The Guides Association of New York City (GANYC) is one of the oldest and most active tour guides associations in America.  All our members adhere to the GANYC Code of Ethics and are licensed by the NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection. Our guides cover all aspects the city, many speak multiple languages, and we are your inside track to The Big Apple.

When you visit New York City with a professional tour guide, you will get the true New Yorker experience, whether you want history and architecture, or theater and shopping. Hiring a professional guide remains the best bang for your buck, tourism-wise. And GANYC's vetted membership constitutes the best guides in the city. GANYC Public Relations Committee chair Jeremy Wilcox was featured in Groups Today travel magazine, on “What To Look For When Hiring a Tour Guide 

Click here to peruse our roster of talented guides to find your perfect match:

If planning a NYC trip, make sure to book a guided tour with GANYC guides!