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Central Park and Roosevelt Island Tour (3.5 hr)

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On this half-day walking tour, we visit the mysterious “Island of the Undesirables” Roosevelt Island with its fascinating history, serene atmosphere, and stunning city views. We then head to New York’s classic nature getaway in the heart of the city – Central Park – with its lush greenery, historic features, and abundant vistas.

09:00 AM

Meeting Point

I’ll either meet you in your hotel lobby or outside your AirBnB. If it makes more sense to meet at a central location, I will coordinate that with you in advance (and give directions.)

09:00 AM

Pick up at hotel/Airbnb and subway to Roosevelt Island Tram

I’ll either meet you in your hotel lobby or outside your AirBnB. If it makes more sense to meet at a central location, I will coordinate that with you in advance (and give directions.)

09:30 AM

Ride the Roosevelt Island Tram

- Fly high over the East River on the Roosevelt Island Tramway.

09:40 AM

Explore Roosevelt Island

- See the crumbing ruins of one of New York’s most frightening places.

- Enjoy spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline.

- Visit a one-of-a-kind memorial dedicated to Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

- See an unusual cat sanctuary that cares for feral felines wandering the island.


10:30 AM

Ride the Roosevelt Island Tram back to Manhattan

- Fly high over the East River on the Roosevelt Island Tramway.

10:40 AM

Restroom and Snack Break

Restroom and snack break.

11:00 AM

Explore Central Park

- Learn about the history of Central Park.

- Discover why cows and a dairy was built and still exists!

- Visit one of the most romantic places in all of New York at the Bethesda Terrace.

- Climb on the magical Alice in Wonderland statue.

- See a touching tribute to rock icon John Lennon.

- Get completely lost in the woods… in the middle of New York City.

- Learn how to use the "secret" way finding plaques on the light posts.

- Reign supreme in a real castle that stands in the heart of the park.


12:30 PM

Tour ends at Belvedere Castle

Tour ends at Belvedere Castle in the middle of the Park, close to the B/C subway lines at Central Park West.

Ending Point

The tour ends at Belvedere Castle in the middle of the Park, close to the B/C subway lines at Central Park West.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

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Guiding Services

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What‘s not included

Transportation Fee - $2.75 US per person per subway ride

Food, Drinks, Snacks

Souvenirs

Personal Expenses

Tour Important Information

- The walking tour is approximately 3 miles / 4.8 km.

- It lasts between 3.5 - 4 hours.

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Half day tours begin at 9:00am or 1:30pm; full day tours begin at 9:00am.

Cost for subway/ferry rides are the responsibility of the guest. ($2.90 US per trip)

We will stop for lunch or a snack. Costs are responsibility of guests.

Groups will not be combined and max at 8 people.

We’ll tour in rain, snow or shine. (let’s hope for shine).

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