Have company visiting for the holidays? Instead of a trip to the Empire State Building, take your guests on one of these NYC tours, which showcase the city’s dynamic culture and unique history – from the birthplace of hip hop to the beginnings of beer breweries.
If the idea of a guided tour around a New York City neighborhood sounds like something only a wide-eyed tourist would do, think again. These food-centric tours are perfect for New Yorkers who want to get a taste of the history and cultures of individual neighborhoods.
Even a tried and true New Yorker can discover new restaurants, shops and hidden gems one on a walking tour, and there’s no shortage of them. Here are the six best in NYC, covering the sights and sounds of the boroughs.
Metropolitan Walks, a group which offers walking tours of New York City landmarks such as Ground Zero and Wall Street, is now presenting a nearly entirely indoor tour, created especially for dreary days in the Big Apple.