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Walks of New York is the newest small group sightseeing tour & activities organizers in New York City, a brand extension of the acclaimed Walks of Italy. Tour themes range from architecture and design to history, photography and food! In addition to...more
New York City, NY 10018-5453
+1 888-683-8670
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 November 2014

I took both the Mario Batali Greenwich Village Food Tour and the Lower East Side Stories Tour. Both tours were great. The tour guides were clearly well informed, friendly, and more than happy to share not only their researched information but also their own personal...More

3  Thank rakheeg2014
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Compared to other walking tours, this one was lacking in historical and cultural information. The guide, Elliott, was personable but did not seem knowledgeable. For example, at multiple food stops, he would tell us, "This is a traditional food," but gave no explanation as to...More

4  Thank John C
WalksTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Take Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2015

Dear Jon C, Thank you for taking the time to review your Lower East Side experience with us. We are very happy you found your guide extremely personable, but are rather disappointed to hear you did find him equally knowledgeable. Your comments come as a...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

This was our first visit to New York so we had pre-booked a Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour followed by a World Trade Centre tour. Cherie the guide on our first tour was great. Explained everything really well and with great enthusiasm. Starting...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great tour! Jacob was super-friendly, very knowledgeable with a great sense of humour. We had a fantastic time and would highly recommend both this tour and Jacob to anyone visiting NYC.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Katie was our guide at the Metropolitan Museum of Art today. She was very knowledgable about all of the exhibits and added to our enjoyment by being able to tell us about the history and stories of specifi items. A fun, fact filled visit. Really...More

Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 5 days ago

After reading about the tour and consuming all of the reviews, I expected to have a wonderful time. I was not prepared for the highlight to be our tour guide, Colin. While he is incredibly energetic and knowledgeable, what amazed me the most was his...More

Thank jerrySF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Colin was our guide and he was a great, personable guide and led our tour with enthusiasm and a wealth of historical facts. Couldn't have picked a better tour or day to take it, a rare warm sunny day in November.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Esther. We met at pier A harbour house where we got our tickets and awaited our tour to start. Esther was very informative throughout, giving us lots of information which, if we’d completed the visits independently we wouldn’t have known. Would...More

1  Thank NicBacon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Robert Yonskie was an excellent tour guide. We visited Lady Liberty and Ellis Island on Memorial Day. Sorry it took me so long for this review, however somehow I deleted the e-mail and only now I have found a print out with the link. We...More

Thank HeidrunI3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Katie was a very good guide...entertaining and full of anecdotes about the art that we would have otherwise not known. She was engaging and had great energy....it was obvious that she really loves her job at the Met! We were disappointed that the Egyptian and...More

1  Thank lilybutt52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to have Roberto as our guide! He was a fountain of information with fantastic storytelling ability and a great sense of humor. He was able to engage all participants in our group including my teenage daughter and her friend. He kept the...More

Thank lonniem487
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently took a last minute family trip to New York. I found Take Walks on a link thru Pinterest. Because of the positive reviews, the express access to the ferry, etc I decided to try it. Our children are ages 15,14,12 and 10 and...More

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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1 April 2018|
Response from TakeWalks | Property representative |
Votes Hello Ken, Thank you very much for your question! We are delighted to read that you plan to travel to New York City. Our "Early Access Statue of Liberty Tours with Statue Pedestal Access & Ellis Island Tour... More