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Meet your private guide at the intersection of 15th Street and 9th Avenue near Chelsea Market. You’ll start your excursion inside this former Nabisco Factory turned into an artisanal shopping sector, offering you time to sample a variety of produce, baked goods, snacks and groceries (own expense).

Leaving the market behind, climb the stairs up to New York’s newest superstar attraction, The Highline Park. Built along what was once an abandoned elevated railway line, this transformed green space today offers a 1.45-mile (2.3-kilometer) walking strip offering great views of nearby attractions like Chelsea Piers, and the slick Standard Hotel that now towers above it. You’ll also hear details about the Highline’s construction, including controversy created by local residents.

After finishing with the Highline, proceed into the Meatpacking District. This formerly gritty area that once housed the city’s meat processing industry today is home to some of its trendiest retail and nightlife businesses. Check out the chic Gansevoort Hotel before exploring several hip bars and high-end fashion stores.
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Experience the rebirth of two of New York’s most famous neighborhoods during this 2-hour private trip with stops in Chelsea and the Meatpacking District. Experience New York’s trendiest spots for food, fashion, art, and leisure as you stop by the Chelsea Market, tour the once-gritty and now trendy Meatpacking District, and explore the famous Highline Park.
  • Explore Chelsea and the Meatpacking District with a private guide
  • Learn about the transformation of these formerly gritty areas into New York's newest hotspots
  • Shop for artisanal food delights at Chelsea Market
  • Tour the Highline Park, New York's newest superstar attraction
  • Discover hip bars, high-end fashion boutiques, and slick hotels in the Meatpacking District
  • Great introduction to two of New York's most happening neighborhoods
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Top Tour, gets you to know the Meatpacking Distric

Our guide J.R. took us trought the Chelsea Market, the Meatpacking district and over the High Line, he was very friendly, enthousiast and prepared. Thanks for this great experience, it added great value to our stay in the Meatpacking district !!

Thank Bertlamon
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for your great review of your tour with RJ. We hope you enjoy your time here in NYC and we wish you safe travels! -The Team at TopDogTours

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Chelsea Market/Highline/Meatpacking Tour

Rory, our guide, was a wealth of historical information which made this tour fun and interesting. He was so personable and I would highly recommend him as a tour guide! He was at the designated meeting location when we arrived - stress free! It is...More

Thank Pamela K
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Hello Pamela, Thank you for your lovely review of your tour with Rory! It's great to hear that the start location was easy to find. As you are very correct, comfy shoes are a must! Safe travels! -The Team at TopDogTours

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Must do tour in NYC with a must have guide!

My sisters and I have been to NYC several times and have never done this tour. We had Rory for our guide and he was excellent, very informative, relaxed and so interesting. We had a small group of 5 people so was perfect for walking...More

Thank MareLynn
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Hello, Thank you for the glowing review of your tour with Rory! We hope you had a lovely stay here in the city and wish you safe travels! -The Team at TopDogTours

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Wonderful way to explore new areas

Our guide Rory was great. Knowledgable, friendly, the type of guy you'd love hanging around with even if it wasn't for his fun stories and quirky manner. Turned out it was just my daughter and I for the tour which allowed us to ask lots...More

Thank pinkrules123
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for your great review! It's lovely to hear you enjoyed your time with Rory. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay here in the city and had a safe trip home. -The Team at TopDogTours

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Great tour with great guide

We were two families with teen kids, and had a lovely tour with Jordan around the Meatpacking district and HighLine. Jordan was very friendly and informative and made it fun for all of us. The tour was a good pace, we enjoyed the Highline and...More

Thank CA26NewJersey
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi! Thank you so much for the glowing review of your tour with Jordan! We're so glad that the entire family (including the teens) had a good time. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time here in the city and had a great...More

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