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Central Park Walking Tour provided by Custom NYC Tours

Central Park Walking Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Face masks provided for travellers
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Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Experience the beauty of New York City’s Central Park, the most-visited urban park in the United States. On this walking tour, see both major landmarks and lesser-known points of interest that even some locals haven’t seen. The guide ensures you don’t get lost in the park’s vast expanse of meandering trails, paths, gardens, and fields.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument
    764 Doris C Freedman Pl, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Departure Point: General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument Directions: Grand Army Plaza, in front of gold statue of General Sherman, 59th St & 5th Ave. Take N/R/W train to 5th Ave/59th St. Look for gold statue in middle of plaza.
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    Central Park
    Stop: 2 hours
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    Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Grand Army Plaza
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Bethesda Terrace
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    The Dakota
    1 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023, USA
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Highlights
  • Explore with a guide: The park’s size makes it easy to get lost
  • Learn about park history and urban planning from your guide
  • Visit hidden points of interest you might not find on your own
  • Small group size ensures a tailored, personal experience
What to Expect
Meet a guide in the morning or afternoon, based on your choice at checkout. Your guide helps you make the most of your time in Central Park, as it’s easy to get lost in its 840 acres and 58 miles of trails. Visit famous landmarks including Bethesda Fountain, and the John Lennon memorial mosaic, Strawberry Fields, at a leisurely pace with your guide. Visit points of interest that even many locals don’t see, including the Ramble trail, ponds and waterfalls, and the Hallett Nature Sanctuary. On the walk, learn about the history of the park’s construction and the incredible feats of urban planning that were undertaken to complete it. The tour ends on the Upper West Side, a charming neighborhood with plenty of streets to explore and grab a bite to eat.
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Important Information
Departure Point
General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument, 764 Doris C Freedman Pl, New York, NY 10019, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
The Dakota, 1 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023, USA
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable shoes recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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EmmaE007 wrote a review Feb 2020
Cardiff, United Kingdom13 contributions7 helpful votes
‘Jeremy’ arrived to meet us with the biggest smile! Only us 3 (me, hubby & son) on the tour. A wonderful morning spent . Jeremy was so knowledgable about the Park and NYs history . His file full of pictures gave a great insight into the design, build and makeup of Central Pk.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Gill2812 wrote a review Jan 2020
Melbourne, Australia8 contributions2 helpful votes
We did the Central Park Walking Tour early January with Jeremy as our guide. What a great tour and definitely well worth doing, we had all been to Central Park before but this tour really gave us an insight to the history of the park and many interesting facts and old photos to
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Date of experience: January 2020
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BoerneBob wrote a review Oct 2019
San Antonio, Texas117 contributions56 helpful votes
Micheal did a great job of taking us around Central Park. He had many great stories and kept us very entertained.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Jane G wrote a review Sep 2019
Jackson, New Jersey1 contribution
Our tour guide was most excellent. Very knowledgeable and kept the tour fun. With all the different tours available, I am very glad we picked this one. It covered all the hot spots, and there was plenty of time for pictures and questions.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Carolyn Hager wrote a review Aug 2019
Germantown, Tennessee1 contribution
This tour of Central Park was outstanding and fun due to Jeremy's knowledge and presentation skills. You will come away with so much info and history of this beautiful Manhattan landmark. I highly recommend the Central Park Walking tour.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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By: Custom NYC Tours
sjsatia
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Who knew?
I learned so much today! Jeremy is passionate about his work and leaves no stone unturned. He is a mine of informat
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Scott P
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A Delightful Walk
New York never ceases to amaze me and the High Line Walking Tour is an excellent way to see the city's West Side fr
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FrequentFlier375560
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You will love Jeremy
Jeremy is a fantastic tour guide. He is so knowledgeable, personable and engaging. We were a group of 7 women tha
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936christianew
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Informative and Engaging
We enjoyed this 2 1/2-hour tour with Jeremy very much. He is a great communicator and gave us interesting insights
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504stephanieb
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Great tour!
We really enjoyed the tour. Learned so much. Our 16 year old really enjoyed it as well. Highly recommend!
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Curious225626
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HL&HY Walking Tour, NYC
Very interesting plus the tour guide was excellent. We were especially interested in the History of the area which
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alisac312
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Unique and enjoyable
Great way to take in the city. We started with lunch at Bubby's which is at the start of the High Line. Fantastic
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Meg R
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Amazing!! Don't miss this unique tour with the best guide in Manhattan!!
Jeremy's knowledge of the genre and history is amazing!! Our group said it was the best tour they've ever been on!
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Pauline D
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Highline Park and Hudson Yards
We enjoyed our walking tour of Highline Park and Hudson Yards with Jeremy. he was very informed and interesting.
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JenJennieJennifer
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What to expect
I enjoyed the Highline so much and I love how this space was repurposed. First, pleasant surprise, it is ADA acces
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Daniva2013
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Great tour, I would highly recommend
I took this tour on a rainy day and I was hesitant at first, however it was a fantastic tour and Jeremy, who is ver
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alexisd6547
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Really fun, informative tour
This tour was awesome. It was very informative even for Hamilton super-fans - we learned so much! This wasn't a to
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Christine R
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Great intro to Prospect Park and Brooklyn in general!
In years of visiting Manhattan, we have gotten more interested in Brooklyn and wanted to find out more. Jeremy was
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carynd2014
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Upscale and cool
Very upscale eateries and shops in the neighborhood now (Neiman Marcus, Cartier) so you can walk the high line, th
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Celia A
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Superb. A great way to get more out of New York
A superb tour. Jeremy is knowledgeable and informative. He inspired us to look more deeply at the environment aroun
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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