Posts Tagged: Must-see New York

Harlem Walking Tours

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Harlem Tours

Although world famous, Harlem may be New York’s best kept secret with some of the city’s most interesting architecture, food, music and people. Harlem’s history is also one of the city’s most dramatic, having gone through many ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic changes over the past roughly 400 years, which have resulted in a diverse array […]

The Dakota Apartments

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New York Dakota Apartments

This post is about the Dakota Apartments, where John Lennon lived in NYC and where he was killed.  We visit the Dakota Apartments and Strawberry Fields on our pay-what-you-like Central Park Walking tours as well as our anytime GPS-enabled audio tour.   Where is the Dakota? About the Building John and Yoko Strawberry Fields Free Tours by Foot Things to […]

One Day in New York City

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This post is a compilation of ideas on how to spend one day in New York City, including an itinerary for those new to the Big Apple and more granular sections on how to enjoy a day in just one or two neighborhoods.  We also include a section on taking day-long guided sightseeing tours, including […]

Best Things to Do in New York City

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Things to do New York City

This post has information on the best things to do in New York City. Below you can find links to information on the city’s top attractions, museums, points of interest, kid-friendly activities, food, self-guided tours of over 20 neighborhoods, and suggestions for things to do at night.  Each link leads to a much more comprehensive […]

Grand Central Terminal Tours

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Grand Central Terminal inside

This post is a review and comparison of the various different walking tours of Grand Central Terminal, including our own guided pay-what-you-like tour as well as a self-guided GPS-enabled audio tour.  Most Grand Central Terminal tours run anywhere from 1 ½ – 2 hours in length, making them easy to fit into almost any itinerary. Even if […]

High Line Tours | Chelsea and the Meatpacking District

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High Line Tours

This post reviews and compares the various different tours of the High Line, the Meatpacking District, and Chelsea, including our pay-what-you-wish tour and a GPS enabled-audio tour.   Free Tours by Foot Other Guided Tours Self-Guided Tour Private Tours Chelsea Market   FREE TOURS BY FOOT  We offer several pay-what-you-wish tours plus a self-guided option.  We have […]

Metropolitan Museum of Art Tours

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This post compares and reviews the various options you have for a Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour, including guided and audio tours.  The Met is filled with exhibitions which focus on significant cultural history. These installations are frequently switched out, allowing you to experience something entirely different with each individual visit. Considering how often they […]

Things to Do in Harlem | A Self-Guided Tour

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Things to Do in Harlem

This is a self-guided tour and Harlem visitor’s guide intended to aid the visitor in discovering things to see in Harlem, places to eat, sleep, hear gospel music and finding his or her way around.  The focus is on finding inexpensive ways to experience this great neighborhood, though it does provide an array of price […]

The Flatiron Building in New York City

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Flatiron Feature

When Daniel Burnham’s design for the George A. Fuller company’s office building was completed in 1902, it was named after Fuller himself, the Fuller building. But much like 56 Leonard today has come to be known as the Jenga building, New Yorkers gave this building a name of their own, the Flatiron building, because of […]