6HR Private Walking-Subway-Food Tour of Central Park and Midtown Manhattan for 1-5
- Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)
- Location: New York, New York
- Product code: 6PrvtWalkingCP&Mid
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Great overview and orientation of the city
- Soak up the atmosphere of the city on a walking tour
- Small group ensures personal service
- Informative, friendly, and professional guides
Central Park: marshlands turned into 843 landscaped acres of more than four million trees, shrubs, and plants. Attractions include Strawberry Fields, The Dakota, and Bethesda Fountain and Terrace; Nuts 4 Nuts push cart.
5th Avenue Shopping - NYC's prestigious shopping street.
St. Patrick's Cathedral - seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York.
Rockefeller Center: home to NBC Studios (the Today show, 30 Rock, SNL, and much more); Bouchon Bakery.
Greenwich Village: enjoy beautiful 19th century buildings and brownstones and the great stories they hold - attractions include The Cherry Lane Theater founded in 1924, the Friends TV show building, Milk & Cookies Bakery, Grove Court, and Cafe Wha? where Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Bruce Springsteen got their start; Famous Joe's Pizza & Molly's Cupcakes.
Washington Square Park: beneath your feet lays a Potters Field with over 20,000 bodies, buried after the yellow fever epidemics in the 18th and 19th C, the park was a dueling and execution ground during British rule, and then became the epicenter of the folk movement in the 60s; Mamoun's (best vegetarian falafel, shawarma & kebabs).
SoHo (SOuth of HOuston) (and you had better pronounce Houston right): one of the most expensive residential and shopping neighborhoods in NYC - only 5 square blocks but holds the largest collection of cast iron buildings in the world; more Push Cart (a New York hot dog perhaps?) & Food Truck choices.
Little Italy/Chinatown (where Little Italy has gotten 'Littler'): still has some of the best Italian food; Ferrara Bakery cannoli. Turn a corner and you're in Chinatown, home to over 100,000 Chinese living in 50 square blocks, with over 300 restaurants, plus fun shopping - and ladies, how about a knock-off handbag?!
Brooklyn Bridge: built during the horse and carriage era, its location includes the Civic Center and City Hall; more Push Cart choices.
- Private Walking Tour for up to 5 Guests
- Subway System lessons, tips & tricks
- New York City insider knowledge from a local
- Food tastings
- Cost of lunch or snacks sampled along the way
- Subway Metro Card
- Gratuities (recommended)