Walks of New York is a company that runs small group walking tours around some of NYC’s most iconic sites, including the Statue of Liberty, World Trade Center, NBC Studios, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Greenwich Village, and more. No big buses or cattle herding here – just ground level travel with some of the most engaging and entertaining guides in the city.
When you take a tour with Walks of New York, NYC opens up to you in a lot of unexpected ways. You can…
Learn the untold story of the Statue of Liberty as you peek up under her robes with special access, then head over to research your family history on Ellis Island.
Explore the 9/11 Memorial and hear the human stories behind the tragedy as well as the uplifting history of rejuvenation that the area around the World Trade Center has undergone since 2001.
Immerse yourself in the history of crime on the Lower East Side as you walk the beat with a retired police detective. Eat your way around Greenwich Village and learn how it came to be one of the premier places to eat Italian American food in the country.Play with props from the Lion King and the Little Mermaid in the New Amsterdam Theater. Get a crash course in art history at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
There is no better way to see New York than in the company of a passionate local expert. Walks of New York works with art historians, foodies, Broadway insiders, and just plain interesting people to make sure that all their tours are uniquely entertaining and informative. Don’t expect boring facts and figures or overly-academic discussions. Walks is dedicated to telling the story of New York in a way that will enthrall young and old, newbies and history buffs alike.