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“Recommend tour with Kevin Draper ”

New York Historical Tours
Ranked #41 of 660 Tours in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Experience the rich history, dynamic energy, and diverse culture of New York City from the inside out with New York Historical Tours. Your expert licensed tour leader will guide you through many famous and familiar landmarks of New York City as you hear fascinating stories and learn intriguing secrets of the most exciting city in the world. Offering group tours, personalized private tours for any sized group of Manhattan and New York City. An unforgettable experience for the first time visitor as well as the seasoned New Yorker. There are an exciting variety of tours to choose from whether you want to explore a neighborhood or step back in time * Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers * * Downtown and the Financial District * * South Street Seaport and the Brooklyn Bridge * * Immigration and Innovation: Rise of the Modern City * * Greenwich Village, Little Italy and Chinatown * * West Village, Chelsea and the High Line * * Jazz Age Metropolis: Swing, Style and Social Revolution * * Times Square, The Theater District and Hell's Kitchen * * The Heart of Midtown * * The Gilded Age Tour: The Heyday of High Society * * Central Park Tours " * Highlights of Harlem *
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great tour of lower Manhattan with Kevin. I’m not a big history buff and do dislike ‘tours’ as I often find them dry, over acted or boring. However, this really was super! I learned quite a bit and it was interesting. I would definitely do another tour with him.

Thank Melissa S
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I did the Greenwich Village, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour in February, with Kevin the guide. I've done many historical walks in several cities over the years, and its not always easy to get a good guide, with extensive knowledge, who is engaging and personable, and can cope with being asked any number of random questions. A good guide accommodates all the varying attendees and their unique predilections! - doesn't just talk at you, but engages with you, and sets the scene and unfolds the history of a city. And Kevin does all this and more. Excellent guide. Well organised company. Im not in habit if giving out 5 out of 5 scores for any old so and so. But this was well worth it. I sense they get a lot of repeat customers. And when I'm next in NY I will book another. Thanks Kev!

Thank ElleLondon44
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We're fans of the musical Hamilton and have read the book that inspired the play. Nonetheless, we learned more on this tour and gained an appreciation for New York since the first Dutch colonists set foot on Manhattan. Our guide Kevin gave a well paced tour that kept the attention of teenagers and adults alike. Highly recommend this tour company for anyone interested in the history of Manhattan and the footsteps of many of the founding fathers.

Thank David F
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

New York is our favorite travel destination. We love diversity and the vibrance of this wonderful city. We have taken other walking tours and this is the first time we have used New York Historical Tours. We LOVED it!. It was not booked as a private tour, but we were the only ones that signed up and our tour guide, Kevin gave us a private tour for the same rate. The time flew by as he gave us the narrative of the area we explored. Kevin made us feel very comfortable and answered all our questions. He brought to life the history of the Bowery and Astor Place and also gave us a very good perspective on the state of preservation of historic buildings. He also told us to contact him if we had any additional questions about anything he talked about. It was an immensely enjoyable experience.

Thank Luis C
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great tour through lower Manhattan with a ton of history I never knew. So much fascinating beginnings right here in New York. My tour guide Kevin was just awesome!

Thank Rajeev M
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