GANYC Certified Guide

Kevin Draper



I am a New York City Historian and experienced licensed guide on a mission to provide exceptional and unforgettable experiences with the highest level of service. I will give you a front row seat and exciting insight into the city’s dynamic history, diverse culture, iconic sites, and reveal the surprising treasures and fascinating secrets hidden between the city streets. I love to showcase what makes New York City the most exciting city in the world. You can be assured you have a professional, prompt and courteous guide able to answer your questions, engage with your group, enlighten, entertain and inspire you as you discover the best the city has to offer.

For over ten years I have provided top rated dynamic and unscripted professionally guided public, and private tours all around New York City. I have created a vast variety of tours to cater to specific interests and have directed tours and managed groups of all sizes.  In addition, I have delivered a wide variety of lectures and presentations and also serve as a historical consultant for industry and major media. I have been honored with a devoted clientele, consistent five star reviews and have been awarded Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence year after year.


Special Tours:

*Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island*

*Lower Manhattan & the Financial District*

*Downtown, Tribeca and SoHo*

*South Street Seaport and the Brooklyn Bridge*

*Lower East Side, Little Italy and Chinatown*

*Greenwich Village, the Bowery and East Village*

*The West Village, Chelsea and the High Line*

*Herald Square and Murray Hill*

*Union Square, Flatiron and Gramercy*

*Times Square and the Theater District*

*Midtown Manhattan*

*Central Park*


*American Revolution*

*The Gilded Age *

*The Jazz Age*

*Modern Times*

*Historical Events and Holidays*

I can create a customized private tour on any subject or theme as it relates to New York City and available for lectures and events anywhere around the Metropolitan Area.



Services Offered:

Airport/Pier Meet & Greet Lecturer Tour Consultant Tour Escort Tour Guide Tour Manager

Tours Offered:

African American History Art & Architectural Tours British Colonial History Bronx Brooklyn Central Park Chelsea Chinatown/Little Italy Civil War History Dutch New Amsterdam East Village Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty Fashion District Grand Central Terminal Greenwich Village Handicapped Harlem Hell's Kitchen Immigrant Experience Irish Immigrant History Italian Immigrant History Jazz Jewish History Lecturer LGBTQ Interest Lower East Side Manhattanville/West Harlem Mob History Movie & TV Tours Music Olde New York Private Bus Tours Private Tours Queens Revolutionary War SoHo SoHo & NoLita South Street Seaport Staten Island Student Tours Theater District Times Square TriBeCa Upper East Side Upper West Side Walking Tours