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Small Group New York Meatpacking District Chelsea Market and The Highline Walking Tour

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  • Meatpacking District, Chelsea Market and The Highline Walking Tour
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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Small Group New York Meatpacking District Chelsea Market and The Highline Walking Tour
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Small Group New York Meatpacking District Chelsea Market and The Highline Walking Tour
US$35.00
Overview
Learn how this once industrial district transformed into a destination for artists, club goers and foodies on this fascinating tour of the Meatpacking District. You'll explore the streets with your expert guide and get an insider's look into the fashion and fun that define this popular neighborhood.
What to Expect
Your tour of the Meatpacking District kicks off int he Chelsea Market, which is known for its diverse food shops filled with savory and sweet treats. You'll hear the history of this popular attraction that was once a Nabisco factory and sample baked goods while you do some shopping.

Next, you'll head up to the Highline--a 1.45-mile (2.33 km) park that was built on an elevated train line that's no longer in use. You'll hear about the controversy surrounding its development and take in fantastic views of the West Side on Manhattan. 

After a stroll through this popular park, you'll head into the heart of the Meatpacking District. See the Gansevoort Hotel before walking past several high fashion flagship stores and some trendy bars.
Reviews (29)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Chelsea Market Tour

Tour guide Rory is great. Full of knowledge and humor. Makes the tour very enjoyable. The Chelsea Market was very interesting and a great place to eat and shop afterwards.

Thank Judy S
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Judy, It’s great to hear you enjoyed your tour with Rory. Please enjoy the rest of your time here in NYC! -The Team At TopDogTours

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Informative and amusing guided tour which left us feeling we had got to 'know' this great area.

Our guide, James, was really great company and a huge resource of knowledge on the meat-packing area. He fielded our many and varied questions with good humour and insight. The historic photos were a useful tool for making the past come to life. Would thoroughly...More

1  Thank Debmtr
NKelly86, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Deb, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your tour with James. We're glad that you enjoyed the pictures he showed. We also feel they really add a great aspect to the tour. Safe travels! -The Team at TopDogTours

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile
What a fantastic tour

My wife and wanted to get an overview tour of some of the major areas close to where we were staying. Rory provided an excellent tour of those areas, and much more. Our guide, Rory , was everything you’d want in a tour guide. He...More

Thank Passenger588195
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for your glowing review of your tour with Rory. We're so glad you enjoyed yourself and all the special details we try to put into all of our tours. We hope you enjoy your stay here in the city and...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile
Mother daughter trip to NYC

Liz was very informative and friendly! She took her time walking and explaining the area. I personally liked the notebook filled with some off beaten pics and facts. Also liked her discussion about what might come next for the gentrification of Chelsea area. Made you...More

Thank NSHtravel
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for your review of your tour with Liz. We also love the pictures we show on the tour! Visuals can really make the difference. We hope you wil. be back to the city as well and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile
Entertaining Elizabeth

This was a very interesting and informative tour, courtesy of our guide Elizabeth. Beautiful to see how an area was revitalized and thriving from the beginnings of a Meatpacking district. The Highline is fascinating to see, how rail lines were converted to parkland. This is...More

Thank Janice D
TopDogTours, Owner at Top Dog Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hi Janice, Thank you so much for your review of your tour with Liz. We also believe that she is very entertaining. Also, it is a very good idea to keep an eye on the Standard. We hope you enjoyed your time here in the...More

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Response from Janice D |
The tour is a couple hours. We started at the Chelsea market and had approximately 15 minutes to browse, grab some breakfast, etc before the full tour started. This was before a lot of the shops had opened. The tour ended... More
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