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Vocabulary Tours
For back to schol and pre-SAT. NYC's only SAT-Prep Tour given by a former Stanley Kaplan Verbal PSAT Instructor and Tutor.

Santa Claus NYC Birthday Tour
Let's paint the town red, and celebrate the jolly old man's New York City history, and how we spread Santa's fame across America and the world.

NYC: Birthplace of the USA Tours
May-July is New York Patriot Season! Not New England Patriots — not "Born in the USA." — it's about the USA being born in NYC!

Apple Ratings

3 Apples 3 Apples: The most commonly requested New York City tours, easiest to get to by foot and public transit, and sometimes can be experienced rapidly (15-150 minutes, depending on what you want)
2 Apples 2 Apples: Commonly requested tours and easy to get to by foot and public transit; may take a bit more time to experience (30-180+ minutes)
1 Apples 1 Apple: In depth touring and learning about popular or wonderful New York City sights that take a bit more time to get to or experience

Popular Tours From Jared the NYC Tour Guide

Downtown from Colony to Financial Capitol

Downtown from Colony to Financial Capitol2 Apples



Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge 3 Apples

Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO

Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO1 Apples

The South Street Seaport

The South Street Seaport
(I wrote the official tour)1 Apples

World Trade Center

World Trade Center
(I wrote the most popular commercial tour) 3 Apples

Chinatown and Little Italy

Chinatown and Little Italy2 Apples

The Lower East Side

The Lower East Side2 Apples

Jewish Lower East Side

Jewish Lower East Side

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village2 Apples

The East Village

The East Village1 Apples

Lower East Side Community Gardens

Lower East Side Community Gardens (Commissioned by the NYC Parks Dept)

Santa Claus History

Santa Claus History

Holiday Lights

Holiday Lights

42nd St

42nd St

Times Square

Times Square

Rockefeller Center and 5th Ave

Rockefeller Center and 5th Ave 3 Apples

3 Varieties of Central Park tours

3 Varieties of Central Park tours 3 Apples


Harlem2 Apples

Museums famous and no-so-famous

Museums famous and not-so-famous

High Line & the Meat Packing District

High Line & the Meat Packing District2 Apples

Other destinations to help you get started:

  • The World Trade Center 360 Deep History Tour — through the bottom of Ground Zero, the history, present and future of the WTC - including the heros, the hubris, the insane that the towers attracted3 Apples
  • The Rent Tour of Alphabet City — squats, community gardens and Life Cafe and the movie and musical sets and scenes (discount vouchers to the theatre available)
  • NYC & the Modern Traditional Christmas
  • Radical NYC
  • Architecture — Federal, Beaux Arts, Gothic, Modern and after
  • Great Churches
  • Window Shopping and Modern Retail History
  • Best NYC Christmas Trees and Spectacles
  • Battery Park2 Apples
  • Bryant Park2 Apples
  • Great Pizzas of NYC
  • Cathedral of St. John the Divine2 Apples
  • Tour around the Charging Bull 2 Apples
  • Asian American civil rights
  • Old Chinatown and the Five Points
  • Chowhound's NYC (affordable great eats)
  • NYC, birthplace of modern rights
  • NYC and Modern Art
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour1 Apples
  • NYC and Capitalism
  • New York Harbor 3 Apples
  • New York Public Library 3 Apples
  • Greenwich Village and Gay NYC
  • Williamsburg, Brooklyn Touring1 Apples
  • The Gilded Age and the Robber Barrons
  • Alexander Hamilton's New York
  • Great Bridges
  • Slavery and Freedom and African Americans building NYC and beyond
  • Columbia University's campuses past, present, and future2 Apples
  • New York University (NYU)2 Apples
  • Washington Square2 Apples
  • NYC on Film
  • Bob Dylan's NYC / Bob Dylan on Bleecker
  • Stanford White and his Civic Glory
  • Immigrants - Transformation, Revolution, and Assimilation
  • Lenny Bruce, Barbra Streisand, Woody Allen, the Yippies
  • Tammany Hall and Boss Tweed — the most feared and powerful political machine
  • From Triangle to Union Square - Al Smith's NYC
  • Abraham Lincoln's NYC
  • Federal Hall2 Apples
  • The National 911 Memorial Tour 2 Apples
  • St. Paul's Chapel2 Apples
  • Tour Trinity Church (in the Financial District)2 Apples
  • Woolworth Building2 Apples
  • United Nations1 Apples
  • Fun Tours for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Peter Cooper's NYC
  • Under-rated Museums
  • Museum Mile Touring2 Apples
  • Tour the American Museum of Natural History1 Apples
  • Guggenheim Museum Tour1 Apples
  • Empire State Building 3 Apples
  • SkyScraper National Park
  • View New York City from Atop a Skyscraper1 Apples
  • Flatiron Building tour 3 Apples
  • NYC's Corporations and international corporate alumni
  • Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center2 Apples
  • Intensive Lincoln Center Tour1 Apples
  • Tour the Time Warner Center (at Columbus Circle)2 Apples
  • Great Coffees of NYC
  • The Dakota Aprtment Building2 Apples
  • NYC and Wars of Choice 1848-1862-1898
  • Three Little Italies
  • FAO Schwartz tour 3 Apples
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral 3 Apples
  • From Grand Central to Times Square
  • Intensive Grand Central Tour 2 Apples
  • Theatre Districts then and now3 Apples
  • Manhattan Broadway Tour 3 Apples
  • Pastrami Tours - 'I'll have what she's having!'
  • When Harry Met Sally Tour
  • Maycy's 3 Apples
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt's NYC
  • Chelsea Market Tour2 Apples
  • Bagels, Brunch, and Bialys
  • Manhattan's Geology and Ecology
  • What's Next for NYC?
  • Gospel Music at a Baptist Church1 Apples
  • John Lennon's NYC and Strawberry Fields2 Apples
  • Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs' NYC
  • View the Statue of Liberty tour 3 Apples
  • View Manhattan from Brooklyn2 Apples
  • Dylan, Hendrix, Warhol, and Ginsberg and the 60s in the Village
  • Jewish NYC
  • Andy Warhol, Pop Art, Abstract Expressionists, and 80s Art in NYC
  • Walt Whitman's NYC and Brooklyn
  • Brownstones, Mansions, and Luxury Apartments
  • Literary and Poetic NYC with quotations and readings
  • Hipster NYC then and now
  • Speakeasies and Old Bars with history
  • Emerging Artists and DJs
  • Unique neighborhoods and economic districts - only in NYC!
  • The SoHo District Tour2 Apples
  • Subway Tour2 Apples
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