NYC Skyline via Staten Island Ferry
Trinity Church
National 9/11 Memorial
Wall Street
New York Stock Exchange
Federal Hall
Little Italy

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