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Tour Guide - Julia R.

Julia R.

5.00 / 5
(11 reviews)
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New York (Living)

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Languages

English (Native), French

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4 hours on average

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Nature & Outdoor

About Tour Guide Julia R.

Hello! Welcome to my page and hopefully soon, New York!

I am a born and bred NY Native, having grown up in Manhattan on the Upper West Side. The city, its people, food, neighborhoods, rich diverse history, cutting edge innovation, storied nightlife and world-renowned cultural treasures were my playground and classroom; and I am so grateful to have had this teacher. After University, I lived for three years in London and Paris - and then returned to my home town where I have been enjoying my work in Tourism and Hospitality ever since.

I’ve been a professional guide for many years working for companies like Tui, Globus and Disney. I have lead groups, both large and small, that include students, adults, business professionals, and retirees from the U.S. and abroad. I love taking guests around my beautiful city, and re-discovering its majesty and wonder with visitors - this is truly a privilege.

I excel at private tours and in sharing the magical experiences that can only be found in this dynamic and daunting city. Together, we will unlock it's secrets and discover why NYC, the star of so many memorable movies and novels, is such a beloved, romantic and exciting city.

What do I do in my spare time? I write, act, garden and hike. I teach kids financial literacy in an after school enrichment program. I walk my wonderful dog in Brooklyn Bridge Park and I take advantage of the world-class museums and restaurants this great city has to offer.

If you wish, I would be happy to work together and plan your perfect itinerary with a customized experience - or you may choose from one or more of my predesignated tour options.


Important

I can also guide regionally (Boston, Washington DC, Hamptons, Hudson Valley) if you pay my transportation fee.

Tours

Best of New York Highlights Tour - with private car & drivercover image

Best of New York Highlights Tour - with private car & driver

New York
3 hours

No matter how much time you have to visit New York, from a few days to a few hours, the number one "must-do" is taking in the spectacular highlights of the Big Apple. In this tour, we will see the top sites from Central Park to the glittering shops along Fifth Ave, through Rockefeller Center and Times Square, taking in Grand Central Terminal, Empire State Building & more. Time permitting: SoHo, Wall Street, The Statue of Liberty - all in luxury, safety and comfort from your private vehicle.

FROM$950/ per group
Best of New York Highlights Tour - on foot & subwaycover image

Best of New York Highlights Tour - on foot & subway

New York
4 hours

No matter how much time you have to visit New York, from a few days to a few hours, the number one "must-do" is taking in the spectacular highlights of the Big Apple. In this 4+ hour tour, we will see many of the top sites from Central Park to the glittering shops along Fifth Ave, through Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Grand Central Terminal, Empire State Building, SoHo, Wall Street, Statue of Liberty and more - and we can do the whole thing like a local does - by walking & taking the Subway!

FROM$450/ per group
Wall Street and 9/11 Memorial Tour (FiDi / WTC)cover image

Wall Street and 9/11 Memorial Tour (FiDi / WTC)

New York
2 hours 30 min

Money, money, money! Feel the power as you walk the streets of the world's financial epicenter, and hear the stories of intrigue, influence and independence! New York's financial district, Wall Street, is not just home to the most powerful economic players in the world, it is the birthplace of our city - and in many ways - our nation. In this tour we focus on finance - how Wall Street works, who the players are past and present, important events that occurred here and what may the future hold?

FROM$325/ per group
Central Park on Foot - nature & culture walking tourcover image

Central Park on Foot - nature & culture walking tour

New York
2 hours 30 min

Is Central Park the most beautiful park in the city? It is surely a vast and verdant oasis in the center of an urban jungle - filled with the most interesting natives, who are doing the most amazing things! Come discover the history & culture of New York's "back yard" as we explore some of Central Park's 843 acres of winding trails, bridges, ponds, lakes, classical features and woodlands. Along the way we'll see spots from your favorite movies, hear lovely music, and see famous landmarks.

FROM$350/ per group
Statue of Liberty and Empire State VIP/Express - in One Day!cover image

Statue of Liberty and Empire State VIP/Express - in One Day!

New York
7 hours

Do you want to see the world famous Statue of Liberty AND go to the top of the iconic Empire State Building all in the same day!! Then this is the tour for you! Let your private guide whisk you through the city on this incredible whirlwind tour of two of NYC's most recognizable highlights!!

FROM$600/ per group
Beatles in New York Walking Tourcover image

Beatles in New York Walking Tour

New York
2 hours 30 min

Re-trace the steps of the Fab Four - John, Paul, George and Ringo and experience “Beatlemania” in New York! See places related to The Beatles, such as the Ed Sullivan Theater, Carnegie Hall, Plaza Hotel, Central Park, and the Dakota building. - Private, personalized touring with a 5-Star Licensed Guide at your own pace - Visit sites linked to The Beatles’ adventures in New York - See the famous Dakota building and John Lennon’s memorial

FROM$325/ per group

Julia R. United States of America (USA) Tour Reviews

Great Way to Explore the City

It was my adult daughter's first time in NYC and while I know the City, I thought a tour might be a good way to orient her to the City. It was fun, educational and helped us know how to move around the City. Julia is a true New Yorker who knows, the institutions, history and culture of this great City. She is responsive to requests and had great ideas of how to share the City's delights and treasures. I highly recommend her as a tour guide.

Nancy C.

Thank you! It was a pleasure to meet you both!

Joanne H.

Joanne H.

5 / 5
Dec 14, 2023

One hour remote tour

New York
1 hour

Customized

Destination: New York

Thoroughly ended working with Julia - thoroughly recommend her!

Joanne H.

Thank you, Joanne! It was a pleasure!

An excellent time!

We had a great time with Julia! Her tour was fun, lively, informative and we really felt the benefit of being shown round Central Park by a local.

Eleanor C.

Thank you, Elly! It was a pleasure spending the morning with you both. I am honored you included me in your New York City itinerary. All the best! Julia