Walking Mid-town Manhattan - Private tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

213951


Categories

City, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for mature adolescents.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Times Square to Grand Central with a private guide


A walk from the bright lights of Times Square to the elegant grandeur of Grand Central Terminal and the many sights between! Times Square is where over 750, 000 people gather on Dec. 31st and wait until midnight to watch the New Years Eve Ball descend and mark the turn of a new year. There are 100s of massive brightly lit advertising displays which are actually mandated by NYC! Central Park, New York City's backyard is 843 acres of entirely landscaped park! Rockefeller Center, built by John D. Rockefeller through the nadir of the Great Depression, provided an economic boon to NYC at the time; Rockefeller employed over 75, 000 construction workers to build this brilliant commercial complex. And over 70 years since the completion of the first 14 buildings of Rock Center (as we affectionately call it) it is still a high functioning office complex. Grand Central Terminal is really one of the gems of New York City. There are many beautiful and amazing secrets of Grand Central that I would love to share with you

Itinerary

We'll meet near Times Square and meander up to Central Park, over to Rockefeller Center and from there down to Grand Central Terminal. All brilliant sights with many stories and there's lots more between them!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Times Square, either at your hotel or a mutually convenient location.

End location: Most likely at Grand Central Terminal for lunch or another mutually agreed upon location.

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

Mostly walking. May include use of mass transit.

What’s Included

Just my expert guidance through the streets and narration of the stories of NYC!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 usd - lunch, souvenirs and a metropass for one or two rides

What’s Extra

souvenirs, food, transportation

A Recent Review of this tour

I HIGHLY recommend Matthew. He is beyond knowledgeable about NYC and extremely personal and able to connect with everyone in our 10 person group. DEFINITELY choose Matthew!
Renee Minnemeyer-Climo

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