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Real New York Tours

New York City, NY
+1 917-572-7017
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Trey: New York Ninja

An awesome decision to book them. We were told by numerous folks to do the hop on hop off buses... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ken W
via mobile
Real New York Tours Rocks!!!

We were a group of 4 friends in NYC overnight before catching a cruise ship the next day. I had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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The Original NYC Walking & Subway Tour Celebrating our 10th Year! Lets face it, New York tours are only as good as their tour guides. Real New York Tours gives people the opportunity to see the city through the eyes of real New Yorkers. Real New York Tours explores the history, the cracks and crevices, the side streets, and culture of real New York neighborhoods. We’ll ride the New York subway, pound the pavement, and meet the people who have become the fabric of this great city. Together we will feel the electricity that drives everyday New Yorkers. This is real New York!
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New York City, NY
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An awesome decision to book them. We were told by numerous folks to do the hop on hop off buses. Trey, our host, put it best: that's an aquarium, this is scuba diving. Trey was amazing and you'll be lucky to get him. Key things:...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a group of 4 friends in NYC overnight before catching a cruise ship the next day. I had read about this company on TripAdvisor and had spoken with Luke, one of the owners about the tour. He was very kind and informative about...More

1  Thank kcg022363
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having taken this tour around 6 years ago as a couple we decided to do it again with our teenage daughter to give her a wee feel for ny . The morning of our tour was torrential rain till 9.30 but luckily cleared up nicely...More

1  Thank bilsland5
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow. What a tour.Nathan met us to start the tour at 10am and was like an old friend from the time he rolled up. Very friendly, knowledgeable and the pace for the tour was perfect. Actually by lunch our legs were begging us to stop...More

Thank crab67tkf
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I were in New York for our anniversary in September. We took the Half Apple Uptown Private Tour with Luke. We could not be happier. It was like having a good friend show you around. We learned tons and had a great...More

Thank 111Carmen70
Reviewed 4 days ago

We are two active senior couples who took the half apple midtown tour on the day of our arrival and the half apple downtown tour the next morning. We did each of these as a private tour (4 people) and it was the perfect way...More

1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I just returned from a ten day New York girls trip. I make a trip yearly and have booked a trip with Real New York Tours on every trip since I discovered them! I have been been on at least six tours. I always want...More

1  Thank ppowelson
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide was Nathan Kaufman, what a great guy. Very knowledgeable and easy to get along with. If you are visiting New York for the first time I strongly recommend you take this tour.

Thank Gary B
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for booking with us Gary!! I will let Nathan know you had a great time on his Dozen Apples tour. Take care!

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our tour guide was Mindy and she was full of so much information that it was worth every cent spent. It is a tour that requires lots of walking because they are trying to jam as much as possible in the hours that you hired...More

2  Thank Mikki18
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for joining us! We do keep things moving at steady pace on the group tour so we can fit in as much as possible. Glad to hear you had a wonderful time!

Reviewed 6 days ago

A great way to get rid of the cobwebs when you arrive. Our tour guide, Nathan, was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. He shows great interest in you and no question is too dumb for him.

Thank Paul S
Luke M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Ha - we do our best to help you be cobweb free!!! Thanks for joining us Paul!

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that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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25 September 2017|
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Response from Luke M | Property representative |
Hey Richard, Definitely! We run tours all year (including holidays). All of our tours are by foot and subway. Best wishes, Luke
George I
24 September 2017|
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Response from Luke M | Property representative |
Hey George! If you're on a private or group tour with us you'll be able to explore both the new World Trade Center and Little Italy. If you're not on a tour with us, you can take the subway downtown from Penn Station to... More
5 June 2017|
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Response from Lucas M | Property representative |
Hey my friend unfortunately our tours are solely done by subway and foot and require quite a bit of walking. If you are looking for a private tour done in a vehicle please check out my father in-law's company Moments 2... More