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New York Historical Tours
Ranked #92 of 641 Tours in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Experience the rich history, dynamic energy, and diverse culture of New York City from the inside out with New York Historical Tours. Your expert licensed tour leader will guide you through many famous and familiar landmarks of New York City as you hear fascinating stories and learn intriguing secrets of the most exciting city in the world. Offering group tours, personalized private tours for any sized group of Manhattan and New York City. An unforgettable experience for the first time visitor as well as the seasoned New Yorker. There are an exciting variety of tours to choose from whether you want to explore a neighborhood or step back in time * Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers * * Downtown and the Financial District * * South Street Seaport and the Brooklyn Bridge * * Immigration and Innovation: Rise of the Modern City * * Greenwich Village, Little Italy and Chinatown * * West Village, Chelsea and the High Line * * Jazz Age Metropolis: Swing, Style and Social Revolution * * Times Square, The Theater District and Hell's Kitchen * * The Heart of Midtown * * The Gilded Age Tour: The Heyday of High Society * * Central Park Tours " * Highlights of Harlem *
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Our small group walked north from City Hall learning how the city grew and changed over 200 years including reference to native Americans and early settlers. We walked and talked for 2 hours and toured Little Italy, Chinatown and Greenwich Village. Plenty of historical points of interest, presented with an intelligent perspective on why the city developed as it did. Each member of our group was engaged by the tour guide to be sure he was addressing our areas of interest. Now we are both inspired to return and explore some areas more extensively and better informed about landmarks that we will recognize in movies and the news.

Thank Martin O
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

I have visited New York several times and have done most of the usual touristy things - however, I wanted to get to know the city a bit better. The two private walking tours (Central Park and Chinatown/Little/Italy/Greenwhich) that Kevin took us on gave us a much deeper insight into the city than we had previously had. Kevin is passionate about his city and has such knowledge - not only of the historical, but also of current day aspects - that the tours were jam packed with useful information. Kevin went out of his way to ensure we enjoyed our tours and supplied us with further information for our trip. I can't recommend him highly enough.

Thank Caroline C
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

We have been to New York several times but had not learned so much about the city like we did on this tour! My family and I enjoyed the private walking tour that Kevin gave us of Little Italy/Chinatown/Greenwich. Kevin is a knowledgeable guide whose love for the city is evident. He is a considerate "host" ( helping us stay on shaded sides of the road to shield our 1 year old from the blistering sun) and kind. We were traveling with a toddler and I would not hesitate to recommend a private tour with Kevin-- you can go at your own pace and not have to worry about distracting others as you might in a group tour. We would take another tour with him again when we return next. His fee is reasonable which is of course a definite plus.

Thank Br0mleigh
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

this was a really great deal at a great price. the guide was prompt, pleasant and very knowledgeable. we did central park and downtown tours and they were great. best way to see the city is with a tour guide!!!

1  Thank Leonard S
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

My family and I enjoyed three walking tours while on vacation in New York City. The High Line & Chelsea, Little Italy & China Town, and Midtown Manhattan. These tours were the highlight of our vacation. Our only complaint, they were over too quickly, the time flew by. Our guide was insightful, and accommodating, his historical knowledge and presentation kept our family fascinated throughout the tours. We would, definitely, recommend New York Historical Tours to anyone visiting New York City. We are looking forward to, more tours, on our next visit !!!

Thank Alicia R
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