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New York City

New York Historical Tours

New York City, NY, USA
About New York Historical Tours
Experience the rich history, dynamic energy, and diverse culture of New York City from the inside out with New York Historical Tours. Your expert licensed tour leader will guide you through many famous and familiar landmarks of New York City as you hear fascinating stories and learn intriguing secrets of the most exciting city in the world. Offering group tours, personalized private tours for any sized group of Manhattan and New York City. An unforgettable experience for the first time visitor as well as the seasoned New Yorker. There are an exciting variety of tours to choose from whether you want to explore a neighborhood or step back in time * Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers * * Downtown and the Financial District * * South Street Seaport and the Brooklyn Bridge * * Immigration and Innovation: Rise of the Modern City * * Greenwich Village, Little Italy and Chinatown * * West Village, Chelsea and the High Line * * Jazz Age Metropolis: Swing, Style and Social Revolution * * Times Square, The Theater District and Hell's Kitchen * * The Heart of Midtown * * The Gilded Age Tour: The Heyday of High Society * * Central Park Tours " * Highlights of Harlem *
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Experience the magic, spectacle and spirit of the holiday season on an enchanted journey through the history of holiday traditions.  This first class tour of Christmas in New York takes you to the most spectacular seasonal sites in the heart of Manhattan and reveals the inspired stories behind them.    Get ready to enjoy the festive tales and stories behind time honored traditions that will bring the spectacle of the city to life for an unforgettable holiday treat.

- Learn the magic behind Macy’s and uncover the miracles of 34th street.

- Discover the meaning behind the many merry customs we associate with season.

- Stroll by a popular ice rink through to a local holiday village market

- Encounter the wondrous whimsical windows and dazzling holiday displays along Fifth Avenue.

- Delight in the magnificence of Rockefeller Center

- Experience the true spirit of Christmas at St Patrick’s Cathedral.

- Take iconic holiday pictures of your unforgettable experience
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My visitors from Texas found Mr Draper via TripAdvisor's rave reviews so I booked the tour for the four of us for December 5, 2019. We could not have been more pleased with his expertise and knowledge of the history regarding the Gilded Age. He...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Kevin provided us a private three-hour historical tour of lower Manhattan that included Chinatown and Little Italy. We started near Faunces Tavern and worked our way northward. This is the third private tour I've enjoyed (the others were in London and Vienna) and we enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kevin Draper is the consummate professional who clearly has a passion for American history. He is articulate, knowledgeable and charming. We truly enjoyed the historical tour of NY

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided on The historical tour of lower Manhattan. Oh what a treat! Our guide Kevin Draper was exceptional, he kept us enthralled the whole time and wanting more! We learnt so much about so much. A semester at university in one morning. Can't thank...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just finished a Gilded Age tour with Kevin Draper. It was excellent in numerous respects. First, he is highly knowledgeable to the point of being a New York City historian. He is equally a skilled communicator, able to provide data and analysis in an easily...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank patrickmullin2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Kevin is exceptional! We had heard Kevin and the tour was fantastic and yet, our experience exceeded our expectations! He has an incredible depth of knowledge, very impressive and easy to listen to. He kept us engaged the entire time. We plan to see him...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank VirginiaWaverly
Reviewed November 2, 2019

I was always interested in learning more about the history of NY and heard about this tour from a few friends. Kevin, our guide, was absolutely incredible! Super knowledgeable, a story teller with history and humor. We were in a company group of 12 people...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 30, 2019

We had heard about Kevin Draper and New York Historical Tours from a good friend in New York. We wanted an interesting and educational morning in New York. Kevin gave us a number of options and we settled on the Alexander Hamilton Tour. It was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2019 via mobile

Having only a limited number of days in New York to check items off our bucket list, we needed an excellent guide with a plethora of knowledge and enough spare energy to keep us going. I fortunately found New York Historical Tours under the ownership...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DrWendellW
Reviewed September 28, 2019

There was no limit to the depth of Kevin’s knowledge. He kept us engaged the entire time in a very well structured, very captivating tour. He was more than happy to answer our questions and he provided great recommendations on further sites to see as...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Caroline C | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure I booked it via Viator. Don't know if you've tried that?