New York Growing Up: Lower Manhattan and Midtown Private Walking Tour

Language: English

Duration: From 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes

Tour Highlights

  • Learn more about the area with the help of your local expert guide.
  • Learn about some of Manhattan's must-see attractions.

Tour Overview

Begin your vacation in New York with a fantastic personalized Manhattan walking tour! Your knowledgeable and passionate guide will point out all of the prominent attractions in Battery Park, including Bowling Green and Castle Clinton.
At both Federal Hall and Trinity Church, learn about the historical figures that shaped the city, such as George Washington and Alexander Hamilton.

You'll also get to witness one of the city's initial skylines and learn about the city's unique and original architecture.
Visit Ground Zero for a somber experience and to hear the heartbreaking stories of New Yorkers who lost their lives on 9/11 while visiting the official memorial and the firefighters' memorial.

Finally, have a delicious lunch break and explore the north end of Midtown, where your guide will assist you in navigating the streets and sites that make New York the postcard-perfect city that every visitor seeks. Visit the lesser-known Marble Collegiate Church before heading to the New York Public Library and the Morgan Library, both of which are famous buildings. Take a stroll through Madison Square Park and learn about the Flatiron Building's unusual architecture, as well as the world-famous Empire State Building, one of the last great twentieth-century giants.


  • Private Walking Tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Lunch and coffee break
  • Entrance where permitted

Not Included

  • Additional food and drink
  • Tips (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Reduced Price

  • Children (ages 0-9)
  • Youth (ages 10-17)


22 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10004, USA

Meeting Point

Please meet inside Battery park, on stairs opposite the entrance to Castle Clinton.

What to Remember

  • Please wear comfy, weather-appropriate clothes and shoes
  • This tour has a maximum of 8 participants per tour
  • Don't forget your camera!


Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability.

Booking Fee

Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

Cancellation Policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.