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Central Park Walking Tour

  • 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
Central Park Walking Tour
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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.

What to Expect

Meet a guide at Manhattan’s Grand Army Plaza 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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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
An average tour: not bad, not so good

I expected much more of this tour, we learn interesting facts about Central Park, but I'm pretty sure there's a lot more to say about it.More

Thank Danae l
Jeremy W, Owner at Custom NYC Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thanks for your review/feedback. Our 2.5-hour tour of Central Park we believe is the most comprehensive one offered by any company, hitting the most landmarks, at a reasonable pace (with time for photos), providing commentary ranging from history to culture to nature, and more,...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Great Tour of Central Park

My wife and I were so pleased to invest time in the walking tour hosted by Jeremy. His commentary was so interesting and as consequence we gained understanding of origin and impact of the park on New York and the city. A highlight of our...More

1  Thank jdmelton64
Reviewed 25 March 2018
Excellent tour!

I've traveled many times to New York City but never spent time in Central Park so this was a great way to learn about this magnificent NYC landmark. Our tour guide, Daro was very knowledgeable and was able to weave historical facts about the park...More

1  Thank ElizabethRH
Reviewed 13 March 2018
A Well Paced Informative View of New Yorks Greener Pastures!!

Jeremy led us on a sensational and informative, two and a bit hour journey through Central Park! His knowledge of the history of the park and its surrounding structures was fantastic and he was able to promptly answer any questions we threw at him. The...More

1  Thank JobeWanKenobi
Reviewed 20 February 2018
Great Tour!

Jeremy was very friendly and knowledgeable! The pace was perfect, not too slow, not too fast. Well worth the time and money. We all learned a great deal about Central Park.

2  Thank janmgmt609
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