Step-on Guide Service
on a Coach Bus $50 Hourly
in a Limousine $75 Hourly
The start and finish point is up to the You. This Tour is Three Hours covers in no particular order United Nations, Central Park, Rock Center, Times Square, Fifth Avenue pass by Empire State Building, Flatiron District, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, SOHO all the way down to Battery Park & then park and get off the Bus or Limousine walk around the 9/11 Memorial Site. This can be made into a Four Hour Tour which includes all of the above plus a taste of Harlem.
9/11 Memorial & Wall Street/$35 per person
This is a Two Hour Walk.
I'll meet you infront of the Historic St Paul's Chapel from there a short walk to Brookfield Place home of the Winter Garden Atrium from that location we will see the Hudson River and across is New Jersey our neighboring State where Frank Sinatra, John Travolta, Whitney Houston and Tony Soprano were born.
We'll walk around the footprints of the Original Twin Towers.
We will also pass by Survivor Tree, FDNY Engine Company 10.
The Canyon of Heros to Wall Street...after that take a short walk to see and Charging Bull Statue.
This Tour can also be an Evening Tour the Memorial Pools are illuminated until 9 pm
Briarwood, Queens: My Neighborhood/$25 per person
This is a One Hour Walk. I take you around my neighborhood in Queens to show you where real middle income New Yorkers live.
I will take you to the street I live on and take you inside my Building! -> not my apartment just in and around the building.
Plenty of great Restaurants here in Briarwood: Bagels, Chinese, Israeli, Peruvian, Pizza...
Central Park Walk/$35 per person
This is a Two Hour Walk. I'll meet you infront of the very famous Ed Sullivan Theater where the Beatles were first introduced to the United States in February 1964. .
We will go inside the Time Warner Center which is an upscale Mall home to CNN's New York location as well as a restaurant with a very fun, cool name Dizzy Coca-Cola which has New Orleans style cuisine and live music daily...
We'll enter Central Park which is an oasis in the middle of a concrete jungle. We walk thru Strawberry Fields dedicated to the memory of the artist & musician John Lennon.
The Tour ends infront of the Dakota Apartment Building where he lived with Yoko Ono and their Son.
Harlem, USA/$25 per person
This is a One Hour Walk. I'll meet inside the lobby of Magic Theater once owned by Magic Johnson Basketball Hero.
We'll stroll on Martin Luther King Jr Blvd named after the famed Civil Rights leader & Nobel Prize winner. His birthday is a federal holiday.
We'll walk by the Apollo Theater, where dreams are born and legends are made.
You will see the Hotel Theresa once known as the Waldorf Astoria of Harlem.
I'll show you the Historic Blumstein's Department Store.
After the Tour I can steer you in the direction of a Harlem Soul Food Buffet.
From Harlem to Battery Park on a City Bus
$150 for One person, the 2nd person $75, the 3rd & 4th person $50 each
This is a Bus Tour approx Three Hours (or more) depending on Traffic conditions & also on how long we wait for the 2nd Bus. Please purchase your Metrocard in advance Bus fare is $2.75 each way.
We meet in Harlem and from there take two downtown buses all the way to Battery Park.
We will see alittle Harlem and take 5th Avenue south passing thru Museum Mile, viewing Central Park.
We will see 1040 5th Avenue the former residence of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and also The Plaza Hotel.
*from the Bus we pass Tiffany's & Trump Tower depending on traffic restrictions based on whether or not the President is in town.
After that we pass Rockefeller Center...we then transfer to our 2nd Bus we'll view the Empire State Building from the Bus, Flatiron District, Greenwich Village, SOHO & more.
Chinatown Stroll/$25 per person
This is One Hour - Let's take a stroll on Chinatown's main street Canal Street. We will see the mighty Manhattan Bridge. Pass by an authentic Chinese Temple.
I'll point out many places of interest including Mulberry Street known for it's Italian influence.
We end our stroll infront of the Chinatown Ice Cream Factory scooping since 1978 possibly the best Ice Cream Parlor in the city, homemade fresh in their basement daily. Unique flavors such as Almond Cookie, Black Sesame, Ginger, Green Tea, Lychee and more.
Greenwich Village from Pizza to Pub/$35 per person
I'll meet you at a location that works for you. Grab a slice of Joe's Pizza serving slices for more then 35 years. (Food & Drink at your expense) then we will take a stroll thru Washington Square Park which many consider part of the NYU Campus. We will conclude our tour infront of McSorley's Old Ale House est 1854. Abe Lincoln drank there and so can you.
Coney Island, Brooklyn/$35 per person
We will be utilizing the Subway. Please purchase your MetroCard in advance.
I will meet you at your Hotel in Manhattan or Times Square or another place that works for you. The ride from Times Square is approx 45 minutes to One Hour.
I will give commentary on the Subway, once there we'll stroll on the Famous Boardwalk all the way to Brighton Beach. You can get food (at your expense) and perhaps take a spin on the Carousel...Yes, there's an Amusement Park there as well!
You will be with Me for Two Hours.
Happy Holidays in New York City 2019/$35 per person
We'll meet at a location that works for you.
I'll take you inside the very famous Art Deco Building called 30 Rock. We will walk thru the Rockefeller Center complex on our way to Saint Patrick's Cathedral where we will see the creche and then go inside the Lotte New York Palace Hotel on our way to the Tree we pass larger then life Holiday Decorations.
You will be with Me for Two Hours.
Midtown Evening Tours/$35 per person
This is a Two Hour Walk. We will be utilizing the Subway. Please purchase your MetroCard in advance. This Tour begins at Grand Central Terminal & will finish at Rock Center.
Along the Tour we will see New York Public Library, Bryant Park, Flatiron Building, Empire State Building, Times Square, Chrysler Building, Radio City Music Hall, St Patrick's Cathedral & much more.
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I will spend Two very intense hours with you. I will give you my routes and alternative routes. approved by the DCA (Department of Consumer Affairs).
I am chock-full of information...anecdotes, dates, names, trivia. Guides need to know the prohibited roadways where charter buses are not allowed. I'll also explain the THRU Streets Program. I'll tell you why you should become a member of GANYC (Guides Association of NYC).
We will also stay in touch with each other in the future for the purpose of networking.
You will pass the DCA Exam or your Money back - only $75
7 Days before the Tour: You will be refunded 100%
3 Days before the Tour: You will get 50% refunded
2 Days before Tour: No refund
Hello, I'm Gwen
New York born and raised. I've had my Sightseeing Guide license since 1990.
I do/have done Double Decker Buses, Coach Buses, Limousine & Walking Tours
from Harlem to Battery Park. I enjoy working Evenings too.
I'm a proud member of GANYC which is the Guides Association of NYC.
You already have a friend in New York.