New York City Urban Adventures
Day tours, with a local
New York City Urban Adventures is a company that prides itself on remaining a cut above your typical tourist tour. We provide engaging, unique, tours led by seasoned locals that reveal the true NYC. We invite you to discover the undiscovered on one of our walking tours. Our locals will take you to some of their favorite spots in the city, giving you a historical and cultural look at one of the most exciting cities in the word!
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NYC is a world leader of fashion, culture, and food, and home to incredible theater, impressive skyscrapers, and perhaps the most ethnically diverse community in one city. New Yorkers can be fast-talking, fast-moving, and brash; but they are also welcoming, fun loving, and proud to share their city.
It’s a world centre of commerce and international trade, and has influenced American cultural movements in music, literature, fashion and theater. There is definitely no place quite like NYC, and you're guaranteed to have an action packed visit. Regardless of what you're interested in, there are always incredible things to do in New York, and even if you only have a mere 24 hours in NYC, we've got you covered.
Taking a tour in New York City guided by New Yorkers is the ideal way to experience the real life New York City. We've got some great New York City walking tours to show off this fabulous city from a local perspective.
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from 17 reviews
From USD 65.00
Tacos, dumplings, knishes, bagels; America would be a food wasteland without immigration. Join this New York tour to sample the side effects of mass immigration while learning about those that dared to live the American Dream.more...
Williamsburg Craft Beer Crawl From USD 70.00
Join the craft beer crowd of Brooklyn on this Williamsburg tour that puts the average pub crawl to shame. With a focus on the unique brews of the Big Apple, you’ll try 10 different beers, some local snacks, and learn all about the craft beer industry in NYC and the USA. Because drinking beer is even more fun when it’s unique and educational!more...
Neighbourhood Eats: Brownstone Brooklyn From USD 60.00
From Italian to Middle Eastern, New American to everything artisan, this NYC food tour shows you the best bites Brooklyn has to offer, from the people who make cuisine an art form. Sample breads, cheeses, pastries and more to nibble at the rich palette that is the New York food scene, and do it all with a local by your side to give you the lowdown on why this city is just so darn tasty.more...
East Village Craft Beer Crawl
from 1 review
From USD 70.00
The revolution will not be televised. It will be poured into a pint glass! Join this NYC beer tour through the East Village to learn all things craft beer in the Big Apple, sampling 10 different beers and some pub snacks along the way. This cool neighbourhood and craft beer go hand in hand, and with a local to guide you, you’ll leave no stone unturned!more...
Brewed in Brooklyn Tour
from 1 review
From USD 65.00
Discover the ultra-stylish craft beer scene of Brooklyn on this NYC beer tour that not only samples delicious brews, but teaches you fun facts about them, too! Take a stroll with a local to discover the who, what, where, and when of the history of NYC and Brooklyn beer, from the breweries of the 19th century to the biggest beer buffs in town today. Cheers to that!more...
17 Aug 2014 These tours are personal, intelligent and show me things, sights, people and places I would never have seen or experienced otherwise. As a seasoned traveller, discovering Urban Adventures has been a delight.
06 Aug 2014 We really enjoyed having Natalie as our tour guide. Her knowledge of the immigrant history was very interesting and thorough. She matched the pace of the tour to our needs and was very receptive to questions. We very much appreciate that Urban Adventures strives to include local food, families and vendors in its tours.
04 Aug 2014 Fab tour and is highly recommended. I learnt so much and appreciated the guide's knowledge despite sore feet and full tummy by the time we finished!
25 Jun 2014 Was somewhat disappointed ... thought I might be tasting a variety of beers (e.g., flights) and have them explained/described. Wasn't expecting full glassses of beer, my choice, with little or no explanation.
04 Jun 2014 The East Village Craft Beer Crawl was awesome, we had the change to learn about the history of East Village as well as sampling beers and food from local places.
10 May 2014 Nathalie is an excellent guide, she knows so much about the history of New York and is able to tell it in a very enthusiastic way. In your mind you can almost see it like a movie. She takes her time, no rush and is very sympathetic. Even if you know NYC, this tour is very interesting and learns you a lot about history and why it is the way it is nowadays. Thank you Nathalie! Regards, Mark, Ageeth, Thijs and Dirk
21 Apr 2014 Our guide David was patient and very informative. He really knew what he was talking about. I loved experiencing the different foods; I never would have visited these places if it hadn't been part of the tour.
05 Apr 2014 Nathalie was an excellent guide, really enthusiastic and very knowledgable. This tour is a great way to see a different side to New York.
12 Nov 2013 As New Yorkers, we were thrilled with our guide David's knowledge of some nooks and crannies we would not have explored on our own. The tastes were quite a find and we plan to find them again soon. We'll keep our eyes peeled for other interesting Urban Adventures.
07 Oct 2013 I have already told everyone we talked to that this is a must for their next trip to NYC. David was fantastic. Our only regret was that we didn't do the tour earlier during our visit so we could go back and explore more in the Lower East side. David was a fantastic guide and having a small group made it so personable.
The New York City Urban Adventures team is passionate about this extraordinary city. Diverse neighborhoods, world renowned sites, amazing food, history, and all those little hidden gems that few tourists get to see, make it a great destination to visit. As part of the Urban Adventures network we are happy to bring this passion and local knowledge to you from the local markets and restaurants, side lanes, or from 70 floors above the city streets, on our unique New York walking tours.
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