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Discover the Lesser Known Central Park

Discover the Lesser Known Central Park

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Years ago, I was taking an out-of-town friend through Central Park, and she said, "You really know the park. Have you thought about giving tours?" I hadn't until then. So, I spent 11 years as a Central Park tour guide. Now I have a city tour license. Most New Yorkers and visitors go only to the southern part of Central Park; almost no tours go north. But the northern part is the best. It has…
Laurie
Laurie
Laurie
Laurie

What we’ll do

We'll start our Central Park adventure by admiring the city skyline from the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir (one of Jackie O's favorite places in NYC). Then we'll head north, enjoying the views and the people-watching in various recreational areas, including the bridle path, bike roads, tennis courts, and ball fields. If you want, we'll rest on a bench at the tranquil Pool (one of the best…

What else you should know

We'll be out a good 2 hours, longer if we sit for a while. Please be certain you can be on your feet and exposed to the weather that long. In some places, the terrain is not wheel (stroller)-friendly.

What to bring

Water
Snacks
Comfortable shoes

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Where you'll be

Most tours of Central Park are in the southern end. This experience avoids the crowds and goes to the northern end of the park. Even many New Yorkers haven't ventured this far north! But when they do, they are amazed at what it has to offer. In addition to showing you the highlights and telling you the history, I'll answer your questions and concerns. Like where the water comes from, and where the bathrooms are. I know every inch of the park!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

More tips

We'll be out a good 2 hours, longer if we sit for a while. Please be certain you can be on your feet and exposed to the weather that long. In some places, the terrain is not wheel (stroller)-friendly.

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Laurie
Discover the Lesser Known Central Park
12 reviews
£25/person
12 reviews
£25/person