High Line and Hudson Yards Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

566482


Categories

Local Experience, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

The past & future of NYC collide!


Get to know a unique section of Manhattan with the help of an informative guide on this leisurely walking tour through (actually: above!) the Meatpacking District , Chelsea and Hudson Yards. Stroll along the High Line, the railway-turned-urban park that transformed Manhattan's west side. In just 10 years, this park has become among the city's most popular.

See amazing views and learn how these formerly industrial areas have been reborn into Manhattan's hottest new real estate developments.

Itinerary

Your guided walking tour will began in the historic Meatpacking District, a corridor of food production for nearly a century. See how the area has been preserved while also evolving into a trendy neighborhood of boutique shops and restaurants. It is there that we will enter the High Line park at its southern end, before beginning our 1. 5-mile journey uptown.

Through historic photos and discussion, you will discover the site's amazing evolution. You will also see the ever-changing art displays along this line. This park is a lush greenway with amazing views of the city and the Hudson River.

You will see new buildings by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Bjarke Ingels, and others.

At the end, we will see the new Hudson Yards, the largest private development in US history. Learn the story of its rise and see the Shed performing arts center, the Vessel, 30 Hudson: NY's now 3rd-tallest building, & more.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Tour meets at Gansevoort Market, on W. 14th St.

End Point Options: Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: Tour ends by Hudson Yards station, 34th St near 11th Ave. Alternate end points can be made upon request.

Duration: 2 hours

Transportation

Walking tour.

Guide will provide directions to meeting spot by public transit and taxi/Uber.

Private transportation to meeting spot can be arranged on special request.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Estimated Local Cash Needed

No cash is needed for this tour

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses

Restrictions

All tours are designed for exploration on foot, the truly local way to experience NYC, using public transit or Uber where needed. A driver to the starting location can be arranged on request, if absolutely necessary, or I can accompany you in your vehicle.

Private tour guide Jeremy

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