Let Robin show you unnoticed details, regale you with storied histories and provide the best photo ops at iconic NYC venues, parks and neighborhoods. Robin can help you decide an itinerary based on your group's interests. Each tour Robin will suggest visits to museums, shops, markets, galleries and events to make your trip special. She can show you Central Park, the Upper East Side, Westside all around the town! Contact Robin directly or complete the form below for a free custom proposal.
The Great Urban Oasis
59th St - 110th Street/Fifth Avenue (on East side) - Central Park West (on West side/8th Ave)
3.41km2, 843 acres designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead opened as the first great urban park in 1859. See the art, flora and fauna, and people as we explore some of the many famous spots: Central Park Zoo, Wollman Rink, Sheep’s Meadow, Tavern on the Green, The Mall and Literary Walk, Strawberry Fields, Bethesda Terrace and Fountain, The Boat House, Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, the Obelisk, Conservatory Gardens, Harlem Meer, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, the Loch and North Woods.
The dense area of Manhattan from 14th Street and Union Square to 59th Street Central Park South encompasses some of NYC’s most famous and photographed buildings, parks, and districts. We will discuss the history and development of each neighborhood while seeing sights from Union Square to the Theater District, from Grand Central Terminal to Radio City Music Hall, from the Flatiron Building to the Empire State Building. Robin will help you to plan the perfect tour so that you can visit the icons you want to see!
Fashion & Shopping
If your interests lie in fashion design, manufacture and industry, and shopping, a visit to the Garment District is a must! Sights of interest and for shopping include numerous wholesale and retail designer fabric, trim and bead shops, the Great American Department Store: Macy’s, and the Fashion Institute of Technology and the Museum at F.I.T.
West Side Attraction
The West Side of Manhattan stretching from Columbus Circle through the Heights to Inwood at the northern tip of the island includes diverse sights such as Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New-York Historical Society, American Museum of Natural History, Riverside Park, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Grant’s Tomb, The Hispanic Society of America, the oldest building on Manhattan -- the Morris-Jumel Mansion, Fort Tyron Park and Inwood Hill Park. Tours can highlight the history, natural history as well as contemporary arts and performances on any West Side adventure!
The High Line
A public park located on the old elevated freight-railway tracks on the West side from lower Manhattan’s Gansevoort Street to 34th Street with stunning Hudson River views, contemporary art, contemporary and historic architecture, food, and great people watching! Stretching across neighborhoods including the Meatpacking District, West Chelsea, to the Westside Rail Yards and the Hudson River. Completely accessible with plenty of amenities, the High Line is an incredible outdoor New York experience. This tour can also include stops in Chelsea’s gallery district, and/or a visit to the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Free Custom Tour Proposal
Complete the form below for a free custom tour proposal based on your needs and interests. Call the office 212.683.6289 to speak with Robin directly to make reservations and arrangements.