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Central Park on Foot - nature & culture walking tour

Nature & Outdoor
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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.

New York Tour Guide - Julia R.
Julia R.
5.00 / 5
(11 reviews)
10:00 AM

Meeting Point

The Plaza Hotel (or can be customized)

10:00 AM

Central Park

We will meet in front of The Plaza Hotel, on Fifth Avenue and 59th Street, and take in some of the sights and talk about the stories of Fifth Avenue and NYC at the time Central Park was being built, over 150 years ago.

Then we will begin our journey through Central Park, discovering the most scenic and iconic locations throughout, with stories about the people and events that occurred here. There will be time to take pictures, see where celebrities live and play, watch dancers, interact with artists, enjoy the wildlife and more as we wend our way up from the southern end of the park, seeing the best there is on offer.

People are meant to get lost in Central Park's nature and beauty, but in actuality, really getting lost and not knowing which of the many paths to take - or how to get to the sites we most want to see - can be stressful. With my expert guiding, knowledge of the places people most want to see and enjoy, and the entertaining stories and tales that will be told, your walk through Central Park will be a magical discovery of wonder. We will see iconic sites and features of the park made famous through film and TV, hidden gems and secrets of the park, groves of rare and ancient trees, contemporary art as well as art thousands of years old, and incredible New Yorker's doing what they do - which makes people watching here in the Big Apple a favorite pastime.

Also, like I do on all of my tours, I will take beautiful photographs of you and your group to create gorgeous images that capture the memories of this day.

So relax and enjoy this sojourn into nature and culture - it will be my privilege to lead you through the labyrinth of Central Park's paths and plazas - as you take in the beauty of our large and glorious natural wonder.


Ending Point

TBD - can be customized as per your specifications (but generally the tour ends at about 81 Street on either the East or West Side of the Park - exact route will be customized)

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What‘s included

Guided Tour by expert, licensed guide

Customized time and route

Customized starting location or Hotel pick-up (message me before booking please!)

Photographs (with your camera or mine)

Moving at your own pace, stopping as you like

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What‘s not included

Water/beverages/snacks

Any entrance fees

Guide Tip

Tour Important Information

Wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen and bring water. Also have cash for purchasing snacks or souvenirs or tipping performers along the way, and definitely bring your camera!

Wear layers for comfort as the temperature or conditions might vary slightly as we walk in different terrains or areas.


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

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New York 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

$350/ per group

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