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Lyall Croft
Lyall of Manhattan and Beyond Tours llc

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Lyall’s love for history is a lifelong pursuit and his research while writing tours is extensive. A Tour Guide for fifteen years, Lyall’s experience in tourism blossomed from being the owner of Boston Bike Tours (1999 to 2011), pioneering the bicycle tour industry in Boston. His tours are based on guiding his guests as a friend. His commitment to hospitality and fun is exhibited through his knowledgeable stories of the city, witty banter and well thought-out excursions.

Lyall is proud to announce his latest venture Manhattan and Beyond Tours llc, offering guided walking and bicycle tours around New York City. Manhattan and Beyond Tours offer walking tours that feature carefully crafted themes, while the bicycle tours enable guests to view vast amounts of the city at a leisurely pace in a short time. Lyall’s background and experience as a Central Park employee, licensed educator, history major, tour business entrepreneur and hospitality industry expert are the perfect combination of qualities to choose in a tour guide.

If you are looking for a guide with a friendly attitude, who is fun, believes in hospitality, created his own tours and is committed to giving you a value for choosing him, Lyall will be an intelligent choice. Check out our website at and thank you for considering Lyall to lead your tour experience and for supporting small businesses.

Tours & Services Offered

Special Tours: 

Central Park Walking and Bicycle Tours

Heroes of Central Park South Walking Tour- Statuary Art History Tour

Wacky Washington Square Walking Tour - Greenwich Village Through the Lives of Influential Individuals

Tip of Manhattan Bicycle Tour - Overview of Lower Manhattan on Bicycle

Private, Bicycle and Walking Tours

Electric Bike Tours of Harlem


Services Offered: 
Tour Escort,
Tour Guide,
Tour Manager
Tours Offered: 
African American History
Bicycle Tours
British Colonial History
Central Park
Greenwich Village
Private Tours
Upper West Side
Walking Tours

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