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Paul Murphy is a retired NYPD Lieutenant, licensed tour guide, and life long resident of NYC. His love of the Big Apple, it's diverse culture and history, inspired him to create these unique and special tours. Both historical and contemporary facts...more
We did two tours with Paul while in New York, The History of Police in New York and Grand Central Terminal. Both were excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our walks with Paul, listening to the history stories and also to his personal viewpoints which added...More
Over the decades, I have spent a lot of time in Greenwich Village. After all those visits and all that time in the neighborhood, on this last trip to NYC, I decided to take the whole family on a guided walking tour. We booked our...More
Our last day in NYC :( we took this tour and learned a lot about NYC early history, immigration, 'the family' how the communities grew and developed. We visited some of the oldest places, the most secret places, heard about speakeasys that still exist today...More
My wife and I first heard of New York's Finest Walking Tours from coverage in the British newspaper The Sunday Times.
On arrival in New York we arranged to attend the tour, and spent a delightful hour and a half with Paul on the "History...More
Four of us took the Friday 12:30 tour. This is not the free tour. It was, to say the least, wonderful!! Our docent guide was well informed, passionate and cared for his "flock". Not only do you get a historical perspective, but also the "nuts...More
Just finished our second walking tour with Paul Murphy, former NYPD lieutenant and owner of New York's Finest Walking Tours. My family and I toured Greenwich Village last year with Paul and most recently visited Grand Central Station - or as Paul gently corrected us...More
The tour was more than I had hoped for. Our guide Paul was knowledgeable, funny and moved at a comfortable pace. He kept the attention of our group. The ages ranged from 5 to 70. Half of our group was british and the remainder were...More
My wife and I like to take guided city walking tours when on vacation. It’s a good way to learn about the city’s people, places, and history. We’ve walked in Savannah GA, Charleston SC, Nantucket, and Harpers Ferry to name a few. Although we’ve visited...More
We thoroughly enjoyed having Paul Murphy of New York's Finest Walking Tours show us many of the sites of New York City. He is an extremely knowledgeable and informative guide who clearly loves the City. He adds a personal touch to his presentation as you...More
I found this walking tour after going through the pages of different tours but this should really be on the first page! It's very reasonably priced at $15.00 ($12.00 for law enforcement and families) and the tour guide is flexible, fun, witty, informative, polite, and...More