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NYC in a Day Walking Tour

The ultimate one-day New York tour so you can see it all

$89 per adult

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$89 per adult

$89 per adult

  • Local experts
    Personal stories and insider travel tips
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds


  • Travel by foot, subway, and ferry to see as many NYC highlights as possible in 6 hours.
  • Walk historic districts like Wall Street and Broadway that shaped the city.
  • Ride the Staten Island Ferry for stunning views of the Statue of Liberty and NYC skyline.
  • Admire famous landmarks like the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Terminal, and Brooklyn Bridge.
  • Pause for reflection at the 9/11 Memorial, featuring the largest created waterfalls in the country.
  • Snap a photo in Times Square, tourist central in New York City for good reason.
  • Follow the ticker-tape parade route at the Canyon of Heroes in Battery Park.
  • See for miles from the 360-degree One World Observatory with our optional upgrade.


  • Times Square

    The entertainment hub of Midtown Manhattan

  • Broadway Theater District

    In the footsteps of legends like Ethel Barrymore and Lin-Manuel Miranda

  • Rockefeller Center

    Home to shopping, dining, and beautiful art deco architecture

  • Saint Patrick's Cathedral

    The largest Gothic Catholic cathedral in the country

  • New York Public Library

    An NYC institution viewed from our route

  • Chrysler Building

    A glimpse of the building that was briefly the world’s tallest

  • Grand Central Terminal

    Including the unusual Whispering Corners

  • New York City Subway

    Where you’ll learn how to travel like a real New Yorker

  • Charging Bull Statue

    A bronze sculpture that symbolizes American commerce

  • Alexander Hamilton Custom House

    A Beaux-Arts landmark built in the early 20th century to collect duties

  • Canyon of Heroes

    The ticker-tape parade route starting in Battery Park

  • Brooklyn Bridge

    New York’s most famous bridge, seen from our route

  • Staten Island Ferry

    For views of the Statue of Liberty and the NYC skyline

  • Trinity Church

    Where Alexander Hamilton and other famous New Yorkers lie buried

  • 9/11 Memorial

    A peaceful plaza featuring the largest man-made waterfalls in the country

  • Wall Street

    Symbolic center of American finance with a stunning view of the New York Stock Exchange

  • Federal Hall

    Where Washington was inaugurated

  • Optional upgrade: One World Observatory

    The 360-degree observation deck of the One World Trade Center

Make this tour private

Book this tour for just your group, starting from $720.

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Plan your trip


You’ll need a MetroCard with at least $5.50 on it for public transit. We recommend buying your card in advance, but your guide can help you buy it during the tour.


Our one-day New York City itinerary may change due to weather, traffic, or availability, but your guide will be sure to give you a memorable and thorough NYC experience during your time with us.


Admission to the One World Observatory at the One World Trade Center (AKA Freedom Tower) is an optional upgrade. Enjoy views of Manhattan from 1,250 feet up.


There’s a stop to buy lunch with choices for most dietary restrictions. Options may include the Dining Concourse at Grand Central Terminal, Stone Street in the Financial District, or the new Eataly downtown.

Refund policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.


We saw so many iconic sights throughout the tour but it was Samuel that brought the history and meaning of each one to life... This is a must do tour if it is your first time to New York and even if you've been multiple times you will learn something new.

Amazing tour of NYC!
Lindsey our tour guide was amazing l. We learned a ton about the city, got to visit a number of key places, and the small group made it very personal. Highly recommend!

— Tonya

Perfect tour to see the highlights if you only have a day!
This was the perfect tour to get a sample of NYC if you only have a short time to do it. For only 6 hours, you see a ton of sights, and really get to experience the highlights of the city. Lyndsey was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable, and kept all 15 people in the group!

— Melanie

NYC visit with son
Peter was a great guide. He was personable and knowledgeable. Our college age son didn’t want a long tour and this 90 minute wall street tour was perfect. We learned a lot. Recommend this tour!

— Tina

Can’t say enough great things about our guide!
Jared- best guide ever. He was so nice and so knowledgeable. He gave us tips far beyond what a tour guide needs to do! He helped us with the Subway and made everyone in the group feel included. Loved the tour and was tired after! Went to a pizza place for dinner (recommended by Jared) that was awesome as well!!

— Sara

So glad we booked this tour!
I can not say enough good things about both the tour and Jenn. It was our first day and this tour was perfect for us to see some of the main sights and get our bearings in the city. Jenn was so great in teaching us how to use the subway and had lots of tips for getting around the city... We added on the One World Observatory ticket before we started the tour and Jenn totally took care of getting our tickets and taking us to where we needed to be for that... The teen in our group mainly wanted to shop, but at the end of our trip, she said this tour was one of the BEST things we did!

— Colleen

Meeting point

We meet in front of the George M. Cohan Statue at 46th Street and Broadway. The statue is of a man holding a hat and a cane.


Is this tour on a bus or car?

No way! To have an authentic, immersive experience of New York City, we travel like New Yorkers. We would never recommend our family or friends take a car or bus to see NYC. You don’t want to spend your trip caught in traffic. We’ll travel by foot, subway, and ferry, so we can see more and do more.

Will the whole tour be on foot?

The majority of the day will be on foot since this is a walking tour. However, at some points in the tour you will travel by subway and ferry. This tour includes a few miles of walking at a moderate pace and is not accessible for wheelchairs due to using the subway. If mobility is an issue, please arrange for a private tour.

Does the tour include the 9/11 Museum or the Statue of Liberty?

Due to time restraints, we won’t visit the 9/11 Museum or Liberty Island. The tour does visit the 911 Memorial and World Trade Center sites where your guide will share the history and stories of 9/11. We will also take the Staten Island Ferry to get a closer look at Lady Liberty and enjoy views of the skyline and Brooklyn Bridge.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We understand plans change. You can always change your tour 24 hours or more before you tour. We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. Within 24 hours of your tour, we would have incurred hard costs and therefore cannot allow rescheduling or cancellation without costs.

What if it rains?

Our tours run rain or shine, so please check the local forecast to plan. In rare cases when we have to cancel for extreme weather, we’ll offer you the chance to reschedule or give a full refund.

What about gratuities?

Tips are always appreciated but never expected. They’re a great way to tell your guide they did an awesome job and show your appreciation.

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