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Untapped New York is a unique walking tour company dedicated to finding and sharing New York City's hidden gems and giving you access to some of the city's most off-limits places!
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Reviewed yesterday

Great Experience and worthwhile....I've been going through GC every weekday for the last 12 years and always wanted to do one of the tours. Guide was outstanding -- great history -- will never look at GC the same way!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Fairfield123456
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Superb tour of NYC subways. Justin’s knowledge of the subways was encyclopedic and entertaining. Listening devices provided also made it enjoyable for the hearing challenged. Would recommend highly

Thank LawrenceH835
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always been interested in Ellis Island and this tour of the un-restored section of the Hospital wing was amazing. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and was able to give us an in depth history since he was doing some of the research for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank ndee101
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

i took the subway 6 line for 12 years in the 80's & 90's and she provided insight that was very cool. Things that were right in my face, so many objects and that i just took for granted were explained.. I reluctantly already knew...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jamyankee
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for reviewing our Underground Tour of the NYC Subway! Really appreciate you taking the time to do so, thank you again

Reviewed 1 week ago

Justin loves GCT and it shows. Great anecdotes and tons of historic detail. Justin follows a story arc from the early days of train travel in NY to the present. His enthusiasm is palpable and he never got boring or repetitive. It helps that GCT...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Robin166
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much Robin! Justin indeed has a tru passion for Grand Central Terminal and I am glad it showed! Thank you again a see you soon on another of Justin's tour I hope

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Justin was such a great tour guide. He had so many great stories and facts about GCT. He barely stopped talking for the entire 90 minutes and had answers to almost all of the questions from the tour group. He also had some great stories...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lovegubby
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great review, thank you so much you made our day! Please come back on another tour with Justin!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 8 really enjoyed our tour with Mandy. She was knowledgeable across the board with history, facts and snippets of NY. Her energy was contagious and our time with her FLEW by! I highly recommend this tour! And Mandy!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank denisemccoy
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much! Mandy is amazing indeed and we are so glad you recommend her tour

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Running through GST to catch a train won’t give you an appreciation of this amazing building and the important history behind it. Take Untapped Cities “Secrets of Grand Central Terminal” tour to take a slow and considered visit with guides who really know their material....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank kwg1973
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous! I enjoyed every minute. I’ve wanted to take a tour around the old World’s Fair for quite a while. The information presented was mostly all new to me, although I did have some memories from attending the fair as a child. The tour instructors...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JaneE975
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! Really glad you enjoyed the experience!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guys were absolutely amazing. I am a worlds fair enthusiast so the information was factual and enthusiastically delivered. I was excited to learn that the NY state pavillion is going to be restored in phases. However I asked the one question that no one...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Paris1939
Augustin P, Owner at Untapped Cities, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much! We will look into your question about the location of the diner and get back to you!

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TimB529
5 July 2017|
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Response from Bestmom81 | Reviewed this property |
I found if you can book 3-4months out they'll be available dates. Some tours are only given in a specific season. Good luck!
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Response from Gail H | Reviewed this property |
You don't need to bring your own hat. It's quite a process to go through security and take the boat over so you likely don't want to carry it. When you get to Ellis Island, go inside the main building (follow the crowds) and... More
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