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“Best thing we did in NYC!”

Real New York Tours
Ranked #8 of 648 Tours in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Original NYC Walking & Subway Tour Celebrating our 10th Year! Lets face it, New York tours are only as good as their tour guides. Real New York Tours gives people the opportunity to see the city through the eyes of real New Yorkers. Real New York Tours explores the history, the cracks and crevices, the side streets, and culture of real New York neighborhoods. We’ll ride the New York subway, pound the pavement, and meet the people who have become the fabric of this great city. Together we will feel the electricity that drives everyday New Yorkers. This is real New York!
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed November 12, 2012

I recently went on a girl's trip with friends to NYC for the 1st time. We were all Manhattan virgins! We took the Big Apple tour with Nathan and it was AWESOME! Such a great way to see the city strolling around with a local. It felt like we had met up with a new friend for the day. In addition to getting a locals perspective he was also a licensed city tour guide and so could share more history and factoids that if we met up with a friend in the city. He let us set the pace for the day and we got to see so many things we didn't even know we wanted to see. He also helped with recommendations for the rest of our trip and helped us map out some of our other days in the city. At the end of the day we wanted to call and book him again for the very next day. I can't speak highly enough about doing this type of tour. Wroth every penny and Real New York Tours was easy to work with with quick responses and timely messages to coordinate the whole thing. You will not regret it.

Thank hr613
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

Highly recommend!! My wife and I took the Downtown Dozen Tour on Sunday October 14th 2012. We couldn't have been more pleased. This is the second time we have used RNYT having taking the Dozen Apples Tour about a year ago. Although some of the places we visited were the same our guide Greg gave his unique perspective of each and we learned a lot. No way to learn this on a bus tour. Walking thru NYC is the only way to go. We will be back.

Thank PPAW
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

We booked our 6 hour walking tour based on the reviews on this website. We were not dissappointed. Our guide David was knowlegeable, funny and interesting. As we have found that by going "guided" you will learn and see SO much more than on your own. Even if we had seen some of the sites without a guide we would not have gotten the hidden details or background fun facts on much of it I'm sure. We went to a restaurant in China town that we would not have found let alone eaten at had we not been on the tour. He also told us places to go and how to get there for the rest of our stay. We had 3 college-aged adults and they just loved the tour as well. Not boring or overly tiring. All of us would enthusiatically reccomend taking this tour.

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Reviewed November 11, 2012

What a fantastic way to see and learn about New York City. We took the downtown dozen group tour. Greg was our tour guide. He is friendly, knowledgeable, and passionate about this great city. He is generous with his time and talent. It was a great experience for my wife and I. I wholeheartedly recommend.

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Reviewed November 11, 2012

We went on a Shared Half Apple Downtown Tour on 10/22. Our guide was Lawrence and he was wonderful. We were lucky to share our tour with another family of four. Such fun to meet new people! I'm glad that with the kids (ages 8 and 12), we went on one of the shorter tours. My kids are full of energy and not complainers but we were all exhausted by the end of the day. We still eked out enough energy to go into the 9/11 Memorial and walk over the Brooklyn Bridge (we stayed in Brooklyn at a relative's home.) We are looking forward to going on another tour during our next stay.

Thank mnann
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