Central Park and Upper East Side Walking Tour

3 hr

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Explore Manhattan's 'front and back yard' — Central Park and the Upper East Side — on this guided, 2-to-3-hour walking tour. Take a leisurely morning stroll with a native New Yorker and see and learn about the many bridges, fountains, and statues in Central Park, the most-visited urban park in the United States. Then discover the luxurious buildings and avenues in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Pulitzer Fountain, Grand Army Square 59th Street and 5th Avenue, New York City, NY

We will admire this statue, and discuss its history and meaning - and remark on what building had been near it - and the Plaza Hotel next door

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Central Park, Central Park, New York City, New York

The grandest stage in New York City, Central Park functions as everyone's front and back lawn, playground, meditation spot - you name it - almost everything has happened here. But it is a product of meticulous design, and now we can enjoy its preservation thanks to the people of the city - its immediate neighbors as well as its occasional visitors. Celebrate the Park!

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Wollman Rink, 830 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7001

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Pulitzer Fountain, Grand Army Square 59th Street and 5th Avenue, New York City, NY

We will admire this statue, and discuss its history and meaning - and remark on what building had been near it - and the Plaza Hotel next door

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Central Park, Central Park, New York City, New York

The grandest stage in New York City, Central Park functions as everyone's front and back lawn, playground, meditation spot - you name it - almost everything has happened here. But it is a product of meticulous design, and now we can enjoy its preservation thanks to the people of the city - its immediate neighbors as well as its occasional visitors. Celebrate the Park!

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Wollman Rink, 830 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10065-7001

We may watch skaters - or children on carnival rides - depending on the season; but we will also discuss it's colorful and varied history!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bethesda Terrace, Mid-Park at 72nd Street, New York City, NY 10021

The only sculpture in the original design of the Park - and a glorious meeting place for many!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Upper East Side, New York City, NY

Legendary as the pinnacle of living for the "upper crust," the Upper East Side is much more varied and storied than that might imply. But, we shall see the Cook Block, and a town house or two of some of estimable wealth, but we will also hear about the history of this neighborhood - for that is what it is: a neighborhood of people and institutions of many from all over the world.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: New York Society Library, 53 E 79th St, New York City, NY 10075-0290

Established in 1754 on Nassau Street, and now in its third location, the Society Library has had some of the most distinguished borrowers this country has ever known - and you'll learn what it meant to have an overdue book finally returned!

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10028-0198

The largest collection of art in the Western Hemisphere, and second in size only to the Louvre, the Met is a lifetime's worth of attractions - and the jewel of this neighborhood.

Stop At: Belvedere Castle, 79th Street Mid Central Park, New York City, NY 10021

After a refreshing walk in the woods (really!), we shall discover the magnificent "folly" of Calvert Vaux - a newly restored "castle" overlooking Turtle Pond - and a magnificent view of the Great Lawn.

Duration: 15 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Informative, friendly, professional guide
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
768 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA
10:00 AM
Return Details
960 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, an alternative or full refund will be offered
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.