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Real New York Tours

New York City, NY
+1 917-572-7017
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EXCELLENT

Spent last Friday with Trey Gibbons & Real New York Tours. It was great! The pace moved along... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary P
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Palos Heights
Best Tour Ever

I have been to many tours but this one is the best by far. First, because the guide makes you feel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Original NYC Walking & Subway Tour Celebrating our 10th Year! Lets face it, New York tours are only as good as their tour guides. Real New York Tours gives people the opportunity to see the city through the eyes of real New Yorkers. Real New York Tours explores the history, the cracks and crevices, the side streets, and culture of real New York neighborhoods. We’ll ride the New York subway, pound the pavement, and meet the people who have become the fabric of this great city. Together we will feel the electricity that drives everyday New Yorkers. This is real New York!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
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New York City, NY
Chinatown
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+1 917-572-7017

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent last Friday with Trey Gibbons & Real New York Tours. It was great! The pace moved along quickly but with frequent stops along the way. Trey peppered us with historical, architectural, cultural and sometimes very humorous stories and anecdotes. He frequently asked us if...More

1  Thank Mary P
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving your review, Mary!! I'm so glad you found the tour to be fun nd informative. Trey always goes above and beyond - will pass your kind words along to him. Take care!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to many tours but this one is the best by far. First, because the guide makes you feel great... relaxed "akuna matata". The pick of the spots to visit, the stories, the combination with photos... this is something one cannot get without...More

1  Thank Antonio S
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Whoa! Thanks, that's certainly an honor. Were you on the tour with David where the pigeon sat on his arm?? His tours are the best! Hope you can come back and visit Brooklyn with us soon!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife had a significant birthday and we had a group of 11 (some of which go to NYC often for business) fly to NYC, and this was one of our activities. David was really incredible, he gave us history and fun facts and entertained...More

Thank ncoop2000
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for making us apart of your celebrations and recommending us to your friends. We really appreciate the love. I'll be sure to let David know you enjoyed the tour. Take care!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on our tour, it was the best money we spent while on our trip. Ben was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the city - and was a lot of fun to spend the day with. My husband and I felt...More

2  Thank Stlindgren
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience! Please come back next time and we can explore a new area - like Brooklyn! I'll pass along your review to Ben :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mindy was our tour guide & she was AMAZING!!!! It was a long fun day. She showed us all over including how to use the subway system. We saw China Town, Little Italy, Washington Square Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park, 9/11 Memorial, and many many...More

1  Thank Ash1624
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Ash! Ferrara's is delicious - I'm a sucker for their cannoli. So happy to hear you had a fun time with Mindy - appreciate you spreading the love. Come back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was worth every penny. my high school daughter loved it and so did I. small groups blend into the crowd and cover a wide area of the city

1  Thank ozzdallas
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to hear!! Thank you for booking with us!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Mum and I were spending a long weekend in NYC so we were limited to time. We don't like being "tourists" and much prefer to walk around and discover places by ourselves but we decided that it could be a good idea to join...More

2  Thank MrsCGMarshall
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow - I can't tell you how happy reading reviews like yours makes me. We really want each guest to feel like they've spent the day with a good friend (who just happens to know a TON about the city). I'm really glad you had...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we did this tour on our last day in New York, the Downtown dozen which is 3.5 hours and you get to see parts of New York that you normally wouldn't get to see in the hustle and bustle of uptown! I could not...More

1  Thank Rebecca M
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Rebecca!! That's really great to hear. Trey knocks it out of the park everytime - he's a great guide and friend. I'll pass your review along to him. Hope to see you again down the road :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the dozen apples tour on our first day in NYC! It was a great way to see and get to know the city by walking and riding the subway. Our tour guide Trey was friendly, gave lots of good information about the city,...More

3  Thank tarasutherland29
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awesome to hear, Tara! You've got a friend in the city anytime you come back - we're always happy to help. Hope you enjoy the rest of your summer!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband was given this tour as a birthday gift by family members who had previously done it. The tour was a lot of fun. We attended the tour on our first full day in NYC as it gave us a perspective on how and...More

1  Thank Jaqueline C
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Jackie and Brian!! Happy to be apart of your birthday celebration and share NYC with you. Will pass your kind words along to Nathan - take care!

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Ikramul7
5 June 2017|
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Hey my friend unfortunately our tours are solely done by subway and foot and require quite a bit of walking. If you are looking for a private tour done in a vehicle please check out my father in-law's company Moments 2... More
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mlutke
5 March 2017|
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Unfortunately that's not something we offer and honestly those are all things that can really be done on ones own. You are essentially then paying a guide to wait in lines with you which is a waste of time and money I feel... More
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thamlaikwan
26 February 2017|
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Hey my friend glad to hear you are coming to NYC. Just for the record nothing is really free in NYC. Easy is a matter of perspective. On that note if you are a first time visitor to NYC Time Square can be a good central... More
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