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Jim Dykes New York Tours

New York City, NY 10032-4516
+1 917-576-7170
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Knowledgeable, entertaining and charming as all get out

I've enjoyed Jim's tour guide expertise 3 times over the past 5 years, and can't wait to experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cindy K
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Wichita, Kansas
New York City Tour

Many thanks to Jim for an excellent tour. It was my first time to New York City. I learned a lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dawn K
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Private & Personal tours for your group or family. Walk with Jim Dykes, subway, or take a hired vehicle. Step-on tours on your bus available or walking tours. Hired buses, cars, vans avail. upon request (add. charge). Tours are 3-4 hour min; See more with Jim Dykes in a few hours than you'll see all week by yourself! History, gossip, specialty "insider's tours" & more. Families, Conventions, Corporate, school & church groups. General highlights tours or specific neighborhoods. Let's make memories together! History walks of Fifth Ave., Broadway, Central Park with an expert; see the real estate of the Rich & Famous, explore the tiny back streets of charming Greenwich Village; tour Grand Central, SoHo, Wall Street, Brooklyn, Harlem highlights, World Trade Center and environs including the 9/11 Memorial, the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, famous skyscrapers and much more! See more with Jim in a few hours than you'll see by yourself all week!
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New York City, NY 10032-4516
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've enjoyed Jim's tour guide expertise 3 times over the past 5 years, and can't wait to experience it again in a few months. He knows all the best stories, and delivers them like he's confiding in his best friend for the first time. Have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many thanks to Jim for an excellent tour. It was my first time to New York City. I learned a lot about the city in such a short time. I would highly recommend Jim.

2  Thank Dawn K
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Jim was very knowledgeable about New York city. The tour was interesting and informative and I will definitely take another tour with him in the future.

3  Thank sovies01
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Jim gave an amazing city tour for our group of 48 seasoned travelers from California, including some former New Yorkers. He was fascinating, funny, and very professional. Don’t know if I was more impressed by his boundless knowledge or contagious enthusiasm for the city he...More

5  Thank SuefromCA
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I had visited NYC several times in the past few years; always with a few girl friends. My Sunday School girls asked me to plan a Christmas trip for early December 2017. Turns out there was 17 of us girls. I had never taken more...More

5  Thank mgh1812
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

My husband and I have just had a tour of Manhattans highlights to round of our cruise with Jim as our guide on the transfer bus to JFK airport on Saturday 17 Feb. He talked non stop telling us facts and trivia about what we...More

3  Thank bobwhitmore
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I have done 4 tours with Jim, one with friends and then 3 with my husband...He's such an important part of our visit, him and Broadway! He's easy to talk to, personalizes the tour to our wants..His information and knowledge of the in's and outs...More

4  Thank Mary54184
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Jim Dykes gave us a wonderful 4 hour tour of Harlem history including subway impact, Columbia University, many churches, and of course the Apollo theater. He is incredibly knowledgeable on the great architecture of the area. And we concluded with a soul food lunch!

3  Thank H. Thomas W
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

If you want to really learn the deep history of NYC while taking in the sites, book with Jim! He knows every square inch of the happenings and last centuries of this beautiful city. The pick is yours so customize it for what you're interested...More

1  Thank Kristina R
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

My wife Mary and I have done three tours with Jim and look forward to the next! Let me give some advice to anyone considering a NYC tour. Your search has ended! Jim is a fantastic guide with incredible experience as an actor and your...More

1  Thank Don M
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Hi Maxine: As you know, the Friar's Club is a PRIVATE club...I have been lucky enough to have been invited to dinner there by a friend but they do not do private tours for groups. I have forwarded your request to a friend of... More
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