Since 2010 I have worked as a licensed NYC Guide and as a Domestic and International Tour Director. I enjoy working with both Students and Adults. I am also a licensed Washington, DC Guide. I do Step-on work in NYC and 10 other cities. I have been to 46 states and 14 countries. I also have a background in Meeting Production, History, Culinary Arts, Graphic Design and Information Technology.
My goal as your Tour Guide is to present my beautiful city to you in a way which focuses on the things that interest you. We start with a simple conversation, from which I can apply my experience and knowledge to your wants and desires. Together, as you observe, enjoy, taste, smell, question and absorb this greatest of world cities, I will guide you through a unique experience, designed specifically for you.
When you leave the tour, you will have seen a side of New York which you likely did not know even existed. Make no mistake; this is not an "almanac" of dates and places (although there is a bit of that as relevant) like on a "Hop on, Hop off" tour. This is a deeper dive into the little niches, presented in a way which only a trained, experienced guide can present them. It's about attitudes. It's about the pulse of the people, past and present. It's about how so many things are connected, and the reasons for those connections. The historical forces which influenced a dynamic environment...how we got here...and why.
Tours & Services Offered
The Custom (4 hour Deep Dive - Minimum of 4 Guests, Maximum of 10)
Select 3 or 4 Neighborhoods which interest your group and we will explore them, using a combination of subway and shoe leather. If you would like suggestions, that's fine, too! (Includes Whisper Headsets)
The Majors (8 hour Overview - Minimum of 4 Guests, Maximum of 10)
An overview of the top tourist attractions in Manhattan: Times Square, Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Greenwich Village, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, Wall Street, St. Paul's Chapel, Trinity Church, 9/11 Memorial, Charging Bull, Chinatown, Little Italy and more! (Includes Whisper Headsets) (abbreviated, 4 hour version available.)
The Vistas (4 hour In-depth - Minimum of 4 Guests, Maximum of 10)
This is a combination Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, New York Harbor and High Line panoramas. This is designed for people to enjoy some of the most vivid imagery and photo ops the city has to offer. (Includes Whisper Headsets)
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