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Best New York Tours

178 reviews
New York City, NY, USA
About Best New York Tours
A highly personable and totally customizable approach to touring the greatest city on earth. Our expert tour guides can even take guests to the lesser known and more obscure parts of the Big Apple. We provide specialty custom tours such as food tours, night tours, and architecture tours
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Explore New York City with a guide on this personalized excursion for up to six people, a tour with special appeal for first-timers. Opt to see the city’s highlights or focus on one area, and customize the itinerary according to your personal preferences, choosing from locations such as Times Square and the Theater District, Central Park, Midtown Manhattan, Lower Manhattan, or areas in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in New York, not exactly sure how to "see the sight" without walking out of my shoes. Came across a tour group guide in Sheldon Lapidus, owner of Best New York Tours. What a great choice! My friend and I met him at...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jo B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sheldon was amazing! He made the tour interesting for all ages and led us to hidden gems throughout New York. We had the best time!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sheldon did a wonderful job appointing the very patient and extremely informative Annie to our tour in April. We were a group of 7, ranging in ages from 22-87 and we all had different speeds, interests, and familiarity with New York City. Annie exhibited tremendous...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour! This time with the Master himself. Seldom definitely knows more about NYC than he can tell you in that one day tour. Questions are always welcome and he is very pleasant to talk with. Can recommend this tour to everyone who wants to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for the best personalized guide in NY look no further. This is it, highly educational, personalized tour with a native New Yorker who will tell you things about the city than you cannot read in any books.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank stnmitja
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We where very lucky to have found this businesses because we had the must enjoyable trip with Sheldon and Boris to Hudson river valley. We learn so much !! We laughed and had a wonderful time . We will do many visits with them in...More

Thank alcermex
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made an extremely short visit to NY for my Mom’s 78th birthday over Easter weekend. All three of us thoroughly enjoyed our private SUV tour with our native New Yorker tour guide! We saw more landmarks and special places during that short tour than...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a private 4 hour tour for me, my wife and 6 year old daughter. The SUV was spacious and comfortable and our guide was extremely polite and knowledgeable. We've been to NY before but this tour took us to places where we'd not...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019

Everything about our private tour of Brooklyn was handled expertly and efficiently by our guide Norman and driver Victor. Norman is so knowledgeable and personable and he really accommodated our group's questions and interests. I thought he did a great job of offering modifications throughout...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sophiesny
Reviewed April 11, 2019

Sheldon and his company were amazing from start to finish. His service and help creating a custom, private tour was excellent. Being from out of town and not understanding how it all works, Sheldon explained it step by step and had excellent communication. Sheldon provided...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Gail P
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Sheldon L | Property representative |
Yes Absokutely ! Which day ?