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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.
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General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument
764 Doris C Freedman Pl, New York, NY 10019, USADeparture Point: General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument Directions: Grand Army Plaza, in front of gold statue of General Sherman, 59th St & 5th Ave. Take N/R/W train to 5th Ave/59th St. Look for gold statue in middle of plaza.
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  • 1
    Bethesda Terrace
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Grand Army Plaza
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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You'll end at
The Dakota
1 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023, USA
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  • 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
  • Small group size ensures a tailored, personal experience
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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Important Information
Departure Point
General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument, 764 Doris C Freedman Pl, New York, NY 10019, USA
2h 30m
Return Details
The Dakota, 1 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023, USA
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Comfortable shoes recommended
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
About the operator
By: Custom NYC Tours
Susan S
New York City, New York
You will love Jeremy
Jeremy is a fantastic tour guide. He is so knowledgeable, personable and engaging. We were a group of 7 women
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Melbourne, Australia
Excellent Tour
We did the Central Park Walking Tour early January with Jeremy as our guide. What a great tour and definitely well
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Christiane W
Hanover, New Hampshire
Informative and Engaging
We enjoyed this 2 1/2-hour tour with Jeremy very much. He is a great communicator and gave us interesting insights
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Stephanie B
Houston, Texas
Great tour!
We really enjoyed the tour. Learned so much. Our 16 year old really enjoyed it as well. Highly recommend!
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HL&HY Walking Tour, NYC
Very interesting plus the tour guide was excellent. We were especially interested in the History of the area which
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San Antonio, Texas
Micheal Hunt tour guide
Micheal did a great job of taking us around Central Park. He had many great stories and kept us very entertained.
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Jane G
Central park walking tour
Our tour guide was most excellent. Very knowledgeable and kept the tour fun. With all the different tours
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Carolyn Hager
Germantown, Tennessee
Highly Recommend
This tour of Central Park was outstanding and fun due to Jeremy's knowledge and presentation skills. You will come
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Alisa C
Miami, Florida
Unique and enjoyable
Great way to take in the city. We started with lunch at Bubby's which is at the start of the High Line.
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New York City, New York
Wonderful and informative tour!
Jeremy's tour was full of fun facts throughout. I've lived near Central Park for years yet and Iearned a great
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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