Posts Tagged: New York neighborhoods

Things to do in DUMBO Brooklyn

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DUMBO Main Image

This post is a self-guided tour takes you to see charming and historic locations and cutting-edge art and architecture in DUMBO, the historic Brooklyn neighborhood known by the acronym “Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass”. Everyday @10 am, let us guide you on a guided tour of the neighborhood. Getting to DUMBO Self-Guided Tour Nearby Activities […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gramercy Park and Union Square Tour

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New York gramercy park union square

This is a self-guided tour that covers three separate New York City neighborhoods: Gramercy Park, Union Square and and the Stuyvesant Square, all are historic districts.   This tour should take you between 90 minutes and 2 hours to complete.  You may want to consider combining this with our self-guided Flatiron District tour or any of […]

Wall Street Tours | Free Tours by Foot

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Lower Manhattan tour

This post reviews and compares the various Wall Street tours available to you, including our free, self-guided version. Wall Street is synonymous with the Financial District and the nature of business conducted in this area for about 225 years. But, the street is named for the wooden stockade constructed under then governor Peter Stuyvesant on […]

Flatiron District NYC | Things to Do

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flatiron district walking tour

This Flatiron District walking tour is a self-guided tour of one of New York City’s iconic neighborhoods.  The Flatiron District gets it’s name from it’s most famous skyscraper residents, the Flatiron Building.  However, the neighborhood is home to several iconic NYC skyscrapers as well as one of the city’s most visited parks, Madison Square Park, […]

50+ Things to Do in Midtown Manhattan {2018}

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Things to see in Midtown Manhattan

This guide to Midtown Manhattan is jam-packed with sightseeing information and things to do such as seeing the best attractions, family-friendly activities, things to do at night, free things to do in Midtown and more.  Because we know that some people like to explore at their own pace, we created a detailed self-guided tour with […]

Things to See and Do in the East Village

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This lively downtown neighborhood has been a center of bohemian lifestyle since the early 1900s. Home to jazz clubs in the 1920s, to 1960s hippy havens and 1980s punk rock clubs, the East Village has always had an edginess that the West Village (a.k.a. Greenwich Village) lacks. During Dutch colonial days, much of the East […]