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New York "Must See" Small-Group Half-Day Tour

New York "Must See" Small-Group Half-Day Tour
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Tour snapshot
See the top sights of New York City in one day
Duration:
6h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Group size:
15
Wheelchair accessible
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
About
Complete your NYC bucket list in a single day on a small-group sightseeing tour. Have your camera ready for a non-stop journey past the city’s famous landmarks. The subway (own expense) and Staten Island ferry help to expedite your adventure. Go inside Grand Central Terminal, Rockefeller Center, and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Listen to detailed narration as you pass by the Chrysler Building, New York Public Library, Stock Exchange, and more.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Explore the city like a local by public transit
  • Orient yourself to the city for future exploring
  • Get the personalized experience of a small group
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
  • Explore the city like a local by public transit
  • Orient yourself to the city for future exploring
  • Get the personalized experience of a small group
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 5250P17
Important information
Inclusions
  • Professional, entertaining, local guide
  • Action packed day filled with dozens of sites and attraction visited
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation - $5.50 per person on a Metrocard needed
  • Face mask 1$
  • Entry/Admission - New York City Subway
Duration
6h
Departure details
  • 1552 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, USA Tour meets at 46th st & Broadway (Times Square) under the George M. Cohan statue. The guide will be there 15 minutes before the tour starts and they will be wearing an orange hat and/or a blue shirt or jacket.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Approximately 5 miles of walking. Please do not book this tour if you cannot walk 5 miles in a 6-hour period.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Inclusions
  • Professional, entertaining, local guide
  • Action packed day filled with dozens of sites and attraction visited
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation - $5.50 per person on a Metrocard needed
  • Face mask 1$
  • Entry/Admission - New York City Subway
Departure details
  • 1552 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, USA Tour meets at 46th st & Broadway (Times Square) under the George M. Cohan statue. The guide will be there 15 minutes before the tour starts and they will be wearing an orange hat and/or a blue shirt or jacket.
Duration
6h
Return details
  • 9/11 Memorial Pools, 180 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007, USA We end the tour at the 9/11 Memorial. You have a option to upgrade your ticket to include One World Access for $35 per person.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Approximately 5 miles of walking. Please do not book this tour if you cannot walk 5 miles in a 6-hour period.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 6 Aug. 2020
A note from New York "Must See" Small-Group Half-Day Tour
Face mask available for a $1 fee. Please note that under World Travel & Tourism Guidelines, all guests must pass a Health Check before their tour start (which will ask if you have traveled from or through a COVID hotspot).
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    1552 Broadway
    1552 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Tour meets at 46th st & Broadway (Times Square) under the George M. Cohan statue. The guide will be there 15 minutes before the tour starts and they will be wearing an orange hat and/or a blue shirt or jacket.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Times Square
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Broadway Theatre
  • 2
    St. Patrick's Cathedral
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Fifth Avenue
  • 3
    Rockefeller Center
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    New York Public Library
    Chrysler Building
  • 4
    Grand Central Terminal
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
  • 5
    New York City Subway
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
    Pass by
    Trinity Church
    New York Stock Exchange
  • 6
    Federal Hall
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Wall Street
    Trump Tower
    United States Custom House
    Charging Bull (Wall Street Bull)
  • 7
    Staten Island Ferry
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Brooklyn Bridge
    Statue of Liberty
  • 8
    The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    9/11 Memorial Pools
    180 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10007, USA
    We end the tour at the 9/11 Memorial. You have a option to upgrade your ticket to include One World Access for $35 per person.
    See address & details
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Jacklyn F
Parma, OH7 contributions
Our tour guide Jenn was great! It was my daughters 15th birthday and she even took the time out to have the group sing to her on the states island ferry which was a very nice touch! Jenn is very knowledgeable of the city and showed/explained things to us we wouldn’t have known if not on tour, only thing I wish is that there was more time to explore a bit of what we were shown. Heads up there is a break for lunch which I was worried about cause it’s a busy morning. Jenn gave great recommendations we ate Adrienne’s pizza which was quick and delicious. New York is big and can be overwhelming Jenn made it so much more tolerable, and taught us along the way😁 My older daughter is 15 and loves learning the history stuff, my 11 year old was a bit bored with some of the content but he’s not big on history. I recommend do this tour first day so u can see some highlights and what u want to go do more of on your trip and learn the ropes of the subway and what not!
Written 28 May 2022
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Courtney G
1 contribution
Family
If this is your first time to NYC, this tour is a MUST DO! There’s no better way to get the true feel for the Big Apple than to walk the streets and immerse yourself in the experience. Our 11 and 15 year old children loved this walking tour as well. They were able to see the major landmarks of NYC on their first ever trip to the city, and there is no way we could have managed to do all that on our own in that amount of time without this guided experience. Plus, we just learned so much about the history and culture of Manhattan. I’ve visited NYC numerous times before, and still enjoyed every moment of this tour. Our guide Jim was absolutely wonderful and very knowledgeable! He truly made the experience a great one! From using the subway, to taking the Staten Island Ferry, Jim did a fabulous job of guiding us through the city! Walking five miles may sound daunting, but it is almost all flat. The brief stops along the way, the lunch break, and the time on the Staten Island ferry really break up the walking time as well. If you’re on the fence about walking or taking a bus, I 100% recommend walking if you are able!
Written 28 December 2021
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Dan78Lou
30 contributions
Jenn Andres was an excellent tour guide. She made the tour fun and was very knowledgeable. The tour allowed us to visit numerous key places of interest within a short amount of time. Whilst we could have visited these places alone it would have taken us so much longer and we wouldn’t have learnt about some of the history. Also, having a tour guide enabled us to make the best use of our time and ensured we were in the right place to get the best pictures avoiding the crowds. The tour was just at the right pace and didn’t feel rushed. As first time visitors to NYC it was also helpful to be shown how to use the subway so we felt confident later using the subway alone. We were given an hour for lunch and could choose to eat at a number of restaurants before boarding the ferry which gave us a great view of the Statue of Liberty. Again, Jenn’s help was invaluable in ensuring we were positioned in the correct place on the ferry to get some great photos The amount of interesting information we were provided with gave us a good insight in to the history of New York City. Highly recommended for anyone happy to walk and get close to each of the sights.
Written 21 February 2022
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Michelle S
Newnan, GA1 contribution
We absolutely loved our half day walking tour of NYC with Lyndsey S. Our teens and young adult ‘children’ really enjoyed the pace and information provided during the tour. It was a super cold day but Lyndsey’s positive, high energy attitude kept everyone engaged and smiling. This is a fantastic way to see the most popular sites in NYC while getting a lot of historical and cultural information from an experienced guide. Definitely recommend.
Written 15 January 2022
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Herve D
Jacksonville, FL13 contributions
The weather was supposed to be rainy but we took a chance and decided to go on the tour anyways and that was a great decision. Claire is just witty, incredibly knowledgeable about the city and also passionate about it. We had a fantastic 6hr tour that really covers all the main landmarks and a wealth of information. She had the perfect amount of stories, walking, self exploration to make this tour our number 1 thing we have done so far in Manhattan. At least 5 times, perfect strangers commented how funny and witty Claire was or how lucky we were to have her as our tour guide. 6 stars out of 5.
Written 2 September 2021
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Melanie B
Murfreesboro, TN35 contributions
Our guide was Jenn, and she did a fantastic job! We had a small group of 10 and it went for almost 6 hours. It was a lot of fun, not rushed, and definitely didn’t feel like too much walking. Jenn taught us so much about the city and special landmarks, things we would not have known ourselves. The lesson on using the subway was a bonus, as that gave us confidence to ride it more later on the week! We also got a long break for lunch. I highly recommend this tour to anyone, as long as you can walk without any problems. Fun, informative, and more fun!
Written 2 June 2022
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H M
3 contributions
Solo
This was a great tour! Our tour guide Claire was the absolute best - funny, knowledgeable, and thoughtful! It was HELLA hot/humid outside but Claire kept us in the shade and checked in on us frequently. The whole experience was worth it. My fav part was seeing the statue of liberty and the view of NYC from the ferry! I recommend you bring a big bottle of water and wear a hat, some shorts (avoid chub rub) with a good pair of walking shoes. Its a good tour to do the first day of your trip so you can figure out which places you want to revisit later. Thank you Claire!!!
Written 28 August 2021
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Nancy M
1 contribution
Mindy Cohen was our tour guide. Our first visit to New York City., Mindy did an amazing job showing us around and telling us the history of each place we visited. We all felt we would have missed so much if not taken this tour. this was definitely money well spent. i would highly recommend this tour and Mindy as your guide. she was a well of information, very personable, and just a great person to spend the day with. we now call her our New York City friend.
Written 6 December 2021
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Jeffers
Uxbridge, UK15 contributions
Rob was our guide.
An extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic guy.
A great trip which covered a lot of ground (literally). Before booking we had read up well about the itinerary but the actual trip seemed to deliver far more.
A lot of walking but boy, was it worth it.
Written 4 March 2022
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Ashleigh N
Pymble, Australia4 contributions
What better way to start the new year than with a walking tour lead by the amazing Samuel. We saw so many iconic sights throughout the tour but it was Samuel that brought the history and meaning of each one to life. We learnt so many interesting facts about New York and were able to ask as many questions as we possible. The tour was at a great pace and Samuel was responsive to the needs of the group. He had great recommendations for foods to try, places to see and hidden gems within the city.
The biggest highlights of the tour for me were St Patricks Cathedral, New York State Library, Grand Central Terminal, Wall Street and the 9/11 Memorial.
This is a must do tour if it is your first time to New York and even if you've been multiple times you will learn something new.
Make sure you wear good shoes, rug up during winter and be prepared to learn a lot.
Written 13 January 2020
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