Walking Sightseeing Tours of New York City

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Walking in New York City

Walk over the Brooklyn Bridge and picnic in Fulton Park

For awesome views of New York City it is hard to beat the short walk over the Brooklyn Bridge. Judged by many to offer more eye catching scenery per step than any other bridge walk on the planet :-). Commence your stroll behind City Hall. Once in Brooklyn, head for the scenic Empire-Fulton State Park tucked into DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass). Just walk down Washington Street, take a left on Water Street and turn right onto Dock Street. The nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park boasts a kids' playground, a small beach and lawn.


New York City Guided Walking Tours

Guided New York City walking tours offer you the benefit of lots of information and insights into the sights. Fees vary depending upon duration and nature of the particular tour that you want to go on.

The Municipal Art Society offers a number of excellent tours to venues including the Grand Central Terminal. The Museum of the City of New York also provides you with a selection of walking tours of Manhattan.

If you prefer, you can go on a themed tour. Several different venues will take you on a trek to see the top cultural attractions of New York, the historical sites, the highlights of Harlem, and more depending on which tour you sign up to.


The New York City Cultural Walking Tours

New York City Cultural Walking Tours should be of interest if your interest is in Manhattan's architecture and history. The Downtown Alliance provides a free tour of the of Lower Manhattan. The tours starts at the U.S. Custom House.

Self-guided tours are popular as they allow you to stop, browse and skip the parts that bore you. You can also stop for a coffee break at one of the many sidewalk cafes.


Patriot Tours, Beyond Times Square and Castle Clinton

Patriot Tours runs tours through Lower Manhattan six days a week. As its name might suggest, Patriot Tours focus is on the Civil War, the Revolutionary War and historic cemeteries. Tour group Beyond Times Square takes you to the Federal Hall National Memorial, the site of Washington's inauguration and Battery Park, where British troops based their artillery batteries. The nearby Castle Clinton, a fort built to defend New York prior to the War of 1812, is also well worth spending some time with.


Wall Street Tours

If you are interested in money, the making and losing of, if you like your numbers with endless zeros attached then a tour of Wall Street is where you need to be. Uncle Sam's New York Alexander Hamilton Financial District Tour does it all retelling the quintessential account of the American dream and recent nightmare. Wall Street Walks offers tours covering from Lower Manhattan's prosperous history as a Dutch trading post to the stock market’s most nightmarish of crashes. If you own stock it might be best to bring a friend for support :)


What are the must see sights in New York City?

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