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Robin Garr
GANYC Certified Guide

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I am experienced in leading tours on a wide range of topics and passionate about New York City!  NYC's extraordinary museums and Equestrian New York are my specialities, but all of my tours are specifically designed to address various interests, ages, learning styles and abilities. I have been a city resident for over 30 years and am retired from a career in art, history and natural history museums.  I first visited New York in 1978 to fulfill my dream of showing horses at the National Horse Show in Madison Square Garden. I am originally from Kansas City, MO and have been an avid equestrian all my life. Hence the interest in all things equestrian.  These experiences have enabled me to become a knowledgeable, engaging and entertaining guide.  Areas of expertise include New York city museums and historical sites, art, history, architecture, equines/horse racing, sports and natural history.  R. Garr Tours will provide family, group and private tours tailored to your interests and needs.  New York --- Always something interesting and new even when looking at something old. This city emcompasses cutting-edge contemporary people, places and happenings juxtaposed with historical figures, sites and events, incredible diversity and creative energy.  There's just no place else quite like it.  I promise you great memories in the greatest city on Earth!

Tours & Services Offered

Special Tours: 

Museum Mile and Beyond -- with hundreds of museum to choose from in the five boroughs one can be overwhelmed.  Robin is an expert on city museums and will help you refine your interests and plan gallery routes to ensure you will see and experience what you want without missing anything.  Her vast experience providing museum tours will guarantee an excellent and enriching visit.  Speciality tours include Equestrian New York featuring art, historic traces and contemporary places where one can still find horses in the city; Tiny Town New York: Greenwich Village explores this bohemian neighborhood via small often overlooked spots, shops, clubs, eats and galleries; Midtown Icons: Grand Central Terminal to Times Square delves into the history, hidden treasures and showstopping delights of some of NYC's most famous sights; Lower Manhattan: History of NYC & America focuses on the orientation of the land and water and how this confluence of islands, coastal waters, rivers and land shaped the city and country;  On every tour Robin will show you several sites with interesting points and historical references along the way.  All tours are customized to client interests and needs. 

Services Offered: 
Convention Staff,
Corporate Meeting Staff,
Tour Consultant,
Tour Guide
Tours Offered: 
Architectural Tours
British Colonial History
Central Park
Chinatown/Little Italy
Churches & Houses of Worship
Civil War History
Dutch New Amsterdam
East Village
Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty
Fashion District
Grand Central Terminal
Greenwich Village
Hansom Cab Tours
Immigrant Experience
Lower East Side
Manhattanville/West Harlem
Olde New York
Private Bus Tours
Private Tours
Revolutionary War
Secret Gardens of NYC
SoHo & NoLita
South Street Seaport
Sports Related Tours
Step-On Guides
Student Tours
Taxi Tours
Theater District
Times Square
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
Walking Tours

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