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Urban Oyster Tours

(347) 618-8687

Website for Urban Oyster Tours

Cost: $60-105

Neighborhood: Brooklyn & Manhattan

Food Tours: Explore the unique food in the trendy East Village or sip Brooklyn’s best beers. Experience the food and drinks that make New York City famous.

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The Sopranos Tour

(212) 209-3370

Website for Sopranos Tours

Cost: $46

Neighborhood: Manhattan

The Sopranos Tour: Tony Soprano may have to sneak in and out of his favorite haunts to hide from the FBI, but no such precautions are needed for law-abiding citizens who want to check out locations in New York and New Jersey that have been made famous by the hit mob show.

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The Federal Reserve Bank

(212) 720-6130

Website for the Federal Reserve Bank

Cost: Free

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Federal Reserve Bank Tour: The Fed’s free tour takes you five stories underground into their gold vaults, demystifies how the bank functions, and lets you test your new knowledge at Fedworks, an interactive, multimedia center. You’ll even pocket some (shredded) money at the tour’s end. Call to make a reservation at least.

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The Big Apple Tour

(212) 967-6464

Website for The Big Apple Tours

Cost: $120+

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Bus Tour of Everything: See the city streets from a vantage point even higher than the top of the Empire State Building. These twelve-to-fifteen-minute helicopter tours fly over it all.

NY Gallery Tours

New York Gallery Tours

(212) 946-1548

Website for New York Gallery Tours

Cost: $20

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Art Gallery Tours: Overwhelmed by the number of galleries in Chelsea? Let the New York Gallery tour point out some of the best galleries in the area. The selection of galleries frequently changes, so check the website for tour information. Private tours of other art-laden neighborhoods are also available.

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Manhattan Walking Tour

(914) 564-0461

Website for Manhattan Walking Tour

Cost: $40

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Historic and Food Tours: Explore the history and food in neighborhoods like Greenwich Village, Chinatown, and Hell’s Kitchen during Manhattan Walking Tour’s food excursions. The price of the tour includes all food and drinks.

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Sex and the City Hotspots

(212) 209-3370

Website for Sex and the City Hotspots

Cost: $46

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Sex and the City Tour: Jimmy Choo, the Rabbit, cupcakes, and a friar. What do these have in common? They’re all stops on the Sex and the City walking tour. You’ve seen them on TV; now’s your chance to see them in person.

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Ray’s Food and Walking Tours

(917) 753-4157

Website for Ray’s Food and Walking Tours

Cost: $40-130

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Bus Tour of Everything: If you want to see it all, this is the tour for you. In just under 6 hours you will see everything from Times Square to Wall Street.

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OnBoard New York Tours

(212) 852-4821

Website for New York Tours

Cost: $40-130

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Bus Tour of Everything: If you want to see it all, this is the tour for you. In just under 6 hours you will see everything from Times Square to Wall Street.

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New York TV and Movie Tour

(212) 913-9780

Website for On Location Tours

Cost: $40

Neighborhood: Brooklyn & Manhattan

TV and Movie Tours: New York is the stage for hundreds of blockbusters, indie films, and TV shows, but where exactly are all of these locations? The New York TV and Movie Tour reveals many of the spots made famous on the big screen. See the restaurant that was used in Spiderman or where Holly Golightly always dreamed of having her morning meal in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

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Brooklyn Unplugged Tours

(866) 431-5393

Website for Brooklyn Unplugged Tours

Cost: $32-40

Neighborhood: Brooklyn

Culture and History Tours: Boutique walking tours in Brooklyn that will show you everything from street art to Coney Island.

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Made in Brooklyn Tours

(917) 747-1911

Website for Made In Brooklyn Tours

Cost: $40

Neighborhood: Brooklyn

Local Brooklyn Made Tours: Find out the story of Brooklyn’s rich manufacturing heritage and today’s thriving “maker movement”.

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Lauren A Kaplan Art Tours

(646) 389-4836

Website for Lauren A. Kaplan

Neighborhood: Brooklyn & Manhattan

Art & architecture tours: Learn art history the way it was meant to be seen–in-person with the original works of art. This out-of-the-classroom experience lets you deeply engage with particular artists, collections, and eras.

Inside Out Tours

Inside Out Tours

(800) 979-3370

Website for Inside Out Tours

Cost: $35-$45

Neighborhood: Brooklyn & Manhattan

Everything from Jazz to Shopping Tours: Experience all that New York City has to offer from Jazz to shopping tours. Whatever your passion, Inside Out Tours has something for you.

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Gray Line New York Sightseeing

(212) 445-0848

Website for New York Sightseeing

Cost: $39-120

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Bus Tour of Everything: Hop on and off this big, red, double-decker tour bus. To really see the city, you’ll need to leave your seat. The complete guided tour of Manhattan (hundreds of thousands served) lasts three hours.

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Grand Central Terminal Tour

(212) 935-3960

Website for Grand Central Terminal

Cost: $20

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Grand Central Terminal Tour: Don’t just gawk at Grand Central’s celestial ceiling—learn about it. Take note of symbolic mythological figures, sculptures, and other architectural details lurking throughout the Beaux-Arts landmark. The Municipal Art Society’s daily tour is light on gossip, heavy on design, urban planning, and historical preservation.

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Garment Center Tour

(917) 599-6650

Website for Shop Gotham

Cost: $38 – $64

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Garnmet Center Tour: This insider shopping tour takes you on a behind-the-scenes shopping expedition to the epicenter of the fashion industry. You will be escorted to six appointment-only designer showrooms and have access to wholesale prices.

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Fun Foodie NYC Tours

(800) 979-3370

Website for Fun Foodie NYC

Cost: $35 – $50

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Food Truck Tours: Are you a foodie? Fun Foodie NYC offers seasonally-inspired walking food tours in history and culture rich neighborhoods throughout New York City.

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Free Tours New York


Website for Free Tours by Foot

Cost: Tip Only

Neighborhood: Brooklyn & Manhattan Walking/food/bike Tours : Why pay for a tour when you can get a free tour and pay only a tip.

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Ellis Island Tours with Tom Bernardin

(212) 229-0202

Website for Ellis Island Tours

Neighborhood: Ellis Island

Ellis Island Tour : Tour one of the most iconic sites of American history. Learn about the history of immigrants coming to America and even research your own ancestry in the island’s library.

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Doug Fox’s 9/11 Memorial and WTC Tour

(917) 226-6914

Website for World Trade Center Tour

Neighborhood: Manhattan

9/11 tour : Remember 9/11 on this informative and eye-opening tour by history expert Doug Fox.



(262) 726-1201

Website for Citifari

Cost: $99

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Photography Tours: Run by professional photographers, Citifari takes small groups on photo tours around Manhattan. The guides show you captivating vantage points and offer tips for shooting some of the city’s most iconic landmarks on each two-and-a-half-hour excursion.


Circle Line Cruise

(212) 563-3200

Website for Circle Line

Cost: $39

Cruises Around Manhattan: Looking to cram in as many landmarks as possible? Grab a seat on the deck of the Circle Line, the renowned New York cruise that travels around the perimeter of Manhattan. Full island tours, trips to the Statue of Liberty, and other itineraries are available.

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Central Park Bicycle Tour

(212) 541-8759

Website for Central Park Bike Tours

Cost: $49

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Central Park Bike Tour: Cruise through Central Park on a five-mile guided bike tour of Belvedere Castle, Strawberry Fields, the Shakespeare Garden, and much more. The $49 fee includes bike rental, helmet, and tour guide.

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Brooklyn Bike Tours L.L.C.

(917) 251-3549

Website for Brooklyn Bike Tours

Cost: $60-105

Neighborhood: Brooklyn & Manhattan

Food Tours: Explore the unique food in the trendy East Village or sip Brooklyn’s best beers. Experience the food and drinks that make New York City famous.

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Boroughs of the Dead Walking Tours

(212) 209-3370

Website for Boroughs of the Dead

Cost: $20

Neighborhood: Manhattan

Ghost Tours: Are you afraid of the dark? Hear about the scariest and strangest ghosts that haunt the city.

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A Slice of Brooklyn Pizza Tour

(212) 913-9917

Website for A Slice of Brooklyn

Cost: $80

Neighborhood: Brooklyn

Pizza Tour: Love pizza? Experience the food that is synonymous with New York. You will experience the sights, sounds and taste of Brooklyn pizza. Bon appetit.

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Watson Adventures Scavenger Hunts

(877) 946-4868

Website for Watson Adventures

Cost: $45+

Neighborhood: Brooklyn & Manhattan

Scavenger Hunts: See the city and figure out how to get around on these exciting scavenger hunts that take participants through New York. How quickly can you make it back with everything on the list?