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.
One Day 6-Hour Tour includes the following!
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!
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.
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.
There will be a stop for lunch at the Dining Concourse at Grand Central Terminal. You can purchase your lunch there.
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.
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.
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.
We only cancel the tour during extreme weather conditions. Otherwise the tour goes on. Please check the weather report and be prepared.
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.
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.
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."
|Top of the Rock
|Canyon of Heroes/
|Statue of Liberty
|New York Stock
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