One-Day NYC Highlights Walking Tour

New York can be overwhelming and with a limited amount of time, it can be hard to navigate the city and see everything you want to.

"Must See" Tour

Iconic Landmarks & Top Tourist Attractions

Only one day in the city? Trying to see as much as possible in a limited time?

This is the tour for you! We’ve jam-packed all the major sites you want to see into one fully guided tour. Visit Downtown, the 9/11 Memorial, Chinatown, Little Italy, Greenwich Village, and the most popular locations in Midtown, including Time Square. Conclude your epic day with optional tickets to the observation deck at the Empire State Building. This is one adventure you’ll be sharing for years to come!

Small Group Tours

With Empire State Tickets

  • Adults: $114
  • Children 6-12 : $98
  • Children under 5: Free
Small Group Tours

Without Empire State Tickets

  • Adults: $74
  • Children 5-12: $64
  • Children under 5: Free
Private Tours

With Empire State Tickets

  • Adults: $300
  • Children 5-12: $250
  • Children under 5: Free
Private Tours

Without Empire State Tickets

  • Adults: $260
  • Children 5-12: $210
  • Children under 5: Free
Tour Details & Info
  • Daily at: 10:00am
  • Guided portion lasts 6 hours.
  • 2 guest minimum.
  • Distance: 5 miles (8k)
  • Wear good shoes!
  • Tickets are required to enter the Empire State Building and see the observatory.

Subway

  • 4/5 to Bowling Green
  • 1 to South Ferry
  • R/W to Whitehall
  • (W does not run on weekends.)
  • Subway map

Meeting Place

Photo of Castle Clinton New York City.

pink walking shoesThis tour is recommended for guests who are able to spend all day on their feet and have no mobility issues.

This tour is five miles of walking and is not recommended for people with back problems, mobility issues, or advanced pregnancies.

Please wear appropriate walking shoes.

One-Day NYC Highlights Walking Tour Highlights

One-Day NYC Highlights Walking Tour Highlights

Some of the attractions and locations that we will visit on this tour.

9/11 Memorial

911 memorialLocated at Ground Zero, this moving memorial pays tribute to the victims of September 11, 2001.

Charging Bull of Wall Street

Charging Bull Statue NYCOne of the most iconic images in New York, the charging bull was a gift to the city in 1989.

New York Stock Exchange

New York Stock Exchange Building

The world’s largest stock exchange and home to American finance.

Wall Street

Wall street sign and flagLong associated with finance, Wall Street was originally a fortification meant to protect New Amsterdam.

Times Square

Times SquareOften called the ‘Crossroads of the World,’ Time Square is home to shopping, theatres, and millions of visitors a year.

Empire State Building

Empire State BuildingThe tallest building in the world for nearly 40, years you have to option to add on tickets to the observation deck on the 86th Floor.

Rockefeller Center

Rockafellar Statue, NYCOne of the greatest construction projects of the Great Depression, the center is home to the famous Rockefeller Center Tree every holiday season.

Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal Statue

One of the busiest train stations in the world, Grand Central is an architectural marvel.

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn BridgeCompleted in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most famous bridges in the world.

Chinatown

chinatown wok wokA bustling neighborhood with traditional cuisine and some of the best bargains in Manhattan.

Little Italy

Little Italy Entrance SignFamous for its food, festive atmosphere, and heritage.

Herald Square

Herald SquareNamed for the New York Herald, it is now one on NYC’s main shopping districts.

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village ShopOne of the city’s most beautiful neighborhoods, Greenwich Village has become a Mecca for artists, writers, and bohemians.

Fearless Girl Statue

Fearless Girl StatueOne of the newest landmarks Downtown, this girl has quickly become a popular landmark.

City Hall

City HallConstructed in the early 19th Century, City Hall continues to be the seat of New York City Government.

Washington Square Park

Washington Square ParkOne of the most famous parks in the city, it has become a meeting place and center for cultural activity and protest.

Washington Arch

The Washington Square Arch

Originally built to celebrate the birthday of Washington’s inauguration, it has become one the most recognizable structures in the city.

Bryant Park

Bryant ParkThe most densely populated urban park in the world.

Trinity Church

Street sign for Wall and Broadway - Trinity ChurchOne of the oldest religious organizations in Manhattan, the graveyard is home to many famous Americans including Alexander Hamilton.

Chrysler Building

Chrysler BuildingThe finest example of art-deco architecture in the city.

New York City Public Library

Front of the New York Public Library

Once the site of a reservoir, it is currently the 2nd largest library in the United States.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

st patricks cathedral nyc

The seat of the Archdiocese of New York, the church is a lovely example of Neo-Gothic architecture.

Diamond District

Diamond DistrictThe city’s main jewelry district which generates millions of dollars of income a day.

Woolworth Building

Woolworth buildingOnce the tallest building in the world it has been nicknamed “The Cathedral of Commerce.”

Bowling Green

Bowling Green Roses & FountainThe site of some of Revolutionary Era New York’s most important events.

Federal Hall

Federal Hall - NYC - As seen on foot.The site of America’s first capitol building, Federal Hall has had many uses over the years.

Alexander Hamilton Customs House

Alexander Hamilton Customs House copyCompleted in 1907, it is considered a masterpiece of the Beaux-Arts style.

J.P. Morgan Building

J.P. Morgan BuildingThe former offices of billionaire financier JP Morgan.

….and more!

Little italy red building with flags nycOther numerous stops included!

“Very Informative and Educational…

Our guide was quite interesting and personable. I would recommend this tour to learn some American history.”

– Bonnie

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