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Walking tours in New York City. See popular sights, such as Central Park, Midtown, and the Financial District, with a new prospective. Visit areas offered by few other tour groups, including Washington Heights and Fifth Avenue mansions. Scheduled...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

I did several tours with Talk a Walk New York, and particularly those led by Alan, whilst I lived in NYC. Each was excellently researched, interesting, and nicely paced and tailored to the group. I learnt about lower Manhattan, Central Park, Mansions of Fifth Avenue...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Khos1980
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed Alan's tour, "400 Years of History in Less Than One Mile". It was colorful, interesting, and fun to walk through history with Alan and hear all his stories from the Dutch days in the 1600's up to the present.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

I went on the "400 Years of History in Less Than One Mile" with Alan, covering downtown Manhattan from City Hall Park south. This was an informative and fun walking tour. Alan's knowledge is vast, and he's great story teller. This is a worthwhile tour...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hifromny
Reviewed July 16, 2018

I went on a wonderful walking tour of the Mansions of Fifth Avenue with Laurie Lewis from Take A Walk New York. Laurie showed us these 100 year old mansions and told us the stories of the rich and powerful people who lived in these...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Margot521
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Several months ago about a dozen members of my family met in NYC for a weekend reunion. We booked several tours with Take a Walk New York to see some of the major sights. Laurie was our tour guide. She clearly loves the city and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lclark6433
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Central Park is the gem of NYC but you need special knowledge to appreciate its highlights. Alan from Take a Walk NY, laid out the retreat of the American troops on their way to Washington Hgts through Central Park. He brought to life Seneca Village,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank efrank22
Reviewed July 6, 2018

If you like hearing about a place from someone who knows and loves its history and culture then this is the tour company for you! I have taken a few tours with Alan now and appreciate his expertise as well as his storytelling style which...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bethany C
Reviewed July 4, 2018

As a long-time resident of NYC, I thought I knew it all until I started taking Alan's tours. His warm and engaging style makes New York history come alive. His detailed and colorful descriptions and anecdotes will make you feel like you are transported back...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MDM2020
Reviewed July 4, 2018

You don’t have to be a tourist to enjoy Alan’s tours. We've found his warm, informative, and entertaining talks -- conversations really – while strolling at an easy pace and pausing a tad, unforgettable and rewarding. Alan takes obvious pleasure in imparting some of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lee S
Reviewed July 3, 2018

My son and daughter-in-iaw had just moved to the Village from North Carolina and they wanted to learn about their new neighborhood. Laurie Lewis, an official NYC tour guide with Take a Walk New York, led the four of us on a delightful walk through...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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